Inspiring, informative, useful, or just plain fun tweets posted on Twitter over this past week … collected here to share with our blog readers.
This week in the Wrap … colleges (along with many K-12 schools) continue to expand access and lower cost with Open Educational Resources (I'm proud to be able to say that we've eliminated paid textbooks from about 33% of our courses at The College of Westchester, and continue to push to hit > 50%! – KW), explore the essential consideration for ensuring the accessibility of digital materials to all users, discover the Early Childhood Center in New Jersey, where they are teaching their students Spanish and Mandarin, along with tech and STEM, and getting the world's attention (there are two articles about this school below, one after the other), then wrap it all up with a laugh in a classic video showing kids reacting to old computers! Enjoy!
Essentials of Digital Accessibility
Business can offer free connectivity to those who need it most. Here’s why it must
Inside the #OER Revolution in Higher Ed
Reluctant to Flip Your Class? My Story May Change Your Mind
Use Stories to Help Students See Possibilities for Helping Others
How to make higher education technology investments that pay off
You should probably still avoid toys that talk with your kids
A Taxonomy For Transfer: 14 Ways Learners Can Transfer What They Know
Ground Breaking School: Students at NJ school learn 3 languages, STEM
How to Fix the Country’s Failing Schools. And How Not To.
If You Had $45 Billion, What Would You Do to Improve Education?
Technology Feels Like It’s Accelerating — Because It Actually Is
#MOOC Course Report: December 2016: 1100+ free MOOCs starting this month!
Interesting? Disturbing? Learning Activities Delivered by Eloquent Instructor Avatars
A whole new take on the old “shop class” Xmas gift: 3D printed ornaments!
These are Hilarious [Kids React to Old Computers]