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 … heard of micro-schools? Is this were some of the innovations education could benefit will come from? Or will they come from the work force development area? Read Richard Culatta's suggestions for modernizing your classroom, explore useful tools for retrieval practice, check out the Cult of Pedagogy's free min-course, “7 Tech Processes Every Teacher Should Know”, and more!
Micro-schools, fascinating, not a phrase I'd heard before (always learn new stuff on the Future Trends Forums!)
Nice! Female, minority students took AP computer science in record numbers
How to modernize your classroom in 2018, in the words of ISTE CEO Richard Culatta
This is a powerful idea and construct: IMS Global Learning Consortium Announces Free 50-State Digital K-12 Academic Standards Registry
Some great tools and resources and student “warm ups” from RetrievalPractice.org
The World’s First “Digital Teacher” Just Debuted in New Zealand (and it's probably not as awful as you might think)
A study finds promise in project-based learning for young low-income children
Makerspaces a growing trend, but will they deliver? Are makerspaces worth the effort or just another higher ed fad?
I took the free “7 Tech Processes Every Teacher Should Know” course from Cult of Pedagogy to check it out. Nicely done. I would recommend it to teachers just starting to explore technology in their classroom or looking to learn a little more and expand their game
Fascinating: Mapping the Academic Genome – using learning telemetry and analytics to tailor instruction to the characteristics, needs, paths and paces of individual learners
Some of the most promising, innovative developments in education are happening in work force development, outside of
#highered – Bernard Bull, Future Trend in Education Forum