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 in the wrap we have a couple of articles exploring Professional Development – one looks at the hesitancy and fear that some educators encounter as we dabble in technology and the other explores personalizing PD with varying models like EdCamp and coaching. You can enter to win a Chromebook Classroom! Discovery Education launches their Young Scientist Challenge for Grades 5 to 8. A lot of folks were pleased to the recognition of the need for “learning engineers” as Facebook seeks to hire some. Adapting curriculum so ALL students can do Project Based Learning … and much more to explore!
Deep piece by the Tapscotts: The #Blockchain Revolution and Higher Education
GIVEAWAY: The Chromebook Classroom Book by John Sowash
Personalized learning reshapes school PD: Coaching, #EdCamps, other models
Dealing w/a ‘Culture of Fear'—Admins on PD in the Age of Blended Learning
Using Digital Badges To Inspire Learning
The 2017 Young Scientist Challenge is now OPEN (GR 5 – 8). Start your entry!
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Hiring Personalized-Learning Engineers
Interesting PD for School Leaders: http://Change.School “Reimagination Required”
TeachThought Podcast Ep. 67: How I Personalize Learning For Students In My Classroom
Ed Tech Accountability Platform Addresses Education App ‘Sprawl’ and Identifies App Trends
#InnovatorsMindset Chapter 2: Idea … to Failure … to Success
What the college digital experience will look like 5 years from now
Adapting Curriculum to Make #PBL Accessible to All Students