Top 10 in 10: Influential Tweets 7/10

10 Interesting/Influential Tweets

I’ve Read on Twitter

Your messages on Twitter must be 140 characters or less.  This can make sending a message quite challenging at times.  Often, people will include a link to a blog post, article, or other information.  Sometimes, people will post short, but powerful, messages.  Below, you will find some of these short, powerful messages that I “favourited”.  There are many, many more “favourites”, but these are the ones I chose to include in this 10 in 10. (You can  click on the tweeter’s name to visit their website/blog and their Twitter name to visit their Twitter account).

Rick FabbroRick Fabbro ‏ @RJFAB

“When kids or anyone, for that matter, do something wrong it is not authority’s job to add to the shame, rather to restore dignity.”

@akevy613 well said.The focus of any assessment or check in should plan for growth and work to motivate.Agree grades have opp. effect. #bced

Chris WejrChris Wejr ‏ @MrWejr

“We’re bribing students into compliance rather than challenging them into engagement – @DanielPink

Janet AveryJanet Avery ‏ @averyteach

“RT “@Inspired_Ones: Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly. – Robert F. Kennedy” #jmstigers #cpchat

Pak LiamPak Liam ‏ @Pak_Liam

“A simple fact often forgotten. @joe_bower: Children have to know you care about them before they will care about what you say.#edchat#cpchat

ToddTodd ‏ @ToddWhitaker

“Never be afraid to try, remember, amateurs built the ark. Professionals built the Titanic ~Anonymous #quotes #vision

Antonio VendraminAntonio Vendramin ‏ @abvendramin

“”The mission used to be to create homogenized, obedient, satisfied workers… No longer.” S. Godin #sd36learn #edchat#stopstealingdreams

Daniel ToDaniel To ‏ @DanielToSD36

@dj_turner: RT @bkuhn: now here’s a message for all leaders… “If you don’t model the way, you are in the way” #sd36 #bcpted

The following tweet is a powerful tweet to me because I believe it is so important for all leaders in education to see the strengths in their buildings and celebrate these strengths. In doing so, they should shout them out for everyone to hear (including in the school)!

Jeremy LahmanJeremy Lahman ‏ @Jeremy_Lahman

“We literally have the best school. I’m so grateful to be part of such a special place that nurtures every kid’s particular strengths.”

Dr. Jennifer HowardDr. Jennifer Howard ‏ @DrJennifer

“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony. ~Mohandas Gandhi”

And, #11 . . .  something important to remember . . .

John GoldsmithJohn Goldsmith ‏ @cyberjohn07

“We are all of us stars, and we deserve to twinkle.~Marilyn Monroe. Via @NoNonsenseLawyr: For all those Tweeters on no one’s list 🙂#bced

Thanks for the inspiration, everyone!

Now, it’s your turn  . . .

Do you have any tweets you have “favourited” that you’d like to share?  I’d love to hear some of them.

Published by Tia M. Dawson

There are many things that define who I am as a person. First of all, I am a mother of 3 wonderful children! I can not express how fortunate we are to have our children in our life! Secondly, I am an elementary educator who recently returned to the classroom after 12+ years as an elementary school administrator. Lastly, I am passionate about helping others, learning about abuse, helping others in abusive relationships, and helping others understand their worth.

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