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Instructional Technology and Teaching Tweet Wrap for Week Ending 03-19-16

by Kelly Walsh on March 20, 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 in the wrap … apps that let students show what they know; just what is Personalized Learning – read what some education experts have to say; check out the Wayback Machine Internet Archive with Alan November; explore the move to stop grading and focus on student learning (imagine that :)); using student-created Infographics for assessment; explore how the flipped classroom makes competency-based learning possible; and more, more, more!  

Panel: Ditch Grades Now, Focus on Student Learning
https://thejournal.com/Articles/2016/03/15/Panel-Ditch-Grades-Now-Focus-on-Student-Learning.aspx

‘Always Be Learning’: A New Model For Lifelong Education
http://www.forbes.com/forbes/welcome/#6b1bbf23234f

What Artificial Intelligence Could Mean For Education
http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2016/03/16/470011574/what-artificial-intelligence-could-mean-for-education

The biggest indictment of our schools is not their failure to raise test scores
http://dangerouslyirrelevant.org/2016/03/the-biggest-indictment-of-our-schools-is-not-their-failure-to-raise-test-scores.html

7 Creative Apps That Allow Students To Show What They Know
http://www.teachthought.com/uncategorized/7-creative-apps-that-allow-students-to-show-what-they-know/

Passionate Educators Share Their Perspectives on What Personalized Learning Is
http://er.educause.edu/multimedia/2016/3/video-how-do-you-define-personalized-learning

Blow Student’s Minds & Open Their Eyes w/the Wayback Machine (Internet Archive)!
http://novemberlearning.com/educational-resources-for-educators/teaching-and-learning-articles/essential-unique-search-tool-students-may-never-used/

Digital tools can help children w/ developmental challenges, parents & experts say
http://littletonindependent.net/stories/Digital-tools-help-children-with-developmental-challenges-Highlands-Ranch-parents-and-media-experts,209304

Online Learning Consortium Opens Calls for 2016 #DigitalLearning Innovation Awards
http://awards.onlinelearningconsortium.org/

Scroll down for top 5 #Robotics advancements to expect in next 3 years (pretty cool!)
http://singularityhub.com/2016/03/15/robot-revolution-these-are-the-breakthroughs-you-should-watch/

Infographics as a Creative Assessment from @kathyschrock
http://www.schrockguide.net/infographics-as-an-assessment.html

Sheesh! A Teacher Makes 1500 Educational Decisions A Day
http://www.teachthought.com/pedagogy/teacher-makes-1500-decisions-a-day/

New social robot from MIT helps students learn through personalized interactions
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=137895&org=NSF&from=news

Review of Sams & Bergmann’s book “Flipped Learning for Science Instruction”
http://www.rsc.org/eic/2016/03/flipped-learning-science-instruction-review

Complex learning can break down barriers in brain we thought were fixed
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-03/e-cld031416.php

Interesting: How to train your human, part II: Products that make habits last
http://techcrunch.com/2016/03/12/how-to-train-your-human-part-ii-products-that-make-habits-last/

Competency Based Learning: How Flipped Mastery Makes CBL Possible
http://jonbergmann.com/flippedmasterycbl/

 

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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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