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Tech Integration and Teaching Tweet Wrap, w/e 11-12-16

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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 … it was great to read that the White House reports high school graduation rates in the US have reached a peak of 83.2%, but it is still shocking that nearly 1 in 5 american students don't complete high school! Vicki Davis and George Couros discuss “the secret” (to effective tech integration) on the CoolCatTeacher podcast, we explore a couple perspectives on today's popular Learning Management Systems, check out 44 ways to use those smartphones in your room?, and much more!

The Secret to Effective Technology Integration in Schools
http://www.coolcatteacher.com/effective-technology-integration-schools/

How to Create Multimedia Timelines on HSTRY.co
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2016/11/how-to-create-multimedia-timelines-on.html#.WChbCfkrI2w

Which #Edtech Companies Are Producing the Best Research-Based Products?
https://www.edsurge.com/news/2016-11-09-which-edtech-companies-are-producing-the-best-research-based-products

4 ways your institution can improve digital literacy for student workforce success
http://www.ecampusnews.com/curriculum/improve-digital-literacy/

#GoOpen: So you've embraced OER? Now what?
http://edscoop.com/go-open-so-youve-embraced-oer-now-what

Learning how to learn: The science behind the science
http://www.the-messenger.com/features/lifestyles/article_e772cb65-dd4d-5af2-a675-29f822c05027.html

There is more to #blockchain than money. It has the potential to transform our lives.
https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2016/11/there-is-more-to-blockchain-than-moving-money/

Grades and Test Scores Should Not Be Your Driver
https://medium.com/@gcouros/grades-and-test-scores-should-not-be-your-driver-d9a98eda1ca2#.c6wx5klpm

All the effort & $$ that goes into Blackboard, other LMS, just so Ts can share docs! Oy!
https://bryanalexander.org/2016/10/29/how-people-actually-use-blackboard-according-to-blackboard/

4 ways technology is effectively bridging #highered to the workforce
http://www.ecampusnews.com/alternative-pathways/technology-bridging-workforce/

Top LMS's today: 1 Blackboard 2 Canvas 3 Moodle 4 D2L
http://edutechnica.com/2016/10/03/4th-annual-lms-data-update/

Video is eating the Internet:
http://qz.com/742474/how-streaming-video-changed-the-shape-of-the-internet/

White House: High school graduation at record 83.2 percent
http://www.newsjs.com/url.php?p=http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/white-house-high-school-graduation-at-record-83.2-percent/article/2604703

Part 1: 44 Smart Ways to Use Smartphones in Class
http://gettingsmart.com/2013/01/part-1-44-smart-ways-to-use-smartphones-in-class/

Science of Learning 101: One (Important) Reason We Can’t Train Everyone the Same
https://www.td.org/Publications/Blogs/Science-of-Learning-Blog/2016/11/Science-of-Learning-101-One-Important-Reason-We-Cant-Train-Everyone-the-Same

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  1. Good point Bryan. Unfortunately, it often isn’t practical to have a full blown LMS in place for the minority of educators who will truly leverage it, and a separate system for those requiring less, although I suppose in some large school that might work. Interesting idea.

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