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

by Kelly Walsh on September 6, 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).


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


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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