Inspiring, informative, useful, or just plain fun tweets posted on Twitter over this past week … collected here to share with our blog readers.
This week’s wrap is packed full of tasty tidbits for teachers trolling for tech tips and tools, along with plenty of food for thought about teaching and learning in general! Should we let students help write open textbooks? How about a free tool to help gauge the impact of edtech usage in your classroom or school? Check out a few lessons plans to help combat fake news. Can we measure the outcomes from play? Explore students’ rising expectations for interactive digital learning content. All that and much more!
Game Based Learning: Make Fast Teaching Games with SMART lab
Growing (But Controversial) Idea in Open-Access Tbooks: Let Ss Help Write ’em:
Free Tool Helps Schools Do Quick Impact Studies of Ed Tech Usage
Pick up The Innovator’s Mindset this weekend and Join us!
How Are You Celebrating Digital Learning Day 2017?
The 6 Major Barriers to Technology Adoption in Higher Ed
Phishing Scam Targets School Employees’ Information
3 Fast, Free Lesson Plans to Fight Fake News
How to Create a
#Makerspace in any Space
See What’s Happened in North Carolina w/ Statewide Support for #DigitalLearning
Reshaping the education paradigm with cognitive science
Teach Students to Search Like a Boss w/ 5 Easy Google Advanced Search Tips
The secret to faster learning: embrace the noble art of skimming
To Boost Engagement, Give Tech Savvy Students Interactive Content
PAPER: Facilitating higher-order thinking with the flipped classroom model
They’re having fun… but are they learning? Measuring the outcomes from Play
This is what Google Expeditions can do in a classroom
Let’s Practice What We Teach: Flipping Faculty Development
School wants parents to take responsibility – now their poster is spreading like wildfire online
4 reasons why a generational skills gap exists today—and isn’t closing
Online toolkit helps schools select content-rich instructional materials
The Techies Who Are Hacking Education by Homeschooling Their Kids