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 in the wrap we find a theme of content focused on the brain and learning science, and how this ties to optimal design of education technology platforms and tools. We look back at 2015 and forward to 2016 and beyond, we see some schools moving to standing desks (to keep students' bodies and minds engaged!), we consider how students have to participate more directly when learning online, and we consider issues that every good school leader must address if their schools and students are going to truly be “future ready” …
Lots of Brain & Learning Science Content, “Brain Based Learning” from @edutopia
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Online Teaching, It Turns Out, Isn’t Impersonal
Few #edtech co's “get it right”, incorporating cognitive learning to improve efficacy of solutions
Robotics team prepares students for exciting careers
Tech Tip: The best instructional technology specialists say ‘Yes!’
#Fail: 15 tech flops of 2015
Amplifire combines neurobiology, cognitive psych research w/analytics in powerful adaptive learning s'ware
This look back at 2015 will give you hope for the future:
5 Issues Every ‘Future Ready’ School Leader Must Address
You work with amazing Higher Ed tech leaders. Who do you think deserves to be recognized?
Metacognition: The Gift That Keeps Giving
Is the Smartphone ruining Students' posture, and their mood?
Forget ‘Sit down!' Students now standing up to learn
Teacher Uses LEGOs To Explain Math To Schoolchildren
School Districts Are Standing In The Way Of Effective Public School
35 Digital Tools To Create Simple Quizzes And Collect Feedback From Students
Interesting: Can Data Measure Faculty Productivity? Rutgers Professors Say No