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Education and Instructional Technology Tweet Wrap for the Week of 10-07-13

by Kelly Walsh on October 12, 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).


The First Official Post is up on FlippedClassroomWorkshop.com! My Flipped Classroom Learning and Teaching Journey:
http://www.flippedclassroomworkshop.com/my-flipped-classroom-learning-and-teaching-journey/

Tackk – Create Simple Webpages for Assignments and Announcements:
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2013/10/tackk-create-simple-webpages-for.html#.UllStkXbCSp

Disrupting College 2.0:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-carol-e-quillen/disrupting-college-20_b_4065543.html

Desire2Learn rolls out online education service to rival Coursera & Udacity:
http://venturebeat.com/2013/10/08/desire2learn-rolls-out-online-education-service-to-rival-coursera-udacity/

Turning Education Upside Down:
http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/10/09/turning-education-upside-down/?_r=1

How the right technology enhances medical education:
http://www.thisdaylive.com/articles/information-technology-will-drive-national-education-policy-says-zinox-boss/161156/

UB Tech ’13 interview: I discuss evolving use of tech in ed, empirical evidence showing it works:
https://ub.eduvision.tv/Default.aspx?q=xlMDqFIi0dnYn7%252bwXGpPoQ%253d%253d#.UlQYBsp6KlF.facebook

Trend Micro Offers $15k Technology Grants for Public Schools:
http://thejournal.com/articles/2013/10/07/trend-micro-offers-15k-technology-grants-for-public-schools.aspx

American adults score poorly on global test in math, reading & problem-solving using tech:
http://www.bradenton.com/2013/10/08/4760987/us-adults-score-below-average.html

High-tech Learning Spaces Are Changing Education:
http://www.edtechmagazine.com/higher/article/2013/10/high-tech-learning-spaces-are-changing-education

Adapt Courseware Collaborates w/Community Colleges, Develops Interactive Student Orientation:
http://adaptcourseware.com/adapt-courseware-collaborates-with-california-community-colleges-to-develop-interactive-student-orientation-course/

Piedmont teachers take parents to school (re: tech. advancements in kids’ schools):
http://annistonstar.com/bookmark/23763035-Piedmont-teachers-take-parents-to-school

Related Posts (if the above topic is of interest, you might want to check these out):
Flipping the iPad Enabled Classroom (Part 1 of 2)
The 10 Most Important Emerging Instructional and Education Technologies and Concepts (2013 Update)
My Favorite Education and Instructional Technology Books (What Are Yours?)

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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