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With web 2.0 and 21st century learning, being online in a classroom now represents a BEING that's online ~ let's catch up with the digital natives! Get connected!
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Socrative | Student Response System | engage the class using any device!

Socrative | Student Response System | engage the class using any device! | Being Online | Scoop.it
Socrative is a smart student response system that empowers teachers to engage their classrooms through a series of educational games and exercises via smartphones and tablets. Our apps are super simple and take seconds to load and run.

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Singapore's 21st century classrooms with 3G smartphones - MIS Asia

Singapore's 21st century classrooms with 3G smartphones - MIS Asia | Being Online | Scoop.it
telecomlead.comSingapore's 21st century classrooms with 3G smartphonesMIS AsiaTwo IT majors, along with two phone companies, are helping create a 21st century classroom experience for Singaporean students using 3G smartphones.
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The Kindle Fire 6.3 update may help light up the classroom - ZDNet (blog)

The Kindle Fire 6.3 update may help light up the classroom - ZDNet (blog) | Being Online | Scoop.it
ZDNet (blog)The Kindle Fire 6.3 update may help light up the classroomZDNet (blog)Looking at this list of updates I see that the possibility of using low cost Kindle Fires in the classroom is closer to reality.
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The Future of the Digital Classroom - School of Fail

The Future of the Digital Classroom - School of Fail | Being Online | Scoop.it
THE FUTURE IS NOW. Kind of. It's actually been here for a few years now, but the introduction of tablets definitely changed things. Why lug around sixty pounds of textbooks when you can keep them all on a kindle, saving ...
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Scanning Service Launches 'Fine Tune' Technology for Ereaders

Scanning Service Launches 'Fine Tune' Technology for Ereaders | Being Online | Scoop.it
1DollarScan announced on Thursday it's offering a technology called "Fine Tune" that optimizes digital content for ereaders.
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App-tastic Middle School Mathematics « techchef4u

App-tastic Middle School Mathematics « techchef4u | Being Online | Scoop.it

"I had the pleasure of delivering a staff development workshop to 25 Middle School Mathematics teachers at South San ISD this past weekend. The workshop began with a Google Form Survey to model how teachers could gather data and information from students using Google Forms and the iPad (the form could be accessed from a QR code and a bit.ly address)."


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It Is Not About the Gadgets - Why Every Teacher Should Have to Integrate Tech Into Their Classroom

It Is Not About the Gadgets - Why Every Teacher Should Have to Integrate Tech Into Their Classroom | Being Online | Scoop.it
RT @MrMatthewRay: It Is Not About the Gadgets - Why Every Teacher Should Have to Integrate Tech Into Their Classroom http://t.co/AOvJ9CNL #edchat #edtech...
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Startup has developed an online lesson-planning tool for teachers

Startup has developed an online lesson-planning tool for teachers | Being Online | Scoop.it
— They’ve only been out of high school for a couple of years, but 19-year-olds William Zhou and David Kim are already helping teachers around the worl (Latest News: Youthful startup starts over, develops online tool for teachers

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Technology: iBooks2 opens a new chapter in digital textbooks - Indianapolis Star

Technology: iBooks2 opens a new chapter in digital textbooks - Indianapolis Star | Being Online | Scoop.it
Technology: iBooks2 opens a new chapter in digital textbooksIndianapolis StarApple has certainly provided authors and publishers with tools that can provide compelling high-tech textbooks.
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Educational Technology Guy: Adobe Digital School Collection - supporting creativity and digital literacy

Educational Technology Guy: Adobe Digital School Collection - supporting creativity and digital literacy | Being Online | Scoop.it
RT @daveandcori Adobe Digital School Collection - supporting creativity and digital literacy http://t.co/9F2WMmVN #edtech #edchat...
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Who really benefits from putting high-tech gadgets in classrooms? - Los Angeles Times

Who really benefits from putting high-tech gadgets in classrooms? - Los Angeles Times | Being Online | Scoop.it
Los Angeles TimesWho really benefits from putting high-tech gadgets in classrooms?
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Maximize Your Touch Wiki

Maximize Your Touch Wiki | Being Online | Scoop.it

Check out this great wiki with loads of suggestions and tips for iPad apps in the classroom!


