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

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

(Originally posted on Twitter by @EmergingEdTech [2] 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 [3]

How To Find Open Educational Resources [#Infographic [4]]:
http://edudemic.com/2012/12/open-educational-resources/ [5]

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/ [6]

Educreations App celebrates 1 year and use by over 100,000 teachers:
http://us1.campaign-archive2.com/?u=0af525f74ddc489f0bb6c7b04&id=522f356877&e=b0e9b676e0 [7]

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 [8]

Nice web site focused on using Android phone apps in teaching:
http://android4schools.com/ [9]


Related Posts (if the above topic is of interest, you might want to check these out):
Education Technology Twitter Post Weekly Summaries [10]
Facebook in the Classroom. Seriously. [11]
7 Reasons To Leverage Social Networking Tools in the Classroom [12]

About Kelly Walsh [17]

Kelly Walsh is Chief Information Officer at The College of Westchester, in White Plains, NY, where he also teaches. In 2009, Walsh founded EmergingEdTech.com. As an education and instructional 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, regularly running Flipped Class Workshops [18] online. His eBook, the Flipped Classroom Workshop-in-a-Book is available here [19]. Kelly also writes, records, and performs original music ... stop by kwalshmusic.com [20] and have a listen!

[Disclaimer: The opinions expressed here are my own, or those of other writers, and not those of my employer. - K. Walsh]