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 … explore the exciting research NC State University did with establishing “a highly collaborative, hands-on, computer-rich, interactive learning environment for large-enrollment courses”, learn how to create image-based quizzes with Formative, check out some edtech ‘convenience' tools, take a look back at a bunch of ‘future of education' TED talks (from 5+ years ago) and consider how far we've come and how far we have yet to go, learn a cool technique for extracting content from media-rich PowerPoint slide decks, explore backwards planning for apps-based lessons, and more!
Awesome! SCALE-UP Student-Centered Active Learning Environment w/ Upside-down Pedagogies
How to Create Image-based Quizzes on Formative
What Will Higher Education Look Like 5, 10 or 20 Years From Now?
Science of Learning 101: Reducing the Wrong Types of Mental Effort in Instruction
The rise of ed-tech convenience tools
Expanding AI: Google Software Will Learn To Recognize Objects In The Real World
Breaking Through the Biggest Barrier to #FlippedLearning
Looks like fun! Exploring App Smashing Workshop from OLC
8 Great @TEDTalks About The Future Of Education & Teaching (still far to go!)
Interesting: Making the Case for Adaptive Learning
Leading Teachers Toward the Digital Future, Together
6 Tips For Getting Started With Google Classroom
Slick Trick! How to Quickly Extract Media from Slide Decks
Could these 3 burgeoning nontraditional pathways be a boon for traditional #highered?
Nice! Why the World Is Better Than You Think in 10 Powerful Charts
(yeah … not an edtech thing, but pretty cool – KW)
The new #ISTE Standards for Students
Wright's Law: A Unique Teacher Imparts Real Life Lessons
Backwards Planning and App-Based Lessons
Bootcamps Are Refactoring Computer Science Education
New Cornell active learning classes part of 5 yr pilot to help Ts flip classrooms
How Do We Know When #EdTech Helps—or Hurts—the Classroom? Educators at ISTE Weigh In