Education Technology Tweet Wrap for the Week of 12-24-12

by Kelly Walsh on December 28, 2012

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

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


A brief listing, for a brief week …

Lots of Free Resources Explaining How to Create Blogs and Websites for Instructional Use:
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/p/creating-effective-blogs-websites.html

How To Find Open Educational Resources [#Infographic]:
http://edudemic.com/2012/12/open-educational-resources/

7 education technology topics in 2012 that will be hotter in 2013:
http://www.educationdive.com/news/7-education-technology-topics-in-2012-that-will-be-hotter-in-2013/83263/

Educreations App celebrates 1 year and use by over 100,000 teachers:
http://us1.campaign-archive2.com/?u=0af525f74ddc489f0bb6c7b04&id=522f356877&e=b0e9b676e0

4 Colleges using Pinterest effectively (+ myths to ignore), older article, but worth a look:
http://www.edtechmagazine.com/higher/article/2012/07/4-colleges-are-using-pinterest-really-effectively

Nice web site focused on using Android phone apps in teaching:
http://android4schools.com/

 

Related Posts (if the above topic is of interest, you might want to check these out):
Education Technology Twitter Post Weekly Summaries
Facebook in the Classroom. Seriously.
7 Reasons To Leverage Social Networking Tools in the Classroom

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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