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Instructional Tech and Teaching Tweet Wrap, w/e 10-08-16

by Kelly Walsh on October 9, 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, going #edtech cost-effectively with tips for creating affordable maker spaces and a step-by-step guide to building an awesome light board (a see-thru board you can use to make ‘hi tech’ lesson videos) for under $100!, a ‘Storified’ collection of teacher’s Tweets about Haiku Deck, different ways that students can tell stories using digital maps, tips for using tech to make Faculty Development more accessible (and provide exposure and experience to useful tech tools in the process), and a $1 Million Teacher prize just waiting for the right recipient (applications close Friday the 14th though!). Enjoy!

A Step-by-Step Guide to ‘Untethered’ Faculty Development
https://www.edsurge.com/news/2016-10-06-a-step-by-step-guide-to-untethered-faculty-development

So True! (I get stumped often! “Intuitive”, my *ss!): Everyone Is A Novice With Technology
http://www.teachthought.com/the-future-of-learning/everyone-novice-technology/

Get your #makerspace on educators … it’s probably easier (and less costly) than you think!

5 student opinions about higher education you should know
http://www.ecampusnews.com/campus-administration/student-opinions-education/

How to Flip Your Class for Students with Little Access To Technology
http://flippedlearning.org/how_to/flip-class-students-little-access-technology/

If You Like It Then You Better Put a (Digital) Badge on It
http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings-resources/if-you-it-then-you-better-put-digital-badge-it

Haiku Deck in the Classroom: Tweets from teachers using #HaikuDeck in Class
https://storify.com/HaikuDeck/haiku-deck-in-the-classroom

Musical Raspberry Pi inventor named UK’s most promising young tech entrepreneur
http://edtechnology.co.uk/Article/tech-inventor-wins-top-award

Interesting: The Student Blockchain Revolution Playbook
https://blockchainedu.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/blockchainRev_v7d.pdf

How to Make a Lightboard for < $100 (Step-by-Step, Illustrated)
http://flippedlearning.org/how_to/how-to-make-a-lightboard-for-less-than-100/

Educators ‘Hungry’ for Digital Course Materials
https://campustechnology.com/articles/2016/10/04/educators-hungry-for-digital-course-materials.aspx

Five Ways to Create a State of Flow in the Classroom
http://www.spencerauthor.com/2015/04/five-ways-to-create-state-of-flow-in.html/

5 Types of Stories Students Can Tell With Digital Maps
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2016/10/5-types-of-stories-students-can-tell.html#.V_kJ-PArI2w

$1 Million Global Teacher Prize applications open through Oct 14
http://www.globalteacherprize.org/application/

 

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. 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 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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