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Instructional and Education Technology Tweet Wrap for the Week of 07-14-14

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This week’s collection of inspiring, informative, useful, or just plain fun tweets about education and instructional technology articles, resources, etc.

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


This week’s Tweet Wrap features Plickers, a new Flipped Chemistry Community, the power of Social Learning, an interview I did recently, loads of great resources, various news items worth sharing, and a couple good reality checks from Hack Education’s Audrey Watters. Enjoy!

Funny yet wise – Douglas Adams' rules that describe our reaction to tech
pic.twitter.com/0PV4PrzVUE

(Never Heard of this before!) Three Ideas for Using PLICKERS In the Classroom
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2014/07/three-ideas-for-using-plickers-in.html

Best Apps for Teaching & Learning 2014 from AASL (American Assoc of School Librarians)
http://www.ala.org/aasl/standards-guidelines/best-apps/2014

A must read: The Dangerous Politics of #EdTech (BTW, K12 seems to suck, people should know):
http://hackeducation.com/2013/09/27/the-affinity-politics-of-ed-tech-investment/

21st Century EduTech: An Insightful Discussion with Kelly Walsh
http://ufaber.com/21st-century-edutech-insightful-discussion-kelly-walsh/

Flipped Chemistry Launches Its Online Community
http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/2062309

Pearson Launches Competency-Based Education Framework and Readiness Assessment
http://campustechnology.com/articles/2014/07/17/pearson-launches-competency-based-education-framework-and-readiness-assessment.aspx?admgarea=news

Using K-W-L Method to Help Ensure Content Engagement in #FlippedLearning
http://www.flippedclassroomworkshop.com/using-the-k-w-l-method-to-help-ensure-content-engagement-in-the-flipped-classroom/

25 Great ‘#ISTE2014 Resources' via @MaryAnnRankin
http://michellepacanskybrock.sharedby.co/8FH2MV

2010-2011 Ed-Tech Startups: Where Are They Now (Updated)
http://www.hackeducation.com/2014/07/16/2010-2011-ed-tech-startups-update-updated/

FCC moves forward with E-Rate reforms!
http://wraltechwire.com/fcc-moves-forward-with-e-rate-reforms/13809168/

Would Graduate School Work Better if You Never Graduated From It?
http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/would-graduate-school-work-better-if-you-never-graduated-from-it

‘Cyberarts’: Technology pushes art education forward
http://techpageone.dell.com/industries2/education/cyberarts-technology-pushes-art-education-forward/

Online University Courses Have Growing Pains, But Are Supported By Secular Trends
http://www.equities.com/editors-desk/stocks/technology/online-university-courses-growing-pains-secular-trends

Flipped/Mastery Educational Model: Student Impressions #Video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iJrmsjdcmTY

Connected Learning: The Power Of Social Learning Models
http://www.teachthought.com/learning/connected-learning-the-power-of-social-learning-models/

 

Related Posts (if the above topic is of interest, you might want to check these out):
Education Technology Thought Leader Interview – “Cool Cat Teacher” Vicki Davis
7 Essential Techniques to Increase Engagement and Enhance Online Learning Outcomes
3 Minute Teaching With Tech Tutorial – Using TedEd for Flipped or Blended Learning Lessons

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