Informative, inspiring, or just plain interesting education and digital technology content from across the web, posted on Twitter over the past week and collected here to share with our blog readers.
This week in the wrap … exploring the vital importance of the teacher-student relationship, adding some PD to your Blended Learning, examining a “#ChanZuckerfail”, going ‘all in' on MakerSpaces, why isn't education (or darned near anyone) paying attention to the huge concerns we should have about the proliferation of 5G (the small wave, pulsed EMF is likely dangerous to human tissue and will require 200X as many antenneas to be everywhere and “the impacts on the outer one to two inches of our bodies will be massive.”)? Plus more to explore…
How to Win Friends and Influence Students: “The teacher–student relationship is one of the most powerful elements within the learning environment. A major factor affecting students’ development, school engagement and academic motivation…”
In higher ed, tech's now a ‘must-have,' not a ‘nice-to-have'
Add a Dash of Professional Development to Your Blended-Learning Program
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative attempt at taking over classroom is a loud, messy failure in Connecticut school
A rural Montana district goes all in on makerspaces
Egypt’s Universities Open Up to Blended Learning
Nice Podcast from the author of our guest post “Can Digital Visual Learning be used to Teach Common Core ELA, History, & Science”
[I am] Disappointed w/ lack of dialogue & consumer awareness about potential dangers of 5G wireless + FCC's willingness to shove it down our throats w/out more review: “Is 5G Safe? Are EMF Radiation Emissions Harmful at this Level?”
Report: Students Prefer Courses that Use Open Educational Resources