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Teaching and #EdTech Tweet Wrap for Week Ending 02-13-16

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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

Another jam-packed Tweet Wrap this week! Check out the Big Picture learning model where students create their own curriculum, explore a better approach to web based texts, get featured in an article about Virtual Labs in a major publication, learn how students build a sense of community in an online course, discover how students can learn skills twice as fast and strategies to help learning “stick”, learn about a straightforward way to create flipped learning content with a SMART Board, check out the 3D Smart Doodler, and so much more!

How about a Minecraft for Education Mentor?
https://education.microsoft.com/minecraftmentors

Track Who Has Completed Your Form +More in Latest Version of Google Forms
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2016/02/track-who-has-completed-your-form-and.html

This is awesome! When Students Create their own Curriculum: The Big Picture Learning Model
http://www.coreeducationllc.com/blog2/when-students-create-their-own-curriculum-the-big-picture-learning-model/

Game-Based Learning and Nontraditional Students – A Report
http://www.muzzylane.com/2016/01/game-based-learning-and-nontraditional-students-a-report/

Check out “The Open Syllabus Project” – massive archive of Syllabi
http://opensyllabusproject.org/

Ed Dept auditing Western Gov U over the faculty role in competency-based programs
https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2016/01/15/education-departments-inspector-generals-high-stakes-audit-western-governors-u

ClipChoose – create a poll, let students compare/contrast 2 or more vids
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2016/02/how-to-create-video-based-poll.html

Tech Ed Getting Short Shrift in President's Proposed Budget
https://thejournal.com/articles/2016/02/10/ed-tech-teacher-support-getting-short-shrift-in-presidents-proposed-budget.aspx

Web based texts created as digital from the ground up “to make content come alive”
http://www.centredaily.com/news/business/article59743926.html

@GirlsWhoCode taught 10,000 young women how to code in 2015
http://www.forbes.com/sites/leoking/2015/12/17/women-in-tech-women-triumph-2015-review/

4 Things Innovative Schools Have In Common
http://www.teachthought.com/the-future-of-learning/disruption-innovation/4-things-innovative-schools-have-in-common/

Writing Article About Virtual Labs for Major Pub. Want to be Featured?
http://www.emergingedtech.com/2016/02/virtual-labs-in-higher-education-article-research/

Teachers abandon independent teaching, move to more engaging, cross-discipline team approach
http://shelterislandreporter.timesreview.com/2016/02/09/brave-new-world-of-the-classroom/

Here Is A Great Tool for Creating Educational Video Games to Use in Class
http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2016/02/here-is-great-tool-for-creating-video-games.html

Check These Great Cartoons for the Classroom!
http://nieonline.com/aaec/cftc.cfm

Understanding Dyslexia: 5 Ways to End the Homework Struggle
http://www.scilearn.com/blog/understanding-dyslexia-homework-struggles

Introduce Yourself: Student Videos Build Community
https://cit.duke.edu/blog/2016/02/intro-video/

When the World Is Wired: The Magic of the Internet of Everything
http://singularityhub.com/2016/02/09/when-the-world-is-wired-the-magic-of-the-internet-of-everything/

Can I use a SMART Board to create flipped video lessons? YES you can!
http://www.flippedclassroomworkshop.com/easy-way-to-create-flipped-lessons-if-you-have-a-smart-board/

Christi Collins has a great channel of interactive ThingLinks focused on E-Learning
https://www.thinglink.com/channel/511738558881464320?buttonSource=channelNotifyD14

3Doodler Start makes 3D drawing kid's play
http://mashable.com/2016/02/09/3doodler-start-makes-3d-drawing-kids-play/

Interesting! Univ sets up own App Store w/”pre-approved digital learning products”
https://www.edsurge.com/news/2016-02-08-unc-launches-app-store-for-digital-learning-tools

Innovator’s Mindset: Teaching Students to be Problem Finders
http://www.coolcatteacher.com/george-couros-problem-finders/

Scientists have found a way to help you learn new skills twice as fast
http://www.sciencealert.com/scientists-have-found-a-technique-that-helps-you-learn-new-skills-twice-as-fast

92 Percent of Students Prefer Paper Books Over E-Books: Survey
http://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/92-percent-students-prefer-paper-books-over-e-books-survey-n511371

Prepping for new ed tech? First, examine existing infrastructure
http://www.educationdive.com/news/prepping-for-new-ed-tech-first-examine-existing-infrastructure/413286/

Science of Learning 101: Two More Instructional Strategies That Promote “Sticking
https://www.td.org/Publications/Blogs/Science-of-Learning-Blog/2016/02/Science-of-Learning-101-Two-More-Instructional-Strategies-That-Promotes-Sticking

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