Education Technology Tweet Wrap for the week of 07-02-12

by Kelly Walsh on July 6, 2012

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This week’s collection of Education Technology article and resource Tweets.

(Originally posted on Twitter by @EmergingEdTech over this past week … collected here to share with our blog readers).


Is Sebastian Thrun’s Udacity the future of higher education?
http://www.cnn.com/2012/07/05/opinion/bennett-udacity-education/index.html?hpt=hp_c3

20 Awesome iPad Apps That Will Teach Your Kids to Read:
http://bit.ly/MOlEBy

Video: Scott Cook on How Technology Can Revolutionize Education -
forbes.com/sites/techonom…

Episode 97: Campus Leaders Drink Big Gulps of Technology (podcast):
http://chronicle.com/blogs/techtherapy/2012/07/03/episode-97-campus-leaders-drink-big-gulps-of-technology/?cid=wc&utm_source=wc&utm_medium=en

High school club fosters tech moguls:
http://www.contracostatimes.com/business/ci_21006566/high-school-club-fosters-tech-moguls

Online Education for Boomers (WSJ):
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304708604577505222718048642.html?mod=googlenews_wsj

Peru’s ambitious laptop program gets mixed grades:
http://on.msnbc.com/N9AJgM

100 Time-Saving Search Engines for Serious Scholars (Revised):
http://www.onlineuniversities.com/blog/2012/07/100-time-saving-search-engines-serious-scholars-revised/

Palm Beach County Students, Parents Review Progress Online:
http://bocanewsnow.com/2012/07/02/palm-beach-county-students-parents-review-progress-online/

How Can Federal Education Policy Promote Ed Tech? Or Should It?
http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/marketplacek12/2012/06/fedpolicyedtech.html

Instant Revolution? Technology and Higher Education:
http://chronicle.com/blogs/innovations/instant-revolution-technology-and-higher-education/33217

Realizing the Promise of New Education Technologies:
edweek.org/ew/articles/20…

 

Related Posts (if the above topic is of interest, you might want to check these out):
100 Ways to Teach With Twitter
4 Great Twitter Applications for Teachers Using Twitter In The Classroom
Introducing a Game-Based Curriculum in Higher Ed

About 

Kelly Walsh is Chief Information Officer and a faculty member at The College of Westchester in White Plains, NY and is the founder and author of EmergingEdTech.com. As an education technology advocate, he frequently delivers presentations on a variety of related topics at schools and conferences across the U.S. Walsh is also an author, and online educator, periodically running Flipped Class Workshops online. His latest eBook, the Flipped Classroom Workshop-in-a-Book was published in September, 2013 and is available here. In his spare time Walsh also writes, records, and performs original (and cover) songs (look for "K. Walsh" on iTunes or Amazon.com or check out his original song videos on here on YouTube ).

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