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Teaching and Emerging EdTech Tweet Wrap, Week Ending 02-27-16

by Kelly Walsh on February 28, 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 … explore what the next few years hold for Virtual and Augmented Reality, and get up to speed on Google Cardboard, listen to Director of the Institute for Personalized Learning discuss their work to ensure that Personalized Learning becomes the norm, learn how blockchain technology could impact education, review the various malware types we should all be aware of, read how we may be able to help children with auditory processing disorders overcome reading issues before they occur, and more, more, more!

The Near Future of VR & AR: What You Need to Know

How a ‘Syllabus Commons’ Could Change Higher Education

Getting real? Google cardboard & virtual reality in education

Good for Ss,Teachers to be Aware of: Common Malware Types: Cybersecurity 101

Enhanced Voice Typing for Google Docs

New Government Programs Look to Close Digital “Homework Gap”

Study: Predicting literacy skills in children years before they read

‘Teachers should flip their dull workload to focus on the precious moments – teaching’

Very well done ‘Visual Introduction to Machine Learning’

Teens do better in science when they know Einstein and Curie also struggled

IBM’s “neurosynaptic” chips are the closest thing to a synthetic brain yet

Science says parents of successful kids have these 11 things in common

Ep. 30 Let’s Grow A Culture Of Personalized Learning

Nice little piece by @joshmkim: EdTech and ‘All The Birds in the Sky’

Sony Aims to Reshape Education with Blockchain Technology

RT @TeachThought: Best iPad Apps for Art Education, Painting

Tech Crunch: “Tablets are Dead” (i.e. nothing new happening, future looks ??)

U.S. DoE Recognizes 13 States, 40 Districts Committing to w/Educational Resources



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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