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Emerging Technologies and Teaching Tweet Wrap, Week Ending 03-12-16

by Kelly Walsh on March 13, 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 … Virtual Reality continues to make headway in the classroom, consider the changing nature of homework, look to the future with high tech earpieces and amazing advances in 3D printing, a study illustrates the benefits of combining movement with learning, learn how today’s students can master subjects more effectively with increased hands-on and peer-to-peer learning, and more!

Teachers want more tech in the classroom — even VR headsets

The Six Tech Advances In #HigherEd That Are Preparing Students For The Future Of Work

Grades rise as students combine learning, exercise

Cool video showing ‘scale’ of solar system, incl. new ‘planet 9’ (does incl. 1 ‘advert’)

Knovation Brings Its Collection of Vetted Digital Content to Canvas, Google Classroom

Stop talking tech: 3 tips for pedagogy-based coaching

21 Women Disrupting Tech

Interesting: A High School “Work from Home” Day

Major tech names create coalition to lobby for K-12 computer science funding

Can Mobile Learning Bridge the Digital Divide and Learning Gap?

The move to ban homework in elementary grades (do you agree?)

A Compelling Case for Smartphones in Every Classroom

Top 5 Anticipated 3D Printing Breakthroughs 2016 – 2018 (scroll down)

Why Students Don’t Do Their Homework–And What You Can Do About It

A searchable catalog of K–12 blended-learning programs worldwide!

American prof’s “generally avoid digital materials”, according to new study

Nearpod entering Virtual Reality fray: VR “Learns How to Get Into the Classroom”

Within 10 years, earpieces will whisper nearly simultaneous translations

National School Boards Association Names “20 to Watch” #EdTech Leaders

Millennials need peer-to-peer interaction, hands-on learning to master concepts



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 and training on a variety of related topics at schools and conferences across the U.S. 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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