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e-Safety and cyberbullying news - Articles - Educational Technology ...

e-Safety and cyberbullying news - Articles - Educational Technology ... | Being Online | Scoop.it

The Educational Technology - ICT in Education website is aimed at teachers, users, leaders and managers of educational ICT. Published by Terry Freedman, a UK-based independent educational consultant.


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Using Avatars to Teach Internet Safety ~ Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Using Avatars to Teach Internet Safety ~ Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners | Being Online | Scoop.it

Use avatars and pen names to tech students about Internet safety. Get a complete lesson plan at the bottom of the blog post.


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Singapore's 21st century classrooms with 3G smartphones - MIS Asia

Singapore's 21st century classrooms with 3G smartphones - MIS Asia | Being Online | Scoop.it
telecomlead.comSingapore's 21st century classrooms with 3G smartphonesMIS AsiaTwo IT majors, along with two phone companies, are helping create a 21st century classroom experience for Singaporean students using 3G smartphones.
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Embracing Technology in the Classroom - Patch.com

Embracing Technology in the Classroom - Patch.com | Being Online | Scoop.it
Embracing Technology in the ClassroomPatch.comLindsay was one of several school staff members on hand for a Learning Lab Open House in February, during which parents got to see some of the newest “toys” their children are using in the classroom,...
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Schools as Facebook patrol - Inquirer.net

Schools as Facebook patrolInquirer.netSt. Theresa's College in Cebu has reportedly barred a 16-year-old high school student from attending her graduation ceremony because she had posted on Facebook a photograph of herself wearing a bikini.
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Linking Students, Teachers, and Technologists - MindShift

Linking Students, Teachers, and Technologists - MindShift | Being Online | Scoop.it
Linking Students, Teachers, and TechnologistsMindShiftThrough Digital Harbor Foundation's EdTech Link program, teachers will be trained by volunteer technologists, then teach their new skills to students in after-school programs.
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iPaddiction: Multiple Tech Devices Used In Algebra

iPaddiction: Multiple Tech Devices Used In Algebra | Being Online | Scoop.it

"Yesterday, was direct instruction based on information that our textbook provided. I didn't feel that students had the concept mastered. Today, we made the problem more relevant to the students and more interactive and engaging!"


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Report says giving iPads to Auburn kindergartners increases test scores | The iPad Classroom

Report says giving iPads to Auburn kindergartners increases test scores | The iPad Classroom | Being Online | Scoop.it
AUBURN, Maine — Kindergartner David Hall worked on math on his iPad Wednesday morning. Playing “Feed the Hippos Hot Peppers,” the Sherwood Heights Elementary pupil counted aloud as his fingers moved peppers into a hippo’s mouth.
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Fine-tune your technology skills

Fine-tune your technology skills | Being Online | Scoop.it
Fine-tune your technology skills, If you're searching for a job and think your technology skills may be lagging, now is the time to get up to speed.
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How Mobile Apps Are Changing Classrooms and Education

How Mobile Apps Are Changing Classrooms and Education | Being Online | Scoop.it
One thing is clear: Through the power of mobile apps, the traditional way of "going to school" is about to change in a major way.

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iPads/iPods in Education

iPads/iPods in Education | Being Online | Scoop.it
Since the introduction of the iPad almost two years ago, the education world has changed. Everyone seems to want an iPad.  Administrators have them; teachers have or want them; students have or wa...
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Tony Vincent's Learning in Hand - Blog - iOS Math Apps by Teachers

Tony Vincent's Learning in Hand - Blog - iOS Math Apps by Teachers | Being Online | Scoop.it

"You've probably heard of apps developed by kids, like Bustin Jieber by twelve-year-old Thomas Suarez and MathTime by fifth grader Owen Voorhees and his slightly younger brother Finn. It's really great to see youth creating apps. It's also fantastic to see educators developing apps. I'd like to tell you about two new math apps and the teachers who made them."


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The iPad's Split Keyboard Has a Few Hidden Buttons that Make Typing Easier

The iPad's Split Keyboard Has a Few Hidden Buttons that Make Typing Easier | Being Online | Scoop.it

You've no doubt seen the split keyboard that iOS 5 brought to the iPad, but it turns out it has a few hidden buttons on the edges. Here's how they work.


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