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Education Technology Tweet Wrap for the Week of 04-15-13

by Kelly Walsh on April 19, 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).


Series of in-depth interviews w/experienced teachers using video in a variety of ways:
http://www.knowmia.com/vrp

Competency-Based Education Advances With U.S. Approval of Program:
http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/u-s-education-department-gives-a-boost-to-competency-based-education/43439

Technology in Education: Before You Make a Purchase, Make a Plan (well said!)
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/bob-wise/technology-education_b_3055037.html

Career Sighted – Short Videos About Career Options for Students:
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2013/04/career-sighted-short-videos-about.html#.UXCCdPQt2Sp

Five Free iPad Apps for Creating Video Lessons (AKA Flipped Classroom Lessons):
http://ipadapps4school.com/2013/03/28/5-free-ipad-apps-for-creating-video-lessons-aka-flipped-classroom-lessons/

50 Education Technology Tools You Can Start Using Today:
http://edudemic.com/2013/04/50-education-technology-tools-you-can-start-using-today/

San Jose State U combines MOOC & flipped classroom elements, yields 91% pass rate:
http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/california-state-u-system-will-expand-mooc-experiment/43361

PREPWORKS Wins 2013 Bessie Award for Best Adaptive Test Prep:
http://eon.businesswire.com/news/eon/20130416006304/en/education/technology/mobile-learning

Silverback Learning Solutions Uses Data to Help Students Succeed:
http://tech.co/tools-to-measure-student-progress-silverback-learning-solutions-2013-04

Cherokee County School District ranked No. 8 in national tech study:
http://cherokeetribune.com/bookmark/22297859-District-ranked-No-8-in-national-tech-study

 

Related Posts (if the above topic is of interest, you might want to check these out):
MOOC2Degree Initiative Raises the For-Credit Profile of MOOCs
Flipped Classroom Successes in Higher Education
Free Productivity Resources for Educators

About 

Kelly Walsh is Chief Information Officer, and an adjunct 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 Class 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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