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Academics and EdTech Tweet Compilation, w/e 06-02-18

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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 … science says learning styles are a myth, exploring the challenge of adopting the analytics mind-set, another piece reminding us that simply handing out tech devices does not make a school tech-integrated – good teacher PD is essential, explore the differences between Adobe Captivate and Articulate Storyline, and more!   

The Problem with “Learning Styles”: There is little scientific support for this fashionable idea—and stronger evidence for other learning strategies
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-problem-with-learning-styles/

Making Analytics the Campus Modus Operandi
https://er.educause.edu/blogs/2018/5/making-analytics-the-campus-modus-operandi

Teachers Shouldn't Have To Work Alone — And Now They Don't Have To
https://www.forbes.com/sites/michaelhorn/2018/05/29/teachers-shouldnt-have-to-work-alone-and-now-they-dont-have-to/#65d4782f6157

This piece reveals a lot about our tendency to use jargon to put a new face on old ideas and act like they're new ideas (while also tearing down the DT ‘movement'): “Design Thinking Is a Boondoggle”
https://www.chronicle.com/article/Design-Thinking-Is-a/243472

This rapping science teacher at Central York infects students with love of learning 
https://www.ydr.com/story/news/2018/06/01/central-york-teacher-boosts-learning-through-music-video-production/658422002/

Students create new hand for suburban 8-year-old w/ 3D printer
http://wgntv.com/2018/05/31/students-create-new-hand-for-suburban-7-year-old/

UA helps visually impaired ‘see’ science
https://azbigmedia.com/ua-helps-visually-impaired-see-science/

Start Training The Teachers And Stop Blaming The iPad
https://www.forbes.com/sites/jabezlebret/2018/06/01/start-training-the-teachers-and-stop-blaming-the-ipad/#4cbde81e63a1

Alexander Salas explores the differences between Adobe Captivate and Articulate Storyline
https://www.td.org/user/content/alexandersalas/storyline-vs-captivate-drag-n-drop-06-02-18-07-45

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