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 … continuing in the spirit of the posts I wrote about Michael Caulfield's excellent “Web Literacy for Student Fact Checkers” resource last week, I share a listing of 10 journalism brands that actually focus on researching and reporting, Audrey Watters explores “what went wrong” with edtech since it's promising start decades ago, TeachThought's Terry Heick offers great tips for teachers who are struggling with technology, T.H.E. Journal offers 4 key considerations when building a blended learning model, and much more!
The last people on campus you'd expect to resist digital learning innovations
From “EduSpeak” to a Language of Pedagogy
How to Build a Successful Blended Learning Model
Great @universitybiz piece on evolving state of #DigitalBadges
How To Use Flexible Grouping In The Classroom
10 Journalism Brands Where You Find Real Facts
The History of Ed-Tech: What Went Wrong?
8 Tips For Teachers Frustrated With Technology
Awesome! Multi-touch Displays on any Surface — All You Need Is a Lightbulb Socket
Interesting … Socrates Had It All Wrong On Technology And Education
Finally, I noticed a tweet about $8 billion being spent every year edtech and asking, “Does It Work?”. We'll let's face it, not always. In exploring the article the tweet was sharing, I saw and retweeted these great “Talking Points”, which say a lot about two key reasons why edtech implementations fail. Explore this article to learn more about how to avoid these types of failures: 12 Potential Education Technology Implementation Pitfalls and Ways to Avoid Them.