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Education and Instructional Technology Tweet Wrap for the Week of 08-19-13

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This week’s collection of Education and Instructional Technology articles and resource Tweets.

(Originally posted on Twitter by @EmergingEdTech over this past week … collected here to share with our blog readers).


Announcing Flip Your Classroom Day: A Global Initiative –
http://flippedlearning.org/Domain/43

Back-to-School Guide for Teachers & Admins Building One-to-One Classrooms:
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/beyond-technology-education-reveals-5-steps-to-prep-for-one-to-one-2013-08-22

Bill Gates invests in program to help teachers discover and share education technology:
http://www.geekwire.com/2013/bill-gates-great-teachers-replaced-strictly-online-experience/

Open Textbooks Advocate Circles Back To Tech:
http://www.informationweek.com/education/online-learning/open-textbooks-advocate-circles-back-to/240160294

Education Technology Trends – Part I – Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs):
http://blog.programmableweb.com/2013/08/22/education-technology-trends-part-i-massive-open-online-courses-moocs/

Microsoft offers ad-free Bing for the classroom to battle Google:
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/08/21/net-us-microsoft-bing-education-idUSBRE97K0E620130821

Learning English in ‘virtual classrooms':
http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2013/08/21/learning-english-virtual-classrooms

Active Textbook – Turn PDFs Into Multimedia Documents (Free):
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2013/08/active-textbook-turn-pdfs-into.html#.UhieMWPbCSp

WizIQ Offers Free Membership Worth $690 to K-12, College and University Teachers:
http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/wiziq-offers-free-membership-worth-690-to-k-12-college-and-university-teachers-220360761.html

Meet your child's new teacher – the iPad:
http://www.dnaindia.com/scitech/1876320/report-meet-your-child-s-new-teacher-the-ipad

McAllen ISD: Using technology to transform physical education –
http://www.yourvalleyvoice.com/news/article_3d6dea12-08de-11e3-8b4f-0019bb2963f4.html

Tablets in the Classroom: Finding a Balance
http://www.longisland.com/news/08-13-13/tablets-in-the-classroomfinding-a-balance.html


Related Posts (if the above topic is of interest, you might want to check these out):

Flipped Classroom Panel Discussion Provides Rich Insights into a Powerful Teaching Technique
iPad Educator Professional Development – The Three R’s
For-Credit MOOCs a Growing Trend

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