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

by Kelly Walsh on March 27, 2016

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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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Kelly Walsh is Chief Information Officer at The College of Westchester, in White Plains, NY, where he also teaches. In 2009, Walsh founded EmergingEdTech.com. As an education and instructional technology advocate, he frequently delivers presentations on a variety of related topics at schools and conferences across the U.S. Walsh is also an author, and online educator, regularly running Flipped Class Workshops online. His eBook, the Flipped Classroom Workshop-in-a-Book is available here. Kelly also writes, records, and performs original music ... stop by kwalshmusic.com and have a listen!

[Disclaimer: The opinions expressed here are my own, or those of other writers, and not those of my employer. - K. Walsh]

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