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

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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 … free Open Educational Resources webinars from the OpenStax (if you're in higher ed and not familiar with OpenStax, you need to be … they've recreated excellent free versions of the textbooks for over 20 of the most popular college courses!); Phil Hill from Univ of Texas, where they are leading the way with BadgeChain and digital badges, discusses these quickly evolving constructs; a look at the EDUCAUSE “NGDLE” (Next Generation Digital Learning Environment) effort, followed by a post looking at some issues with this lofty undertaking; Canva is partnering with Alexa; and more to explore!

What Actually Works in EdTech? with Tom Murray
http://www.coolcatteacher.com/e119/

Free Webinars coming from OpenStax re: #OER, OpenStax Tutor, OER Commons, etc.
https://openstax.org/blog/upcoming-openstax-webinars

Microcredentials and the Evolution of #Badges to Recognize Learning
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LUrqjHrij24

Last Night's #flipblog chat, Storified! Explore how Ts got started with #flippedlearning!
https://storify.com/mrswan/flipblogs-livechat-august-2-2017

The Evolution of the College Campus– One School at a Time
http://www.avnetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=126964

Creating interactive video for distance learning courses
https://www.universitybusiness.com/article/creating-interactive-video-distance-learning-courses

EDUCAUSE & the #NGDLE: A bold vision for #edtech interoperability
http://er.educause.edu/articles/2017/7/updating-the-next-generation-digital-learning-environment-for-better-student-learning-outcomesNGDLE vision

A contrarian look at the #NGDLE (absent student voice is certainly a great point):
http://ammienoot.com/uncategorized/some-more-thoughts-on-the-ngdle-for-what-its-worth/

: Training Comp Sci T's Not Really About Computer Science
http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/DigitalEducation/2017/08/codeorg_training_computer_science_teachers.html

Teachers learn new style of sharing science with students
http://www.mercurynews.com/2017/08/01/made-science-teaches-teachers-to-teach/

Together, technology and teachers can revamp schools
https://www.economist.com/news/leaders/21725313-how-science-learning-can-get-best-out-edtech-together-technology-and-teachers-can

Exposed IoT devices create tremendous vulnerabilities – they need to be made secure!
http://www.zdnet.com/article/exposed-servers-hack-prison-cells-alter-pacemakers/

“How Failure in the Classroom Improved my Teaching”
https://medium.com/@Emilizabeth/how-failure-in-the-classroom-improved-my-teaching-5be43161734b

“5 Realities Schools Must Embrace”, from a Nat'l Superintendent of the Year
http://trustedk12.com/whats-next-phil-lanoue/

Flipping Inspiration – My Unusual #FlippedLearning Journey
http://flippedlearning.org/flipblogs/flipping-inspiration-unusual-journey-flipped-learning/

$99 Headset Could Be Augmented Reality’s First True Chance at a Mass Market
https://www.technologyreview.com/s/608292/99-headset-could-be-augmented-realitys-first-true-chance-at-a-mass-market/

Are micro-credentials the key to personalizing professional development?
http://www.educationdive.com/news/micro-credentials-key-personalized-learning-professional-development/441782/

Personalized online reading program yields 1.5 to 2 grade level gains in reading in 7 months
https://www.tapinto.net/sections/education/articles/new-technology-helps-drive-impressive-reading-gai-1

Canvas by Instructure announced that its teaming up with Amazon Alexa …
https://news.elearninginside.com/amazons-alexa-your-next-teacher/

 

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