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Teaching and Tech Tweet Wrap, w/e 07-23-16

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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 we have lots of flipped learning related content (I was at FlipCon 2016 last week … it's always fun to be reminded how much those learning about or already immersed in the flipped classroom tend to be interested in learning about ed tech in general!). We also have a good whitepaper looking at the science of learning as it applies specifically to teaching practices, search results to explore to learn about Self and Peer Assessment tools and techniques, a couple articles about Virtual Reality, a look at a successful school that has done away with grades and timetables, and a comparison of Evernote vs. OneNote (with Evernote moving towards a paid model for more than two devices, this is particularly worth considering), and more. Have fun exploring this week's resources!

9 Steps to a Future-Ready Education (Initiatives about more than just adopting tech)
http://www.edtechmagazine.com/k12/article/2016/07/9-steps-future-ready-education

Do students lose depth in digital reading?
http://www.thenewsminute.com/article/do-students-lose-depth-digital-reading-46891

Aaron Sams on limited ‘net access and other objections to #FlippedLearning at #FlipCon16
https://www.facebook.com/FlippedLearningNetwork/videos/846788598787341/

“Students need a digital toolbox to shape their future”
http://www.tehelka.com/2016/07/students-need-a-digital-toolbox-to-shape-their-future/

Second Life team looks for second life in VR
https://techcrunch.com/2016/07/20/second-life-creators-look-to-revamp-reality-once-again-this-time-in-vr/

Introducing a collaborative annotation tool for socializing #flippedlearning content engagement
http://www.eschoolnews.com/2016/07/21/this-new-tool-makes-the-flipped-classroom-more-social/2/

Great piece on The Science of Learning, directly tied to effective teaching practices
http://deansforimpact.org/pdfs/The_Science_of_Learning.pdf

Free Webinar (7/27) for K–12 Educators & Administrators to Cover Best #EdTech Practices
https://thejournal.com/articles/2016/07/19/free-webinar-for-k12-educators-and-administrators-to-cover-best-tech-practices.aspx

Live hallway session from #FlipCon16 w/ @chemicalsams @tyleradewitt @KtBkr4 @agudteach
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z4x1R2PKzMk

Checking out SPA: Self and Peer Assessment of contribution to group task
https://scholar.google.com/scholar?q=SPA%20Self%20and%20Peer%20Assessment%20feedback%20forms&btnG=&hl=en&as_sdt=0%2C44&as_vis=1

Research: teams of 5 – 6 optimal for learning in team based #FlippedLearning classroom
https://flipcon16.sched.org/event/6soC/flipped-classroom-with-team-based-learning

Can public schools replicate the Mooresville model for digital learning success?
http://hechingerreport.org/can-public-schools-replicate-the-mooresville-model-for-digital-learning-success-former-superintendent-mark-edwards-says-they-can/

Making Endnotes from Footnotes in Google Docs
http://flippedlearning.org/syndicated/making-endnotes-from-footnotes/

Evernote vs OneNote: Which Note Taking App is the Best
https://cyberogism.com/2016/07/evernote-vs-onenote-best-note-taking-app-battle/

Virtual reality in the classroom? Hackathon explores ways to apply it to education
http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article90200712.html

Digital Dialects – Games for Learning a New Language
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2016/07/digital-dialects-games-for-learning-new.html

Science Students Learn to Use Social Media to Communicate Research
http://chronicle.com/article/Science-Students-Learn-to-Use/237158

Survey Results Highlight Growth of Video in #HigherEd, Optimism over #OER
http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/edtech-news-and-trends/annual-survey-highlights-growing-use-video-higher-education-optimism-oer/

Learning Out Loud: Make Online Courses Meaningful and Accessible
https://www.edsurge.com/news/2016-07-15-learning-out-loud-make-online-courses-meaningful-and-accessible

5 Skills Ss Need to be Contributing Global Citizens
http://mrkempnz.com/2016/07/5-skills-students-need-to-be-contributing-global-citizens.html

No grades, no timetable: Berlin school turns teaching upside down
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/jul/01/no-grades-no-timetable-berlin-school-turns-teaching-upside-down

 

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