Inspiring, informative, useful, or just plain fun tweets posted on Twitter over this past week … collected here to share with our blog readers.
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?
Track Who Has Completed Your Form +More in Latest Version of Google Forms
This is awesome! When Students Create their own Curriculum: The Big Picture Learning Model
Game-Based Learning and Nontraditional Students – A Report
Check out “The Open Syllabus Project” – massive archive of Syllabi
Ed Dept auditing Western Gov U over the faculty role in competency-based programs
ClipChoose – create a poll, let students compare/contrast 2 or more vids
Tech Ed Getting Short Shrift in President’s Proposed Budget
Web based texts created as digital from the ground up “to make content come alive”
@GirlsWhoCode taught 10,000 young women how to code in 2015
4 Things Innovative Schools Have In Common
Writing Article About Virtual Labs for Major Pub. Want to be Featured?
Teachers abandon independent teaching, move to more engaging, cross-discipline team approach
Here Is A Great Tool for Creating Educational Video Games to Use in Class
Check These Great Cartoons for the Classroom!
Understanding Dyslexia: 5 Ways to End the Homework Struggle
Introduce Yourself: Student Videos Build Community
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!
Christi Collins has a great channel of interactive ThingLinks focused on E-Learning
3Doodler Start makes 3D drawing kid’s play
Interesting! Univ sets up own App Store w/”pre-approved digital learning products”
Innovator’s Mindset: Teaching Students to be Problem Finders
Scientists have found a way to help you learn new skills twice as fast
92 Percent of Students Prefer Paper Books Over E-Books: Survey
Prepping for new ed tech? First, examine existing infrastructure
Science of Learning 101: Two More Instructional Strategies That Promote “Sticking