Inspiring, informative, useful, or just plain fun tweets posted on Twitter over this past week … collected here to share with our blog readers.
This week … Virtual Reality continues to make headway in the classroom, consider the changing nature of homework, look to the future with high tech earpieces and amazing advances in 3D printing, a study illustrates the benefits of combining movement with learning, learn how today’s students can master subjects more effectively with increased hands-on and peer-to-peer learning, and more!
Teachers want more tech in the classroom — even VR headsets
The Six Tech Advances In #HigherEd That Are Preparing Students For The Future Of Work
Grades rise as students combine learning, exercise
Cool video showing ‘scale’ of solar system, incl. new ‘planet 9’ (does incl. 1 ‘advert’)
Knovation Brings Its Collection of Vetted Digital Content to Canvas, Google Classroom
Stop talking tech: 3 tips for pedagogy-based coaching
21 Women Disrupting Tech
Interesting: A High School “Work from Home” Day
Major tech names create coalition to lobby for K-12 computer science funding
Can Mobile Learning Bridge the Digital Divide and Learning Gap?
The move to ban homework in elementary grades (do you agree?)
A Compelling Case for Smartphones in Every Classroom
Top 5 Anticipated 3D Printing Breakthroughs 2016 – 2018 (scroll down)
Why Students Don’t Do Their Homework–And What You Can Do About It
A searchable catalog of K–12 blended-learning programs worldwide!
American prof’s “generally avoid digital materials”, according to new study
Nearpod entering Virtual Reality fray: VR “Learns How to Get Into the Classroom”
Within 10 years, earpieces will whisper nearly simultaneous translations
National School Boards Association Names “20 to Watch” #EdTech Leaders
Millennials need peer-to-peer interaction, hands-on learning to master concepts