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Education and Instructional Technology Tweet Wrap for the Week of 08-25-14

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This week’s collection of inspiring, informative, useful, or just plain fun tweets about education and instructional technology articles, resources, etc.

(Originally posted on Twitter by @EmergingEdTech over this past week … collected here to share with our blog readers).


This week … a pep talk for teachers from the awesome ‘Kid President’, first impressions of the new Google Classroom (doesn’t sound like it’s really breaking any new ground), how gamification can is help students over the long term, a tool for distraction free viewing of YouTube videos, and much more!

This Kid is Awesome – A Pep Talk For #Teachers
http://www.teachthought.com/interest/a-pep-talk-for-teachers-kid-president/

6 Ways Teachers Respond To Education Technology
http://www.teachthought.com/technology/pencil-metaphor-how-teachers-respond-to-education-technology/

Google Classroom: First Impressions
http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/google-classroom-first-impressions

What it Really Takes for Schools to Go Digital
http://time.com/3104013/digital-classrooms-race-to-the-top-blended-learning/

Univ Pres: “How do you … make the shift into a paradigm of connected learning?”
http://campustechnology.com/articles/2014/08/27/reinventing-teaching-and-learning-centers-for-the-21st-century.aspx

What If Every Teacher Tweeted?
http://www.teachthought.com/learning/why-teachers-should-tweet/

Raise Kids’ Grades with Study Tips for the Digital Age
http://www.yourglenrosetx.com/online_features/education/article_116bd80a-24c8-57e0-ab15-b5f4299f78db.html

Going Google On Your iPad: What To Expect
http://www.teachthought.com/technology/google-on-ipad/

Peer Instruction & the Flipped Classroom – A Great Match!
http://www.flippedclassroomworkshop.com/peer-instruction-and-flipped-learning-perfect-together/

NEWSELA + Google Docs = Differentiated, Collaborative Reading!
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2014/08/newsela-google-docs-differentiated.html

Closing the feedback loops and the benefits of #bigdata in education
http://smartdatacollective.com/bernardmarr/221276/big-data-education-why-learning-will-never-be-same

RT @ieducator: #MOOCs Are Dead — Long Live the MOOC
http://www.wired.com/2014/08/moocs-are-dead-long-live-the-mooc/

Studies reveal that #gamification more than just a fad; helps students later in careers
http://www.ecampusnews.com/top-news/gamification-higher-education-028/

Self-Regulation: The Other 21st Century Skills
https://usergeneratededucation.wordpress.com/2014/08/24/self-regulation-the-other-21st-century-skills/

Try the New ViewPure for Distraction-free Viewing of YouTube Videos
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2014/08/try-new-viewpure-for-distraction-free.html

Teacher asks students to give up phones during class & they like doing it!
http://chronicle.com/article/Todays-Lesson-Life-in-the/148423/

Related Posts (if the above topic is of interest, you might want to check these out):
Can the Inspiration for Learning be Captured and Empowered Through Technology?
Teach MLA in Under 15 Minutes With Formatically and Easybib
100 Ways to Teach with Twitter

 

 

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