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EdTech and Teaching Tweet Wrap, w/e 01-14-17

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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 … it's easier than you think to learn a bit about coding and to see if it has a place in your classroom. Familiar with FOMO, phubbing, and telepressure? No? Check out these other tech terms with a Digital Dictionary for the New Year. Explore formative assessment for teachers, benefits of inquiry based learning, a new book about “Moonshots for Education” and blended learning, what makes a “smart course” smart, and more, more, more.

Teachers! Start a Code Club in minutes & help boost your confidence with coding
https://www.codeclub.org.uk/start-a-club/volunteers/teachers

The EDUCAUSE Awards Program call for 2017 nominations is now open!
https://www.educause.edu/careers/awards-program

Interesting set of interesting tech” terms: Digital Dictionary for the New Year
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/erica-keswin/learning-to-speak-techtal_b_14081160.html

New Google Classroom Features Focus on Individual Instruction
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2017/01/new-google-classroom-features-focus-on.html#.WHowbvkrI2w

The Flipped Classroom Invites Increased Metacognition
http://flippedlearning.org/syndicated/metacognition-physics-fun-flipped-duo/

7 collaboration tools for the modern classroom
http://www.eschoolnews.com/2017/01/11/collaboration-tools-classroom/

10 Benefits Of Inquiry-Based Learning
http://www.teachthought.com/critical-thinking/inquiry/10-benefits-of-inquiry-based-learning/

Wow! The iPhone turned 10 yesterday. It's worth revisiting Steve Jobs' original announcement
https://techcrunch.com/2017/01/09/celebrate-the-iphones-10th-birthday-by-watching-the-gleeful-original-announcement/

Moonshots in Education: Launching #BlendedLearning in the Classroom
https://singularityhub.com/2015/04/09/heres-how-we-can-reinvent-the-classroom-for-the-digital-age/

Don’t Ignore TEACHERS in Evaluation Studies of Education Technology!
https://www.edsurge.com/news/2017-01-08-don-t-ignore-teachers-in-evaluation-studies-of-education-technology

Mobile lab encourages students to ‘figure things out'
http://columbustelegram.com/news/local/education/mobile-lab-encourages-students-to-figure-things-out/article_8c316a12-a8c7-59ff-8888-fb9fcf0c792e.html

Why Teachers Need Formative Assessment Too
http://www.teachthought.com/pedagogy/teachers-need-formative-assessment/

Tween Tech offers girls reasons to love science
http://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/education/tween-tech-offers-girls-reasons-to-love-science/article_04342ca9-4792-50e7-8052-bace2b882e09.html

Transforming education system through Student Centered Learning (video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e6ieXLVCss4

Visually impaired learners to get specialised tablet
http://www.mediamaxnetwork.co.ke/news/289833/visually-impaired-learners-get-specialised-tablet/

​What Makes a Smart Course ‘Smart’? 
https://www.edsurge.com/news/2017-01-13-what-makes-a-smart-course-smart

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