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Teaching and Technology Tweet Wrap, w/e 05-20-17

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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 in the Wrap … a lot of content focused on learning by doing, taking a look at the relationship between the creative work we do as teachers and the “portability” of that work, a couple pieces examining gamification in our classrooms, exploring how Google has been slow to impact higher ed (compared to the big gains they've made in K-12), how can we make sure that in-house PD is good?, and we wrap the Wrap with a look at how many students' uses of technology are outpacing what schools are doing with the wealth of powerful tools at our disposal …   

If We Know Play-Based Learning Works, Why Don't We Do It?
http://ww2.kqed.org/mindshift/2015/10/07/if-we-know-play-based-learning-works-why-dont-we-do-it/

How to Make VR Experiences That Actually Matter
https://singularityhub.com/2017/05/18/how-to-make-vr-experiences-that-actually-matter/

Flipped, Blended, Creative Rights, & the Teacher’s Union
http://flippedlearning.org/syndicated/flipped-blended-teachers-union/

WOW! RT @THE_Journal: $25K Award Seeks Best Math Lesson for Grades 4–8
https://thejournal.com/articles/2017/05/17/25k-award-seeks-best-math-lesson-for-grades-48.aspx

Classroom Gaming Should Be Engaging, Tied to Curriculum—and Not Require Teachers to Code
https://www.edsurge.com/news/2017-05-16-classroom-gaming-should-be-engaging-tied-to-curriculum-and-not-require-teachers-to-code

New ISTE Chief Culatta outlines early vision for national #edtech group
http://edscoop.com/new-iste-chief-richard-culatta-outlines-early-vision-for-national-edtech-group

3 Strategies For Maintaining Quality When PD Is ‘In-House’
http://www.teachthought.com/pedagogy/maintaining-quality-when-pd-is-in-house/

Ss need time to practice science, but they're taught to just “regurgitate the facts”
https://www.tes.com/news/school-news/breaking-views/students-need-time-practise-their-science-instead-they-are-taught

Kids in Kochi Are Learning Science & Maths by Building Robots
http://www.thebetterindia.com/100796/kochi-robotics-dcs-math-science/

How Digital Games Have Changed the Shape of Learning
http://edtechtimes.com/2017/05/15/digital-games-changed-shape-learning/

How Google Has NOT Taken Over the Higher Ed Classroom
https://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/technology-and-learning/how-google-has-not-taken-over-higher-ed-classroom

Here’s how science says you should learn a new skill 
http://www.travelandleisure.com/trip-ideas/yoga-wellness/how-to-learn-as-adults

Startling: New report reveals 10 ways students are outpacing their schools
http://www.eschoolnews.com/2017/05/15/students-digital-schools/

 

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