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Teaching, Learning, and Technology Tweet Digest, w/e 06-09-18

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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 … partnerships between business and higher ed continue to expand; should colleges see bootcamps as a threat, or embrace them?; Eduporium is offering $500 worth of their inventory each month as a ‘grant' (and I throw a jab at Amazon asking them to show some similar generosity); 10 education ‘truths' that led one instructor down the road to Project Based Learning; the move to digital resources in K-12 is moving at a quickening pace; and more!

Bill Gates is giving 2018 college grads his favorite new book for free
http://money.cnn.com/2018/06/05/technology/bill-gates-2018-graduates-factful/index.html

Colleges should consider integrating bootcamps, not view them as threats
https://www.educationdive.com/news/colleges-should-consider-integrating-bootcamps-not-view-them-as-threats/525254/

Leaders in Learning — Students learn science and math through various hands-on tools
http://www.kmvt.com/content/news/Leaders-in-Learning—Students-learn-science-and-math-various-hands-on-tools-484640041.html

10 Learning Truths That Led Me to PBL
http://ajjuliani.com/10-education-truths-support-project-based-learning/

Testing college admissions tests
https://www.universitybusiness.com/article/testing-college-admissions-tests

EDUPORIUM is offering a monthly $500 “grant” to a deserving school/teacher, “helping educators build 21st century learning environments and equipping students with the skills they need for the future” (must use it in their store though!)
https://try.eduporium.com/eduporium-educational-technology-grant/

Hey Amazon…how about donating some of these awesome STEM boxes to schools? 
https://mashable.com/2018/06/08/amazon-stem-club-toy-subscription-box/#qx.5y_voDOqD

5 Interesting Things About Walmart’s New (Nearly) Free College Benefit
https://www.chronicle.com/article/5-Interesting-Things-About/243554

Facebook is pledging to train 1 million workers and small-business owners across the U.S. in digital marketing and labor skills by 2020 
https://businessrecord.com/Content/Tech-Innovation/Technology/Article/Facebook-announces-pledge-to-train-1-million-by-2020/172/834/82758

Thanks to @cbuitrago for sharing this gamification framework from Yu-kai Chou in her newest post:
http://yukaichou.com/gamification-examples/octalysis-complete-gamification-framework/#.WxU8lEgvyM8

I.E.S. Awards $8.4 Million to Ed-Tech Businesses to Develop, Test Products
https://marketbrief.edweek.org/marketplace-k-12/e-s-awards-8-4-million-ed-tech-businesses-develop-test-products/

Shift to DigitaL Resources in Classroom in “Escalating Rapidly” in the US
https://thejournal.com/articles/2018/06/08/digital-shift-in-education-escalating-rapidly.aspx

 

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