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 … for students in K-12 (and some of this should certainly apply to first time college students as well), TeachThought offers 6 message every student should hear on the first day of class, learn how one teacher modifies flexible graphic organizers he has developed to help each student with areas they need help in, explore a handful of tools for creating augmented and virtual reality learning content from ShakeUpLearning, check out the fun MaKey MaKey maker kit, consider the future of work, and more!
10 Characteristics of an Innovative Classroom
6 Messages Every Student Should Hear On The First Day Of School
Voice and Choice Is Important—but Sometimes It’s Not Enough: How one teacher uses flexible graphic organizers, modified for each student depending on the central skill or standard they’re working on.
“These schools set the stage for what future education will look like.” – Stephane Kasriel, CEO, Upwork (exceprt from article re: future of work)
Good resource with 5 Augmented and Virtual Reality Creation Tools for Students
This has powerful maker-space and PBL uses! MaKey MaKey – An Invention Kit for Everyone
Why Most of Us Fail to Grasp Coming Exponential Gains in AI
Experts say we’re approaching a third wave of higher-ed reform
Expensive campus upgrades may [I say “will”] have a limited effect on learning unless academics are given time [and PD] to adapt their teaching to new learning spaces
It's refreshing to see so many employees at the big tech companies pushing back at management about data abuse and privacy concerns (as noted in this article: Facial Recognition Backlash: Technology Giants Scramble)
The Arms Race of Technology Integration — Teching Out for the Wrong Reasons