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Teaching and Technology Tweet Recap, w/e 12-23-17

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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

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to readers all across the world!

 

This week in the wrap … 10 graphics provide insight into the challenges we continue to face with education here in the U.S. Props to Katie McNeil for hitting the proverbial nail on the head with the simple yet vital observation that a fundamental goal of education is teaching kids how to learn (yet we somehow manage to frequently overlook this). It was a huge shock to learn that the New Media Consortium was suddenly closing their doors after many years of excellent work – our hearts go out to those who lost the jobs just before the holidays due to financial mismanagement, what a shame! Congrats to John Boyer, yet another Teacher of the Year who was clearly inspired by implementing flipped learning in their classrooms – flip on John! 

Thanks again to everyone for another wonderful year of exploring, learning, and sharing!

Yes, Yes, Yes, a thousand times Yes! A Student's Most Important Lesson: Learning How To Learn
http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/next_gen_learning/2017/12/a_students_most_important_lesson_learning_how_to_learn.html

More Innovative use of Social Media in our Universities? 7 Years of Social Media Repetition – Time to Be Bold, Again.
https://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/student-affairs-and-technology/7-years-social-media-repetition-time-be-bold-again

U.S. Education in 2017 in 10 Charts
https://www.edweek.org/ew/section/multimedia/us-education-in-2017-in-10-charts.html

8 Great Ways to Get Your Flipped Learning Professional Development on over the Break
https://flippedlearning.org/professional_educator/8-great-ways-flipped-learning-professional-development/

OMG. New Media Consortium Suddenly Folds. I so looked forward to the Horizons report each year. Serious mismanagement of funds. What an absolute shame. My heart goes out to those who worked there and have been hit with this pre-holiday shocker.
https://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2017/12/20/new-media-consortium-suddenly-folds

The Role of Higher Education in the Changing World of Work (bold goals from Pres of CSUN)
https://er.educause.edu/articles/2017/10/the-role-of-higher-education-in-the-changing-world-of-work

How a Flipped Syllabus, Twitter and YouTube Made This Professor Teacher of the Year
https://www.edsurge.com/news/2017-12-18-how-a-flipped-syllabus-twitter-and-youtube-made-this-professor-teacher-of-the-year

Campuses show major shift in supporting student success (hallelujah …)
https://www.ecampusnews.com/campus-administration/campuses-shift-student-success/

Step-by-Step Instructions for Creating Step-By-Step Instructions Using Visuals!
https://www.techsmith.com/blog/create-instructions-using-visuals/

Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week – How to Use Flipgrid for Feedback
http://practicaledtech.com/2017/12/17/how-to-use-flipgrid-for-feedback/

10 stats you may not know about how students use edtech on campus
https://www.ecampusnews.com/it-newsletter/10-trends-campus-technology/

 

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