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

by Kelly Walsh on January 17, 2016

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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, several flipped class articles examining the technique from various perspectives, a look at the advanced Google search “site” parameter with Alan November, a college dashboard that goes well beyond the President’s effort by calculating value, discover the new “shared” functionality for the iPad coming in iOS 9.3, an overview of John Dewey’s experiential learning pedagogical approach, a consideration of the need to teach scientific thinking (as opposed to just a collection of facts), numerous tech tools to explore, and more, more, more!

Flipping the classroom when home access is a problem
http://www.eschoolnews.com/2016/01/14/flipping-the-classroom-when-home-access-is-a-problem/

If kids don’t come out of school today being innovative, they will come out unemployed …
http://getschooled.blog.myajc.com/2016/01/13/if-kids-dont-come-out-of-high-school-today-being-innovative-they-will-come-out-being-unemployed/

The Advanced Google Searches Every Student Should Know
http://novemberlearning.com/educational-resources-for-educators/teaching-and-learning-articles/the-advanced-google-searches-every-student-should-know/

Nominate a CIO for the Wayne Brown Ed Tech Leader Award!
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/peertelligent_award

Drawing Ideas: The Benefits Of Mindmapping For Learning
http://www.teachthought.com/pedagogy/literacy/drawing-ideas-the-benefits-of-mindmapping-for-learning/

Brookings has a College “Rankings” Dashboard done right
http://www.brookings.edu/research/reports2/2015/04/29-beyond-college-rankings-rothwell-kulkarni

7 Activities to Encourage Ss to Take Ownership of Their Learning
http://www.flippedclassroomworkshop.com/7-activities-to-develop-self-directed-learning/

The Top Technology Stories You’ll Be Reading in 2016
http://singularityhub.com/2016/01/12/these-6-technologies-will-define-2016/

SeeSaw Now Offers a Simple & Safe Blogging Platform for Kids
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2016/01/seesaw-now-offers-simple-safe-blogging.html

Ep. 15: Teaching & Learning vs. Accountability With @justintarte
http://www.teachthought.com/pedagogy/ep-15-teaching-and-learning-vs-accountability-with-justintarte/

Thanks Feedspot.com for including us in this TOP 100 EDUCATION BLOGS listing!
http://blog.feedspot.com/2015/12/30/top-50-education-blogs-for-educators-and-teachers/

Numberock – Math Music Videos for Kids
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2016/01/numberock-math-music-videos-for-kids.html

Universities to ‘flip’ the classroom as space requirements change in digital age
http://www.couriermail.com.au/business/universities-to-flip-the-classroom-as-space-requirements-change-in-digital-age/news-story/88831d33978573d7f9268c6b93fe0c74

A LOOK INSIDE a Digital Shop Class: Game Based Learning, Design Thinking …
http://www.coolcatteacher.com/11186-2/

New “Shared iPad for students” functionality slated for iOS 9.3 look pretty cool!
http://www.apple.com/education/preview/

Carol Dweck: The power of believing that you can improve
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_X0mgOOSpLU

Youtube capture (app): easily record, edit, and upload video to Youtube
http://instructionaltechtalk.com/15-youtube-capture-easily-record-edit-and-upload-video-to-youtube/

Virtual-Reality Lab Explores New Kinds of Immersive Learning
http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/virtual-reality-lab-explores-new-kinds-of-immersive-learning/57664

Why Every Gadget You Own Suddenly Wants To Talk To You
http://www.fastcodesign.com/3055178/why-every-gadget-you-own-suddenly-wants-to-talk-to-you

There’s a good reason Americans are horrible at science
http://qz.com/588126/theres-a-good-reason-americans-are-horrible-at-science/

25 Critical Thinking Apps For Extended Student Learning
http://www.teachthought.com/critical-thinking/25-critical-thinking-apps-for-extended-student-learning/

7 Ways Video Games Will Help Your Kids in School
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/kara-loo/7-ways-video-games-help_b_6084990.html

Flipped Learning: A Response To Five Common Criticisms
http://novemberlearning.com/educational-resources-for-educators/teaching-and-learning-articles/flipped-learning-a-response-to-five-common-criticisms-article/

The Pedagogy Of John Dewey: A Summary
http://www.teachthought.com/uncategorized/pedagogy-john-dewey-summary/

 

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Kelly Walsh is Chief Information Officer at The College of Westchester, in White Plains, NY, where he also teaches. In 2009, Walsh founded EmergingEdTech.com. He frequently delivers presentations on a variety of related topics at schools and conferences across the U.S. Walsh is also an author, and online educator, regularly running Flipped Class Workshops online. His eBook, the Flipped Classroom Workshop-in-a-Book is available here. Walsh became the Community Administrator for the Flipped Learning Network in June of 2016. In his "spare time" he also writes, records, and performs original music ... stop by kwalshmusic.com and have a listen!

[Disclaimer: The opinions expressed here are my own, or those of other writers, and not those of my employer. - K. Walsh]

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