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Teaching and Instructional Tech Tweet Recap, w/e 07-22-17

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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 … fun ideas and tools for introducing coding to students, a new study finds lots of challenges with personalized learning (and some modest gains), it is a sad state of affairs but I realized I've more than doubled the entire number of posts about cybersecurity here on this site in just these last 7 months, teaching with AR (instead of cadavers!), some of the worst advice you'll ever get as a teacher, and much more!   

Coding for Kids — How to Get Started
http://www.artofblog.com/kids-coding/

5 Simple Ways to Improve Teacher Professional Development
http://www.coolcatteacher.com/5-simple-ways-improve-teacher-professional-development/

BEWARE Travelers: Hackers using hotel Wi-Fi to spy on guests, steal data
http://www.zdnet.com/article/hackers-are-using-hotel-wi-fi-to-spy-on-guests-steal-data/

Why K-12 IT departments deserve a seat at the strategic planning table
http://edscoop.com/why-k-12-it-departments-deserve-a-seat-at-the-planning-table

Personalized Learning: Modest Gains, Big Challenges, RAND Study Finds (sign up req to read)
http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/DigitalEducation/2017/07/personalized_learning_research_implementation_RAND.html

Finding Your Happy Place Along the Problematic ‘Personalized Learning’ Continuum
https://www.edsurge.com/news/2017-07-19-finding-your-happy-place-along-the-problematic-personalized-learning-continuum

The Virtual Lab Advantage in Higher Ed
https://www.universitybusiness.com/article/virtual-lab-advantage

Technology in the classroom is vital for future careers
http://www.weeklytimesnow.com.au/country-living/education/technology-in-the-classroom-is-vital-for-future-careers/news-story/e1cbd9bd22d4d42f2973e76680139a01

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Sadly, I've been compelled to publish more #cybercrime posts this yr than [all of] 2011 – 2016 combined!
http://www.emergingedtech.com/category/cybercrime_prevention_awareness/

The Universal Translator Is Real and Its Name Is Sigmo!
http://mashable.com/2013/12/17/sigmo/#G5ZeuGbj6kqW

Medical school teaching anatomy w/Microsoft's Hololens AR, not cadavers
http://www.zdnet.com/article/hololens-md-why-this-medical-school-will-teach-doctors-anatomy-with-microsofts-augmented-reality-not/

Well said (as usual :)) @gcouros: Some of the Worst Advice You'll Ever Get as an Educator
https://medium.com/@gcouros/some-of-the-worst-advice-you-will-ever-get-as-an-educator-bbad696dc930

Win 2 Annual OLC Memberships In the #SummerOfCollaboration Giveaway
https://onlinelearningconsortium.org/summer-of-collaboration

5 pillars for campus-wide student success
https://www.ecampusnews.com/campus-administration/building-student-success/

The Best Source Of Education Research Should Be Your Classroom
http://www.teachthought.com/pedagogy/best-source-education-research-classroom/

 

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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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