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

by Kelly Walsh on July 12, 2014


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

Bill Gates has put together a Free Tool for Finding Instructional Tech Resources!

Teachers, please teach your students about the importance of proper disposal of eWaste!

NASA Took Middle Schoolers On Field Trip To Mars (now that’s Distance Learning!)

Will the FCC ignore educators in modernizing key U.S. technology program?

6 Powerful Strategies For Deeper Learning In Your Classroom

Getting Students to Watch, Engage w/Flipped Videos w/Crystal Kirch’s WSQ Technique

Filtering social media in schools because it’s a ‘distraction’

A Brave New Digital World: #Teachers struggle w/new, relevant methods to teach next gen

Creating A Google Drive Classroom

Blended learning done right is the ‘gold standard,’ say experts

An important question – Tablets and Toddlers: How Much is Too Much?

Before Reading or Watching Videos, Students Should Experiment First

The REAL international story of American education

Great (Archived) Webinar on Leading Successful iPad School Programs (David Mahaley)


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


Kelly Walsh is Chief Information Officer at The College of Westchester, in White Plains, NY, where he also teaches. In 2009, Walsh founded 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 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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