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Instructional and Education Technology Tweet Wrap for the Week of 08-12-13

by Kelly Walsh on August 17, 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).


American Association of School Librarians Pick Schoology as Best for Managing Classrooms:
http://www.heraldonline.com/2013/08/15/5119245/american-association-of-school.html

New Education Technology Hooks Zombie Fans On Math, Science:
http://bronx.ny1.com/content/ny1_living/technology/187060/new-education-technology-hooks-zombie-fans-on-math–science

A YouTube-free Video Search Engine (w/43 educational alternatives to YouTube):
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2013/08/a-youtube-free-video-search-engine.html

Southern Illinois University: Empowering Students with Windows 8 Tablets and Office 365 -
http://blogs.technet.com/b/microsoft_in_education/archive/2013/08/15/southern-illinois-university-empowering-students-with-windows-8-tablets-and-office-365.aspx

How a Dubai venture hopes to gamify education and government:
http://www.wamda.com/2013/08/how-a-dubai-venture-hopes-to-gamify-education-and-government

Online Learning Must be Faculty-Driven, Innovative, UT Austin President Says:
http://www.utexas.edu/news/2013/08/14/online-learning-must-be-faculty-driven-innovative-ut-austin-president-says/

Schools modeled after P-TECH are in such demand city will open 3 locations in 2014:
http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/education/3-p-tech-inspired-schools-open-nyc-2014-article-1.1428323#ixzz2cEKGn22S

We’re talking about a revolution: right now –
http://www.afr.com/p/national/education/we_re_talking_about_revolution_right_Qc8U5QliozMd2I2FywysiN

Mesa introduces virtual math class for advanced sixth graders:
http://www.eastvalleytribune.com/local/education/article_b3b88582-fe0d-11e2-8933-001a4bcf887a.html

Technology: an indispensable educational tool
http://gulfnews.com/life-style/education/technology-an-indispensable-educational-tool-1.1218561

Related Posts (if the above topic is of interest, you might want to check these out):
8 Great Videos About the Flipped Classroom
Tailoring the Classroom of the Future With the Fabric of the Past
The Evolving use of Badges in Education

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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