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Teaching, Learning, and Technology Tweet Wrap for Week Ending 4-4-15

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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).

Best Education & Instructional Technology Twitter Posts

Highlights of this week’s Tweet Wrap include: Inventive games that teach kids about empathy and social skills, ideas for embracing different types of apps, interactive games for Moodle, video comprehension: watch like you read, flipping the script on Autism with gaming, tons of tools for students to “show what they know”, and lots of insights and emerging education thinking and experimentation.

44 Diverse Tools To Publish Student Work (PDF Infographic)
http://static1.squarespace.com/static/50eca855e4b0939ae8bb12d9/t/54d8209ce4b0a551f3b4e48b/1423450268576/Show+What+You+Know+4.pdf

So Many Apps, but What Do They Do? Ideas for Embracing Different Types of Apps
http://appedreview.com/blog/so-many-apps-but-what-do-they-do-ideas-for-embracing-different-types-of-apps/

Oh, baby: study shows how surprises help infants learn (does that apply to all ages?)
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/04/02/us-science-babies-idUSKBN0MT23S20150402

Using Gaming To Flip The Script On Autism
http://www.scoop.it/t/igeneration-21st-century-education/p/4040521644/2015/04/02/using-gaming-to-flip-the-script-on-autism

Inventive Games That Teach Kids About Empathy and Social Skills
http://ww2.kqed.org/mindshift/2014/04/18/inventive-games-that-teach-kids-about-empathy-and-social-skills/

7 Reasons Why Teaching Is Still The Best Job In The World
http://www.teachthought.com/teaching/why-teaching-is-the-best-job-in-the-world/

Knewton Pioneers New Personalized Print Learning Solutions
http://www.knewton.com/about/press/knewton-pioneers-new-personalized-print-learning-solutions-in-collaboration-with-hp/

The most shared “education” article on social media in March
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/finland-schools-subjects-are-out-and-topics-are-in-as-country-reforms-its-education-system-10123911.html

LOL Teacher! Using Humor to Enhance Student Learning
http://www.futureeducators.org/goteach/2014/11/12/lol-teacher-using-humor-to-enhance-student-learning/

Who's Taking MOOCs? Teachers
http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/whos-taking-moocs-teachers/56305

Mind the Gap: Connecting K–12 & #HigherEd Educators to Improve the Student Experience
http://www.educause.edu/ero/article/mind-gap-connecting-k12-and-higher-education-educators-improve-student-experience

8 fun interactive learning games for #Moodle
https://docs.moodle.org/28/en/Game_module

Research Shows Technology Has the Potential to Reshape Adult Education
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/research-shows-technology-has-the-potential-to-reshape-adult-education-2015-03-31

Earl Boyles Teachers ‘Flip' Class of 2025 Classroom To Do Common Core Math
http://www.opb.org/news/series/classof2025/earl-boyles-teachers-flip-class-of-2025-classroom-to-do-common-core-math/

What MIT Is Learning About Online Courses and Working from Home
https://hbr.org/2015/03/what-mit-is-learning-about-online-courses-and-working-from-home

3 Tips for Implementing a Tech-Based Learning Environment
http://www.centerdigitaled.com/k-12/3-Tips-for-Implementing-a-Tech-Based-Learning-Environment.html

Radically rethinking #education. New models being tested (Harvard Gazette)
http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2015/03/radically-rethinking-education/

6 Tech Trends On Course to Reshape Higher Ed by 2020
http://www.edtechmagazine.com/higher/article/2015/03/6-tech-trends-course-reshape-higher-ed-2020

Viewing Comprehension Strategies: Watching Videos Like You Read A Book
http://www.teachthought.com/technology/viewing-comprehension-strategies-watching-videos-like-you-read-a-book/

 

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