Inspiring, informative, useful, or just plain fun tweets posted on Twitter over this past week … collected here to share with our blog readers.
This week in the wrap … another study supporting the advantage of blended learning over exclusively face-to-face or online, a couple pieces supporting the benefits of cross-curricular teaching and learning, explore a listing of over 60 events for K-12 educators coming during the 2018-19 school year, discover the Mastery Transcript Consortium – working to make mastery learning an accepted and recognized part of school transcripts, and more!
Blended Learning Is Proving More Effective Than Traditional Education
Someone asked “What are good options for a back channel tool that also allows students to up- or down-vote questions based on their own needs?”, another participant shared https://www.tricider.com/. Looks good! Thanks!
The Future’s Open Wide With These 60+ K-12 Education Technology Events in 2018-2019
At #FTEC18 some of us discussed challenges of Mastery Learning & Grading re: how it reflects on EOY grades. Check out Mastery Transcript Consortium! Students demonstrate mastery of skills, knowledge, etc., by presenting evidence
I love cross-curricular thinking like this: Incorporating humanities, arts, crafts, and design into curricula makes better scientists
“To prepare entrepreneurial innovative future-ready students, we must make a shift” – Great read on fostering innovation and entrepreneurship in the classroom, via @edtechdigest:
Wow – very interesting: Why Are We Still Personalizing Learning If It’s Not Personal?
82 “Math in Real Life” Lessons (who says they'll never use it!?)
Why You Should Enroll Your Kids in Piano Lessons, According to Science