EdTech Weekly Digest - 1 (October 2013)

Here at Weekly Digest, I talk about the latest stories, share insights on what might matter the most to you on EdTechReview. I will give a quick walk through of the topics that were covered over the last one week that might catch your interest, by briefly

touching few of those articles and discussing few of them in detail.

 

Here are the top stories discussed:

10 Tips to Be a Great Online Teacher - Must know skills for 21st century teachers according to me.

HopScotch: Coding for kids, iPad Programming language  - How programming language is made fun on iPad.

8 Smart Educational Apps Essential For Every Teacher  - Great tools you should know, but you might as well have you own list.

Tips for Teachers Who Wish to Use YouTube in Classroom - How it is a great resource for schools in districts for professional development.

Building a ‘Perspectful’ EdTech Ecosystem in India  - Catchy for all people related to education (both in India and outside). Post focuses on creating real educational technology ecosystem to prepare the next generation.

WikiBrains - Online Brainstorming and Curation Tool  - Good online brainstorming tool, you might find it tough to use initially as I did, but I liked the educational tool.

Discussing about the importance of learning data, what can be done with data to make sense, and What is Educational Data Mining (EDM)? Best explained with videos.

List of EdTech Events Across the Globe Educators Must Know About  - Details about edtech events by EdSurge, FETC, SXSWEdu, ISTE, ASCD, BETT, and discusses on how virtually you can attend these great events. And added one important event to the list 1:1 International Conference at Atlanta

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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