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

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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 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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