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Tech and Teaching From Across the Web w/e 01-12-19

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 … a look at how social media is increasing anxiety and depression in our kids, especially teenage girls (more on this to follow in a post this week), another college putting off payment until students are gainfully employed, Minnesota State University holds a much needed workforce conversation, Matthew Lynch writes about the future of education should be about meeting the needs of ALL students, and more to explore!

This college is free unless graduates earn $60K a year
https://www.ecampusnews.com/2019/01/10/this-college-is-free-unless-graduates-earn-60k-a-year/

This is a serious problem, especially for teenage girls: Joe Rogan & Jonathan Haidt – Social Media is Giving Kids Anxiety
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CI6rX96oYnY

The Kids Are Right: School Is Boring
https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2019/01/09/the-kids-are-right-school-is-boring.html

Yes, yes, yes: Universities, business must collaborate on workforce needs
http://www.mankatofreepress.com/opinion/letters_to_the_editor/universities-business-must-collaborate-on-workforce-needs/article_1fd35c47-3bd8-5ace-a774-19c4741859b2.html

The Future Of Learning: Meeting The Needs Of All Learner
https://www.thetechedvocate.org/the-future-of-learning-meeting-the-needs-of-all-learners/

TSTC agricultural program introduces drone technology
https://www.valleymorningstar.com/education/tstc/tstc-agricultural-program-introduces-drone-technology/article_0e0858ec-15e0-11e9-a752-a7bf08934c34.html

Kids Are Inundated With New Digital Technologies — How Does That Affect Learning?https://wdet.org/posts/2019/01/11/87718-kids-are-inundated-with-new-digital-technologies-how-does-that-affect-learning/

UK Department for Education plans to assess and “quality-mark” smartphone and tablet education apps for younger pupils
https://schoolsweek.co.uk/dfe-to-test-and-quality-mark-education-apps/

" Kelly Walsh : Kelly Walsh is Chief Information Officer at The College of Westchester, in White Plains, NY, where he also teaches. In 2009, Walsh founded EmergingEdTech.com. He frequently delivers presentations and training on a variety of education and technology topics at schools and conferences across the U.S. Walsh became the Community Administrator for the Flipped Learning Network in June of 2016. He also writes the "Technology Perspectives" Column for University Business magazine. In his "spare time" he writes, records, and performs original music ... stop by kwalshmusic.com and have a listen! [Disclaimer: The opinions expressed here are my own, or those of other writers, and not those of my employer. - K. Walsh]."

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