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 new report from the Brookings Institute Report indicates that a college degree offers significant protection against automation and teaching is a job that is very safe from automation, check out how one university is partnering with a coding boot camp to offer college credit, two pieces coming out of FETC – how to be a tech-ready school leader and a podcast exploring the power of Adobe Captivate for creating PD content and student microlearning content, and more to explore!
New Brookings Institute Report: Teaching is among the occupations least vulnerable to automation
http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/DigitalEducation/2019/01/automation_jobs_education_brookings.html 
A look inside a bootcamp-university partnership
https://www.edsurge.com/news/2019-02-01-devos-wants-more-bootcamp-university-partnerships-here-s-a-look-inside-one
@rmbyrne has been sharing these great TED-Ed lessons about Why Your Should Read …” which focuses on a different important authors and/or specific books (I’m a big fan of Vonnegut in particular myself):
https://www.freetech4teachers.com/2019/01/two-more-lessons-in-ted-eds-why-should.html
Learning on Tap (Imagine!)

Learning on Tap

MIT to open AI college
https://www.universitybusiness.com/article/mit-open-ai-college
We need to rethink how students learn

We need to rethink how students learn

New Study Says We Can Prime Our Brains to Learn While We Sleep 

New Study Says We Can Prime Our Brains to Learn While We Sleep

Education technology key to career readiness
https://www.nwitimes.com/opinion/columnists/guest-commentary/guest-commentary-education-technology-key-to-career-readiness/article_147bc185-a895-5307-879f-f4a01b4ec54b.html
FETC ’19: How to be a ‘tech-ready’ school leader
https://www.educationdive.com/news/fetc-19-how-to-be-a-tech-ready-school-leader/546975/
Is Classroom Technology Indoctrinating Students Into A Culture Of Surveillance?
https://www.forbes.com/sites/jessicabaron/2019/01/29/classroom-technology-is-indoctrinating-students-into-a-culture-of-surveillance/#44a758093320
In this @edutechguys podast from #FETC19, @dmahaley discusses how he uses Adobe Captivate to create rich, interactive PD content for teachers & microlearning materials for students at @thalesacademy
http://conference.edutechguys.com/episodes/fetc-2019-david-mahaley
Augmented Reality Brings The Battle of the Alamo back to life – a new offering from Experience Real History 
https://www.experiencerealhistory.com/education
A college degree offers significant protection against automation, per new Brookings Institute Report
http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/DigitalEducation/2019/01/automation_jobs_education_brookings.html

 

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