Education Technology Tweet Wrap for the Week of 02-18-13

by Kelly Walsh on February 22, 2013

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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).


Create Image-based Quizzes with ImageQuiz:
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2013/02/create-image-based-quizzes-with.html#.USYXVJjyCEg

Using Google Hangouts for Teacher Development:
http://www.edutopia.org/blog/google-hangouts-teacher-development-ben-johnson

Babson College Finds Video Success on Small Screen (60% of faculty creating teaching vids):
http://campustechnology.com/articles/2013/02/20/babson-college-finds-video-success-on-the-small-screen.aspx

5 Useful iPad Apps For ESL Students:
http://edudemic.com/2013/02/5-useful-ipad-apps-for-esl-students/

Education Index uses Nat’l Center for Ed Stats to provide search tool for college info:
http://graduate-school.phds.org/education-index

Students stuck in remote parts? There’s an app for that:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2013/feb/18/distance-learning-through-technology

Basic Tech Advice for Students (they aren’t all the “digital natives” we think they are):
http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/basic-technology-advice-for-students/46517

The 6 Biggest Challenges Of Using Education Technology:
http://edudemic.com/2013/02/challenges-of-using-education-technology/

Schmoop Homework Help, “WD-40 for the friction-laden tracks of learning”:
http://www.schmoop.com

 

Related Posts (if the above topic is of interest, you might want to check these out):
15 Favorite iPad Apps As Selected By Teachers
How Teachers are Using Tumblr in the Classroom
Why I Love and Use Learnist (and Why You Should Too)

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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