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Education and Instructional Technology Tweet Wrap for the Week 0f 10-20-14

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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!


This week … sink your teeth into a buffet of resources and techniques and a smorgasbord of food for thought! (Okay, I better go eat breakfast …).

Report: Teachers Better at Using Tech than Digital Native Students
http://thejournal.com/articles/2014/10/22/report-teachers-better-at-using-tech-than-digital-native-students.aspx

Awesome New TED-Ed Interactive Periodic Table w/Video Lessons for Every Element
http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2014/10/ted-ed-new-interactive-periodic-table.html

How Playing Music Changes the Learning Brain
http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2014/07/unpacking-the-science-how-playing-music-changes-the-learning-brain/

Minecraft and Common Core Literacy Project: Givercraft starts Nov 17
http://www.coolcatteacher.com/links/minecraft-common-core-literacy-project-givercraft-starts-nov-17/

Flipping the Classroom Fellowship: Effectively Using Video
http://cit.duke.edu/blog/2014/10/flipping-classroom-fellowship-effectively-using-video/

Digital Learning Games Used by Majority of Teachers, Survey Finds
http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/DigitalEducation/2014/10/digital_learning_games_survey.html

The Difference Between Technology Use And Technology Integration
http://www.teachthought.com/technology/difference-technology-use-technology-integration/

A Simple iPad Model For Teaching
http://www.teachthought.com/technology/simple-ipad-model-teaching/

Flipping Everywhere! Over 40 News Stories About Flipped Teachers, Schools
http://www.flippedclassroomworkshop.com/the-flipped-classroom-is-everywhere/

Students finding success with ‘flipped' learning
http://pikecountycourier.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20141020/NEWS01/141029995/Students-finding-success-with-%27flipped%27-learning

What universities are doing to create a more exciting learning experience
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/education/what-universities-are-doing-to-create-a-more-exciting-learning-experience/article21177092/

In Europe, 5 – 7 yr olds are learning computer coding (better start catching up in US!)
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613592/Technology-in-todays-schools-Getting-an-early-start-is-crucial-2and-costly.html

84% think interactive technologies should be used more in the classroom
http://www.tgdaily.com/talent/128891-5-reasons-e-learning-will-radically-change-the-education-system

Universal Design (UDL) in Online Spaces with
http://www.coolcatteacher.com/udl-beth-ritter-guth/

1:1 iPad Initiative – A Four Year Study & Review
http://www.teachthought.com/technology/1-1-ipad-student-achievement/

4 Keys to Designing the Classroom of the Future
http://thejournal.com/articles/2014/10/15/4-keys-to-designing-the-classroom-of-the-future.aspx?admgarea=Features1

Why Wearables Are the New Gateways to Human Knowledge
http://campustechnology.com/articles/2014/10/16/why-wearables-are-the-new-gateways-to-human-knowledge.aspx

How to make science lessons lively & interesting (“the 5 E's”)
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/City/Guwahati/How-to-make-science-lessons-lively-interesting/articleshow/44881325.cms

Related Posts (if the above topic is of interest, you might want to check these out):
Gamifying the Classroom with Minecraft – so Many Fun Possibilities!
The Flipped Classroom is Everywhere!
iPad Workflow in the Elementary Classroom – 6 Techniques and Tips

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