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Teaching and Emerging EdTech Tweet Wrap, Week Ending 02-27-16

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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 … explore what the next few years hold for Virtual and Augmented Reality, and get up to speed on Google Cardboard, listen to Director of the Institute for Personalized Learning discuss their work to ensure that Personalized Learning becomes the norm, learn how blockchain technology could impact education, review the various malware types we should all be aware of, read how we may be able to help children with auditory processing disorders overcome reading issues before they occur, and more, more, more!

The Near Future of VR & AR: What You Need to Know
http://singularityhub.com/2016/02/23/the-near-future-of-vr-and-ar-what-you-need-to-know/

How a ‘Syllabus Commons’ Could Change Higher Education
http://chronicle.com/article/How-a-Syllabus-Commons-/235330

Getting real? Google cardboard & virtual reality in education
http://www.theedublogger.com/2016/02/22/virtual-reality/

Good for Ss,Teachers to be Aware of: Common Malware Types: Cybersecurity 101
https://www.veracode.com/blog/2012/10/common-malware-types-cybersecurity-101

Enhanced Voice Typing for Google Docs
https://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/technology-and-learning/enhanced-voice-typing-google-docs

New Government Programs Look to Close Digital “Homework Gap”
https://nonprofitquarterly.org/2016/02/24/new-government-programs-look-to-close-digital-homework-gap/

Study: Predicting literacy skills in children years before they read
http://www.scilearn.com/blog/predicting-literacy-skills-in-children

‘Teachers should flip their dull workload to focus on the precious moments – teaching'
https://www.tes.com/news/school-news/breaking-views/teachers-should-flip-their-dull-workload-focus-precious-moments

Very well done ‘Visual Introduction to Machine Learning’
http://www.r2d3.us/visual-intro-to-machine-learning-part-1/

Teens do better in science when they know Einstein and Curie also struggled
http://qz.com/622749/teens-do-better-in-science-when-they-know-einstein-and-curie-also-struggled/

IBM's “neurosynaptic” chips are the closest thing to a synthetic brain yet
http://io9.gizmodo.com/5832085/ibms-neurosynaptic-chips-are-the-closest-thing-to-a-synthetic-brain-yet

Science says parents of successful kids have these 11 things in common
http://www.businessinsider.com/how-parents-set-their-kids-up-for-success-2015-11

Ep. 30 Let’s Grow A Culture Of Personalized Learning
http://www.teachthought.com/podcast/ep-30-lets-build-a-culture-of-personalized-learning/

Nice little piece by @joshmkim: EdTech and ‘All The Birds in the Sky'
https://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/technology-and-learning/edtech-and-all-birds-sky

Sony Aims to Reshape Education with Blockchain Technology
http://bitcoinist.net/sony-aims-to-reshape-education-with-blockchain-technology/

RT @TeachThought: Best iPad Apps for Art Education, Painting
http://www.teachthought.com/uncategorized/best-ipad-apps-for-drawing-painting-art-education/

Tech Crunch: “Tablets are Dead” (i.e. nothing new happening, future looks ??)
http://techcrunch.com/2016/02/25/tablets-are-dead/

U.S. DoE Recognizes 13 States, 40 Districts Committing to w/Educational Resources
https://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/us-department-education-recognizes-13-states-and-40-districts-committing-goopen-educational-resources

 

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