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Emerging Technologies and Teaching Tweet Wrap, Week Ending 03-12-16

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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 … 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
http://qz.com/633009/more-teachers-want-tech-in-the-classroom-including-vr-headsets/

The Six Tech Advances In #HigherEd That Are Preparing Students For The Future Of Work
http://www.fastcompany.com/3057576/the-future-of-work/the-six-tech-advances-in-higher-ed-that-are-preparing-students-for-the-fu?partner=rss

Grades rise as students combine learning, exercise
http://www.wfaa.com/news/education/grades-rise-as-student-combine-learning-exercise/74234582

Cool video showing ‘scale' of solar system, incl. new ‘planet 9' (does incl. 1 ‘advert')
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pR5VJo5ifdE

Knovation Brings Its Collection of Vetted Digital Content to Canvas, Google Classroom
http://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/16/03/p7653821/knovation-brings-its-collection-of-vetted-digital-content-to-canvas-and#/ixzz42VHwz3h3

Stop talking tech: 3 tips for pedagogy-based coaching
https://www.iste.org/explore/ArticleDetail?articleid=38

21 Women Disrupting Tech
http://techcrunch.com/gallery/21-women-disrupting-tech/

Interesting: A High School “Work from Home” Day
http://www.cw.edu/blog/2016/02/29/high-school-%E2%80%9Cwork-home%E2%80%9D-day

Major tech names create coalition to lobby for K-12 computer science funding
http://www.geekwire.com/2016/tech-giants-ngos-create-coalition-lobby-k-12-computer-science-funding/

Can Mobile Learning Bridge the Digital Divide and Learning Gap?
http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/aaron-benavot/mobile-learning_b_9406694.html

The move to ban homework in elementary grades (do you agree?)
http://www.salon.com/2016/03/05/homework_is_wrecking_our_kids_the_research_is_clear_lets_ban_elementary_homework/

A Compelling Case for Smartphones in Every Classroom
http://www.longisland.com/news/02-20-14/a-compelling-case-for-smartphones-in-every-classroom.html

Top 5 Anticipated 3D Printing Breakthroughs 2016 – 2018 (scroll down)
http://singularityhub.com/2016/03/07/how-3d-printing-is-transforming-the-way-we-make-things/

Why Students Don’t Do Their Homework–And What You Can Do About It
http://www.teachthought.com/pedagogy/why-students-dont-do-their-homework-and-what-you-can-do-about-it/

A searchable catalog of K–12 blended-learning programs worldwide!
http://www.blendedlearning.org/directory/

American prof's “generally avoid digital materials”, according to new study
http://www.campuscomputing.net/sites/www.campuscomputing.net/files/GOING%20DIGITAL%20-%202016%20ICBA%20Faculty%20Survey_2.pdf

Nearpod entering Virtual Reality fray: VR “Learns How to Get Into the Classroom”
http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2016/02/11/virtual-reality-learns-how-to-get-into-the-classroom/

Within 10 years, earpieces will whisper nearly simultaneous translations
http://www.wsj.com/articles/the-language-barrier-is-about-to-fall-1454077968

National School Boards Association Names “20 to Watch” #EdTech Leaders
http://www.nsba.org/newsroom/press-releases/national-school-boards-association-names-%E2%80%9C20-watch%E2%80%9D-education-technology

Millennials need peer-to-peer interaction, hands-on learning to master concepts
http://edtechnology.co.uk/Article/rethink-educational-approach-for-increased-learning-success

 

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