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 … I don't know how I've missed the term “Digital Fluency” until now, but I am really glad to have come across Jennifer Sparrow's piece in EDUCAUSE – Digital Fluency is what I've really meant when I refer to Digital Literacy – it is not enough to be able to understand and use the language of tech, if today's students are going to thrive, they need to be truly fluent. Science teachers should check out the cool games from Legends of Learning, anyone teaching online would do well to at least be aware of YellowDig, and of course, there is more to explore!
Digital Fluency: Preparing Students to Create Big, Bold Problems
Learning Games That Give Your Lessons Superpowers
How We Can ‘Robot-Proof’ Education to Better Adapt to Automation
YellowDig – Seamless Social Interaction in (or out) of Your Courses and LMS
Evidence of Effectiveness, Easy Integration Are High Priorities for Personalized Learning Purchases
Computer Science for All: Can Schools Pull It Off?
Developing 21st Century Skills in the Foreign Language Classroom
Should higher ed play a larger role in building digital media literacy and discussions? (Yes! Yes it should)!
Truly Disturbing Study Results: Fake news spreads much farther, faster, and deeper than the truth. How do we educate people to know better?
These are good (although they missed 1 key question for those who have not yet gone mobile – What are You Waiting For?): 5 questions to ask before your university goes mobile
Why Teach Like That, When Learning is Like This?