Tweetables: This Week’s Top News That’s Good Enough to Tweet

Haven’t been keeping up with your edtech news lately? Fear not! Technapex presents “Tweetables,” our roundup of the week’s top shareable #edtech articles. Be sure to follow us on Twitter too! @Technapex

The Web-Deprived Study at McDonald’s

  • For rural students with no access to Wi-Fi at home, McDonald’s is the only place to do homework via @WSJ – http://on.wsj.com/YdEyVW

Smart Cities: Los Angeles

  • Does LA lag behind other cities such as SF, NYC and Chicago in regards to #edtech? via @educationweek – http://bit.ly/110Jv4o

Venture Capital’s Massive, Terrible Idea for the Future of College

  • Trouble in #MOOC paradise? One writer challenges the current trend in online education via @awl – http://bit.ly/XokPSx

You can’t learn life’s most important lessons in an online classroom

Electronic Arts announces ‘SimCity’ for the classroom

  • @EA develops Sim CityEDU, #CommonCore based game developed for classroom via @verge http://bit.ly/XoJl48

The 17 Winners of the Facebook, Gates Foundation Education App Contest Are Making College Easier

  • Winners of @Gatesfoundation’s College Knowledge Challenge develop Facebook apps for #education via @TechCrunch http://tcrn.ch/X7fI7q

Bill Gates: schools need a better way to evaluate teachers

  • To improve #K12 edu, @BillGates believes schools need better way to measure & improve teacher progress via @gigaom http://bit.ly/11isEds

Caity Doyle

Caity is a former English teacher and the editor of Technapex. Caity is extremely passionate about education and is TriplePoint PR's resident edtech expert. When not researching education policy and edtech, she enjoys running along the Bay Trail while blaring the Boss through her headphones, watching the Giants beat the Dodgers, and meeting fellow Italians in North Beach.

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About Caity Doyle

Caity is a former English teacher and the editor of Technapex. Caity is extremely passionate about education and is TriplePoint PR's resident edtech expert. When not researching education policy and edtech, she enjoys running along the Bay Trail while blaring the Boss through her headphones, watching the Giants beat the Dodgers, and meeting fellow Italians in North Beach.