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Instructional Technology and Teaching Tweet Wrap for the Week Ending 02-06-16

by Kelly Walsh on February 7, 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 in the Wrap … the new Horizon Report (the higher ed edition) is out, helping students understand complex concepts by Edusketching, better learning through … long hand writing, Common Core resources, strategies for differentiation in PBL, encouraging a growth mindset when it comes to math, and more!

The 2016 #HigherEd Horizons Report is out! Can’t wait to sink my teeth into it.

Merging Classrooms: How I Shared My Students with a Class in Egypt

E-books: too much distraction, not enough learning

Here’s Why Writing Things Out By Hand Makes You Smarter

I’m a Teacher That Hates Technology—So Let Me Design the Products

50 Common Core Resources For Teachers

APPEd Review – 4 Apps for Early Literacy Development

Edusketching: A Tool to Help Students Understand Complex Concepts

12 Barriers To Innovation In Education

Chip could bring deep learning to mobile devices

6 Strategies for Differentiated Instruction in Project-Based Learning

Teacher PD Is Still Broken, These 3 Steps Can Fix It

Annotation Studio – Annotate Shared Documents With Text, Video, Images

Amazon, Ed. Organizations Launch Blitz for “Growth Mindset” in Math

‘Micro Schools’ Could Be New Competition for Private K-12

Why Science Fairs Matter More Than Ever

MIT Launches Multiple Initiatives To Improve Digital Learning from PreK to Continuing Ed

If we give kids tools to build computers, we can raise creators not just consumers!

Fun song based lesson ideas (for any subject really)!

Four Ways Teachers Can Differentiate In The Classroom

Exploring The Bergmann & Sams School of Flipped Learning

Why We Should Use Behavioral Economics to Design Technology That Doesn’t Kill Us

Obama seeks $4 billion to reboot tech education



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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