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 … A.J. Juliani explains why innovation is the buzzword we need in education right now, read a fun article considering what learning might look like in 2025, we have two pieces on VR – one provides a tool that teachers and students can use to create VR content and one offers considerations re: the use of VR in the classroom. We also explore two cautionary tales, … one about the downsides of not getting digital learning right … and one about the challenge of maintaining a robust active learning classroom over the long term. And more!
GETS YA THINKIN': On Bad Magazine Apps & Good Digital Learning: A Cautionary Tale
Is a Decent Screencast Better than a Great Lesson? In Some Ways, Yes.
The Hidden Costs of Active Learning (instructor burnout?)
Preparing Students for Jobs that Exist Now
Schools should focus on digital learning, not seat time, says Miami-Dade schools chief
6 Considerations For Adapting Virtual Reality in Education
10 Tech Trends That Made the World Better in 2016
Free Book on Open Education Resources & Best Practices
Opinion: College can be the ‘great equalizer'
Fun Article: What will learning look like in 2025?
What Federal Education Budget Cuts Mean for Edtech
The 5 stages of digital readiness for adult online students
Teleport 360 Editor Allows Teachers, Students To Create Virtual Reality Content
Innovation is the “Buzzword” We Need in Education Right Now