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Instructional and Education Technology Tweet Wrap for the Week of 09-01-14

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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).


 

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
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2014/08/cnn-student-news-great-resource-for.html

“Technology is important to education, but only in so far as it actually furthers learning”
http://www.timesdispatch.com/powhatantoday/news/relationships-not-tech-are-key/article_d462f5dc-33c8-11e4-a64c-0017a43b2370.html

Storyboard That Offers Posable Characters to Use in Your Cartoon Creations
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2014/09/storyboard-that-offers-posable.html

Providing #digitallearning opportunities in education is no longer optional
http://www.mineralwellsindex.com/news/the-power-of-the-paperless-classroom-in-a-digital-world/article_fc097b88-33be-11e4-b67f-0019bb2963f4.html

Pick a Path for Math Progress – fun game to challenge math students, push critical reasoning
http://classtechtips.com/2013/09/09/pick-a-path-for-math-practice/

Don’t dismiss MOOCs – we are just starting to understand their true value
http://theconversation.com/dont-dismiss-moocs-we-are-just-starting-to-understand-their-true-value-31037

Learning, Technology, and Faculty Time
https://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/technology-and-learning/learning-technology-and-faculty-time

How tech-centric events are changing education
http://techpageone.dell.com/downtime/how-tech-centric-events-are-changing-education/

Top 5 reasons to attend 2014 Teaching & Learning with the iPad Conference
http://www.tlipad.com/why-attend-the-conference-.html

Giving Students a Global Voice w/ NewsActivist, a Network of Collaborating Student Writers
http://www.pil-network.com/HotTopics/studentvoice/newsactivist

Districts expanding technology, but * Professional Development * is key to success
http://www.lansingstatejournal.com/story/news/local/michigan/2014/09/02/schools-expand-technology/14953095/

A Project-Based Learning Cheat Sheet For Authentic Learning
http://www.teachthought.com/learning/project-based-learning/project-based-learning-cheat-sheet-authentic-learning/

Essential Information on Maker Movement
http://www.coolcatteacher.com/essential-information-maker-movement/

Books, iPads or both: how should pupils navigate blackboard jungle?
http://www.thecourier.co.uk/news/education/books-ipads-or-both-how-should-pupils-navigate-blackboard-jungle-1.552964

Northwest New Jersey school districts see technology as investment in children's future
http://www.lehighvalleylive.com/phillipsburg/index.ssf/2014/08/northwest_new_jersey_school_di.html

7,000 students return to school with digital schoolbags
http://www.siliconrepublic.com/innovation/item/38156-7-000-students-return-to-sc/

3D Printers Coming to Every School In the UK
http://3dprint.com/12436/3d-printing-education/

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

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