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

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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).


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

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