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Education and Instructional Technology Tweet Wrap for the Week of 12-30-13

by Kelly Walsh on January 4, 2014

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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).


Tech Tools Lag Our Competency Based Aspirations – Not for long!
http://educationnext.org/technology-tools-lag-our-competency-based-aspirations/

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

Excellent Flipped Classroom FAQ Video Series from teacher Katie Gimbar:
http://www.flippedclassroomworkshop.com/excellent-flipped-classroom-faq-video-series-from-katie-gimbar/

Chromebooks are gaining traction in education:
http://www.examiner.com/article/chromebooks-are-gaining-traction-education

Over 100 new articles on #edtech in 2013, and “Creating Custom Facebook cover” was #2:
http://www.emergingedtech.com/2013/03/create-a-custom-facebook-cover-image-in-4-easy-steps-with-ms-paint/ Go figure!

eduClipper Is What Teachers Want Pinterest To Be:
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2013/05/educlipper-is-what-teachers-want.html#.UsdzcrSPDNI

55 Content Curation Tools To Discover & Share Digital Content:
http://teachthought.com/learning/55-content-curation-tools-to-discover-and-share-digital-content/

How K-12 Education is Moving Increasingly Online (w/#Infographic):
http://edtechreview.in/news/news/e-learning/398-k12-education-moving-online

A pretty through look at “What Counts ‘For Credit'” and much that surrounds it:
http://hackeducation.com/2013/12/19/top-ed-tech-trends-2013-credits/

Why I’m Proud to Be Called a Teacherpreneur:
http://www.edtechmagazine.com/k12/article/2014/01/why-im-proud-be-called-teacherpreneur

PD should be about learning, not control, compliance, and permission:
http://dangerouslyirrelevant.org/2013/12/pd-should-be-about-learning-not-control-compliance-and-permission.html

 

Related Posts (if the above topic is of interest, you might want to check these out):
11 Awesome Mash Up Tools for Creating Digital Learning Content
New Research Validates Effectiveness of Adaptive Learning
The Emergence of Virtual High Schools – What You Need to Know

About 

Kelly Walsh is Chief Information Officer at The College of Westchester, in White Plains, NY, where he also teaches. In 2009, Walsh founded EmergingEdTech.com. As an education and instructional 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, regularly running Flipped Class Workshops online. His eBook, the Flipped Classroom Workshop-in-a-Book is available here. Kelly also writes, records, and performs original music ... stop by kwalshmusic.com and have a listen!

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