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Digital Learning and Instructional Tech Tweet Wrap for Week Ending 12-06-14

by Kelly Walsh on December 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 in our Tweet Wrap … comparing timeline creation tools, using texting in the classroom, nearing 1 Billion Creative Commons licensed works (= free to reuse per license spec!), multiple coding apps for young students, student created apps, gamified career counseling, and more.

Flipped classroom signifies progressive shift

5 Timeline Creation Tools Compared – Chart

Experiential Learning: Just Because It’s Hands-On Doesn’t Mean It’s Minds-On

7 Ways to Use Texting in the Classroom

An App to Make Career Counseling More Like a Video Game

“Sharing is winning. In 2015, we’ll pass one billion Creative Commons–licensed works”

6 Easy Steps for Getting Started Using Free Plickers for Assessment

HISTORY Channel, U of Oklahoma team up, create unique new interactive, online 16-wk course

5 Things to Share With Your Teachers About Educational Technology

4 Coding Apps For Kindergarten and Elementary School — THE Journal

The Heart: An Underused Tool for Digital Learning

Here’s a plan to turn around education — and generate $225 Trillion

Resources and Strategies for Flipping the Music Classroom

When students need stuff, more teachers tapping Internet donors

Student creates technology to help the visually impaired learn science

Students crack the code needed to create their own apps

A 3 Step Collaborative Brainstorming Process (Tools & Tips)

Huff Post – School Technology: Important for Teaching, Learning

Frozen’s Elsa and Anna teach girls to code

Related Posts (if the above topic is of interest, you might want to check these out):
Why Schools Have to Introduce Students to Programming (3 Steps to Get Started)
The Flipped Classroom is NOT Just for Math and Science!
Donation App Helps Teachers Overcome Budgetary and Resource Limitations


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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