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Digital Technology and Quality Teaching Tweet Recap, w/e 08-18-18

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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 … how to never run out of ideas for teaching, getting students excited about learning science, the benefits of getting out of your comfort zone when it comes to learning, boosting metacognition, a fun free app for learning Common Core math and spelling in grades 1 – 3, and more to explore!

How an award-winning UBC prof gets students excited about science
https://science.ubc.ca/news/how-award-winning-ubc-prof-gets-students-excited-about-science

Project Based Learning prepares students at early age for workforce
https://signalscv.com/2018/08/project-based-learning-prepares-students-at-early-age-for-workforce/

How To Never Run Out Of New Ideas As A Teacher
https://www.teachthought.com/pedagogy/never-run-new-ideas-teacher/

Science Has Just Confirmed That If You're Not Outside Your Comfort Zone, You're Not Learning
https://www.inc.com/jessica-stillman/want-to-learn-faster-make-your-life-more-unpredictable.html

Technology Helps Teachers Prevent and Mitigate Bad Behavior in the Classroom
https://edtechmagazine.com/k12/article/2018/08/technology-helps-teachers-prevent-and-mitigate-bad-behavior-classroom

Personalized Learning Top Priority for Tech Usage in K–12
https://thejournal.com/articles/2018/08/13/personalized-learning-top-priority-for-tech-usage-in-k12.aspx

Research Finds Technology Coaches Provide Promising Approach to Closing the Digital Divide
https://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/research-finds-technology-coaches-provide-promising-approach-to-closing-the-digital-divide-1027453963

Add Music to Play Continuously in a Google Slides Presentation
https://www.freetech4teachers.com/2018/08/add-music-to-play-continuously-in.html

Enrollment Is Down at Teacher Colleges. So They're Trying to Change
https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2018/08/09/enrollment-is-down-at-teacher-colleges-so.html

Digital Promise, with help from Google, coaches teachers on tech. Nonprofit project to expand from 50 to 80 schools across 5 states next year. 
https://edscoop.com/dynamic-learning-project-digital-promise-personalized-learning 

Seeking a Middle Ground Between Publishers and OER
https://www.insidehighered.com/digital-learning/article/2018/08/15/courseware-platform-seeks-middle-ground-between-publishers-and

Five Ways to Boost Metacognition In the Classroom 
http://www.spencerauthor.com/metacognition/

Fun looking app covers Math (Common Core fully covered) and Spelling for grade levels 1, 2 and 3, and it is entirely FREE for 2018-2019 school year!
http://learnia.lol/index.html

 

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