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EdTech and Education Tweet Wrap, w/e 02-04-2017

by Kelly Walsh on February 5, 2017

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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 … teacher Brian Aspinall delivers and entertaining reflection on teaching and learning Carpool Karaoke style, Zach Cresswell shares his experience learning something new and how it gave him better perspective on what our students are experiencing, ideas for trying game based learning,  exploring a handful of “alternative facts” about higher ed, and much more!

Fun, Reflective, Gets You Thinking: Carpool Karaoke EDU Edition by @MrAspinall
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ElQow5R-HxI

5 Ideas for Using Game-Based Learning in your Classroom Today
http://www.coolcatteacher.com/05-5-ideas-using-game-based-learning-classroom-today/

Education Tech Pulls Children’s Future Out of Rubble of War
http://blogs.voanews.com/techtonics/2017/02/03/education-tech-pulls-childrens-future-out-of-rubble-of-war/

Know Lounge – Host Online Tutoring Sessions for Free
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2017/02/know-lounge-host-online-tutoring.html#.WJT9tPkrI2w

We should always be learning something new
http://www.zachcresswell.org/we-should-always-be-learning-something-new/

The 4 Common Characteristics of Personalized Learning
https://thejournal.com/articles/2017/02/03/the-4-common-characteristics-of-personalized-learning.aspx

‘Screenagers’ looks at how screen time affects kids, families
http://topsfield.wickedlocal.com/news/20170201/screenagers-looks-at-how-screen-time-affects-kids-families

For #EdTech Company@Newsela , ‘Fake News’ a Big Challenge – and Opportunity
http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/DigitalEducation/2017/01/ed-tech_company_newsela_fake_news.html?cmp=eml-enl-dd-news2

Bett 2017: use technology to support student outcomes
https://www.timeshighereducation.com/news/bett-2017-use-technology-support-student-outcomes

Is Virtual Reality the Future of Adult Ed? (Not if the plan is to use Google Cardboard)
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/is-virtual-reality-the-future-of-adult-education_us_5890d8bfe4b02c397c178d0b

The brain’s guide to studying, a student’s tips on acing it
http://www.modbee.com/news/local/education/nan-austin/article129936694.html

Downloading: “The Urgent Case for Reimagining Today’s Schools – 10 Principles …”
https://medium.com/modern-learning/10-principles-for-schools-of-modern-learning-cea9afc2d9f4#.b5rzukwoq

How to Embrace an Open Culture in Your Classroom
http://www.coolcatteacher.com/embrace-open-culture-classroom/

Vote for 2017’s ‘NextGeneration #EdTech Leaders’ in America
http://edscoop.com/vote-for-2017s-nextgeneration-edtech-leaders

Tech Leaders Are Just Now Getting Serious About AI Ethics
https://backchannel.com/silicon-valleys-ai-ethics-boards-shouldn-t-be-secret-c3f8278d858f#.rkuw2zkpq

5 of higher ed’s alternative facts
http://www.ecampusnews.com/featured/featured-on-ecampus-news/higher-ed-alternative-facts/

10 Best 3D Printing Design Software Tools For Kids
http://www.avatargeneration.com/2017/01/best-3d-printing-design-software-tools-for-kids/

Being Flexible With Your Learning Environment
http://flippedlearning.org/syndicated/the-environment/

Learning Leaders, Get Used to Disruption
http://www.clomedia.com/2017/01/26/learning-leaders-get-used-disruption/

About 

Kelly Walsh is Chief Information Officer at The College of Westchester, in White Plains, NY, where he also teaches. In 2009, Walsh founded EmergingEdTech.com. He frequently delivers presentations and training on a variety of related topics at schools and conferences across the U.S. His eBook, the Flipped Classroom Workshop-in-a-Book is available here. Walsh became the Community Administrator for the Flipped Learning Network in June of 2016. In his "spare time" he also writes, records, and performs original music ... stop by kwalshmusic.com and have a listen!

[Disclaimer: The opinions expressed here are my own, or those of other writers, and not those of my employer. - K. Walsh]

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