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Education Technology Tweet Wrap for the Week of 03-11-13

by Kelly Walsh on March 15, 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).


A look at some of the ways ed-tech has evolved in the U.S. over the last 50 years:
http://www.edtechmagazine.com/k12/article/2013/03/then-and-now-education-technology-1963-vs-2013

40 Ways to use Google Apps in Education:
http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2013/03/40-ways-to-use-google-apps-in-education.html

Can MOOCs Become Part of Best Practices in Online Learning?
http://www.universitybusiness.com/article/can-moocs-become-part-best-practices-online-learning

8 Things to Look for in an Educational App:
http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2013/03/8-things-to-look-for-in-educational-app.html

Open-Education Company Helps Develop Textbook-Free Associate Degree:
http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/open-education-company-helps-develop-textbook-free-associate-degree/42847

Legislation: Digital Inclusion ‘Imperative’ for American Education –
http://thejournal.com/articles/2013/03/12/digital-inclusion-imperative-for-american-education.aspx

Westfield Teacher 1 of 20 in nation honored for ‘Advancing Education Technology’:
http://www.nj.com/suburbannews/index.ssf/2013/03/westfield_teacher_1_of_20_in_n.html

News Corp. targets US education technology market with $299 Android tablet:
http://www.itproportal.com/2013/03/08/news-corp-to-target-us-education-technology-market-with-299-android-tablet/#ixzz2NKPh6eMg

8 Great new Web Tools for Teachers:
http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2013/03/8-great-new-web-tools-for-teachers.html

A wish list for education technology:
http://gigaom.com/2013/03/09/thoughts-on-sxswedu-a-wish-list-for-education-technology/

 

Related Posts (if the above topic is of interest, you might want to check these out):
The Updated Classroom – Developing Student Writing Skills with Tablet and Smartphone Apps
10 Ways Students Can Use Twitter for Paper Writing
MOOC2Degree Initiative Raises the For-Credit Profile of MOOCs

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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