Education and Instructional Technology Tweet Wrap for the Week of 09-23-13

by Kelly Walsh on September 28, 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).


Teachers Shed Light On Technology Adoption In The Classroom:
http://www.educationinamerica.com/research/hotchalk-edu-index/

On YouTube You Can Now Find #Free Music to Legally Download and Re-use:
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2013/09/on-youtube-you-can-now-find-free-music.html#.UkbCEkXbCSp

Pinterest-Famous Teacher Uses Social Media In Classroom, Proves Jonathan Franzen Wrong:
http://austinist.com/2013/09/25/pinterest-famous_round_rock_teacher.php

Technology has become a powerful educational aid:
http://www.bdlive.co.za/national/education/2013/09/26/technology-has-become-a-powerful-educational-aid

Varsity Tutors has launched this massive #free #test resouce (ACTs, APs, SATs, more):
http://www.varsitytutors.com/practice-tests

Education 3.0: Embracing Technology to ‘Jump the Curve’:
http://www.wired.com/insights/2013/09/education-3-0-embracing-technology-to-jump-the-curve/

Khan Academy Uses Technology to “Flip the Classroom”:
http://www.business2community.com/tech-gadgets/khan-academy-uses-technology-flip-classroom-0625205#MkIHVKFcOZfcdSaI.99

State initiative growing technology in classrooms:
http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-09-22/state-initiative-growing-technology-classrooms

Of MOOCs and Technology: Why True Education Is Not Content Delivery:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/william-astore/of-moocs-and-technology-o_b_3967397.html

The end of boring lectures?
http://www.thedp.com/article/2013/09/flipped-teaching


Reminder, another Flipped Classroom Workshop starts next weekend (October 6)!
Sign up today for the web’s most in depth (yet so affordable!) flipped teaching workshop.


 

Related Posts (if the above topic is of interest, you might want to check these out):
Salman Khan’s Inspiring One World Schoolhouse
The Fall 2013 Online Flipped Class Workshop starts October 6
The 10 Most Important Emerging Instructional and Education Technologies and Concepts (2013 Update)

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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