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Technology and Education Tweet Wrap for Week Ending 01-02-16

by Kelly Walsh on January 3, 2016

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HappyNewYear

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

Well, let’s start this first post of the year off right, by wishing you all a Happy New Year!

This week in the Wrap, come explore the difference between personalized, adaptive, and differentiated learning, discover the importance of unlearning what we already know in order to create a more successful learning experience, enjoy the fun “Periodic Table of EdTech”, learn how 3D printing enables interactive learning, consider ideas for a Genius Hour for your classroom, and more, more, more!

Dewey said it over half a century ago, yet it has never been more relevant! https://twitter.com/EmergingEdTech/status/682965783912255488

More evidence that letting infants play w/digital devices is a BAD idea
http://www.scienceworldreport.com/articles/35270/20151230/toys-impact-learning-language-skills-child.htm

Unlearning What We Think We Know to Inspire Successful Learning
https://www.td.org/Publications/Blogs/Science-of-Learning-Blog/2015/12/Unlearning-What-We-Think-We-Know-to-Inspire-Successful-Learning

New California Law Limits Use of Student Data
http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2015-12-29/new-california-law-limits-use-of-student-data

Research: teacher-made academic films can be short in length, strong in impact!
http://www.merinews.com/article/short-in-length-but-strong-in-impact-can-be-teacher-made-academic-films-action-research-study/15912341.shtml

The Internet Allowed Us to Learn Anything—VR Will Let Us Experience Everything
http://singularityhub.com/2015/12/29/the-internet-allowed-us-to-learn-anything-vr-will-let-us-experience-it/

The #edtech periodic table
http://dailygenius.com/periodic-table

US DOE page lists some states, districts implementing Competency Based K-12 Programs
http://www.ed.gov/oii-news/competency-based-learning-or-personalized-learning

Step-by-Step Guide to Personalized Learning
http://education.vermont.gov/documents/EDU-PLP_Guide_to_Personalized_Learning.pdf

10 Most Exciting SciTech Advances of 2015
http://singularityhub.com/2015/12/31/ten-most-exciting-scitech-advances-of-2015/

Difference between Personalized & Adaptive Learning explained
http://www.brainx.com/resources/blog/bid/207120/The-Difference-between-Personalized-Learning-and-Adaptive-Learning-and-Differentiated-Instruction

How 3D Printing Facilitates Interactive Learning
http://3dprint.com/112623/3dp-in-interactive-learning

What Is Genius Hour?
http://www.teachthought.com/learning/what-is-genius-hour/

Report: Resist temptation of new #edtech initiatives, improve implementation of those already adopted
http://www.coreeducationllc.com/blog2/implementation-is-the-new-innovation/

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About 

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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