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Instructional and #Edtech Tweet Wrap for the Week of 09-29-14

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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).


I hope many of you gave the flip a try on Flipped Day 2014 (Wed. Oct 1)! This week … Simulations get a little love, using robots to teach coding, a new higher ed tech Consortium, lots of tools, Social Learning theory, and several flipped class articles in celebration of Flip Day!

The way forward: Changing how we teach
http://www.innovatemyschool.com/industry-expert-articles/item/1076-the-way-forward-changing-how-we-teach-our-student.html

Submissions Open for $100,000 in Canvas Grants from Instructure
http://www.instructure.com/news/press-releases/canvas-grants-2015

Google Launches Drive For Education With Unlimited Storage
http://techcrunch.com/2014/09/30/google-launches-drive-for-educationwith-unlimited-storage/

Professors @ U of Cincinnati flip classrooms to better students’ understanding, performance
http://www.uc.edu/news/NR.aspx?id=20534

How Simulation Games Can Teach Complex Subjects
http://www.coolcatteacher.com/aic-simulation-game/

What’s A Learning Simulation?
http://www.teachthought.com/technology/6-important-questions-answered-about-learning-simulations/

Our technology messages are important
http://dangerouslyirrelevant.org/2014/10/our-technology-messages-are-important.html

Using Robots to Teach Coding
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/28/business/using-robotics-to-teach-computer-programming.html

UW-Madison joins consortium to improve digital teaching & learning
http://www.news.wisc.edu/23164

4 Awesome iPad Apps to Help Kids with Their Writing
http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2014/10/4-awesome-ipad-apps-to-help-kids-with.html

Higher education: Innovation and digital transformation (Georgetown U CIO interview)
http://www.zdnet.com/higher-education-innovation-and-digital-transformation-7000034121/

Building a Middle School Flipped Classroom
http://blogs.techsmith.com/for-educators/building-a-middle-school-flipped-classroom/

Learning Theories: Bandura’s Social Learning Theory
http://www.teachthought.com/learning/bandura-social-learning-theory/

12 Apps For Smarter Teacher-Parent Communication
http://www.teachthought.com/technology/12-apps-smarter-teacher-parent-communication/

Cell phones & other technology in the classroom distract, but also educate
http://www.lehighvalleylive.com/entertainment-general/index.ssf/2014/09/cell_phones_and_other_technolo.html

Freeplay Music – Another Good Place to Find Music for Multimedia Projects
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2014/09/freeplay-music-another-good-place-to.html

Video: How do I use Evernote on my iPad in my class?
http://www.teachercast.net/tep-evernote-2/

Related Posts (if the above topic is of interest, you might want to check these out):
The Benefits of Learning-by-Doing With Business Simulation Games
5 Tips for Using Google Apps on an iPad
Peer Instruction and Flipped Learning – Perfect Together!

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