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Teaching and Technology Tweet Wrap, w/e 04-08-17

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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 … 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
https://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/technology-and-learning/bad-magazine-apps-and-good-digital-learning

Is a Decent Screencast Better than a Great Lesson? In Some Ways, Yes.
http://flippedlearning.org/syndicated/worst-screencast-better-best-lesson/

The Hidden Costs of Active Learning (instructor burnout?)
https://campustechnology.com/articles/2017/04/05/the-hidden-costs-of-active-learning.aspx

Preparing Students for Jobs that Exist Now
https://medium.com/@gcouros/preparing-students-for-jobs-that-exist-now-7fd883e795a3

Schools should focus on digital learning, not seat time, says Miami-Dade schools chief
http://edscoop.com/schools-should-focus-on-digital-learning-not-seat-time-says-miami-dade-schools-chief

6 Considerations For Adapting Virtual Reality in Education
http://www.teachthought.com/the-future-of-learning/technology/6-considerations-quality-virtual-reality-education/

10 Tech Trends That Made the World Better in 2016
https://singularityhub.com/2017/01/05/10-tech-trends-that-made-the-world-better-in-2016/

Free Book on Open Education Resources & Best Practices
http://www.ubiquitypress.com/site/books/10.5334/bbc/

Opinion: College can be the ‘great equalizer'
http://www.dailyprogress.com/newsvirginian/opinion/guest_columnists/opinion-college-can-be-the-great-equalizer/article_b99afa6e-1729-11e7-8206-3b21276b9613.html

Fun Article: What will learning look like in 2025?
http://www.ecampusnews.com/featured/featured-on-ecampus-news/learning-look-like-2025/

What Federal Education Budget Cuts Mean for Edtech
https://www.edsurge.com/news/2017-04-02-what-federal-education-budget-cuts-mean-for-edtech–828e7fb8-c75e-4021-9e43-5b35dbb889ad

The 5 stages of digital readiness for adult online students
http://www.ecampusnews.com/news/digital-readiness-online/

Teleport 360 Editor Allows Teachers, Students To Create Virtual Reality Content
http://www.teachthought.com/current-events/teleport-360-editor-allows-teachers-students-to-create-virtual-reality-content/

Innovation is the “Buzzword” We Need in Education Right Now
http://ajjuliani.com/innovation-buzzword-need-education-right-now/

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