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 … check out the Student Startup competition, taking screen time seriously, students take control of their learning through a science fair, can MOOCs help students prepare for college?, using ed tech to improve Physical Education, a wearable sensor that may detect kid’s anxiety, and more to explore!
The extended deadline to apply for the Student Startup competition is tomorrow! Gain insight into the competition experience by checking out our Q&A interview with last year’s winner, Aarushi Machavarapu.

Teen Entrepreneur Aarushi Machavarapu on Starting a Business, Social Impact, & More [INTERVIEW]

We finally started taking (too much) screen time seriously in 2018. But will we actually reclaim our time from smartphones?

We finally started taking screen time seriously in 2018

Robots now call SUNY Poly home
https://www.timestelegram.com/news/20190113/robots-now-call-suny-poly-home
What College Applicants Should Know About MOOCs
https://www.usnews.com/education/best-colleges/articles/2019-01-18/what-college-applicants-should-know-about-moocs

Yes, Indeed – Weed out What Doesn’t Work (of course, you need to have measures and means to determine what doesn’t work)! When to Stop Using a Teaching Technology
https://www.edsurge.com/news/2017-10-26-when-to-stop-using-a-teaching-technology
Beyond the Flipped Classroom: How Da Vinci RISE uses technology to help youth succeed. 

Beyond the Flipped Classroom

Sunrise Middle School eighth-graders ‘take control of their own learning’ in science fair
https://www.kearneyhub.com/news/local/sunrise-middle-school-eighth-graders-take-control-of-their-own/article_f52737cc-1b42-11e9-a58f-9f338290c81e.html
Why Play Is Important for Digital Literacy
https://www.cmswire.com/digital-workplace/why-play-is-important-for-digital-literacy/

5 Simple Ways To Improve Physical Education W/ #Edtech

5 Simple Ways to Improve Physical Education w/ #Edtech

Too many kids who need help go undiagnosed
https://mashable.com/article/wearable-sensor-kids-anxiety-depression/
 

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