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, there's an Augmented Reality Hackathon happening this week, specifically for teachers – stop by Metaverse and create your AR with this free and easy tool, then click the first link below to learn how to share your creativity! Robert Talbert wrote an excellent post about problematic assumptions that can drive decisions we make in the classroom. Consider all we can learn from tomorrow's eclipse (here in the US). The New Zealand government (EmergingEdTech enjoys good readership ‘down under' in both Australia and NZ) offers “Youth Digital Enterprise Awards”, aimed at helping young people become tomorrow’s digital entrepreneurs. Wrap up the wrap with a look at and bunch of expert predictions about how tech may change our lives in the coming decade.
Augmented Reality hackathon for Ts running 8/19 – 8/26, showing creative AR Ts have made!
Storified flipblogs twitter chat: great dialogue about CHANGES
Great piece by RobertTalbert: Laptop bans and the assumptions we make
Podcast: Choice & Control – The Structure Of Educational Revolutions
Mystery Science Helps Teachers Dazzle Their Students With Interactive Science Classes
For Ed Tech to Be Successful, ‘It Has to Come From Teachers' http://blogs.edweek.org/teachers/teaching_now/2017/08/teacher_input_edtech.html
Start a Reading Revolution: Flip Your Class With Blogs
Want a Better Future? Teach Evidence and Empathy!
Learning A Ton Of New Science From 2 Minutes Of A Total Solar Eclipse
Five more Brooklyn schools to teach young kids computer science
NZ opens “Youth Digital Enterprise Awards” scholarship competition
Emerging Tech: 7 Top Futurists Make Some Surprising Predictions About Next Decade