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Instructional Tech and Teaching Tweet Wrap, w/e 06-11-16

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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.

EmergingEdTech Teaching Technology Tweet Wrap

This week … teachers can try the Minecraft education edition for free this summer, get your Hip Hop on for language teaching, watch the UB Tech 2016 keynotes, sign up for Cool Cat Teacher's fun and informative “5 Ideas Fridays” emails, students can keep up with their reading and have an opportunity to win $50, learn about the challenges shortage of instructional designers, remember Second Life?, find out how students can turn their ideas into apps for free, and more!

Check out the UB Tech 2016 Keynotes, on demand
http://ubtech.mediasite.com/mediasite/Play/51223b9f95be48cebca303a6cc6d5cea1d

Get your #gamification on this summer Teachers! Teachers Can Try-Out New “Minecraft Education Edition” For Free This Summer
http://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/2016/06/09/teachers-can-try-out-new-minecraft-education-edition-for-free-this-summer/

Follow hashtag #NMF16 to learn what going on at the US National #Maker Faire June 18-19
http://makerfaire.com/national/

Hip Hop Language Education: Using Rap to Teach (Really!), from @coolcatteacher
http://www.coolcatteacher.com/hip-hop-language-education/

My favorite “go to” page for Twitter emojis
https://www.piliapp.com/twitter-symbols/

Is video becoming the new text? Facebook now lets users comment with a video
http://techcrunch.com/2016/06/09/facebook-now-lets-users-comment-with-a-video/

#EdTech Co's Examine Impact of Digital Content in Personalized Learning
https://campustechnology.com/articles/2016/06/09/ed-tech-companies-examine-impact-of-digital-content-in-personalized-learning.aspx

Kurt Vonnegut Describes The Shape Of A Story (Love KV … @TeachThought rocks!)
http://www.teachthought.com/pedagogy/literacy/kurt-vonnegut-describes-shape-of-a-story/

Check out this article on the 17 year old Archetapp founder
http://www.mvtelegraph.com/news/education/new-moriarty-grad-starts-app-business/article_e18097a0-22a6-11e6-a481-4b741d682c77.html

Love these “5 Ideas for Friday: Ideas for Teachers In & Out of School ..” posts. Thx@coolcatteacher!
http://www.coolcatteacher.com/5-idea-friday/

Ss can join Zinc's Summer Challenge, keep up w/reading and vocab & may win $50!
http://www.zinclearninglabs.com/summer2016

Upcoming Events, Webinars List from @Campus_Tech (including #FlipCon2016!)
https://campustechnology.com/articles/2016/06/06/upcoming-events.aspx

3 ‘Knowns’ in Learning Science — and How to Apply Them in Practice
https://www.edsurge.com/news/2016-06-08-3-knowns-in-learning-science-and-how-to-apply-them-in-practice

zSpace Screen VR Helps Elementary Students Overcome Learning, Language Barriers
http://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/16/06/p8078797/zspace-screen-virtual-reality-now-helps-california-elementary-students-#/ixzz4AzXEAx9l

Innovative Teaching Development Series #5 – Organizing & Managing Google Drive
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sAG4MK1c8UM

Inside #HigherEd: The troublesome shortage of instructional designers
https://www.insidehighered.com/advice/2016/06/07/troublesome-shortage-instructional-designers-essay

Survey Results: Students Like Flipped Homework More!
http://jonbergmann.com/student-views-of-flipped-class-homework/

AppEd Review Roundup: Easy to Use Web Apps, Useful in Every Classroom
https://www.emergingedtech.com/2016/06/review-roundup-easy-to-use-web-apps-useful-in-any-classroom/

This app builder is letting students turn their ideas into apps for free
http://techcrunch.com/2016/06/03/this-app-builder-is-letting-students-turn-their-ideas-into-apps-for-free/

Remember Second Life? Its Fans Hope to Bring VR Back to the Classroom
http://chronicle.com/article/Remember-Second-Life-Its-Fans/236675

 

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