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Education Technology Tweet Wrap for Week Ending 01-22-16

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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 … learn how to download your Google data, explore characteristics of project based learning that works, check out dozens of fun activities that let students reflect on their learning, take a fresh look at Universal Design for Learning, consider gaming mechanics for enhanced engagement, tap into simplified content on Wikipedia for younger students, and more!

What a great way to have kids reflect on their learning
http://www.cheneyagilitytoolkit.blogspot.com.au/

The 7 “Devices” of Transformation in Education (hint: these are not gadgets!)
http://www.coolcatteacher.com/11301-2/

Compare & Connect K-12 uses federal data to let districts compare bandwidth deals
http://www.eschoolnews.com/2016/01/22/new-tool-helps-districts-compare-bandwidth-pricing/

Google Books for Teachers and Students – A Guide
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2016/01/google-books-for-teachers-and-students.html

The Superintendent Who Turned Around A School District
http://www.npr.org/2016/01/03/461205086/the-superintendent-who-turned-around-a-school-district

Flat World Partners w/ Knewton, combines digital content w/ Adaptive Learning
http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/flat-world-education-partners-with-knewton-to-offer-new-suite-of-course-solutions-300206691.html

5 Lessons: #Edtech Developers Take a Look @ Gaming for Your Next Breakthrough
http://www.coolcatteacher.com/edtech-developers-take-a-look-at-gaming-for-your-next-breakthrough/

Turning Education Upside Down: Flipping the Classroom & *Improving Student Outcomes*
https://www.noodle.com/articles/upside-down-education-flipped-classrooms-student-success203

MT @samdaunt Cool Teacher tip! on Wikipedia replace ‘en' w/ ‘simple' for simplified more child-friendly version
No link, but a clarification: change en.wikipedia.com to simple.wikipedia.com

This is Awesome! An Easy Way to Download Your Google Data
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2016/01/an-easy-way-to-download-your-google-data.html

Minecraft to launch education edition
http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-35341528

The Tech Literacy Imperative
https://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/tech-literacy-for-digital-natives-by-gavin-patterson-2016-01

5 Characteristics Of Project-Based Learning That Works
http://www.teachthought.com/critical-thinking/inquiry/5-characteristics-of-project-based-learning-that-works/

Game Mechanics in the Classroom to Engage Learners
http://www.coolcatteacher.com/game-based-learning/

Learn the basics about #UDL, then stick around and learn some more!
http://www.udlcenter.org/aboutudl

What Teachers That Use Technology Believe
http://www.teachthought.com/the-future-of-learning/technology/teachers-use-technology-believe/

 

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