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Teaching and Tech From Across the Web, w/e 10-20-18

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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.

EmergingEdTech Teaching Technology Tweet Wrap

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
https://www.insidehighered.com/digital-learning/article/2018/10/19/acquisition-university-seeks-pathway-between-k-12-college-and

McGraw-Hill Education Expands its Free, Virtual Professional Development Series for College Instructors
https://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/mcgraw-hill-education-expands-its-free-virtual-professional-development-series-for-college-instructors-1027620964

Data Driven Instruction: How Student Data Guides Formative Assessments
https://edtechmagazine.com/k12/article/2018/10/data-driven-instruction-how-student-data-guides-formative-assessments-perfcon

Hmm … Woolf University, world’s 1st “blockchain university”, to begin teaching in 2019
https://abcnews.go.com/International/worlds-1st-blockchain-university-begin-teaching-2019/story?id=58226066

WWW founder Tim Berners-Lee announces work on Solid (), a next gen “open-source project to restore the power and agency of individuals on the web”
https://medium.com/@timberners_lee/one-small-step-for-the-web-87f92217d085

EdX: From MicroMasters to Online Master’s Degrees
https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2018/10/12/edx-launches-nine-low-cost-online-degrees

Three key questions for understanding your edtech ecosystem
https://edscoop.com/three-key-questions-for-understanding-your-edtech-ecosystem

How Nontraditional Educators Will Influence Digital Learning
https://www.edsurge.com/news/2018-10-16-how-nontraditional-educators-will-influence-digital-learning-dlnchat

Norfolk Public teachers create new instructional model 
http://norfolkdailynews.com/news/norfolk-public-teachers-create-new-instructional-model/article_657c42b0-ceef-11e8-8181-4becbefa1dfb.html

University Students Flock to Data Science as Interest and Demand Surge
http://www.govtech.com/education/higher-ed/University-Students-Flock-to-Data-Science-as-Interest-and-Demand-Surge.html

Perceivant's digital course work finds following at 14 colleges (better learning content for less cost than traditional text books) 
https://www.ibj.com/articles/70960-perceivants-digital-course-work-finds-following-at-14-colleges

Study Smarter: How To Study Less And Learn More 
https://scienceblog.com/503945/how-to-study-less-and-learn-more/

The Case Against ‘The Case Against Education'
https://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/technology-and-learning/case-against-case-against-education

 

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