Tweetables: Weekly Edtech News Fit to Tweet

Technapex presents “Tweetables,” our roundup of the week’s top  #edtech articles that are good enough to tweet. Follow us on Twitter: @Technapex

TED Teams Up with PBS on Ideas for Education

  • @TEDTalks partners with @PBS to broadcast iconic TED talks on education in hour-long special via @NYTimes http://nyti.ms/13XKchX #tweetables

New Schools Venture Fund to address shortage of ed-tech capital

  • @NSVF wants more VC $ going to #edtech, forms partnerships with @Rethink_Ed & @zyngaorg via @chrissyfarr http://bit.ly/16IshzZ #tweetables

5 Must-Have Elements for Every Online Class

  • #Onlineedu teacher of the year @rcitlau offers best practices for online learning in #K12 via @EdTech_K12 http://bit.ly/119FcKp #tweetables

Bubble burster: ACT exams soon going digital

  •  National college admissions test #ACT goes digital by spring 2015 – no more bubble filling? via @USAToday http://usat.ly/17IAtye #tweetables

New tool uses big data to predict student performance 

  • @Desire2Learn uses analytics engine to improve student performance in #highered via @kheussner http://bit.ly/16SNEie #tweetables

Improving Teacher Conditions & Careers

  • For #TeacherAppreciation week, @TVanderArk highlights white paper on  #blendedlearning improving teaching http://bit.ly/16SPLCI #tweetables

A ‘Gobstopper’ of a Humanities Assignment 

  • Educator/entrepreneur superstar Jason Singer launches interactive reading tool  @Gobstopper via @EdSurge http://bit.ly/12mrcZj #tweetables

SIIA Announces CODiE Award Winners for Education Technology Industry

  • @SIIAEducation announces 2013 @CODiEAwards winners in #edtech  http://bit.ly/16n9uKN #tweetables

The New Essay

  • Onlinedegrees.org describes how college applications have changed in the digital age http://bit.ly/XR1zQt #tweetables

The Future of Tablets in Education: Potential vs. Reality of Consuming Media

  • @MindShiftKQED shows how integrating tablets in the classroom can fall into the Someday/Monday dichotomy http://bit.ly/12ZNaA9 #tweetables

Prove Your Skills: Test-Based Online Credentials

  • @SkilledUp writes about exploring other credential options outside traditional degree in #onlinelearning http://bit.ly/Y48zMg #tweetables

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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.