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Education & Instructional Technology Tweet Wrap for the Week of 06-09-14

by Kelly Walsh on June 14, 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).


Remember the MOOC? Yes, it is still relevant (even if the media did go from a love affair in 2012/2013 to paying little attention in 2014). We’re also checking out games, Twitter, 3D printing, student-led teaching, collaboration, and much more!

Twitter: Best Practices For Educators via @edudemic
http://www.coolcatteacher.com/links/twitter-best-practices/

WizIQ Announces MOOC for Teachers to Enhance Online Teaching Skills
http://www.pr-inside.com/wiziq-announces-mooc-for-teachers-to-enhance-online-teaching-skills-r4067024.htm

Making games: the ultimate project based learning experience @MindShiftKQED
http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2014/06/making-games-the-ultimate-project-based-learning/

Here’s a short reflection on my year with #3dprinting in the #classroom
http://clarkbarnett.com/techcamp/?p=317

Your Cybertutor Wants to Confuse You—for Your Own Good
http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/your-cybertutor-wants-to-confuse-you-for-your-own-good/

Flipped Classroom Best Practices from Clintondale High School
http://www.flippedclassroomworkshop.com/flipped-classroom-best-practices-from-clintondale-high-school/

Transformational student-led approach teaching science and literacy
http://www.coolcatteacher.com/ecm-pauline-roberts-sciracy/

Learning Objectives in #MOOCs
http://cit.duke.edu/blog/2014/06/learning-objectives-moocs/

Any.do Offers Collaborative Task Management On Any Device
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2014/06/anydo-offers-collaborative-task.html

10 tech do’s and don’ts for every campus
http://www.ecampusnews.com/technologies/dos-donts-campus-742/

An Updated List Of Education-Relevant MOOCs For July 2014
http://www.teachthought.com/trends/elearning/updated-list-education-relevant-moocs-july-2014/

Spending on Instructional Tech To Reach $19 Billion Within 5 Years
http://thejournal.com/articles/2014/06/11/spending-on-instructional-tech-to-reach-19-billion-within-5-years.aspx#WtV8jEFbKrYRciTH.99

Texas Higher Education Institutions Improve Learning Outcomes Using Technology & Content Solutions
http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/1972663#ixzz34KNA8hLx

Videos and Guides to Copyright & Creative Commons
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2014/06/videos-and-guides-to-copyright-creative.html

Students Are The New Digital Influencers
http://www.teachthought.com/social-media/students-new-digital-influencers/

How competency is changing mainstream education
http://www.ecampusnews.com/top-news/competency-changing-education-358/

A 1:1 iPad Menu For Guided Reading
http://www.teachthought.com/apps-2/1-1-ipad-menu-for-guided-reading-apps/

 

Related Posts (if the above topic is of interest, you might want to check these out):
My MOOC experience – Coursera Course Journal Week 1
3D Printing – Coming to a Classroom Near you (Sooner Than you Think)!
Massive Open Online Research: The MOOC Evolves into the MOOR

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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