Inspiring, informative, useful, or just plain fun tweets posted on Twitter over this past week … collected here to share with our blog readers.
This week in the Wrap … should “edtech” be its own academic discipline? Explore that question and many related ideas in our first piece below. If your school is a Moodle institution, you might want to check out what’s new in Moodle 3.1. Learn how Finland is moving away from traditional academic subjects to exploring “events & phenomena in an interdisciplinary format”. Get involved in the development of updated ISTE standards for 2017. Discover how some schools are combining Virtual and Augmented Reality (= “mixed” reality) in their curricula … and more resources and content to explore!
Fascinating @EDUCAUSE piece: “Edtech + Academia: Two Worlds Collide?”
Great collection of #edtech resource “listicles” from @AnySoftwareTool:
The first draft of the 2017 @iste Standards for Teachers is here – get involved!
Film for Thought: #ZeroDay, #BlackMirror Illuminate Techno-Dystopia, Both Real & Imagined
“The Second Act of Flipping”
Moodle 3.1 Release Highlights Playlist from @moodle
Nice new grading interface capabilities in Moodle 3.1!
Tech toys get creative with learning by bridging the digital with the physical
Congrats! 12 districts honored for their innovative digital curriculum transition strategies
Seriously, it’s our Job to Inspire Learning?
“Instead of individual subjects, Ss will study events & phenomena in an interdisciplinary format”
Betsy DeVos and the Wrong Way to Fix Schools
Visionary: How 4 institutions are venturing into a new mixed reality
I spent 3 months applying to jobs after a coding #bootcamp. Here’s what I learned.
12 Educational Apps To Create Digital Portfolios
EdTech and ‘The Rise and Fall of American Growth’: Economic history & the future of #highered
4 inspirational talks from #FlipCon16 in Australia from pioneers of #FlippedLearning