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 … check out the new Q&A function in Google Slides, strategies for lowering test anxiety, more excellent free higher ed textbooks from OpenStax (this is OER done right!), more award winning student success initiatives from University Business's Models of Excellence program, using Google Docs for “silent seminar”, getting up to speed with Snapchat (the most popular “new” social media platform your students are probably using if they're ‘tweens' or older), a new and different search engine from Twitter co-founder Biz Stone, and more, more, more!
How to Schedule Assignments & Announcements in Google Classroom
Lower Test Anxiety & Improve Retention With These Strategies (thx @coolcatteacher!)
Lots of subject-specific FLIPPED LEARNING VIDEO examples!
We Won’t Improve Education By Making Teachers Hate Their Jobs
#FlippedLearning is a powerful tool for classroom learning, but why stop there?
Virtual reality meets digital art: Google's Tilt Brush
Why Zuck is funding the evolution beyond cookie-cutter education
Yes! Tap Into Brain Science to Make Learning Environments Better
FlipCon16 this July in Allen, Texas! Just $250!
We Need to do Better! Research Finds Poor Outcomes For Students Who Retake Courses Online
The Most Important Thing to Know to Prevent #EdTech Problems During a Lecture
The Backchannel: Giving Every Student a Voice in the Blended Mobile Classroom
MT RobertTalbert: New Google Slides Q&A feature has good potential for classroom
The OpenStax library of easy to access & use, quality #OER textbooks for #highered keeps growing
Empower students to take charge of their well-being with this 3-part model
#FlipClass Enables Teachers to Flip Ownership of Learning to Ss
100 Fascinating Facts about YouTube (imagine a world without it?)
So many great success stories in University Business's Models of Excellence Program!
How Cool is Google Image Search? Use a Pic as Search Parameter!
Introducing Jelly, A New Search Engine
Sounds like fun … Tech Tip: How to use iMotion to add new life to a lesson
Snapchat 101 for VCs and Old Folks
Getting Students to Talk Silently: Using Google Docs for Silent Seminar
4 Reasons Why Online Learning Drives Residential Classroom Innovation
So true. It's okay to be …
a Self Starter