Tweetables: Weekly Edtech News 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

California Bill Seeks Campus Credit for Online Study

  • Darrell @proTemSteinberg introduces CA bill: college students to receive credit for faculty-approved online courses http://nyti.ms/10My9q3

In the Developing World, MOOCs

Start to Get Real

  • How #MOOCs make worldwide impact in developing countries through combination of #blendedlearning and #onlinelearning http://bit.ly/WrrsG1

‘Zynga for learning’ startup Alleyoop is shutting down

  • Alleyoop, Pearson-backed #edtech startup that helps prepare teens for college through social media, closing March 31 http://bit.ly/WogTUa

How Code.org’s ‘Learn to Code’ Video Starring Zuck and Gates Surpassed 12M Views in 2 Weeks

  • Formula for how Zuckerberg and @BillGates-backed @codeorg’s video on learning to code went viral http://tcrn.ch/14WIix1

Bringing Down Walls (Literally) to Foster Classroom Collaboration

  • New technology in classrooms changing pedagogy; furniture needs to change as well – via @THE_Journal http://bit.ly/Yr5HCW

SimCityEDU: Using Games for Formative Assessment

  • @GlassLab and @EA team up to create @SimCityEDU for the classroom (as featured at #Technapex’s SF #edtech meetup) http://bit.ly/WfD2Fn

Humans Fight Over Robo-Readers

  • Multiple choice tests are one thing, but should machines grade written portions of exams? @InsideHigherEd reports – http://bit.ly/XCVHNp

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.