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Instructional Technology and Teaching Tweet Wrap for Week Ending 03-19-16

by Kelly Walsh on March 20, 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 … apps that let students show what they know; just what is Personalized Learning – read what some education experts have to say; check out the Wayback Machine Internet Archive with Alan November; explore the move to stop grading and focus on student learning (imagine that :)); using student-created Infographics for assessment; explore how the flipped classroom makes competency-based learning possible; and more, more, more!  

Panel: Ditch Grades Now, Focus on Student Learning

‘Always Be Learning’: A New Model For Lifelong Education

What Artificial Intelligence Could Mean For Education

The biggest indictment of our schools is not their failure to raise test scores

7 Creative Apps That Allow Students To Show What They Know

Passionate Educators Share Their Perspectives on What Personalized Learning Is

Blow Student’s Minds & Open Their Eyes w/the Wayback Machine (Internet Archive)!

Digital tools can help children w/ developmental challenges, parents & experts say,209304

Online Learning Consortium Opens Calls for 2016 #DigitalLearning Innovation Awards

Scroll down for top 5 #Robotics advancements to expect in next 3 years (pretty cool!)

Infographics as a Creative Assessment from @kathyschrock

Sheesh! A Teacher Makes 1500 Educational Decisions A Day

New social robot from MIT helps students learn through personalized interactions

Review of Sams & Bergmann’s book “Flipped Learning for Science Instruction”

Complex learning can break down barriers in brain we thought were fixed

Interesting: How to train your human, part II: Products that make habits last

Competency Based Learning: How Flipped Mastery Makes CBL Possible



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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