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The Best Interview Follow Up Checklist | CAREEREALISM

The Best Interview Follow Up Checklist | CAREEREALISM | Austin Boomer Tech | Scoop.it
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Why Is It So Tough to Hire Tech Talent in Austin? - The SpareFoot Blog

Why Is It So Tough to Hire Tech Talent in Austin? - The SpareFoot Blog | Austin Boomer Tech | Scoop.it
RT @SVB_Financial: Why Is It So Tough to Hire Tech Talent in #Austin? via @sparefoot http://t.co/0qpzrtMTEY #SVB #StartupOutlook
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I like SpareFoot's suggestions to the question. Austin needs to engage the underemployed tech talent pool in the area and offer training incentives to update their skillsets.

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Austin Man Jailed Over Facebook Posting

Austin Man Jailed Over Facebook Posting | Austin Boomer Tech | Scoop.it
Austin man charged with making a terroristic threat on Facebook. (Austin man jailed for Facebook post.
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Presentations: How to Make Your Message Stick

Presentations: How to Make Your Message Stick | Austin Boomer Tech | Scoop.it
I’d guess that most of you that are reading this have either given PowerPoint presentations at one time or another or at least viewed one.
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Teaching Students Better Online Research Skills

Teaching Students Better Online Research Skills | Austin Boomer Tech | Scoop.it
Many educators are explicitly teaching online research skills, such as how to evaluate a website's credibility, how to use precise keywords, and how to better mine search engines.
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How to Use Twitter at Conferences

A short guide for faculty on how to use Twitter at conferences.
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Afraid of Technology? Don't Be!

Email Me / Book Me: chris@pirillo.com My Group for Entrepreneurs: http://gnomies.com/ http://twitter.com/ChrisPirillo ~ http://facebook.com ...youtube.com
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Travis Kalanick Says ‘It Doesn't Bother Me' If Ridesharing Takes Customers From Uber's Other Services

Travis Kalanick Says ‘It Doesn't Bother Me' If Ridesharing Takes Customers From Uber's Other Services | Austin Boomer Tech | Scoop.it
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick just wrapped up a press phone call where he discussed the policy paper that the company released earlier this morning.
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How health tech can support the aging baby boomer population

How health tech can support the aging baby boomer population | Austin Boomer Tech | Scoop.it
Over the next decade, the healthcare system will need to adapt to the influx of baby boomers, many of whom will have chronic diseases and need continued care.
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Strategies for Dealing with Sleepy Students

Strategies for Dealing with Sleepy Students | Austin Boomer Tech | Scoop.it
Strategies for Dealing with Sleepy Students (Strategies for Dealing with Sleepy Students (no, coffee is not one of them) #edchat #edtech #elemchat | http://t.co/zJr6EdYZlj)...
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Just Press Start: Video Game-Based Learning in the Classroom

Help an English class create VIDEO GAME-based learning that uses powerful narratives to inspire and engage our AMAZING students! (Check out @PatientNumber0 's video game-based English curriculum project?
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Tools for Teaching: Ditching The Deficit Model

Tools for Teaching: Ditching The Deficit Model | Austin Boomer Tech | Scoop.it
Children are more than one test, once a year, in one sitting. It seems as if many schools and districts have lapsed into a deep state of amnesia of Maslow's hierarchy of needs -- a possible lingeri

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A MUST read!!!

 

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Media Advisory: University of Texas at Austin to Host 14th International Symposium on Online Journalism

Media Advisory: University of Texas at Austin to Host 14th International Symposium on Online Journalism | Austin Boomer Tech | Scoop.it
Media executives, journalists and scholars from the U.S.
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JobKatch

JobKatch | Austin Boomer Tech | Scoop.it
JobKatch is the best way to keep organized during your job search. Track and organize your job search by adding a new job lead, utilizing your contacts, and managing your events.

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This is a great web app and helpful resource. It's easy to use as well.

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organize your job search

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Vine Fights Instagram With Biggest App Update Yet

Vine Fights Instagram With Biggest App Update Yet | Austin Boomer Tech | Scoop.it
Vine, Twitter’s six-second looping video-sharing app, has just launched some new features to the app, including a redesigned camera, categories for various vine genres, and the ability to revine people’s existing Vines.
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Create Your Own Textbook

Create Your Own Textbook | Austin Boomer Tech | Scoop.it
iBooks Author is a fantastic way to get students involved in their own learning. If you're dedicated to providing engaging lessons for your students then creating interactive textbooks needs to go ...
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Great way to reinforce classroom objectives.

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How (And Why) Schools Are Encouraging Social Media Use

How (And Why) Schools Are Encouraging Social Media Use | Austin Boomer Tech | Scoop.it
Bringing social media (in its many forms) into the classroom has become a Really Big Thing. With all of that information out there, its interesting to also see who is using it and to what degree.
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twittercollab - home

twittercollab - home | Austin Boomer Tech | Scoop.it
RT @Thrasymachus: Here's a list of teachers willing to collaborate via Twitter/Skype http://t.co/ut7Oqu03K5 #sschat @SkypeClassroom #edtech #txed
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27 Tips For Becoming A Digital Teacher - Edudem...

27 Tips For Becoming A Digital Teacher - Edudem... | Austin Boomer Tech | Scoop.it
If you're looking to harness the power of education technology, you should probably know what it means to be a digital teacher in a modern classroom.
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Austin-based Rooster Teeth striking out on its own

Austin-based Rooster Teeth striking out on its own | Austin Boomer Tech | Scoop.it
As it turns 10 years old, the team at Austin video company Rooster Teeth Productions LLC is giving itself a birthday present: independence.
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Teachers’ Ultimate Guide to Using Videos | MindShift

Teachers’ Ultimate Guide to Using Videos | MindShift | Austin Boomer Tech | Scoop.it
With one billion monthly users (and growing), YouTube's popularity is a pretty clear indication that video is a powerful medium.
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The Must-Have EdTech Cheat Sheet

via Edudemic There’s a whole galaxy of terminology that you should know about when it comes to education technology. From PLNs to Blended Learning to Synchronous Online Learning ... it can g... (Useful infographic of #edtech terms.
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6 Best Practices for Modernizing and Upgrading a School District's IT

6 Best Practices for Modernizing and Upgrading a School District's IT | Austin Boomer Tech | Scoop.it
An IT manager for the San Francisco Unified School District shares his infrastructure modernization strategies.
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Five Free iPad Apps for Creating Video Lessons (AKA Flipped Classroom Lessons)

Five Free iPad Apps for Creating Video Lessons (AKA Flipped Classroom Lessons) | Austin Boomer Tech | Scoop.it
One of the things that I'm often asked about is creating explanatory videos on the iPad. Whether you want to create these videos for students to watch as part of a "flipped curriculum" or you want ...
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The Best Interview Follow Up Checklist | CAREEREALISM

The Best Interview Follow Up Checklist | CAREEREALISM | Austin Boomer Tech | Scoop.it
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19 Free Educational iTunes Apps (All Month Long)

19 Free Educational iTunes Apps (All Month Long) | Austin Boomer Tech | Scoop.it
I have a four year and and five year old and so I am always looking for great FREE apps to download onto our iPad and iPhone.

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