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).
This week’s Wrap includes several “back to school with digital technology” stories from across the world, more fun free tools, an intro to the Maker Movement, 3D Printers spreading to schools in the UK, the importance of professional development, and much more …
CNN Student News – A Great Resource for the 2014/2015 School Year
“Technology is important to education, but only in so far as it actually furthers learning”
Storyboard That Offers Posable Characters to Use in Your Cartoon Creations
Providing #digitallearning opportunities in education is no longer optional
Pick a Path for Math Progress – fun game to challenge math students, push critical reasoning
Don’t dismiss MOOCs – we are just starting to understand their true value
Learning, Technology, and Faculty Time
How tech-centric events are changing education
Top 5 reasons to attend 2014 Teaching & Learning with the iPad Conference
Giving Students a Global Voice w/ NewsActivist, a Network of Collaborating Student Writers
Districts expanding technology, but * Professional Development * is key to success
A Project-Based Learning Cheat Sheet For Authentic Learning
Essential Information on Maker Movement
Books, iPads or both: how should pupils navigate blackboard jungle?
Northwest New Jersey school districts see technology as investment in children's future
7,000 students return to school with digital schoolbags
3D Printers Coming to Every School In the UK
Related Posts (if the above topic is of interest, you might want to check these out):
One Teacher on a Mission to Change his School by Enabling Teachers with Technology
Kahoot is a Fun Free Game-Based Classroom Response System
5 Steps for Planning Lessons Around Technology – Starting with the End in Mind