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 … discover “what teachers need to know” about Artificial Intelligence (we also end with two pieces on AI – AI is going to really explode this year!), check out the “Wheel Decide” app and various ways to use it in class, explore the top IT issues in Higher Ed, learn how to create an interactive diagram using Google Slides, give your students a ‘brain break’ to keep them fresh and ready to learn, and so much more to explore!
Artificial Intelligence: What Educators Need to Know
https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2018/01/10/artificial-intelligence-what-educators-need-to-know.html
3 more ways to use Wheel Decide

3 more ways to use Wheel Decide

Top 10 (Higher Ed) IT Issues, 2017: Foundations for Student Success
https://er.educause.edu/articles/2017/1/top-10-it-issues-2017-foundations-for-student-success
How to Create an Interactive Diagram in Google Slides
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2018/01/how-to-create-interactive-diagram-in.html
5 Easy Brain Breaks To Do In Class

5 Easy Brain Breaks to Do In Class

Samsung wants to transform your white board experience with the Samsung Flip
https://www.digitaltrends.com/home/samsung-flip/
No. 1 CyberSecurity Concern for 2018 (from 518 cybersecurity predictions from 83 organisation): IoT, the Internet of Things. Things like your Echo, iWatch, fitbit, etc., may be used as access points to your data & network
http://www.techproresearch.com/article/cybersecurity-in-2018-a-roundup-of-predictions/
5 Ways to Use Comics in Social Studies Lessons
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2018/01/5-ways-to-use-comics-in-social-studies.html#.WmNOIqinHb1
Interesting read: “How a half-educated tech elite delivered us into chaos” (although one correction – a BS degree is 50% “general” and 50% specific to the degree subject, so that reference is misleading)
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/nov/19/how-tech-leaders-delivered-us-into-evil-john-naughton
Using Gamification in Teacher Professional Development

Using Gamification in Teacher Professional Development

How One Paterson Teacher Sparked an STEM Education Revolution
https://www.tapinto.net/towns/holmdel-and-colts-neck/articles/how-one-paterson-teacher-sparked-an-education-rev-2
Moving from Boring to Deeply Engaging Learning Experiences

Moving from Boring to Deeply Engaging Learning Experiences

CES 2018: What the Gadget Fest looks like in the “Year of A.I.”:
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/11/business/ces-gadgets-technology.htmlOPINION:
Universities cannot ignore the advent of AI technology

OPINION: Universities cannot ignore the advent of AI technology

Nice overview of plagiarism, tools to detect it, etc. I particularly like the section, “Common Citation Mistakes & Fixes” as a tool to show Ss examples of wrong and right ways

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