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Digital Learning and Education Technology Tweet Wrap for the Week of 08-11-18

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This week’s collection of inspiring, informative, useful, or just plain fun tweets about education and instructional technology articles, resources, etc.

(Originally posted on Twitter by @EmergingEdTech over this past week … collected here to share with our blog readers).


Included in this week’s tweet wrap … ‘other’ skills (beyond the already challenging reading, writing, and math!) that K-12 schools should be teaching students to prepare them for higher ed and careers; key factors (supported by data) that impact online learning success; using digital tech to reduce paper consumption; and plenty of good resources, tips, and insights, as always.

For Public Schools, the Long and Bumpy Road to Going Digital (“The Messy Decade”)
http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2014/08/for-public-schools-the-long-and-bumpy-road-to-going-digital/

5 higher-ed skills to teach K-12 students now
http://www.eschoolnews.com/2014/08/13/skills-higher-ed-843/

15 Examples of Student-Centered Teaching
http://www.teachthought.com/teaching/15-examples-student-centered-teaching/

Seven Web-based Tools for Delivering Flipped Lessons
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2014/08/seven-web-based-tools-for-delivering.html#.U-9hBmPqX90

15 terrific resources for close reading
http://thecornerstoneforteachers.com/2014/08/close-reading.html

60 iPad Productivity Apps For Modern, Mobile Teachers
http://www.teachthought.com/technology/60-ipad-productivity-apps-mobile-teachers/

Tests That Look Like Video Games
http://www.npr.org/blogs/ed/2014/08/07/337129961/tests-that-look-like-video-games

Physics Prof. Tim Good uses technology to engage students with classwork
http://www.gettysburg.edu/news_events/press_release_detail.dot?id=6ecb5510-6664-4b5c-93b2-4ba9b3d86f01

6 factors that weigh heavily in success or failure of online learning platforms (MIT)
http://www.forbes.com/sites/peterhigh/2014/08/11/mit-team-turns-6-9-million-clicks-into-insights-to-improve-online-education/

Google Chromebooks eating into US education market, says Gartner
http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/aug/11/google-chromebooks-education-market-gartner

Can Universities Use Data to Fix What Ails the Lecture?
http://chronicle.com/article/Can-Universities-Use-Data-to/148307/

Save the Trees – Try These Tools to Conserve Paper in School
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2014/08/save-trees-try-these-tools-to-conserve.html

Related Posts (if the above topic is of interest, you might want to check these out):
The 5 Best Things I’ve Learned in 5 Years of Living EmergingEdTech
Kahoot is a Fun Free Game-Based Classroom Response Syste
Getting Students to Engage With Digital Learning Materials – 2 Good Strategies

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