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Education and Instructional Technology Tweet Wrap for the Week of 12-23-13

by Kelly Walsh on December 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).


Top 10 ed-tech stories of 2013, No. 6: BYOD and social media:
http://www.eschoolnews.com/2013/12/24/top-10-byod-582/

Borrow and Lend eBooks Through Open Library:
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2013/12/borrow-and-lend-ebooks-through-open.html#.Ur7UhbThGZR

Where education technology will — and won’t — take us by 2024:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/wp/2013/12/22/where-education-technology-will-and-wont-take-us-by-2024/

1:1 program changes education at Northeast HS:
http://www.morningsun.net/article/20131226/NEWS/131229944/2136/NEWS

(Love these programs!) RC educator honored as Exceptional Teacher:
http://ecmpostreview.com/2013/12/26/rc-educator-honored-as-exceptional-teacher/

Technology transforming education across Kansas schools:
http://www.morningsun.net/article/20131226/NEWS/131229932/2136/NEWS

5 Free Tools for Creating & Sharing Audio Recordings Online:
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2013/12/5-free-tools-for-creating-sharing-audio.html#.Ur7TrbThGZR

Gamification in Education: Gamifi-ED Project is looking for classrooms:
http://coolcatteacher.sharedby.co/share/ZQ1LZV

How To Make An Educational App: What I Learned:
http://teachthought.com/learning/how-to-make-an-educational-app-what-i-learned/

Students explore an entrepreneurial alternative to higher ed with Enstitute:
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/education/july-dec13/enstitute_12-24.html

Hands Off MOOCs, Advisors Tell POTUS:
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2013-12-19-hands-off-moocs-advisors-tell-potus

Related Posts (if the above topic is of interest, you might want to check these out):
For-Credit MOOCs a Growing Trend
Why Every Student Should Be In a 1:1 Classroom
Free Tools & Resources (Article Category)

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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 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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