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Education Technology Tweet Wrap for the Week of 04-29-13

by Kelly Walsh on May 3, 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).


 

12 Ways To Integrate (Not Just Use) Technology In Education:
http://edudemic.com/2013/04/integrate-technology-in-education/

Charlie Rose roundtable discussion on online education and MOOCs:
http://cis471.blogspot.com/2013/04/charlie-rose-roundtable-discussion-on.html

Education Technology: Are Digital Badges Better Than Letter Grades?
http://education.cu-portland.edu/blog/tech-ed/education-technology-are-digital-badges-better-than-letter-grades/

More doors open to make online college credits count:
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/04/26/online-higher-education-moocs-college-credit/2106315/

Emerging technology a focus for parents of school kids:
http://www.thewesterlysun.com/news/emerging-technology-a-focus-for-parents-of-westerly-school-kids/article_3fc503e8-b19c-11e2-add5-0019bb2963f4.html

U.S. schools need more bandwidth to manage new technologies!
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579154/US-schools-need-more-bandwidth-to-manage-new-technologies.html

Ten of the best virtual field trips:
http://www.eschoolnews.com/2013/04/07/ten-of-the-best-virtual-field-trips/

Fourth-grade teacher uses online avatars to help students learn:
http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/edu-avatars/edu-avatars

The Tech Revolution and the Future of Higher Education:
http://www.technology-digital.com/web20/t

10 Reasons Teachers Should Try Blended Learning (#Infographic):
http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2013/04/10-reasons-teachers-should-try-blended.html

 

Related Posts (if the above topic is of interest, you might want to check these out):
Do Social Media Benefit College Students by Engaging Them in the Course Material?
Applications to Facilitate Synchronous Remote Classroom Participation
Social Media Websites can be a Powerful Aid in Writing Assignment (with 5 Examples)

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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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