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Education and Technology Tweet Wrap, w/e 03-31-18

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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 … is Amazon stepping up their edtech game or stepping away from it? What is “compulsion thinking” and how can it be applied in education? A very though-provoking look at the absolute mess that the digitization of media has helped to bring about. Are Coding Boot Camps Ready to “Cross the Chasm”? Prognosticating is hard – looking back at a look ahead and the LMS. And more! 

5 Ways I Got the Future of the LMS Wrong
https://www.insidehighered.com/digital-learning/blogs/technology-and-learning/5-ways-i-got-future-lms-wrong

Why academic assessment is poised for a scientific revolution
https://www.ecampusnews.com/credentials/academic-assessment-poised-scientific-revolution/

How to apply compulsion loop thinking to higher ed https://www.ecampusnews.com/cc-blog/innovation-in-it/apply-compulsion-loop-thinking-higher-ed/

Feds Come Around to OER — Slowly
https://www.insidehighered.com/digital-learning/article/2018/03/28/oer-gains-momentum-federal-push-2018-budget

A lot of good points here … Why ‘Media Literacy’ Doesn’t Stand a Chance
https://www.chronicle.com/article/Why-Media-Literacy-/242929

Amid speculation, Amazon continues to inch its way into e-learning
https://www.hrdive.com/news/amid-speculation-amazon-continues-to-inch-its-way-into-e-learning/519891/

but … Amazon Will Shut Down TenMarks and Its Digital Math and Writing Tools
https://www.edsurge.com/news/2018-03-30-amazon-will-shut-down-tenmarks-and-its-digital-math-and-writing-tools 

Are Coding Boot Camps Ready to “Cross the Chasm”?
https://www.edsurge.com/news/2018-03-30-coding-bootcamps-cross-the-chasm

Breaking Rules of Pricey Textbook Market Pays Off for FlatWorld
https://www.americaninno.com/boston/boston-startup/breaking-rules-of-pricey-textbook-market-pays-off-for-flatworld/

Comparing Apple, Google and Microsoft’s education plays
https://techcrunch.com/2018/03/27/comparing-apple-google-and-microsofts-education-plays/

In a Howard County classroom, dinosaurs, chariots and tornadoes become lifelike 
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/howard/ellicott-city/ph-ho-students-try-augmented-reality-20180326-story.html

There's a nice boost for #edtech professional development in the new US Federal Budget! 
https://marketbrief.edweek.org/uncategorized/1-1-billion-federal-block-grant-makes-ed-tech-training-higher-priority-software-devices/

 

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