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Education and Instructional Technology Tweet Wrap for the Week of 07-07-14

by Kelly Walsh on July 12, 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).


Another great selection of tools, tips, and observations from across the Web! Among this week’s tweets – making students (and teachers) aware of the very real challenges we face with proper disposal of electronic waste, getting leadership on board with BYOD and 1 to 1 programs, a cool new tool from Mr. Gates, and a reminder that Blended Learning (in its many forms) is the Gold Standard!

Developing Leadership for #BYOD #1 to 1 programs is essential
http://www.coolcatteacher.com/quotes/developing-leadership-byod-1to1/

Bill Gates has put together a Free Tool for Finding Instructional Tech Resources!
http://www.gatesnotes.com/Education/Graphite-Connecting-Teachers-with-Technology

Teachers, please teach your students about the importance of proper disposal of eWaste!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O-_ubuFhqQA

NASA Took Middle Schoolers On Field Trip To Mars (now that’s Distance Learning!)
http://www.fastcoexist.com/3032614/nasa-took-a-bunch-of-middle-schoolers-on-a-field-trip-to-mars

Will the FCC ignore educators in modernizing key U.S. technology program?
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/wp/2014/07/09/will-the-fcc-ignore-educators-in-modernizing-key-u-s-technology-program/

6 Powerful Strategies For Deeper Learning In Your Classroom
http://www.teachthought.com/learning/6-powerful-strategies-deeper-learning-classroom/

Getting Students to Watch, Engage w/Flipped Videos w/Crystal Kirch’s WSQ Technique
http://www.flippedclassroomworkshop.com/get-students-to-watch-flipped-videos-wsq-technique/

Filtering social media in schools because it’s a ‘distraction’
http://dangerouslyirrelevant.org/2014/07/filtering-social-media-in-schools-because-its-a-distraction.html

A Brave New Digital World: #Teachers struggle w/new, relevant methods to teach next gen
http://www.bangkokpost.com/tech/gadget/419577/a-brave-new-digital-world

Creating A Google Drive Classroom
http://www.teachthought.com/technology/how-to-create-a-google-drive-classroom/

Blended learning done right is the ‘gold standard,’ say experts
http://www.ecampusnews.com/top-news/humans-online-learning-902/

An important question – Tablets and Toddlers: How Much is Too Much?
http://www.coolcatteacher.com/tablets-toddlers-much-much/

Before Reading or Watching Videos, Students Should Experiment First
http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2013/07/before-reading-or-watching-videos-students-should-first-experiment/

The REAL international story of American education
http://dangerouslyirrelevant.org/2014/07/the-real-international-story-of-american-education.html

Great (Archived) Webinar on Leading Successful iPad School Programs (David Mahaley) http://www.instantpresenter.com/WebConference/RecordingDefault.aspx?c_psrid=EB52DF80804E

 

Related Posts (if the above topic is of interest, you might want to check these out):
5 Techniques To Encourage Students to Consume Flipped or Blended Learning Content
Pros and cons of digital devices in the hands of young students
Living in Beta and Moon Shot Dreams – Inspired Teaching With @FollowMolly

About 

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 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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