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EdTech, Teaching, and Learning Tweet Wrap for the Week Ending 03-26-16

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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 … develop a better understanding of how to assess the efficiency and effectiveness of tech tools for teaching and learning, discover how to make Mastery Learning a reality in your classroom or course, explore a new development in micro-credentialing, learn how vital sleep is to deep learning, learn how Moodle can be used to deliver nearly endless variations of a test, explore the most essential factors that make college students successful, and much, much more!

Mastery Simplified: Five Tips to Make Mastery a Reality
http://jonbergmann.com/mastery-simplified-five-tips-to-make-mastery-a-reality/

Five Things About Efficacy of #EdTech Tools That Should Be Intuitive, But Are Not
https://www.edsurge.com/news/2016-03-23-five-things-about-efficacy-that-should-be-intuitive-but-are-not

Tech may be the backbone of 1-to-1 programs, but learning goals & outcomes s/b focus
http://www.edtechmagazine.com/k12/article/2016/03/why-balancing-priorities-essential-one-one-computing

Idea to retire: Technology alone can improve student learning
http://www.brookings.edu/blogs/brown-center-chalkboard/posts/2016/03/25-technology-improving-student-learning-south-stevens-lettvin#.VvVDhdUYEh0.twitter

Faculty, Students Disagree on Digital Content Usage Savvy
https://campustechnology.com/articles/2016/03/23/faculty-students-disagree-on-digital-content-usage-savvy.aspx

Hmm … studies suggest sleep profoundly boosts what we’ve learned in the previous day
http://singularityhub.com/2016/03/20/the-sleeping-brain-is-a-marvelous-memory-making-machine/

6 Universities Partner on Credentialing Initiative
https://campustechnology.com/articles/2016/03/22/6-universities-partner-on-credentialing-initiative.aspx

The Journey to Lifelong Learning Begins with Professional Development
http://inservice.ascd.org/the-journey-to-lifelong-learning-begins-with-professional-development/

Interesting look at engagement in online communities: “Tribes, Flocks, and Single Servings”
https://medium.com/@rahafharfoush/tribes-flocks-and-single-servings-the-evolution-of-digital-behavior-6db8e1d5ef8f#.82lhpidkg

Tweets that “changed the world” Look back at the 10-year history of Twitter (video)
http://edition.cnn.com/videos/tv/2016/03/21/twitter-turns-10-orig.cnn

MOOCs Are Forcing Elite B-Schools To Embrace Digital Innovation
http://www.businessbecause.com/news/mba-distance-learning/3881/moocs-are-transforming-elite-business-schools

Those who’d benefit most from online learning (in many forms) are least likely to do so
http://qz.com/644841/the-americans-whod-benefit-the-most-from-online-education-have-no-idea-it-exists/

Technology Feels Like It’s Accelerating — Because It Actually Is
http://singularityhub.com/2016/03/22/technology-feels-like-its-accelerating-because-it-actually-is/

Gauging Your Distraction – A Game to Show Students the Dangers of Texting While Driving
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2016/03/gauging-your-distraction-game-to-show.html

Making Room for Children's Ideas Through Project Based Learning
http://www.edutopia.org/blog/making-room-childrens-ideas-pbl-jack-dieckmann

7 things every educator should know about digital equity
https://www.iste.org/explore/articleDetail?articleid=654&category=Lead-the-way&article=

Stop Innovating in Schools. Please.”
http://willrichardson.com/post/140338223225/stop-innovating-in-schools-please

How to Create Thousands of Versions of a Test in Moodle
http://jonbergmann.com/thousands_of_versions/

College Success Factors: Can-do Attitude – Self-discipline – Active learning
http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational-leadership/mar16/vol73/num06/The-X-Factor-in-College-Success.aspx

Interesting: A new spin on college financing? Treating students like stocks
http://www.wnyc.org/story/a-new-spin-on-college-financing-treating-students-like-stocks/

The Privacy Debate: Common Sense Education & 40 Districts Take A Stand on #EdTech Privacy
http://www.educationworld.com/a_news/common-sense-education-and-40-districts-take-stand-edtech-privacy-k-12-933648020#sthash.giP9lnTT.dpuf

Classrooms, teachers push envelop on ‘cool' learning environments
http://www.rrstar.com/article/20160318/SPECIAL/160319356

ASSESSMENT 3.0: 4 Simple Words That Will Revolutionize Learning
http://www.brilliant-insane.com/2014/10/assessment-3-0-4-simple-words-that-will-revolutionize-learning.html

 

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