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Education and Instructional Technology Tweet Wrap for the Week of 04-14-14

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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).


This week's Tweet Wrap features flipped classroom success stories, updates and debates on MOOCs, a great free math video resource, and opinions and insights on a variety of other ed tech topics.

Voices: High-tech teaching breaks down time and distance
http://www.sheboyganpress.com/article/20140413/SHE04/304130156/Voices-High-tech-teaching-breaks-down-time-distance

A flipped journey: How PBL rescued my classroom
http://blog.iste.org/flipped-journey-pbl/

Social reboot: Technology shaping modern classrooms
http://www.thepinelog.com/multimedia/article_5ed383bc-c515-11e3-bf80-0017a43b2370.html

MT @mathtv: Check out some of our videos that support the #flipclass method of learning!
http://www.mathtv.com/

College Uses Gaming To Bring Real-World Relevance to Courses:
http://campustechnology.com/articles/2014/04/14/lambton-college-to-add-gaming-to-courses-built-by-desire2learn.aspx?admgarea=news

#INFOGRAPHIC: Global #MOOC statistics:
https://magic.piktochart.com/output/1747660-moocs

Congrats Cherokee County Schools: 9th time in top 10 large school systems awarded for effective use of #edtech:
http://www.ledgernews.com/news/weekly_news/school-district-acknowledged-for-technology-use/article_4ab8c15c-c4cb-11e3-b22f-001a4bcf6878.html

iClassrooms: Technology changes schools dramatically:
http://www.indianapolisrecorder.com/education/article_e46269f8-c0d3-11e3-864d-0019bb2963f4.html

4 Pillars that are Key to Successful Flipped Learning:
http://www.flippedclassroomworkshop.com/the-4-pillars-of-flipped-learning-the-keys-to-successful-flipped-instruction/

Nice 1+min #video: A Brief History of Technology in Education
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EtS4aH0l3KI

‘MOOC World': Experts clash over differing visions of education technology:
http://www.princeton.edu/main/news/archive/S39/71/57E81/index.xml?section=topstories

The Difference Between Doing Projects Versus Learning Through Projects:
http://www.teachthought.com/learning/difference-between-doing-projects-and-project-based-learning/

Changing Our Education System One Programmer At A Time:
http://techcrunch.com/2014/04/12/changing-our-education-system-one-programmer-at-a-time/

“Is Flipped Learning Really that Effective? You Might Be Surprised”
http://edcetera.rafter.com/is-flipped-learning-really-that-effective-you-might-be-surprised/

 

Related Posts (if the above topic is of interest, you might want to check these out):
My MOOC experience – Coursera Course Journal Week 1
Flipping Awesome! Enabling Mastery Learning in the Flipped Classroom
Can the Inspiration for Learning be Captured and Empowered Through Technology?

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