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Instructional Technology and Teaching Tweet Wrap for the Week Ending 02-06-16

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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 in the Wrap … the new Horizon Report (the higher ed edition) is out, helping students understand complex concepts by Edusketching, better learning through … long hand writing, Common Core resources, strategies for differentiation in PBL, encouraging a growth mindset when it comes to math, and more!

The 2016 #HigherEd Horizons Report is out! Can't wait to sink my teeth into it.
http://www.nmc.org/publication/nmc-horizon-report-2016-higher-education-edition/

Merging Classrooms: How I Shared My Students with a Class in Egypt
http://www.coolcatteacher.com/merging-classrooms-how-i-shared-my-students-with-a-class-in-egypt/

E-books: too much distraction, not enough learning
http://www.statepress.com/article/2016/02/e-books-too-much-distraction-not-enough-learning

Here's Why Writing Things Out By Hand Makes You Smarter
http://www.businessinsider.com/handwriting-helps-you-learn-2014-12

I’m a Teacher That Hates Technology—So Let Me Design the Products
https://www.edsurge.com/news/2016-02-04-i-m-a-teacher-that-hates-technology-so-let-me-design-the-products

50 Common Core Resources For Teachers
http://www.teachthought.com/pedagogy/50-common-core-resources-for-teachers/

APPEd Review – 4 Apps for Early Literacy Development
http://www.emergingedtech.com/2015/10/rubric-reviewed-best-early-literacy-development-apps/

Edusketching: A Tool to Help Students Understand Complex Concepts
http://www.coolcatteacher.com/edusketching-wendy-pillars/

12 Barriers To Innovation In Education
http://www.teachthought.com/the-future-of-learning/disruption-innovation/12-barriers-innovation-education/

Chip could bring deep learning to mobile devices
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-02/miot-ccb020316.php

6 Strategies for Differentiated Instruction in Project-Based Learning
http://www.edutopia.org/blog/differentiated-instruction-strategies-pbl-andrew-miller

Teacher PD Is Still Broken, These 3 Steps Can Fix It
http://www.coolcatteacher.com/teacher-pd-is-still-broken-these-3-steps-can-fix-it/

Annotation Studio – Annotate Shared Documents With Text, Video, Images
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2016/02/annotation-studio-annotate-shared.html#.VrIcotIrLcs

Amazon, Ed. Organizations Launch Blitz for “Growth Mindset” in Math
https://marketbrief.edweek.org/marketplace-k-12/amazon-ed-organization-launch-blitz-for-growth-mindset/?cmp=SOC-EDIT-FB

‘Micro Schools' Could Be New Competition for Private K-12
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2016/01/27/micro-schools-could-be-new-competition-for.html?cmp=SOC-EDIT-FB

Why Science Fairs Matter More Than Ever
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-d-etzwiler/why-science-fairs-matter-_b_9071720.html

MIT Launches Multiple Initiatives To Improve Digital Learning from PreK to Continuing Ed
https://campustechnology.com/articles/2016/02/02/mit-launches-multiple-initiatives-to-improve-digital-learning-from-prek-to-continuing-ed.aspx

If we give kids tools to build computers, we can raise creators not just consumers!
http://www.ted.com/talks/linda_liukas_a_delightful_way_to_teach_kids_about_computers

Fun song based lesson ideas (for any subject really)!
http://appedreview.com/app/genius-song-lyrics-more/?platform=hootsuite

Four Ways Teachers Can Differentiate In The Classroom
http://inservice.ascd.org/four-ways-teachers-can-differentiate-in-the-classroom/

Exploring The Bergmann & Sams School of Flipped Learning
http://www.flippedclassroomworkshop.com/bergmann-and-sams-school-of-flipped-teaching-learning/

Why We Should Use Behavioral Economics to Design Technology That Doesn’t Kill Us
http://singularityhub.com/2016/01/28/why-we-should-use-behavioral-economics-to-design-technology-that-doesnt-kill-us/

Obama seeks $4 billion to reboot tech education
http://www.cnet.com/news/obama-seeks-4-billion-to-reboot-tech-education/

 

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