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Instructional and Education Technology Tweet Wrap for the Week of 10-06-14

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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).


Highlights from this week’s Tweet Wrap … a few Jeopardy-style review games, a deeper dive in Personalized Learning, an interesting piece about extending flipped learning to the parenting role, students receive innovation grants for games and apps, free image resources, an easy cartoon creator (fun for students and teachers!), and much more!

Education professor uses SMART Slates, Google Docs to better prepare students
http://www.udel.edu/udaily/2015/oct/classroom-technology-100714.html

RT @jackiegerstein: The Mindset of the Maker Educator
http://usergeneratededucation.wordpress.com/2014/10/08/the-mindset-of-the-maker-educator/

MT @tonyvincent: Create & edit websites on iPad w/ Weebly’s app!
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/weebly/id511158309?mt=8&ign-mpt=uo%3D4

12% increase in first time pass rate w/ #flippedlearning approach in Aviation Program!
http://www.tulsaworld.com/businesshomepage1/spartan-college-sees-results-with-curriculum-overhaul/article_63bb830b-4c4e-5a19-ac74-aaf722385311.html

Students Increasingly Consider Online, Social, Mobile Technology As Essential
http://www.bsminfo.com/doc/students-increasingly-consider-online-social-mobile-technology-as-essential-0001

3 Nice Online Tools for Building Jeopardy-style Review Games
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2014/10/three-nice-online-tools-for-building.html

A Starter’s Guide to Flipped Parenting (kids learning @ home, w/your involvement)
http://www.androidapps.com/tech/articles/14028-a-starter-s-guide-to-flipped-parenting

What Does Personalized Learning Really Look Like?
http://www.iste.org/explore/articledetail?articleid=157

Minority students honored for creating apps, games that stimulate #edtech growth & development
http://www.eclassroomnews.com/2014/10/06/students-receive-innovation-grants-for-games-and-apps/

Teaching Writing With Technology? Blogging, Blogging, Blogging
http://www.teachthought.com/technology/teaching-writing-technology-blogging-continues-make-sense/

Education's coming restructuring: How much will IT really help?
http://www.zdnet.com/educations-coming-restructuring-how-much-will-it-really-help-7000034303/

Schools leader part of nationwide effort to promote #digitallearning
http://www.yourwestvalley.com/surprise/article_2571e58e-4d2b-11e4-a412-e33749e71659.html

Pixton = Easy Cartoon Creator. Think outside of the box!
http://www.pixton.com/company

MOOC U: The Revolution Isn't Over
http://chronicle.com/article/MOOC-U-The-Revolution-Isnt/149039/

How Flipped Classrooms Are Growing and Changing
http://www.edtechmagazine.com/k12/article/2014/06/how-flipped-classrooms-are-growing-and-changing

Tips and Resources for Finding Free Images for Your Projects
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2014/10/tips-and-resources-for-finding-free.html

8-year-old prompts teachers to embrace technology
http://www.bgdailynews.com/news/year-old-prompts-teachers-to-embrace-technology/article_656a2f1b-07e3-5cbb-a6ed-c9601ced3976.html

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