Instructional and Education Technology Tweet Wrap for the week of 09-03-13

by Kelly Walsh on October 5, 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).


October is Connected Educator Month – Check out all the online Events
http://connectededucators.org/events/

Federal Funding Targets Assistive Technology for Students with Disabilities:
http://thejournal.com/articles/2013/09/23/federal-funding-targets-technology-for-students-with-disabilities.aspx

TechSmith Teams with MediaCore to Help Educators Flip Classrooms Easily & Quickly:
http://www.fortmilltimes.com/2013/10/02/2998367/techsmith-teams-with-mediacore.html

Tips and Techniques for Encouraging the Consumption of Flipped Class Content:
http://techinedu.com/profiles/blogs/tips-and-tecniques-for-encouraging-the-consumption-of-flipped

Myths vs. Facts About Copyright Infringment #Infographic:
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2013/09/myths-vs-facts-about-copyright.html#.UkqxbJjB8fg

The best (education) technology? The one(s) you already have:
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/education/the-best-technology-the-one-you-already-have/article14639216/

Writing (and Teaching) Music The Digital Way:
http://educationtechnologysolutions.com.au/2013/10/02/writing-music-the-digital-way/

Using technology to distract students from distraction!
http://www.ecampusnews.com/online-learning/distraction-students-ipad-024/

Letter: Cellphones can be beneficial in the classroom -
http://www.montrealgazette.com/news/Letter+Cellphones+beneficial+classroom/8977186/story.html

High-schoolers on the classroom of the future:
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/education/high-schoolers-on-the-classroom-of-the-future/article14599858/

Professors try out new teaching method:
http://fairfieldmirror.com/2013/09/28/professors-try-out-new-teaching-method/

Related Posts (if the above topic is of interest, you might want to check these out):
Embracing the Cell Phone in the Classroom With Text Messaging Assignments
Announcing the Flipped Classroom Workshop in a Book!
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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