Instructional and Education Technology Tweet Wrap for the Week of 12-16-13

by Kelly Walsh on December 21, 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).


Not your typical list “8 EduWins of 2013″:
http://www.edutopia.org/blog/best-wins-2013-betty-ray

Khan Academy, Coursera founders define ed tech’s 5 biggest challenges:
http://www.bizjournals.com/sanjose/news/2013/12/16/khan-academys-sal-khan-coursera.html

The Promise And Pitfalls Of Connected Classrooms:
http://readwrite.com/2013/12/17/connected-classrooms-home-education-technology#awesm=~oqtf4FbXXQ8MAp

Top 10 ed-tech stories of 2013, No. 10: Augmented Reality:
http://www.eschoolnews.com/2013/12/18/education-technology-augmented-185/

The Second Hurdle to Flipping Your Class (J. Bergmann):
http://jonbergmann.com/second-hurdle-flipping-class/

Assistive Technology Improves Access to Education for Children with Autism:
http://www.autismdailynewscast.com/assistive-technology-improves-access-to-education-for-children-with-autism/5588/janetmeydam/

Classrooms that learn about students are not far away:
http://www.bdlive.co.za/life/gadgets/2013/12/17/classrooms-that-learn-about-students-are-not-far-away-says-ibm

What Faculty Should Know About Adaptive Learning:
http://mfeldstein.com/faculty-know-adaptive-learning/

Higher Ed CIOs lay out 8 challenges facing their schools:
http://www.educationdive.com/news/higher-ed-cios-lay-out-8-challenges-facing-their-schools/207026/

Why 86 Percent of UNC-Chapel Hill Students Prefer the Flipped Classroom:
http://www.edtechmagazine.com/higher/article/2013/12/why-86-percent-unc-chapel-hill-students-prefer-flipped-classroom

Changing the Role of Classrooms Around the World:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/john-m-eger/changing-the-role-of-clas_b_4429987.html

Deeper Learning: Defining Twenty-First Century Literacy:
http://coolcatteacher.sharedby.co/share/n7sCrL

#21stcenturylearning #Adaptive #Learning #edtech #emergingedtech #flipclass #assistivetech 

Related Posts (if the above topic is of interest, you might want to check these out):
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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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