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Teaching and Technology Tweet Wrap for Week Ending 04-17-16

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Inspiring, informative, useful, or just plain fun tweets posted on Twitter over this past week … collected here to share with our blog readers.

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This week … a couple articles exploring emerging blockchain technology as it relates to education, 9 unsettling ‘elephants' in the worldwide classroom that is education, helping students search more effectively, why are students so hesitant to ask questions?, peering into the future and considering a world where “learning is earning”, and a throwback … a great article from 2014 that explores tech integration tips from award winning teachers. Enjoy all that and much more!

Excellent intro. to blockchain tech for education from @audreywatters
http://hackeducation.com/2016/04/07/blockchain-education-guide

12 Things That Will Disappear From Classrooms In Next 12 Years (let's hope)
http://www.teachthought.com/the-future-of-learning/things-that-will-disappear-from-classrooms-in-the-next-12-years/

All Project-Based Learning is Not Created Equal: What Works?
http://www.coolcatteacher.com/all-project-based-learning-is-not-created-equal-what-works/

Collaborating with RealtimeBoard
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2016/04/collaborating-with-realtimeboard.html

3 Ways to Transform #EdTech Prof Dev By Involving Students!
http://novemberlearning.com/educational-resources-for-educators/teaching-and-learning-articles/three-ways-transform-ed-tech-professional-development-involving-students/

MT @bennettscience: Why are students so hesitant to ask questions?
http://blog.ohheybrian.com/2016/04/why-are-questions-so-scary/

20 Ideas to Promote More Creativity in Your Classroom
http://www.fusionyearbooks.com/blog/creative-classrooms/

A bunch of great educational-ish iPad apps for kids
https://medium.com/@jkottke/a-bunch-of-great-educational-ish-ipad-apps-for-kids-83b7e7f98230#.ehtysr4fp

15 Technology Integration Secrets from Award Winning Teachers
https://www.emergingedtech.com/2014/03/technology-integration-secrets-of-award-winning-teachers/

Windows 10 “Anniversary Update” to make a big push for Education
http://techfactslive.com/windows-10-anniversary-update-make-big-push-education/120/

Five strategies that help students conduct better informational searches
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2016/04/the-hardest-type-of-web-search-for.html#.VxOE2zArI2w

Nice visual from Rutgers: Diff between Virtual & Augmented Reality
https://oirt.rutgers.edu/technology-trends-augmentedvirtual-reality-and-makerspaces/

Google aims for one million digital learners
http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/196/659/143293.html

How a Wi-Fi on wheels program is conquering the #HomeworkGap
http://www.edtechmagazine.com/k12/media/video/cosn-2016-eliminating-homework-gap-wi-fi-wheels

For neuroscientist, learning how exercise affects brain has been life-changing experience
http://hub.jhu.edu/2016/04/11/wendy-suzuki-brain-exercise

54 Flipped Classroom Tools For Teachers And Students
http://www.teachthought.com/learning/blended-flipped-learning/54-flipped-classroom-tools-teachers-students/

9 Unsettling ‘Elephants' in Schools (@willrich45) No 4: Assessing Wrong
https://medium.com/modern-learning/9-elephants-in-the-class-room-that-should-unsettle-us-8335b2cef9aa#.w9pketrpl

Certificates, Reputation, and the Blockchain
https://medium.com/mit-media-lab/certificates-reputation-and-the-blockchain-aee03622426f#.fbssyyqcw

Students #3Dprinting local history: technology, pedagogy, & inspiration in Vermont
https://bryanalexander.org/2016/03/28/teenagers-3d-printing-local-history-technology-pedagogy-and-inspiration-in-vermont/

A few things I learned about virtual reality after spending way too much time in it
http://techcrunch.com/2016/04/07/virtual-realizations/

Ss Who Take Career, Tech Education More Likely to Graduate, Be Employed
http://www.educationworld.com/a_news/students-who-take-career-and-technical-education-more-likely-graduate-be-employed-286777713#sthash.rRkaK3M0.dpuf

Who knows how this will play out, but fascinating idea: “Learning is Earning” (video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DcP78cLPGtE&feature=youtu.be

 

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