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Education and Technology Tweet Recap, w/e 04-21-18

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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

Was away at CampusInsight 2018 this week so the wrap is a tad light, but still packed with goodnees. I was inspired by David Horsager's discussion of the importance of trust in the success of any organization, it really is vital. Explore 50 different animation tools! Consider the challenges of personalized learning. Take a look at Watson Classroom (the only commmercially available AI to support personalized learning). Discover how one professor developed pedagogy for language acquisition through gaming. And more!  

Why Is It so Hard to Teach K-12 Educators How to Personalize Learning?
https://www.edsurge.com/news/2018-04-18-why-is-it-so-hard-to-teach-k-12-educators-how-to-personalize-learning

It's 2018 and some institutions are making a priority of designing 21st century classrooms. I guess that's progress.
http://www.kbtx.com/content/news/Texas-AM-Board-of-Regents-Approve–480283493.html

David Horsager gave an inspiring and highly educational talk on Trust at CampusInsight 2018 – looking forward to reading his book, “The Trust Edge”
https://www.amazon.com/Trust-Edge-Leaders-Faster-Results-ebook/dp/B008GT7HVM/

50 Animation Tools And Resources For Digital Learners 
https://www.teachthought.com/technology/50-animation-tools-resources-digital-learners/

Girls Who Code Founder Awarded McGraw Education Prize
https://www.edsurge.com/news/2018-04-17-girls-who-code-founder-awarded-mcgraw-education-prize

IBM's Watson Classroom appears to be the only commercially available AI supporting personalized learning so far. Many edtech vendors are working on solutions, but it looks like IBM got there first. 
https://www.ibm.com/watson/education

Had no idea that ASU has such a big conference around edtech and the workplace. The annual ASU+GSV event draws thousands and has included high profile speakers and celebs like George W Bush to Jon Legend 
https://www.geekwire.com/2018/investors-future-education-technology-now-workplace/#edtech

Well that's unexpected … SLU students learn Italian playing Assassin's Creed 
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-04/slu-ssl042018.php 

Coding camp seeks to ignite girls' interest in science and technology 
http://www.omaha.com/news/education/primary-secondary/coding-camp-seeks-to-ignite-girls-interest-in-science-and/article_beb87ba7-f452-5b6a-a56a-ad9d05fd0b21.html

A lot of pedagogical shreds of evidence suggest that there is a shift (albeit a painfully slow one!) from passive, knowledge-transfer instructional methods to interactive, experiential learning.
http://bweducation.businessworld.in/article/Future-skyscape-of-education-across-Primary-Secondary-and-Tertiary-education-is-changing-/20-04-2018-147015/

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