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Digital Learning and Education Tweet Wrap for the Week Ending 11-08-14

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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 … what should a modern education look like? More potential for digital badges, digital learning success across the globe, social media playing an engaging role in online learning, good free tools for collecting ‘exit tickets' (assessing if students ‘got it'), and more!

In Search Of The Right Blend Of Learning
http://www.teachthought.com/trends/4-important-questions-that-precede-the-design-ofa-modern-education/

Social Media Gains Momentum in Online Education
http://www.usnews.com/education/online-education/articles/2014/11/05/social-media-gains-momentum-in-online-education

Digital Badge Systems Are Promising Tools for Effectively Demonstrating College & Career Readiness
http://all4ed.org/articles/promise-and-potential-digital-badge-systems-are-promising-learning-tools-for-effectively-demonstrating-students-college-and-career-ready-skills-new-alliance-report-finds/

Students finding success with ‘flipped’ learning
http://www.app.com/story/news/education/education-trends/2014/11/05/students-finding-success-flipped-learning/18572583/

Study Looks at Three Learning Predictors of Digital Learning
http://www.educationworld.com/a_news/study-looks-three-learning-predictors-digital-learning-1427301852#sthash.S6ekTLHC.dpuf

Take It From the Top: Making Superintendents ‘Future-Ready'
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2014-11-05-take-it-from-the-top-making-superintendents-future-ready

Leveling the Playing Field with Technology: It's No Longer a Choice
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2014-11-03-leveling-the-playing-field-with-technology-it-s-no-longer-a-choice

Creating music in classrooms using code teaches productive ‘risk-taking' in next generation
http://phys.org/news/2014-11-music-classrooms-code-risk-taking.html

A bold reboot of classrooms around the world
http://www.independent.co.uk/commercial/wise/a-bold-reboot-of-classrooms-around-the-world-9800936.html

Two-Thirds of Faculty Unaware of Open Education Resources
http://campustechnology.com/articles/2014/10/29/two-thirds-of-faculty-unaware-of-open-education-resources.aspx

A Classroom Of Proficiency: 6 Factors Of Academic Performance
http://www.teachthought.com/learning/factors-of-academic-performance/

Synthesizing and Sharing Through ThingLink
http://www.reading.org/reading-today/classroom/post/engage/2014/10/31/synthesizing-and-sharing-through-thinglink

Personalization, Possibilities and Challenges with Learning Analytics
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2014-10-30-opinion-personalization-possibilities-and-challenges-with-learning-analytics

Flipped Teaching + Active Learning = Excellent Educational Possibilities
http://www.flippedclassroomworkshop.com/flipped-teaching-plus-active-learning-equals-better-education/

Digital Tech Having a Positive Impact on Student Achievement
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/ED1410/S00156/digital-tech-having-a-positive-impact-on-student-achievement.htm

5 Ways to Collect Digital Exit Tickets
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2014/11/5-ways-to-collect-digital-exit-tickets.html

 

Related Posts (if the above topic is of interest, you might want to check these out):
The Engaging Power of Using Social Constructs in Your Online Courses
Is Competency Based Education the Next Game Changer on the Horizon? Can it Succeed?
Flipped Teaching and Learning – A Form of Blended Learning That Just Makes Sense

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