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 a short wrap … Inacol recommends 15 strategies that can help school districts successfully make the paradigm shift toward Mastery and Competency Based Education, help students understand how fake news works in a gamified manner, speaking of gamification – the deadline for the 2019 International Serious Play Awards entries is approaching, FreeTech4Teachers shares some great places to get freee music and audio, and more!
Moving Toward Mastery: Growing, Developing and Sustaining Educators for Competency-Based Education
Entries in the 2019 International Serious Play Awards for board and card games used in education or training are due Jan. 15, 2019
Five Places to Find Free Music and Sounds for Multimedia Projects
Study analyzes ways teachers can make science classes less difficult, more engaging
Google Makes a Rare Education Technology Acquisition: Workbench (online library of lessons and projects + programming interface)
This AI-powered app aims to help people with autism improve their social skills
“Get Bad News” game shows students the reality of fake news in a gamified setting … fun times