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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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