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

Khan Academy to Focus on Common Core Math with Private Grant

  • @KhanAcademy receives $2.2M private grant  to align its math tools and videos with #CommonCore standards http://bit.ly/YV43y0 #tweetables

Clay Christensen takes closer look at how online learning will disrupt K-12 education

  • @ClayChristensen Institute releases study on how #onlineedu will affect #K12 via @kheussner http://bit.ly/1897WVl #tweetables

Flipped Classroom 2.0: Competency Learning with Videos

  • #Flippedclassroom is great; won’t revolutionize edu. Instead, focus on mastery learning – @MindShiftKQED http://bit.ly/12T2D6E #tweetables

The promise of iPads for special ed

  • iPads powerful tool for #SPED students; helping focus on academic aspects of curriculum via @anya1anya http://bit.ly/16Onv4V #tweetables

EdTech’s 10 Most Active Corporate Acquirers-Investors

  • @CBinsights publishes list of #edtech ‘s most active corporate acquirers & investors; @Pearson tops list http://bit.ly/10BJOC2 #tweetables

Microsoft donates $1 million to help expand ‘blended learning’ in D.C. schools

  • @Microsoft donates $1M to @edinnovation to help D.C. teachers adopt #blendedlearning http://bit.ly/ZiV0tb #tweetables

Why the internet will never replace universities

  • One professor claims #MOOC hype misses the point, as online learning is nothing new for #highered http://bit.ly/12VCrZ7 #tweetables

Knewton teams up with Macmilan to bring adaptive learning beyond K-12 and higher ed

  • @Knewton partners with Macmillan to bring data-driven adaptive learning to larger audience http://bit.ly/12rnQnC #tweetables

 

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.