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 … read about ‘comprehensive learner records' (a new term/movement I came across this week that seeks to formally recognize microcredentials and other forms of learning), explore ‘learning engineering', another 5G warning (I've written here several times about the potential dangers of human exposure to 5G but no one, other than a small group of ‘woke' scientists and engineers, is going care until it is too late), a new book examining science-based approaches to effective learning, and much more to explore!
How Digital Games Take the Stress Out of Formative Tests
In the Future, Today’s Education Will Look Like ‘19th-Century Medicine’ (agreed, but how far into the future?)
Myself and some great guest writers have been writing articles about cyber safety awareness in schools for years (going back to 2011!) – access them all here:
Scientists And Physicians Send Appeal About 5G Rollout And Health Dangers To The European Union (but no one in the US is listening)
Beyond the Transcript: Three Benefits of Comprehensive Learner Records
How to (almost) guarantee success in higher ed online learning – build relationships, become a ‘success coach', etc.
What Does Learning Engineering Mean for Instructional Design and EdTech?
Social Media & Adolescent Mental Health Study Findings: social media use related to online harassment, poor sleep, low self-esteem, poor body image; which related to higher depressive symptom scores, especially for girls
Voting now open to determine 2019 Emerging EdTech Leaders
Edtech leaders must adopt a ‘visionary' view of workforce
Learning how (and how not) to learn – New book outlines science-backed strategies