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Instructional Technology Tweet Wrap for the Week of 04-28-14

by Kelly Walsh on May 3, 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).


A fun new way to read books, tools to help students find their voices, fun with comics in the classroom and more tools, tips, and insights …

13 Very Different Tools To Help Students Find Their Voice:
http://www.teachthought.com/technology/6-ways-technology-can-help-students-find-voice/

How parents can help their children use technology to learn:
http://www.sheboyganpress.com/article/20140501/SHE04/305010183/Navigating-technology-together

Five Fun Classroom Uses of Comics:
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2014/04/five-fun-classroom-uses-of-comics.html#.U2Tc5lfrJNE

Technology helping children with Autism Learn:
http://www.claytodayonline.com/ee/claytoday/en/component/fullstory/20140501_005_art_1/technology-helping-children-with-autism

Pioneering the ‘connected’ approach:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/universityeducation/10799022/Pioneering-the-connected-approach.html

RT @jackiegerstein: What’s In and What’s Out in Education:
http://usergeneratededucation.wordpress.com/2014/01/10/whats-in-and-whats-out-in-education/

Don Soifer: Internet works wonders in schools –
http://www.providencejournal.com/opinion/commentary/20140425-don-soifer-internet-works-wonders-in-schools.ece

Hacking the University: A Future Tense Event Recap –
http://www.slate.com/blogs/future_tense/2014/05/02/hacking_the_university_a_future_tense_event_recap.html?wpisrc=burger_bar

12 Ways To Share Almost Any File With Your Students:
http://www.teachthought.com/technology/12-best-ways-to-share-files/

Animoto Now Offers an iPad App:
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2014/05/animoto-now-offers-ipad-app.html

Ira Bickoff Creates a New Way to Read Books: Google BookMap –
http://www.coolcatteacher.com/ira-bickoff-bookmap/

 

Related Posts (if the above topic is of interest, you might want to check these out):
The APP ED REVIEW Roundup for April – 4 Highly Rated iPad Apps for the Science Classroom
5 Tech Savvy Teaching Tools That Your Students Will Love and Your Peers Will Envy
Is Competency Based Education the Next Game Changer on the Horizon? Can it Succeed?

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. He frequently delivers presentations and training on a variety of related topics at schools and conferences across the U.S. His eBook, the Flipped Classroom Workshop-in-a-Book is available here. Walsh became the Community Administrator for the Flipped Learning Network in June of 2016. In his "spare time" he also writes, records, and performs original music ... stop by kwalshmusic.com and have a listen!

[Disclaimer: The opinions expressed here are my own, or those of other writers, and not those of my employer. - K. Walsh]

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