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Digital Teaching and Learning Tweet Wrap for Week Ending 01-30-16

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Inspiring, informative, useful, or just plain fun tweets posted on Twitter over this past week … collected here to share with our blog readers.

EmergingEdTech Teaching Technology Tweet Wrap

This week … explore the growth mindset with young learners, learn about a global collaboration for students to build apps that can change the world, check out a guide to the right 3D printer, learn about a new Plicker feature, explore some awesome interactives for the flipped math classroom?, and how about those stand up desks? … talk about active learning! (sorry, couldn't resist). Read on and enjoy!

Great vids for young Ss re: power of the #GrowthMindset (need some geared to older Ss too)
https://www.classdojo.com/bigideas/

Sweet! A Global Collaboration Among Students To Build Apps that Matter To Our World
http://www.prweb.com/releases/2016/01/prweb13177438.htm

What Is Competency-Based Learning, Why Does It Matter?
http://www.coolcatteacher.com/competency-based-learning-john-martin/

The real digital divide in educational technology (the ‘digital use' divide)
http://www.brookings.edu/blogs/techtank/posts/2016/01/28-real-digital-divide-educational-technology-brotman

AWESOME QUESTION! Would You Want to Be a Student in Your Own Classroom?
http://www.coolcatteacher.com/innovators-mindset-george-couros-empathy/

An educator's guide to choosing the right 3D printer for robust, hands-on learning:
https://www.iste.org/explore/articleDetail?articleid=655

There are 3,900+ math & reading apps, class mgmt systems, other software services. Wow.
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/18/technology/education-technology-graduates-from-the-classroom-to-the-boardroom.html

Forget Sit down!' Students now standing up to learn
http://www.cnn.com/2015/12/10/health/standing-desks-impact-health-education/index.html

Interesting Research: Technology Is Only Making Social Skills More Important
https://hbr.org/2015/08/research-technology-is-only-making-social-skills-more-important

Plickers Now Offers Scoresheets for Reviewing Students' Progress
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2016/01/plickers-now-offers-scoresheets-for.html

Google has a free online course on cutting-edge computer science
http://www.komando.com/happening-now/344983/google-has-a-free-online-course-on-cutting-edge-computer-science

I Flipped my Class, Now Everyone Talks, Laughs, & Works
http://www.pearsoned.com/education-blog/i-flipped-my-class-now-everyone-talks-laughs-and-works/

Why Kindergarten in Finland Is All About Playtime (& More Stimulating Than Common Core)
http://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2015/10/the-joyful-illiterate-kindergartners-of-finland/408325/

Automation or empowerment: online learning at the crossroads
http://www.tonybates.ca/2016/01/11/automation-or-empowerment-online-learning-at-the-crossroads/

Disruptive or not, you must add MOOCs to your online presence
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/disruptive-you-must-add-moocs-your-online-presence-anup-batra

10 Best Sites For Free STL Files for #3DPrinting
http://www.3ders.org/articles/20160125-the-10-best-sites-to-download-free-stl-files-for-3d-printing.html

Interactive Resources for Flipped, Active Math Learning
http://www.flippedclassroomworkshop.com/interactive-math-resources-for-flipped-active-math-learning/

 

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