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Teaching and Emerging Technologies Tweet Wrap, Week Ending 02-20-16

by Kelly Walsh on February 21, 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 … explore “the tech effect”, a thoughtful reflection on the possibilities and challenges presented by technology in our classrooms, consider 7 different approaches to sparking creativity and collaboration in your classrooms, read some teacher’s guest posts on the Flipped Learning Network, learn how Amazon is getting into the OER game, explore the history of machine learning and the future of AI, and much more!

Teaching Students How to Use Discussion Forums

Nice short history of machine learning – what’s next?

The Tech Effect: Deconstructing Education In A Gadget-Filled World

This Is the Tech Era – Why Are We Spending Only One Day To Celebrate Digital Learning?

Good quick perspective on Apple vs. FBI and privacy/encryption debate

7 Ways to Spark Collaboration and Imagination in Your Classroom

MT @jonbergmann: Exciting Results From Large #flipclass Study!

MT @web20classroom: How Teachers Are Learning To Code and What That Means For Learning

#EdTech “has the potential to bring an end to the knowledge v skills divide’”

Have you checked out our guest post series on #flipclass? 

The Legalities of Texting Students

Can Amazon bring the organization to #OER that it needs to really take off?

Your jaw will drop w/the fantastic stories your Ss will write!

Envisioning The Future Of Technology In Education

New Credential Aims to Make Professors Into Better Teachers

Helping teachers in $$ challenged schools afford tech for the Ss via DonorsChoose #feelsgood!

Five Reasons Why Elementary Teachers Should Flip Math First

Udemy Thinks It’s Cracked the Future of Online Education, Has Users to Prove it

Students Hack into Tech with Mission Coding Course

Using Virtual Lab tools in your courses/classes? Share your insights in a major #highered mag!

Where Artificial Intelligence Is Now and What’s Just Around the Corner



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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