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 … 5 important edtech lessons based on research, DLNchat explores approaches to enable and accept innovation and failure, some school districts are banning crowd sourcing, I came across an important publication from the SUNY schools here in NY that espouses microcredentials adoption across the extensive system, and as always there is more to explore!
How do you create a safe learning environment to give students permission to Launch and to Fail? #EduTweetOz #AussieEd Building Culture for Academic Innovation
The Best Ed-Tech Research: 5 Important Lessons for Educators (incl: expanding access isn’t enough, and adaptive math software holds enormous promise)
Hmm … School Districts Are Banning Teachers From Using DonorsChoose
How Improving Student Feedback and Teaching Data Science Restored Our Classroom Culture
On #Microcredentials Movement: SUNY created task force around this, published this last year w/many recommendations to support their recognition, incl development of articulations, stronger partnerships w workforce, etc.
RT @TEDTalks: These are the apps that suck up your time and happiness:
A look at several college’s efforts to kick student’s digital literacy up a notch
The Sphero BOLT Robotics Mission invites students from across the U.S. to participate in a virtual Apollo 11 Moon Landing challenge, using their coding skills, teamwork and creativity
Nice Google slides Jeopardy game template from @rmbyrne – fun way to review material!
20+ free and fun reading resources from @edmentum to build your students’ literacy skills