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Education Technology Tweet Wrap for the Week of 12-31-12

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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).


10 Hottest Ed-Tech Stories of 2012 (from The Chronicle):
http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/10-hottest-ed-tech-stories-of-2012/41413 [3]

Washington college instructors are ‘flipping’ the way they teach:
http://seattletimes.com/html/localnews/2019920197_flipping17m.html [4]

3D Tech: Much More Just Than a “Wow” Factor –
http://campustechnology.com/articles/2012/12/12/3d-tech-more-than-a-wow-factor.aspx [5]

Create Interactive Quizzes Using YouTube Clips (great for flipped content!):
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2013/01/blubbr-create-interactive-quizzes-using.html#.UOQ0kphl9FU [6]

“iPad Project 2013” Pinterest Board focused on iPads in classroom, teaching:
http://pinterest.com/bredthauere/ipad-project-2013/ [7]

Yes! Zeens in the Classroom!
http://gettingsmart.com/cms/blog/2013/01/yes-zeens-in-the-classroom/ [8]

Federal Effort Aims to Transform Learning Technologies:
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2013/01/03/15cyber.h32.html [9]

Great hashtags for finding #edtech content on Twitter:
http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2012/12/the-17-best-twitter-hashtags-for.html [10]

How to Use Kindle Fires in Elementary Classroom (#Pinterest Board):
http://pinterest.com/thewiseguys/how-to-use-kindle-fires-in-elementary-classroom/ [11]


Related Posts (if the above topic is of interest, you might want to check these out):
8 Great Reasons to Flip Your Classroom (and 4 of the Wrong Reasons), from Bergmann and Sams [12]
7 Twitter Users to Follow If You Are Interested in Education Technology [13]
The 10 Most Watched EmergingEdTech Videos of 2012 [14]

About Kelly Walsh [19]

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 [20] online. His eBook, the Flipped Classroom Workshop-in-a-Book is available here [21]. Kelly also writes, records, and performs original music ... stop by kwalshmusic.com [22] 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]