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Education and Instructional Technology Tweet Post Roll Up for the Week of 03-17-14

by Kelly Walsh on March 22, 2014

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This week’s collection of inspiring, informative, useful, or just plain fun tweets about education and instructional technology articles, resources, etc.

(Originally posted on Twitter by @EmergingEdTech over this past week … collected here to share with our blog readers).


Geddit – Quickly Gather Feedback from Students:
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2014/03/geddit-quickly-gather-feedback-from.html#.UyymE4XrIg9

“It spread like wildfire.” A district rollout that actually worked (TechSmith Relay)
http://blogs.techsmith.com/customer-stories/educational-technology-rollout/#.UyymKYXrIg9

Inspired by this #edtech #innovator “One woman’s impact on ed tech …”
http://librariansonthefly.blogspot.com/2014/03/amy-burvall-one-womans-impact-on-edtech.html

Teaching kids to build robots (#video):
http://money.cnn.com/video/technology/2014/03/18/t-ts-brooklyn-robot-foundry.cnnmoney/

4 Ways to Use #Edtech to Give Students a Voice:
http://www.edutopia.org/blog/technologies-help-students-find-voice-terry-heick

The Real # Of Hours Teachers Work In One Eye-Opening Graphic:
http://www.upworthy.com/the-real-number-of-hours-teachers-work-in-one-eye-opening-graphic-3?g=2&c=ufb4

The 3 Things We Can Do To Reach Every Child:
http://www.coolcatteacher.com/reach-every-child/

Creative classrooms emerge from Chromebook rollout:
http://www.tristate-media.com/pdclarion/article_8b3e4a70-ae56-11e3-aac2-0019bb2963f4.html

Would You RT Your Classroom?
http://www.teachthought.com/technology/would-you-rt-your-classroom/

8 ways web form technology can save time for admins, teachers:
http://www.ecampusnews.com/best-practices/technology-paperless-education-436/

District uses tablets to close achievement gap:
http://techpageone.dell.com/industries2/education/district-uses-tablets-close-achievement-gap/#.Uyg3QpgXcs8

What We’re Watching: Student Films about Technology in Education -
http://educationnext.org/what-were-watching-student-films-about-technology-in-education/

Google’s Eric Schmidt On Critics Who Say College Isn’t Worth It: “They’re Just Wrong”
http://techcrunch.com/2014/03/16/googles-eric-schmidt-on-critics-who-say-college-isnt-worth-it-theyre-just-wrong/

Spending a good deal of time on the CompetencyWorks site today, learning. Great stuff!
http://www.competencyworks.org/


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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 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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