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: help your students learn to study smarter with spaced retrieval practice, a #DLNChat explored the idea of employers becoming the de facto accreditors of non traditional educators (i.e. moocs, digital badge providers, etc.), teachers in Norfolk (Nebraska) combine 7 great ideas into a ‘new' instructional model, EdX graduates to offering full Masters Degrees online, Josh Kim makes the case against ‘The Case Against Education', and more to explore…
Next for SNHU: Game-Based Learning and Digital Badges for Middle Schoolers
McGraw-Hill Education Expands its Free, Virtual Professional Development Series for College Instructors
Data Driven Instruction: How Student Data Guides Formative Assessments
Hmm … Woolf University, world’s 1st “blockchain university”, to begin teaching in 2019
WWW founder Tim Berners-Lee announces work on Solid (https://solid.inrupt.com/ ), a next gen “open-source project to restore the power and agency of individuals on the web”
EdX: From MicroMasters to Online Master’s Degrees
Three key questions for understanding your edtech ecosystem
How Nontraditional Educators Will Influence Digital Learning
Norfolk Public teachers create new instructional model
University Students Flock to Data Science as Interest and Demand Surge
Perceivant's digital course work finds following at 14 colleges (better learning content for less cost than traditional text books)
Study Smarter: How To Study Less And Learn More
The Case Against ‘The Case Against Education'