Inspiring, informative, useful, or just plain fun tweets posted on Twitter over this past week … collected here to share with our blog readers.
This week's Tweets include a number of articles looking at Virtual Reality uses in education and several getting into the Internet of Things (as much as many of us may dislike that phrases, ‘IoT' is here to stay), young students making cool apps, bite-sized learning with short-form video (short-form video consumption is growing explosively!), and plenty of others tips, techniques, and insights from educators and experts across the Web!
Crowsdsourcing Professional Development: Six Tips From Tech-Savvy Teachers
The Virtual Reality Renaissance: How Learning in VR Will Inspire Action Like Never Before
Bite-sized Learning the YouTube Way: Short-form Video for Long-term Learning
What does it mean to be an online learning leader?
An Easy Way to Store and Move Instructional Videos
Tech start ups pioneering a wave of new ways to personalize learning for every student
6 Secrets to Creating Online Learning Experiences that Promote Engagement & Retention
Check out some great apps being made by students in grades 3-12 w/ @Madlearn!
Flipped teaching method has support from teacher, students
Virtual Reality and the IoT Can Fuel a Connected, Gesture-Driven Classroom
So You Want to Drive Instruction w/ Digital Badges? Start w/ the Teachers
Obama Regrets ‘Taking the Joy Out of Teaching and Learning' with Too Much Testing
Safe Social Media Practices to Share with Your Children (and students)
Here Is A Very Good Tool for Writing Interactive Stories in Class
College President creates Office of Analytics to drive performance mgm
The future is the Internet of Things — deal with it
Nominate an innovative educator for the $50,000 #McGrawPrize by 12/1!
How the New York Public Library Is Reinventing Itself
4 hilariously absurd homework excuses: