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Academics and Technology Tweet Wrap, w/e 04-14-18

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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 … the move away from the focus on grades and acceptance of competency based transcripts is gaining some major momentum, review a handful of best practices for getting the most out of digital learning investments, college presidents and provosts would do well to have a student tutor help them understand their schools from the student perspective, taking career and technical education more seriously, and more to explore!

Will Letter Grades Survive?
https://www.edutopia.org/article/will-letter-grades-survive

How to do micro-credentialing and digital badging the right way
https://www.ecampusnews.com/eschool-media/micro-credentialing-digital-badging-right-way/

Q: Who Is Responsible for Teaching College Students About Cybersecurity? A: At many school, no one really is (yet)
https://er.educause.edu/blogs/2017/3/who-is-responsible-for-teaching-college-students-about-cybersecurity

Over 20 advocacy groups complain to FTC that YouTube is violating children’s privacy law
https://techcrunch.com/2018/04/09/over-20-advocacy-groups-complain-to-ftc-that-youtube-is-violating-childrens-privacy-law/

With Changing Students and Times, Colleges Are Going Back to School
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/05/education/learning/colleges-adapt-changing-students.html

Student tutors may be solution for Presidents, Provosts wishing to enhance understanding of digital pedagogy & learning experiences of Ss, instructional initiatives of faculty 
https://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/digital-tweed/presidents-and-digital-learning-get-student-tutor

Middle & High School Students “Making History” With 3D Printing
https://bryanalexander.org/education-and-technology/middle-and-high-school-students-doing-history-with-3d-printing/

I’m an Active Teacher/Professor. Period. 
https://flippedlearning.org/syndicated/im-an-active-teacher-professor-period/

Study examines ROI for highered institutions looking to implement high quality digital learning to achieve impact at a larger scale, shares best practices
https://asunow.asu.edu/20180412-asu-news-action-lab-study-value-investment-digital-learning

With our shortage of skilled workers, career and technical education is ready to be taken seriously
https://www.pbs.org/newshour/education/with-our-shortage-of-skilled-workers-career-and-technical-education-is-ready-to-be-taken-seriously

Don’t just talk about tech: How ‘personalized learning’ advocates are honing their messaging
https://www.chalkbeat.org/posts/us/2018/04/13/dont-just-talk-about-tech-how-personalized-learning-advocates-are-honing-their-messaging/

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