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Education and Technology Tweet Recap w/e 05-26-18

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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, we've got a veritable cornucopia of edtech! Come and learn a little more about personalized learning, gamification, 21st century learning, artificial intelligence, virtual and augmented reality, open educational resources, and other technologies that are impacting how we can teach, engage, and spark curiosity. We also look at how to bring some coding into the classroom to teach an array of skills, and on the ‘flip side' of tech, we learn how easily our privacy can be violated by our growing comfort with tools that were not designed to respect our privacy. And yes, there's more to explore! 

Communicating Personalized Learning to Families and Stakeholders: Terminology, Tools and Tips for Success
https://www.excelined.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Communicating-Personalized-Learning-to-Families-and-Stakeholders.pdf

Video games could be serious tools for historical research
https://www.technologyreview.com/s/611099/video-games-could-be-serious-tools-for-historical-research/

How a 21st-Century Learning Environment Helps Students Master Tough Subjects
https://www.chronicle.com/article/How-a-21st-Century-Learning/243439

My latest for @universitybiz: AI and the holy grail of education – Realizing the promise of artificial intelligence to support personalized learning
https://www.universitybusiness.com/article/ai-and-holy-grail-education

Nice overview and resources re: VR & AR and “Educations Marvelous Revolution” 
https://www.verizoninternet.com/bookmark/AR-VR-Education/

New York Doubles Down on Open Educational Resources
https://www.insidehighered.com/digital-learning/article/2018/05/23/new-york-state-doubles-down-another-8-million-open-educational

Calgary Teachers learn how to bring code into their classrooms: “Computational thinking teaches us so much about problem solving, and building the core competencies of creativity and collaboration … ” 
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/code-create-teach-calgary-1.4679621

So this happened … “How an Alexa speaker recorded and shared a private conversation”. When are we going to wake up and demand a much higher level of privacy controls from vendors?
http://money.cnn.com/2018/05/24/technology/alexa-secret-recording/index.html

See how the @AlabamaDeptofEd is giving their students an advantage this summer with free access to Fuel Education’s online reading platform and learning solutions
https://www.fueleducation.com/why-fueled/press-room/AL-Summer-Learning-18.html

5 Tips That Foster Collaborative Professional Learning
https://edtechmagazine.com/k12/article/2018/05/5-tips-foster-collaborative-professional-learning

How team teaching (and other innovations) can impact blended learning
https://www.eschoolnews.com/2018/05/25/how-team-teaching-and-other-innovations-can-impact-blended-learning/

Come join @collsphysistry, @ken_bauer and myself Friday, June 1 (Noon EST) to explore resources for summer learning and PD and plan for an awesome 2018-19 school year in this free webinar!
https://www.wiziq.com/webinar/whats-next-for-flipped-learning/

 

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