Inspiring, informative, useful, or just plain fun tweets posted on Twitter over this past week … collected here to share with our blog readers.
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
The 7 “Devices” of Transformation in Education (hint: these are not gadgets!)
Compare & Connect K-12 uses federal data to let districts compare bandwidth deals
Google Books for Teachers and Students – A Guide
The Superintendent Who Turned Around A School District
Flat World Partners w/ Knewton, combines digital content w/ Adaptive Learning
5 Lessons: #Edtech Developers Take a Look @ Gaming for Your Next Breakthrough
Turning Education Upside Down: Flipping the Classroom & *Improving Student Outcomes*
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
Minecraft to launch education edition
The Tech Literacy Imperative
5 Characteristics Of Project-Based Learning That Works
Game Mechanics in the Classroom to Engage Learners
Learn the basics about #UDL, then stick around and learn some more!
What Teachers That Use Technology Believe