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Tech and Teaching Tweet Wrap, w/e 12-03-16

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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 in the Wrap … should “edtech” be its own academic discipline? Explore that question and many related ideas in our first piece below. If your school is a Moodle institution, you might want to check out what's new in Moodle 3.1. Learn how Finland is moving away from traditional academic subjects to exploring “events & phenomena in an interdisciplinary format”. Get involved in the development of updated ISTE standards for 2017. Discover how some schools are combining Virtual and Augmented Reality (= “mixed” reality) in their curricula … and more resources and content to explore!   

Fascinating @EDUCAUSE piece: “Edtech + Academia: Two Worlds Collide?”
http://er.educause.edu/blogs/2016/11/edtech-plus-academia-two-worlds-collide

Great collection of #edtech resource “listicles” from @AnySoftwareTool:
http://www.anysoftwaretools.com/edtech-resource-guide/

The first draft of the 2017 @iste Standards for Teachers is here – get involved!
http://www.iste.org/standards/standards/for-teachers-refresh-2016-lp

Film for Thought: #ZeroDay, #BlackMirror Illuminate Techno-Dystopia, Both Real & Imagined
https://medium.com/@emergingedtech/film-for-thought-new-offerings-explore-a-technological-dystopia-both-real-and-imagined-ec97c1d22f62#.hsa5yjdgr

“The Second Act of Flipping”
http://my.aasa.org/AASA/Resources/SAMag/Dec16/Sams_Aglio.aspx

Moodle 3.1 Release Highlights Playlist from @moodlehttps://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLxcO_MFWQBDfWYsGAI-SXY7JW6T_3t0yM

Nice new grading interface capabilities in Moodle 3.1!
https://docs.moodle.org/31/en/New_features

Tech toys get creative with learning by bridging the digital with the physical
http://registerguard.com/rg/business/35019009-63/tech-toys-get-creative-with-learning-by-bridging-the-digital-with-the-physical.html.csp

Congrats! 12 districts honored for their innovative digital curriculum transition strategies
http://www.eschoolnews.com/2016/11/29/districts-digital-curriculum/

Seriously, it’s our Job to Inspire Learning?
http://www.theedadvocate.org/10-techniques-to-ensure-that-your-lessons-are-as-dull-as-a-dishwater/

“Instead of individual subjects, Ss will study events & phenomena in an interdisciplinary format”
https://brightside.me/wonder-curiosities/finland-will-become-the-first-country-in-the-world-to-get-rid-of-all-school-subjects-259910/

Betsy DeVos and the Wrong Way to Fix Schools
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/25/opinion/betsy-devos-and-the-wrong-way-to-fix-schools.html

Visionary: How 4 institutions are venturing into a new mixed reality
http://www.ecampusnews.com/disruptions-and-innovations/institutions-mixed-reality/?ps=kwalsh%40cw.edu-0013000000j0Xiu-0033000000q5sHe

I spent 3 months applying to jobs after a coding #bootcamp. Here’s what I learned.
https://medium.freecodecamp.com/5-key-learnings-from-the-post-bootcamp-job-search-9a07468d2331#.wzcd06wot

12 Educational Apps To Create Digital Portfolios
http://www.teachthought.com/the-future-of-learning/apps/8-educational-apps-to-create-digital-portfolios/

EdTech and ‘The Rise and Fall of American Growth': Economic history & the future of #highered
https://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/technology-and-learning/education-technology-and-rise-and-fall-american-growth

4 inspirational talks from #FlipCon16 in Australia from pioneers of #FlippedLearning
https://www.clickview.com.au/live/flipcon-2016/

 

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