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Education Technology Tweet Wrap for Week Ending 01-22-16

by Kelly Walsh on January 24, 2016


Inspiring, informative, useful, or just plain fun tweets posted on Twitter over this past week … collected here to share with our blog readers.

EmergingEdTech Teaching Technology Tweet Wrap

This week … learn how to download your Google data, explore characteristics of project based learning that works, check out dozens of fun activities that let students reflect on their learning, take a fresh look at Universal Design for Learning, consider gaming mechanics for enhanced engagement, tap into simplified content on Wikipedia for younger students, and more!

What a great way to have kids reflect on their learning

The 7 “Devices” of Transformation in Education (hint: these are not gadgets!)

Compare & Connect K-12 uses federal data to let districts compare bandwidth deals

Google Books for Teachers and Students – A Guide

The Superintendent Who Turned Around A School District

Flat World Partners w/ Knewton, combines digital content w/ Adaptive Learning

5 Lessons: #Edtech Developers Take a Look @ Gaming for Your Next Breakthrough

Turning Education Upside Down: Flipping the Classroom & *Improving Student Outcomes*

MT @samdaunt Cool Teacher tip! on Wikipedia replace ‘en’ w/ ‘simple’ for simplified more child-friendly version
No link, but a clarification: change to

This is Awesome! An Easy Way to Download Your Google Data

Minecraft to launch education edition

The Tech Literacy Imperative

5 Characteristics Of Project-Based Learning That Works

Game Mechanics in the Classroom to Engage Learners

Learn the basics about #UDL, then stick around and learn some more!

What Teachers That Use Technology Believe



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 on a variety of related topics at schools and conferences across the U.S. Walsh is also an author, and online educator, regularly running Flipped Class Workshops online. 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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