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Tweet Wrap for w/e 05-28-16 – Teaching, Learning, and #EdTech

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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.

EmergingEdTech Teaching Technology Tweet Wrap

This week … examining different evolving approaches to stacking credentials, learn about the shortage of high tech workers we face, check out a bunch of songs being used as learning tools and an article reminding how effective these can be!, explore a Slideshare covering everything you wanted to know about open badges, examine 4 strategies for creativity assessments, review a list of educational podcasts, and much more!

Empower students to apply their learning to real-world scenarios. Download the infographic:
https://www.iste.org/explore/articleDetail?articleid=478

Stacking Credentials: Vertical, Horizontal & Value Added
https://www.insidehighered.com/views/2016/05/23/understanding-differences-what-credentials-are-being-stacked-and-why-essay

Great list [of #EdTech conferences]! And don't forget FlipCon 2016! #flipclass
https://www.edsurge.com/news/2016-04-29-higher-ed-edtech-conferences-you-need-to-know

Mobile Is Eating the World (Slideshare)
http://www.slideshare.net/a16z/mobile-is-eating-the-world-2016/14-The_new_ecosystem

New educational ‘kits' teach kids to build and code, hands-on
https://www.equities.com/news/tech-will-save-us-education-tech-toy-encourages-kids-to-build-code

Very good @opencontent post re: keeping #OER truly open (incl allowing involvement from for-profits)
http://opencontent.org/blog/archives/4585

Will Vector ARC testing displace SAT, ACT before long, thx to #ESSA?
http://www.forbes.com/sites/schoolboard/2016/05/26/why-the-sat-and-act-should-worry-about-this-new-anti-common-core-alternative/#557e7eb66941

Delighted to be on this list w/ so many awesome #edtech advocates & experts!
http://www.onalytica.com/blog/posts/edtech-and-elearning-2016-top-200-influencers-and-brands/

Could sing-a-long science be the key to straight A’s?
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/05/160526092749.htm

RT @ShellTerrell: Engage Learners w/ Music & Song: 30+ Ideas
http://teacherrebootcamp.com/2016/05/25/musicsandsongsforlearning/

This Summer, Plan A Flipped Field Trip for the Fall!
http://www.flippedclassroomworkshop.com/flip-your-field-trip/

Study: Less Than Half US Students Ready To Fill High-Tech Jobs
http://www.teachthought.com/the-future-of-learning/trends-shifts/study-less-half-us-students-ready-fill-high-tech-jobs/

How I Learned What Proficiency-Based Teaching & Learning Really Means
http://www.competencyworks.org/reflections/how-i-learned-what-proficiency-based-teaching-and-learning-really-means/

What Happens When Universities & Bootcamps Join Forces?
https://www.edsurge.com/news/2016-05-10-what-happens-when-universities-and-bootcamps-join-forces

Open Badges in Higher Education: Disruptive, Desirable, & Democratic
http://www.slideshare.net/dajbelshaw/open-badges-in-higher-education-disruptive-desirable-and-democratic

MT @BlipparEDU: All Eyes on #FlippedLearning – Here's What Research Says
https://blippar.com/en/blog/2015/10/22/what-does-research-say-about-flipped-learning-blippar-education-white-paper/

Leaving the LMS to Make Course Remixing Possible
http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/leaving-the-lms-to-make-course-remixing-possible/62180

4 Strategies To Promote Creativity In Assessments
http://www.teachthought.com/pedagogy/planning-creativity-4-simple-strategies-can-master/

RT @EduTechEric: Looking for a Curated List of Podcasts on Education?
https://www.edsurge.com/news/2016-05-17-looking-for-a-curated-list-of-podcasts-on-education

Edtech’s Next Significant Impact: Health & Wellness?
https://www.edsurge.com/news/2016-05-21-edtech-s-next-significant-impact-health-and-wellness

Google ‘Science Journal' Android app is a digital notebook for #STEM education
http://betanews.com/2016/05/22/google-science-journal-app-android/

Productive PD: Learning by DoingThe power of giving teachers the reins of their own professional development:
http://www.edutopia.org/blog/productive-pd-learning-doing-ben-johnson

 

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