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Digital Learning and Instructional Tech Tweet Wrap for the Week of 10-13-14

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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 lot of content this week making the case for transforming the “same old, same old” classroom and lecture by leveraging technology, and ideas for getting there. The topic was notably prominent in the media this week. Also this week …  a reflection on 4 years of running a 1:1 iPad program, 27 ideas for using class time in the Flipped Classroom, tools to help students see and hear web pages, and more!

Transforming the Lecture Space
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2014-10-14-transforming-the-lecture-space

CC News: Let’s change the internet. – Creative Commons
http://creativecommons.org/weblog/entry/44022

#Awesome #Teacher building a brighter future for Guatemala's kids
http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/31/world/cnnheroes-romero/index.html?hpt=hp_c4

Report: Students Lack Wireless Access to #DigitalLearning Resources at School
http://thejournal.com/Articles/2014/10/15/Report-Students-Lack-Access-Wireless-Access-to-Digital-Learning-Resources-at-School.aspx

Teachers dive deep into digital Pond
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/wairarapa-times-age/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503414&objectid=11342729

5 Tools That Can Help Students See and Hear the Content of Webpages
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2014/10/5-tools-that-can-help-students-see-and.html

“Lack of internet access affects everything related to providing students w/a quality education”
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lydia-dobyns/with-liberty-and-justice-_4_b_5960076.html

Google: more than 40 million actively using Google Apps for Education, rolls out upgrade
http://www.zdnet.com/google-upgrades-classroom-apps-with-more-tools-for-educators-7000034661/

Education ‘Most Progressive’ in Race to Digital Maturity, but Faces Greatest Challenge
http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20141013005007/en/Education-%E2%80%98Most-Progressive-Sector%E2%80%99-Race-Digital-Maturity#.VED5DxYere1

HS students are sitting passively & listening during approx 90% of their classes (#LAME)
http://www.teachthought.com/teaching/teachers-shadowing-students/

Funding the Shift to #DigitalLearning: 3 Strategies for Funding Sustainable High-Access Environments
http://gettingsmart.com/publication/funding-shift-digital-learning/

Research supports UNC's move to flipped classrooms
http://www.dailytarheel.com/article/2014/10/research-supports-uncs-move-to-flipped-classrooms

Wikipedia, a Professor's Best Friend
http://chronicle.com/article/Wikipedia-a-Professors-Best/149337/

27 Ideas for Structuring Your Flipped Class Time
http://panopto.com/blog/27-ideas-for-flipping-the-classroom-infographic/

Franklin Academy 1:1 iPad Initiative: A Four Year Study & Review
http://www.teachthought.com/technology/1-1-ipad-student-achievement/

 

Related Posts (if the above topic is of interest, you might want to check these out):
The Growing Use of Collaborative Classroom Spaces in Higher Education
PowToon – a Powerful Free Tool for Creating Awesome Animated Presentations
Apple TV In The Classroom – The New Smart Board

 

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