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IT in schools is an often debated topic. It needs to be more than IT for IT sake. It must be relevant and up to date.
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iPads at school, how young is too young?

iPads at school, how young is too young? | 21st Century IT in Schools | Scoop.it
“ More kids than ever set off for school with a tablet in their bag this week. Do they need it?”
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Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014) vs. Apple iPad 4 vs. Sony Xperia Tablet Z: A ... - GSMArena.com (blog)

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014) vs. Apple iPad 4 vs. Sony Xperia Tablet Z: A ... - GSMArena.com (blog) | 21st Century IT in Schools | Scoop.it
“GSMArena.com (blog) Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014) vs. Apple iPad 4 vs. Sony Xperia Tablet Z: A ...”
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Textbooks To Tablets: The Progression Of Classroom Technology - InformationWeek SMB (blog)

Textbooks To Tablets: The Progression Of Classroom Technology - InformationWeek SMB (blog) | 21st Century IT in Schools | Scoop.it
Textbooks To Tablets: The Progression Of Classroom Technology InformationWeek SMB (blog) Technology has proven beneficial in boosting test scores and engaging students, yet its implementation can be tricky.
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Using Facebook Groups in School - A Brief Report/Evaluation

Using Facebook Groups in School - A Brief Report/Evaluation | 21st Century IT in Schools | Scoop.it
For the past year I have been trialing the use of Facebook groups in school, to see if they improved communication with some of our students. I have finally written a brief report on my findings. T...
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Around the Corner-MGuhlin.org: BYOT #2 - In Practice #byod

Note: This is the 2nd in a series of BYOT session--although this one is a webinar that was facilitated by @mray29 to 70 high school educators--

Session Description: In this practitioner-oriented session, participants will learn about instructional models that take advantage of student-owned devices, cooperative learning strategies, and are discussed in the context of successful strategies in use by other BYOT educators. Two approaches are offered as examples of how to approach teaching and learning in the BYOT-Powered Classroom.
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Digital Technology and Education: A Mixed Bag - Patheos (blog)

Digital Technology and Education: A Mixed Bag - Patheos (blog) | 21st Century IT in Schools | Scoop.it
Digital Technology and Education: A Mixed BagPatheos (blog)For quite a while now, we've been told that one of the big secrets for improving education is the Internet. If we want all students to learn, then we need to get them connected.
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OMG! A student's BFF: Technology puts learning into their hands - The Saratogian

OMG! A student's BFF: Technology puts learning into their hands - The Saratogian | 21st Century IT in Schools | Scoop.it
OMG! A student's BFF: Technology puts learning into their handsThe Saratogian“The district's started several pilot programs, trying out new technology in the classroom,” said David L'Hommedieu, assistant superintendent for information technology...
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The 25 Most Used Mobile Apps In Education | Edudemic

The 25 Most Used Mobile Apps In Education | Edudemic | 21st Century IT in Schools | Scoop.it
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50 Little-Known Ways Google Docs Can Help In Education | Edudemic

50 Little-Known Ways Google Docs Can Help In Education | Edudemic | 21st Century IT in Schools | Scoop.it
There’s a good chance you’re not using Google Docs to its fullest capability
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5 Critical Mistakes Schools Make With iPads (And How To Correct Them) | Edudemic

5 Critical Mistakes Schools Make With iPads (And How To Correct Them) | Edudemic | 21st Century IT in Schools | Scoop.it
Every teacher and school IT manager needs to read this and act on it!
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3 Tech Tools To Encourage Interactive Learning

3 Tech Tools To Encourage Interactive Learning | 21st Century IT in Schools | Scoop.it
Our schools are slowly changing to keep up with the world of technological advancement.
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Touch and go | Learning with 'e's

Since the introduction of the iPad and the subsequent parade of similar touch screen tablets, there has been much speculation about exactly what impact the devices might have on learning and teaching.
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BYOD in the 21st Century

Wondering what BYOD means or if your school is ready for it? In this 8-minute Pedagogical Quickie, I present some of the many advantages and limitations of t...
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1 to 1 tech to students would be grand but most school districts won't be able to meet that dream.

RheaWoolgar's curator insight, March 14, 2013 8:54 PM

Good stuff to think about.  I like the creativity that BYOD brings, but 1:1 would rock!

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Ipad Educators

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“ Feature articles, app reviews, curriculum app guides and unique interviews with educators and app developers.”
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Resistance is futile! | Communitas

Resistance is futile! | Communitas | 21st Century IT in Schools | Scoop.it
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Christians are called to be in the world but not of it. We need to train our children how they can do this in an ever changing world.

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Bringing your own technology to school – Opinion – ABC Technology and Games (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Bringing your own technology to school – Opinion – ABC Technology and Games (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | 21st Century IT in Schools | Scoop.it
Students' access to the latest devices, such as tablets, will bring new ways to learn when challenges are overcome with technology.
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Around the Corner-MGuhlin.org: BYOT #3 - Virtual Class #byod

Note: This is the 3rd in a series of BYOT session--although this one is a webinar that was facilitated by @mray29 to 70 high school educators --

Session Description: In this eLearning session, participants will learn about instructional models that focus on eLearning strategies to engage learners.
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Around the Corner-MGuhlin.org: #BYOT #1 Orientation #byod

Around the Corner-MGuhlin.org: #BYOT #1 Orientation #byod | 21st Century IT in Schools | Scoop.it
This is the first of 3 outlines on BYOT/BYOD in schools
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What Windows 8 means for the corporate world - iTWire

What Windows 8 means for the corporate world - iTWire | 21st Century IT in Schools | Scoop.it
Many schools tend to follow the business trends in computing. So, what does Windows 8 mean for the corporate world. With all the talk about Apple's rise, and all the mobile computing platforms, and iOS and Android and Google net-based computing, and the burgeoning BYOD world, it is easy to forget that mainstream...
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50 Free Android Apps Being Used In Education Right Now | Edudemic

50 Free Android Apps Being Used In Education Right Now | Edudemic | 21st Century IT in Schools | Scoop.it
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How To Make Students Better Online Researchers | Edudemic

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What Students Can Actually DO With An iPad | Edudemic

What Students Can Actually DO With An iPad | Edudemic | 21st Century IT in Schools | Scoop.it
However, before addressing that question, I asked not only WHY iPads but WHY Technology? Because….
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10 Free Web 2.0 Tools And How To Easily Use Them In Your Classroom

10 Free Web 2.0 Tools And How To Easily Use Them In Your Classroom | 21st Century IT in Schools | Scoop.it
If you're short on time but looking to learn about some of the coolest and most engaging web 2.0 tools, you're in luck! From Today's Meet to Socrative, there's plenty here for a teacher on the go but in the know.
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BYOT? Bring it on | An international forum for all schools seeking to make the best use of BYOT.

BYOT? Bring it on | An international forum for all schools seeking to make the best use of BYOT. | 21st Century IT in Schools | Scoop.it
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Preparing for Back-to-School BYOD -- Campus Technology

Preparing for Back-to-School BYOD -- Campus Technology | 21st Century IT in Schools | Scoop.it
With the BYOD trend on campus growing ever stronger, an IT network analyst shares his checklist to help ensure that your campus network is ready to manage the onslaught. (Good Morning!
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