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Instructional Technology and Teaching Tweet Wrap, w/e 09-17-16

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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.

EmergingEdTech Teaching Technology Tweet Wrap

This week … micro-credentials are one of several developments poised to impact the evolving higher ed landscape, get the basics on AI from A.J. Juliani, are there lessons to be learned in trying to see the world from the bad guy's perspective?, flipped PD can be a big hit, learn about the ‘micro-screencast': making your own animated GIFs!, check out the PixiClip collaborative whiteboard, and as always … there's much more to explore!  

The Next Hot Ticket in Ed Tech? Micro-Credentials
http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/news/article/The-Next-Hot-Ticket-in-Ed-Tech-Micro-Credentials-9222775.php

The Beginner's Guide to Artificial Intelligence (for educators)
http://ajjuliani.com/the-beginners-guide-to-artificial-intelligence-for-educators/

Aaron Chatterji: Harnessing Technology to Improve Education (video):
https://today.duke.edu/2016/09/aaron-chatterji-harnessing-technology-improve-education

Opinion: Five pitfalls that constrain digital adoption in schools
http://www.educatoronline.com.au/news/opinion-five-pitfalls-that-constrain-digital-adoption-in-schools-223429.aspx

The World of 7 Billion – A Student Video Contest
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2016/09/the-world-of-7-billion-student-video.html#.V9561ZgrLb0

Support the Bad Guy: A Lesson In Challenging Perspectives
http://flippedlearning.org/syndicated/support-the-bad-guy-a-lesson-in-challenging-perspectives/

Good ideas from @web20classroom: 3 Ways Educators Can Embrace Social Media to Increase Engagement
http://www.edtechmagazine.com/k12/article/2016/09/3-ways-educators-can-embrace-social-media-increase-engagement

Educational Institutions Leverage Trending Tech to Stay Ahead of the Curve
http://www.computerworld.com/article/3119173/education/educational-institutions-leverage-trending-tech-to-stay-ahead-of-the-curve.html

Robots Give Chronically Ill Kids Valuable Social Ties with School
https://campustechnology.com/articles/2016/09/12/robots-give-chronically-ill-kids-valuable-social-ties-with-school.aspx

The Controlled Chaos Classroom: A Choose your own Adventure Vlog
http://flippedlearning.org/syndicated/controlled-chaos-classroom-choose-adventure-vlog/

Apple iPhone 7 Review is in from TechCrunch
https://techcrunch.com/2016/09/13/review-apple-tees-up-the-future-with-iphone-7/

Most U.S. K–12 Teachers Would Not Give Themselves an ‘A' in #EdTech Skills
https://thejournal.com/articles/2016/09/08/most-us-k12-teachers-would-not-give-themselves-an-a-in-ed-tech-skills.aspx

University professor explores question, “Is Technology Good for Education?” in #edtech book
http://www.parentherald.com/articles/66331/20160912/education-technology-latest-news-updates-why-digital-technology-integral-contemporary-education.htm

Classroom Labs Are the Next to Go Virtual
http://www.edtechmagazine.com/higher/article/2016/09/classroom-labs-are-next-go-virtual

How Failure and Solving Real Problems Helps This School Thrive
https://ww2.kqed.org/mindshift/2016/09/06/how-failure-and-solving-real-problems-helps-this-school-thrive/

With a New Kind of Learning, Schools are Seeking The Right Blend
https://njmonthly.com/articles/towns-schools/seeking-right-blend-blended-learning/

We flipped professional development and our teachers loved it
http://www.eschoolnews.com/2016/09/12/we-flipped-professional-development-and-our-teachers-loved-it/

The Micro Screencast: GIFs Can Save Time, Enhance Learning
http://mattkushin.com/2016/09/12/how-educators-can-create-gifs-to-save-time-and-increase-learning/

5 Tools to Leverage Augmented Reality
http://www.ecampusnews.com/resource/tools-augmented-reality/

Robots, 3D figurines, Lego bricks: College’s ‘makerspace’ makes learning fun
http://www.interaksyon.com/lifestyle/robots-3d-figurines-and-lego-bricks-miriam-colleges-makerspace-makes-learning-fun-again

Pokémon Go opens doors for digital learning
http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2016-09-11/pok%C3%A9mon-go-opens-doors-digital-learning

PixiClip! Free collaborative whiteboard with drawing, video, audio messaging.
http://www.pixiclip.com/beta/

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