... packed full of information about free web based applications and tools that can help educators be more productive, and better engage students.
Wappingers Falls, NY (PRWEB) February 28, 2012
EmergingEdTech.com, a popular education technology blog and website, recently released the 2012 edition of this publication, which features 65 pages of free technology resources for educators. EmergingEdTech's 2012 Free Education Technology Resources eBook is packed full of information about web based applications and tools that can help educators be more productive, and better engage students. The eBook is available online at http://www.emergingedtech.com/ebooks.
The digital booklet contains chapters on collaboration & brainstorming, educational games, Facebook in education, free productivity resources, iPads in the classroom, presentations & screen casting, instructional uses of Twitter, virtual worlds, and much more. Dozens of free applications are introduced and discussed, and each chapter includes a closing section of links to articles providing additional insights into using these tools in the instructional environment.
EmergingEdTech.com was founded in 2009 and currently has over 10,000 subscribers, fans, and followers consuming content from the website and through popular social media outlets like Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube. With traffic recently surpassing 40,000 unique visitors a month, EmergingEdTech is one of the Internet’s fastest growing education technology websites.
The site’s author and founder is Kelly Walsh, CIO at The College of Westchester, a Bachelor Degree granting private college in White Plains, NY. Walsh publishes 3 original articles on EmergingEdTech each week, covering a wide array of instructional and administrative technology topics and tools, and often accompanies the week’s feature post with a video blog entry on the EmergingEdTech YouTube channel. Daily weekday posts on Twitter (@emergingedtech) providing links to insightful ‘ed tech’ articles and related resources, and frequent postings of free education related webinars on the site’s Facebook Page (http://www.facebook.com/EmergingEdTech) round out the offerings from this provider of information about emerging education and instructional technologies.
In conjunction with related articles on EmergingEdTech, Walsh recently conducted presentations on “Using Popular Social Networking Tools in the Classroom” and “Flipping the Classroom: Succeeding with Reverse Instruction” for faculty at Lakeland Community College in Kirtland, Ohio and The College of Westchester in White Plains, NY, and will be presenting at the Campus Technology 2012 conference in Boston this summer. EmergingEdTech will be offering a variety of online workshops in the coming months, and a new eBook will follow later this year.