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Teaching and Tech Tweet Wrap, Week Ending 04-30-16

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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 … writing notes by hand is better for learning (how about using a stylus? best of both worlds?), characteristics of top notch PD, AppEd Review launches the “App Teacher” journal, tips for flipped mastery … and why flipped classrooms can fail, help students reflect on learning, “pedagogy first, tech second”, 150 questions to explore 21st century fluency, sketchnoting, and so much more!

Making #EdTech Click in the Classroom: Teachers Share What Makes Digital Tools ‘Worth The Time’ https://www.edsurge.com/news/2016-03-29-making-technology-click-in-the-classroom-teachers-share-what-makes-digital-tools-worth-the-time

How a clunky computer game is teaching millions of kids to master digital world
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/17/magazine/the-minecraft-generation.html

Taking Notes By Hand May Be Better Than Digitally, Researchers Say
http://www.npr.org/2016/04/17/474525392/attention-students-put-your-laptops-away

Clarifying Ideas with Sketchnoting (Thx @sylviaduckworth & @coolcatteacher)
http://www.bamradionetwork.com/every-classroom-matters/3834-clarifying-ideas-with-sketchnoting

More Than 150 Questions for 21st Century Fluency Development
https://globaldigitalcitizen.org/questions-21st-century-fluency-development

Seeing the benefits of failure shapes kids' beliefs about intelligence
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-04/afps-stb042816.php

7 Characteristics of Great Professional Development
http://www.teachthought.com/everything-else/professional-development/8-things-professional-development/

Report examines how giving Ss power to explore digital tech improves learning
http://www.eschoolnews.com/2016/04/29/how-to-help-students-become-digital-creators/

33% of VR developers are developing for education (source: Greenlight VR)
http://singularityhub.com/2016/04/28/vr-developers-have-high-hopes-for-this-year-but-are-they-right/

Inaugural Edition of The App Teacher journal is Free!
http://appedreview.com/blog/category/the-app-teacher/

In Age of OER, Curation is King:
http://www.bookbusinessmag.com/post/age-oer-curation-will-king/

FlipCon '16 will be held July 19-21, 2016 in Allen, Texas
http://flippedlearning.org/domain/18

The Sharing Economy Is Transforming How We Learn
http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/martha-turner/digital-learning_b_9788612.html

One Size Doesn't Fit All: “HyFlex” Lets Students Choose
http://er.educause.edu/articles/2016/4/one-size-doesnt-fit-all-hyflex-lets-students-choose

Nice 3-Part Series on “Why Flipped Classrooms Fail” from @julieschell
https://blog.peerinstruction.net/2016/02/08/why-flipped-classrooms-fail/

McGraw-Hill Sees Future in Gamelets Rather than Games
http://www.gamesandlearning.org/2016/04/27/mcgraw-hill-sees-future-in-gamelets-rather-than-games/

Enhancing Tech in the Classroom: PBS Announces Free iBooks for K-8 Teachers
http://www.pbs.org/about/blogs/news/enhancing-tech-in-the-classroom-pbs-announces-ibooks-for-k-8-teachers/

Many elite professional have coaches, so should teachers (Children's Literacy Initiative)
http://www.cli.org/services/coaching/

Does learning improve when every student gets a laptop? (Study says yes, it can)
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-04/msu-dli042616.php

“(My)Tough-Love Advice Edtech Needs to Hear”
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/mytough-love-advice-edtech-needs-hear-bridget-burns

Why Pedagogy First, Tech Second Stance is Key to the Future
http://www.edtechmagazine.com/k12/article/2016/04/why-pedagogy-first-tech-second-stance-key-future

Flipped Mastery tips from @jonbergmann
http://jonbergmann.com/flipped-mastery-tip-4-no-more-quizzes/

3 Fun Examples Of Technology-Based Assessment
http://www.teachthought.com/the-future-of-learning/technology/3-fun-examples-of-technology-based-assessement/

How to Add Word Art to Google Slides
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2016/04/how-to-add-word-art-to-google-slides.html

20 Free Tools for Making Comics & Cartoons for Teaching & Learning
https://medium.com/@emergingedtech/20-free-tools-for-making-comics-and-cartoons-for-teaching-and-learning-5d2fddaae2d0#.7bcyiwzfb

Helping Your Students Learn To Reflect On Their Learning
http://www.teachthought.com/learning/helping-students-learn-reflect-learning/

 

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