EdTech Weekly Digest - 1 (September 2014)


EdTech Weekly Digest - 1 (September 2014)

Welcome back to another edition of the weekly audio digest, I always love to talk about edtech and how some fascinating edtech trends changing the way we learn and teach. So lets check out some great edtech stories trending on edtechreview.in.

[Infographic] Key Skills That Lead to 21st Century Success

The 21st century skills are set of abilities that an individuals needs to cultivate to succeed in the 21st century. So what are these skills?

Amazing Ways Twitter Can Give Wings to Your Professional Development

Online communities offer a great potential for professional development. Among various online platforms, Twitter is an amazing tool for educators to discuss what is or what’s not working in the classrooms with not just their school colleagues but with teachers across the globe.
Twitter can act as powerful and economical mean to give your students best and latest information on various subjects. However, a lot of educators just feel overwhelmed on how to make best of Twitter. Here are some easy yet effective ways Twitter can help in your professional development.

[Infographic] How YouTube Increased Classroom Pass Rates by 31%

Education, like many others aspects of our lives, has had to adapt to the changing times and advances in technology. The use of YouTube as an aid to educate the future of the world has become more and more prevalent, and is becoming a way all teachers could benefit educating their students.

[Infographic] Growth in Flipped Learning

Flipped learning is a pedagogical approach in which direct instruction moves from the group learning space to the individual learning space, and the resulting group space is transformed into a dynamic, interactive learning environment where the educator guides students as they apply concepts and engage creatively in the subject matter.

Top Tweets and Resources of the Week (August #4) for Teachers and Leaders

Some of the best tweets of the Week for Teachers and Leaders on various topics.

  • Blended Learning
  • Online Learning
  • Higher Education
  • K-12
  • English Learning
  • For New Teachers

Indian Educator Shares His Experience on Becoming a Google Certified Teacher

In 1998, when I lost my ambition of joining the Indian Army I decided to work as a 'Teacher'.
During my teaching time I came to know that 'Teaching' requires to follow a flow chart of complex category if you want to succeed in the classroom. One has to indulge himself completely in it. Gradually I realized that it was not just teaching, but learning day by day. I have an attribute to stimulate my students to have regular queries. This practice made me more innovative and creative and took me to the page 'Google For Education'. My topic for the 'Two Minutes Video' asked by GTA, was Motivation and Learning. I recorded a video on 'Motivation and Learning'.

About the Author
Author: Dr Rod BergerWebsite: http://www.mindrocketmediagroup.com/
Rod Berger, PsyD, is President and CEO of MindRocket Media Group serving the global education market. Dr. Berger has been a VP of Education for an edtech firm, Keynote Speaker, Brand Strategist and continues to teach college courses and each summer guests lectures at Vanderbilt University.
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