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Teaching & Technology Tweet Wrap, w/e 09-23-17

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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 … George Couros reminds us that in the classroom (and in life) a small change can make a big difference, we have a cool set of AR and VR stories and developments to check out, read about the nontraditional pathways that are an evolving aspect of the world of higher education, explore a fun free tool for making a simple game built around a timeline, are you using FlipGrid (we're starting to experiment with it)?, look at the latest additions to a framework designed to help educators make good edtech selections, and more to explore!  

Small Change, Big Difference
https://medium.com/@gcouros/small-change-big-difference-49637968f258

How to Create a Simple Timeline-based Game
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2017/09/how-to-create-simple-timeline-based-game.html#.WcZXfciGM2w

3 Nontraditional Pathways Taking Over (“taking over” is a stretch, but …)
https://www.ecampusnews.com/alternative-pathways/nontraditional-pathways-hed/

These are the 5 teams advancing to final rounds of the Global Learning XPrize
https://www.fastcompany.com/40469297/these-are-the-five-teams-advancing-to-the-final-rounds-of-the-global-learning-xprize

Join @ken_bauer & @RobertTalbert for AskTheFLN Podcast Ep. 7 as they discuss flippedlearning & highered
http://podcasts.flippedlearning.org/askthefln/podcast/episode-007-robert-talbert/

“Courseware in Context Framework” Gets Update, New Features
https://campustechnology.com/articles/2017/09/21/courseware-in-context-framework-gets-update-new-features.aspx

USC partners w/ tech firm to research #edtech using wearables and machine learning technologies
https://www.ndtv.com/education/smartron-university-of-southern-california-partner-to-study-impact-of-tech-on-education-1753982

What It’s Like to Teach & Lead in 2017 (Hint: It’s Exhausting)
http://ajjuliani.com/like-teach-lead-2017-hint-exhausting/

University of Calgary Teaching Academy does “Open Classroom Week”
https://www.ucalgary.ca/utoday/issue/2017-09-20/university-calgary-teaching-academy-opens-classroom-doors-instructors-watch-and

@hiphughes discusses approaches to engaging, effective #flippedlearning w/@coolcatteacher
http://www.coolcatteacher.com/e155/

“Flipgrid = 100% Engagement” Starting to learn about Flipgrid. Have you used it?
http://blog.flipgrid.com/news/2017/6/5/flipgrid-100-engagement

Student-centered Learning Reflects Science of Learning for All Youth 
http://youthtoday.org/2017/09/student-centered-learning-reflects-science-of-learning-for-all-youth/

This Year’s Awesome Virtual & Augmented Reality Stories From Across the Web 
https://singularityhub.com/2017/09/16/this-years-awesome-virtual-reality-stories-from-around-the-web-through-sept-16/

Thanks ShoutAbout for #9 spot in “50 Teacher Blogs for Professional Tips …” list!
http://www.shoutabout.org/review/teacher-blogs-professional-tips-lessons/

 

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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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