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EmergingEdTech’s #EdTech Tweet Blast for w/e 06-03-17

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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 “Shark Tank” approach to rethinking education, incorporating essential 21st century skills into a lecture-based course, is the traditional lecture dead?, questions to guide your Project Based Learning efforts, explore the evolving relationship of AV solutions for the classroom with networking infrastructure (i.e. the “digital canvas”), and as always … there's plenty more to explore in this week's wrap! 

5 Pitches to Rethink Education From The Chronicle’s 3rd Annual Version of ‘Shark Tank’
http://www.chronicle.com/article/5-Pitches-to-Rethink-Education/240190

#Flippedlearning can boost K12 student outcomes & engagement if properly used
https://edtechmagazine.com/k12/article/2017/05/are-flipped-science-classrooms-worth-hype

Integrating 21st-Century Workplace Skills into Lecture-Based Courses
http://er.educause.edu/articles/2017/5/integrating-21st-century-workplace-skills-into-lecture-based-courses

The dawning of the “digital canvas” in #highered
https://www.universitybusiness.com/article/dawning-digital-canvas-higher-ed

IoT “Takes Control” in #HigherEd: Delivers benefits, but security concerns persist
https://www.universitybusiness.com/article/iot-takes-control-colleges

Love this! Combines PBL, STEM, lifeskills: Cooking spills over into math, science lessons
http://www.nj.com/south-jersey-towns/index.ssf/2017/05/cooking_spills_over_into_langu.html

The Traditional Lecture Is Dead. (I Would Know—I’m a Professor)
https://www.wired.com/2017/05/the-mechanical-universe/

‘I Won’t Give Up’: How First-Generation Students See College
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/05/30/us/07firstgen-listy.html

How a Virtual Education is Creating New Opportunities For K-12 Students
https://thenextweb.com/contributors/2017/05/29/the-virtual-high-school/#.tnw_9dwuJzdd

A Flexible, Interoperable Digital Learning Platform: Are We There Yet?
http://mfeldstein.com/flexible-interoperable-digital-learning-platform-yet/

How IBM, @GirlsWhoCode partnered to advance opportunities for girls
https://developer.ibm.com/dwblog/interconnect-2017/

7 Questions To Guide Your PBL Implementation Plan
http://www.teachthought.com/learning/project-based-learning/7-questions-guide-pbl-implementation-plan/

 

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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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