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“Edutech” Tweet Wrap w/e 07-07-14

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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 … 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 
https://news.elearninginside.com/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 . Looks good! Thanks!

The Future’s Open Wide With These 60+ K-12 Education Technology Events in 2018-2019
https://www.edsurge.com/news/2018-07-03-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
http://mastery.org/mtc-expands-membership-to-public-schools/

I love cross-curricular thinking like this: Incorporating humanities, arts, crafts, and design into curricula makes better scientists
http://blogs.sciencemag.org/books/2018/07/02/science-and-the-arts-essay/

“To prepare entrepreneurial innovative future-ready students, we must make a shift” – Great read on fostering innovation and entrepreneurship in the classroom, via @edtechdigest:
https://edtechdigest.com/2018/06/28/why-startup-culture-is-coming-to-a-classroom-near-you/

Wow – very interesting: Why Are We Still Personalizing Learning If It’s Not Personal?
https://www.edsurge.com/news/2018-07-02-why-are-we-still-personalizing-learning-if-it-s-not-personal

82 “Math in Real Life” Lessons (who says they'll never use it!?)
https://www.freetech4teachers.com/2018/06/82-math-in-real-life-lessons.html

Why You Should Enroll Your Kids in Piano Lessons, According to Science
http://time.com/5322121/music-lessons-language-learning/

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