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Digital Learning and Education Technology Weekly Tweet Wrap for 09-12-14

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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).


A deluge of great content this week, as many of us start or really dig into a new school year! Greats tools and tips, along with a look at Apple Watch, what Apple didn’t announce, the potential of blended learning to improve outcomes while lowering costs, a study indicating that minority students benefit from active learning, using tech to support at-risk students, and more, more, more!

Common Core Quest – Practice Quizzes and Video Lessons on ELA & Math Standards
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2014/09/common-core-quest-practice-quizzes-and.html

Using Technology to Support At-Risk Students’ Learning
http://all4ed.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/UsingTechnology.pdf

Taking Classroom Tech Use to the Next Level: Specific Traits to Look For
http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2014/09/taking-classroom-tech-use-to-the-next-level-specific-traits-to-look-for/

Note Taking Skills for 21st Century Students
http://www.coolcatteacher.com/note-taking-skills-21st-century-students/

Apple Watch: Coming to a Classroom Near You?
http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/apple-watch-coming-to-a-classroom-near-you/54449

A Tutorial For Google Drive In The Classroom
http://www.teachthought.com/technology/google-drive-in-the-classroom-tutorial/

Lesson Plans and a Road Map for Teaching Search Strategies
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2014/09/lesson-plans-and-road-map-for-teaching.html

Want more time for Project Based Learning in the Classroom? Flip it!
http://www.pil-network.com/HotTopics/project-based-learning/flipped-classroom-complements-PBL

Apple Didn’t Announce Any Of These Ideas For Your Classroom
http://www.teachthought.com/technology/apple-didnt-announce-ideas-classroom/

The H&R Block Budget Challenge: Giving Away Scholarships as Kids Learn Financial Literacy
http://www.coolcatteacher.com/hr-block-budget-challenge/

3 Ways Colleges Use Snapchat (Yes, Snapchat)
http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/3-ways-colleges-use-snapchat-yes-snapchat/54399

Survey: 9 in 10 Students Say Tablets Will Change How They Learn
http://thejournal.com/articles/2014/09/08/survey-9-in-10-students-say-tablets-will-change-how-they-learn.aspx

Study shows minority students benefit from active classes
http://www.dailytarheel.com/article/2014/09/study-shows-minority-students-benefit-from-active-classes

4 Ways to Transform Student Projects with ThingLink for Video
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2014/09/4-ways-to-transform-student-projects.html

Blended learning may help reduce cost of education while delivering ++ results
http://techpageone.dell.com/technology/can-technology-solve-k-12-budgetary-deficits/

Related Posts (if the above topic is of interest, you might want to check these out):
7 Excellent Free Blended Learning Resources – Understanding the Whys and Hows of Mixed Mode Instruction
Apple TV In The Classroom – The New Smart Board
10 Reasons Why Schools Should Be Teaching Financial Literacy To Our Kids

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