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

by Kelly Walsh on February 21, 2016

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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
http://www.coolcatteacher.com/11526-2/

Nice short history of machine learning – what’s next?
http://www.forbes.com/sites/bernardmarr/2016/02/19/a-short-history-of-machine-learning-every-manager-should-read/2/#3155393e2cbd

The Tech Effect: Deconstructing Education In A Gadget-Filled World
http://www.teachthought.com/the-future-of-learning/what-technology-does-to-learning-an-analogy/

This Is the Tech Era – Why Are We Spending Only One Day To Celebrate Digital Learning?
http://www.business2community.com/digital-marketing/tech-era-spending-one-day-celebrate-digital-learning-01456678#pmcKFde83R9Kj0rH.99

Good quick perspective on Apple vs. FBI and privacy/encryption debate
http://fortune.com/2016/02/18/fbi-iphone/

7 Ways to Spark Collaboration and Imagination in Your Classroom
https://www.edsurge.com/news/2016-02-17-7-ways-to-spark-collaboration-and-imagination-in-your-classroom

MT @jonbergmann: Exciting Results From Large #flipclass Study!
http://jonbergmann.com/ukflippedstudy/

MT @web20classroom: How Teachers Are Learning To Code and What That Means For Learning
http://gettingsmart.com/2014/11/coding-classroom-teachers-learning-code/

#EdTech “has the potential to bring an end to the knowledge v skills divide’”
https://www.tes.com/news/school-news/breaking-views/technology-classroom-has-potential-bring-end-knowledge-v-skills

Have you checked out our guest post series on #flipclass?
bit.ly/216gvcw 

The Legalities of Texting Students
https://medium.com/@mongoose_dave/the-legalities-of-texting-students-59433a820bb8#.db1rhj3ot

Can Amazon bring the organization to #OER that it needs to really take off?
https://marketbrief.edweek.org/marketplace-k-12/amazon-education-to-launch-new-website-for-open-ed-resources/

Your jaw will drop w/the fantastic stories your Ss will write!
http://appedreview.com/app/illustrate-your-story-app-lesson/

Envisioning The Future Of Technology In Education
http://www.teachthought.com/the-future-of-learning/6-characteristics-of-tomorrows-classroom-technology/

New Credential Aims to Make Professors Into Better Teachers
http://chronicle.com/article/New-Credential-Aims-to-Make/235306

Helping teachers in $$ challenged schools afford tech for the Ss via DonorsChoose #feelsgood!
http://www.donorschoose.org/project/building-a-science-lab-technology-and-o/1847328/

Five Reasons Why Elementary Teachers Should Flip Math First
http://jonbergmann.com/why-elementary-teachers-should-flip-math-first/

Udemy Thinks It’s Cracked the Future of Online Education, Has Users to Prove it
http://time.com/4215787/udemy-dennis-yang/

Students Hack into Tech with Mission Coding Course
http://missionlocal.org/2016/02/students-hack-into-tech-with-mission-coding-course/

Using Virtual Lab tools in your courses/classes? Share your insights in a major #highered mag!
http://www.emergingedtech.com/2016/02/virtual-labs-in-higher-education-article-research/

Where Artificial Intelligence Is Now and What’s Just Around the Corner
http://singularityhub.com/2016/02/15/where-artificial-intelligence-is-now-and-whats-just-around-the-corner/

 

About 

Kelly Walsh is Chief Information Officer at The College of Westchester, in White Plains, NY, where he also teaches. In 2009, Walsh founded EmergingEdTech.com. As an education and instructional technology advocate, 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. Kelly also writes, records, and performs original music ... stop by kwalshmusic.com 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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