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 … the advantages of blended learning apply to PD in the workplace as well as the classroom, a look at some of the ways edtech can backfire, a great piece connecting learning science to student response systems, attributes of successful school design today, ‘hacks' to help our brains learn faster, and more!
The Best Learning Blends Online and Instructor-Led Courses
Just provided some feedback to this question on @Quora: What are the disadvantages of using technology in the teaching-learning process?
Outstanding article: How Student Response Systems and other #EdTech Solutions Are Harnessing the Science of Learning (this is type of conversation educators and edtech vendors should be having about how their products support learning!)
“… if you're waiting until you know you need it [disruption], you're probably going to be too late” – Richard Price, Future Trends in Education Forum, 8/26/18
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Interesting … app takes financial education to new level for college students
Three hacks to help your brain learn stuff faster
New tech like AI, machine learning, & educational software aren't just changing the field for students; they're shaking up the role of educators, creating philosophical shifts in approaches to teaching, & remodelling the classroom
8 Attributes Of Successful Schools In The Digital Age:
2 collaborative learning
3 personalized learning
5 creative classrooms
6 flexible spaces
7 do more with less
8 focus on STEM
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