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Teaching and Tech Tweet Rundown, w/e 06-17-17

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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

I spent Sunday through Wednesday this week traveling to and attending University Business's UBTech 2017 conference, so some of the content below naturally came out of sessions I attended. Cyber security was a big topic, as it should be. Most teachers probably wouldn't consider cyber an “ed tech” topic, but it deserves more focus in our classrooms. While cyber security is not about student outcomes, unless we continue to raise awareness (we are, after all, educators), the disruptions caused by cyber incidents are only going to increase incidents of identity theft, ransomware attacks, denial-of-service attacks, etc., distracting us from teaching and learning, and having a growing impact on our lives and our students' lives. Let's “Tech Safely” Folks! Okay, rant aside, there are plenty of other juicy tidbits in this weeks wrap … check out the positive impact QM standards can have on online learning (based on student feedback!), explore 10 great tips for teacher collaboration and 101 ways to keep kids learning over the summer, dig into change management (great for you techies and admins out there), and more …

Student Feedback on Quality Matters Standards for Online Course Design
http://er.educause.edu/articles/2017/6/student-feedback-on-quality-matters-standards-for-online-course-design

Nobel Prize Winning Professor: Hey #HigherEd, How About Focusing on Teaching?
http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2017/06/07/530909736/hey-higher-ed-why-not-focus-on-teaching

Snap – A Great Way for Students to Try Programming
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2017/06/snap-great-way-for-students-to-try.html#.WUUk5Gjys2w

Offline Student Activities with Mobile Devices
http://teacherrebootcamp.com/2017/06/14/offlinemlearning/

Come Explore the #FlippedLearning Network Podcast: Ask the FLN
http://www.emergingedtech.com/2017/06/the-flipped-learning-network-podcast/

Optimal Video Length for Student Engagement
http://blog.edx.org/optimal-video-length-student-engagement

From The Classroom To Your PLN: 10 Collaboration Tips For 21st Century Teachers
http://www.teachthought.com/pedagogy/10-teacher-actions-for-better-collaboration-this-school-year/

101 Ways to Make Your Kids Smarter – An Exhaustive List
https://bestforthekids.com/smarter-kids/

Michael Fullan – Education Change Management guru and author
https://www.amazon.com/Michael-Fullan/e/B001H6S026/ref=as_sl_pc_tf_mfw?&linkCode=wey&tag=emer01-20

The Importance of Change Management in Facilitating Instructional Technology Adoption
http://www.emergingedtech.com/2014/08/change-management-in-instructional-technology-adoption/

Good Networking Security Resource & Sharing (shared in #UBTech2017 #Cybersecurity session)
https://www.ren-isac.net/

Breaking Through The Lines: Non-linear Planning Provides Choice
http://flippedlearning.org/syndicated/breaking-lines-non-linear-planning-provides-choice/

Getting Ss engaged is nice, getting them INVESTED is far more meaningful! – Elliot Levine, HP 

If you're not failing sometimes, you're not trying very hard to improve and grow

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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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