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The Persistent Appeal of Technology in Learning

The Persistent Appeal of Technology in Learning | Apple | Scoop.it

The technology they use in their personal lives just makes sense for use in their learning as well. If a student badly wanted a new tablet or app for his or her own personal use but wanted nothing to do with it for any kind of learning whatsoever, we may need to look at the disconnect.

But there are other reasons why education consistently turns to technology


Via Nik Peachey
Neil Riley's insight:

Huge advocate of Life Long Learning and the use of personal technology breaks down the barrier between the 'classroom' and the workplace.

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Paul Westeneng's curator insight, June 1, 2013 12:03 AM

three main goals of technology in education:

- scale

- bells and whistles, engagement

- personalised learning

Helen Teague's comment, June 1, 2013 6:13 AM
I like the emphasis on connections---making connections among curricular disciplines and technology uses.
NikitaWilliams's curator insight, June 6, 2013 9:55 PM

A must read for all educators involved in technology education. Anyone who reads this will know exactly what to look for in a resource for helping develop Design & Digital Technology understandings.

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Great piece of Technology, go on treat yourself!

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Tweet from @LanceUlanoff

Tweet from @LanceUlanoff | Apple | Scoop.it
Here are the Macs where Apple will run the OSX demos. #WWDC pic.twitter.com/Pz7FuRhPYN
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Quick WWDC2014 scoopt!!!

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Lync 2013 - Microsoft Business UK

Lync 2013 - Microsoft Business UK | Apple | Scoop.it
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Will Microsoft Lync replace traditional Desk Phones and  the PBX. Whats the future 'traditional telephony'?

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Neil Riley (neilriley) on Twitter

Neil Riley (neilriley) on Twitter | Apple | Scoop.it
The latest from Neil Riley (@neilriley). Chasm Crosser & Pirate. The man with a 'Finder' Tattoo - Life began at 40!. 53.295971,-0.91603
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Committed!

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Google launches Google Docs, Sheets apps for iPhone and iPad

Google launches Google Docs, Sheets apps for iPhone and iPad | Apple | Scoop.it
Google is out today with a brand new set of productivity apps for iOS with the release of Google Docs and Google Sheets for both iPhone and iPad. Previously, documents stored in Google's collaborat...
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iWatch Reportedly Entering Production in Small Quantities Ahead of Fall 2014 Launch

iWatch Reportedly Entering Production in Small Quantities Ahead of Fall 2014 Launch | Apple | Scoop.it
Apple's suppliers have already begun producing the iWatch in small quantities, according to supply chain sources cited by China Times via G for...
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Nike CEO 'Excited' About Future of Fitness Partnership with Apple

Nike CEO 'Excited' About Future of Fitness Partnership with Apple | Apple | Scoop.it
Late last week, it was revealed that Nike is scaling back its FuelBand hardware effort to focus on the software side of its fitness tracking...
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Interesting article with the 'standard responses'

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Wine Discovery App Drync Guzzles $2.1 Million, Arrives On iPad

Wine Discovery App Drync Guzzles $2.1 Million, Arrives On iPad | Apple | Scoop.it
Wine Discovery App Drync Guzzles $2.1 Million, Arrives On iPad
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The service is also now available on iPad.
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I know someone who will want to borrow my iPad then!

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Apple sends out WWDC 2014 ticket purchase invitations to randomly selected ...

Apple sends out WWDC 2014 ticket purchase invitations to randomly selected ... | Apple | Scoop.it
Cult of Mac
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Interesting times ahead!

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iPhone shortage frustrates networks

iPhone shortage frustrates networks | Apple | Scoop.it
Short supply of the latest Apple iPhone has left UK mobile networks "frustrated" and "concerned" on launch day, the BBC has learned.
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The Design Battle Behind iOS 7 - Wired

The Design Battle Behind iOS 7 - Wired | Apple | Scoop.it
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The Design Battle Behind iOS 7
Wired
He could have said that in any of his videos about Apple's hardware. But Ive was finally saying them about software, in his new role leading Apple's interface design.
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Oh it's different, taking some getting use to!

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If Steve Jobs applied for a job at Apple today, there's no chance in hell he'd get hired

If Steve Jobs applied for a job at Apple today, there's no chance in hell he'd get hired | Apple | Scoop.it
Not political. Collaborators. People who really don't care who gets credit. Those are the type of people that Apple looks for in new employees, Apple CEO Tim Cook said recently.
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It's hard to be an ENTP sometimes.. Famous ENTPs include: Walt Disney, Steve Jobs, Matthew Perry, David Spade, Tom Hanks and Neil Riley!

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The Importance Of Mobile Learning In (And Out Of) The Classroom

The Importance Of Mobile Learning In (And Out Of) The Classroom | Apple | Scoop.it
There has always been at least some sort of disconnect between how things like mobile learning are taught in a classroom and how things work in the 'real world'.

Via John Evans, Josué Cardona
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Welcome to the 'Mobilution'!

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Wireless Power for Samsung Galaxy And iPhone | Duracell Powermat

Wireless Power for Samsung Galaxy And iPhone | Duracell Powermat | Apple | Scoop.it
wireless power for iphone 5, iphone 4/4S and Samsung Galaxy S3
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Hello Apple... Hello!!!!!

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What Most Schools Don't Teach - YouTube

Learn about a new "superpower" that isn't being taught in 90% of US schools. Starring Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, will.i.am, Chris Bosh, Jack Dorsey, Tony H...
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Coding should be part of every schools curriculum!

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One-Minute Review: Cloak App Helps You Hide From Your ‘Friends’ - Personal Tech News - WSJ

One-Minute Review: Cloak App Helps You Hide From Your ‘Friends’ - Personal Tech News - WSJ | Apple | Scoop.it
There are dozens of apps that use location data to help you find people to hangout with, but Cloak, this week's One-Minute Review, bills itself as an "anti-social network."
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There really is nowhere to hide!

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iWatch - ifyoucouldseethefuture.com

iWatch - ifyoucouldseethefuture.com | Apple | Scoop.it
iWatch Apple: Concept Design. A new timing device for the future, but Today. If you could see the future, what would you like to Watch? iWatch by frandiCosta
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If I could see the future I would of bought APPL shares 25 yrs ago!

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New iPhone 6 Renderings Highlight Curved Display, Rounded Corners

New iPhone 6 Renderings Highlight Curved Display, Rounded Corners | Apple | Scoop.it
Following a report from Mac Otakara yesterday claiming the iPhone 6 will feature a curved glass display and an all-aluminum rear shell, French...
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Microsoft's Office for iPad Apps Gain Printing Capabilities

Microsoft's Office for iPad Apps Gain Printing Capabilities | Apple | Scoop.it
Microsoft's Office for iPad apps, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint received their first major update today, gaining the printing...
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iOS 8 Concept Video Features Siri with Shazam, iWatch-Synced Healthbook App

iOS 8 Concept Video Features Siri with Shazam, iWatch-Synced Healthbook App | Apple | Scoop.it
A concept video of what iOS 8 would look like if it was tailor made for the iPhone 6 has been created and posted by TechRadar. The video features a...
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If there was a queue, I'd be in it!

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Apple's 2014 Product Roadmap: New iWatch, iPhones, iPads, Apple TV, and ...

Apple's 2014 Product Roadmap: New iWatch, iPhones, iPads, Apple TV, and ... | Apple | Scoop.it
Mac Rumors
Apple's 2014 Product Roadmap: New iWatch, iPhones, iPads, Apple TV, and ...
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In a 2014 product roadmap, Kuo suggests Apple will introduce its first new product of the year, a lower-cost iMac, during the second quarter.
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More technology to evaluate!!!

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Apple's Plans For The Next Apple TV Have Now Been Leaked - AppAdvice

Apple's Plans For The Next Apple TV Have Now Been Leaked - AppAdvice | Apple | Scoop.it
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Apple's Plans For The Next Apple TV Have Now Been Leaked
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Apple tablets are viewing platforms for cable services even while Apple offers an online video service, Apple TV, and explores development of an Apple set-top box.
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Apple's WWDC Sleeper Story: iWork for iCloud - TIME

Apple's WWDC Sleeper Story: iWork for iCloud - TIME | Apple | Scoop.it
Mac Rumors
Apple's WWDC Sleeper Story: iWork for iCloud
TIME
How many news stories have there been recapping all the news from Apple's WWDC keynote yesterday? Gazillions, if not more.
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This was one of the highlights for me, great innovation!

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MyScript Calculator

MyScript Calculator | Apple | Scoop.it
Most people learned math as children by writing out problems on paper. This calculator app lets you do just that, but also lets you perform complex computations, all by writing numbers and symbols on your screen.

Via John Evans
Neil Riley's insight:

I saw this a few weeks ago now, but it's a great App to engage kids with maths.

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Tom Perran's curator insight, June 7, 2013 6:43 PM

This is an awesome app! And it's free! Draw with your finger or stylus and MyScript does the rest!

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Coming Soon: Your Personal Flying Car

Coming Soon: Your Personal Flying Car | Apple | Scoop.it
It's 2013. Where's my flying car? Answer: about eight years away. Terrafugia is a Massachusetts company previously best known for the Transition, which is best described as a pl...

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Is this Apples next project!.. Only kidding it's not 'Wearable'.

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