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Harnessing Gaming for the Classroom

Harnessing Gaming for the Classroom | Being Online | Scoop.it
At the Learning Without Frontiers conference in London, the experts gathered to explore the pros, and some cons, of computer gaming as a learning tool.
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What New in the Tablet Industry? | nickgriffith.net

Ever since Apple saw their initial success with sales of their iPad, their has been a surge in development of tablet computers.
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Storify - Create stories using social media

Storify - Create stories using social media | Being Online | Scoop.it
Create stories using social media. Turn what people post on social media into compelling stories. Collect the best photos, video, tweets and more to publish them as simple, beautiful stories that can be embedded anywhere.

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Get schooled: education apps at your fingertips - Fox News

Get schooled: education apps at your fingertips - Fox News | Being Online | Scoop.it
Get schooled: education apps at your fingertipsFox NewsHere are a few apps to help students prepare for assessment tests, make sure they are on track at an early age, and connect with teachers, peers, and other resources.

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350,000 Textbooks Downloaded From Apple’s iBooks in Three Days

350,000 Textbooks Downloaded From Apple’s iBooks in Three Days | Being Online | Scoop.it
Within days of its debut, Apple's iBooks textbook store racks up a significant number of downloads, according to a new estimate.
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Teaching The Next Generation Of Digital Natives

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Teaching The Next Generation Of Digital Natives - 01/19/2012...

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A Group Of Schools In Sweden Is Abandoning Classrooms Entirely

A Group Of Schools In Sweden Is Abandoning Classrooms Entirely | Being Online | Scoop.it
Rosan Bosch calls this Every child has a lap top in the Vittra Schools. Feel free to jump, yell or bust a move in The Dance Hall. The Chalk house, on the left, is a multi-media house. And The sitting Here's one of the original ...
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Harrisburg-area schools explore digital options for use in classroom - Patriot-News

Harrisburg-area schools explore digital options for use in classroom - Patriot-News | Being Online | Scoop.it
Patriot-NewsHarrisburg-area schools explore digital options for use in classroomPatriot-NewsZelenky said students also can come in early or stay after school if they need to use the classroom computers.
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Reflecting on two years of 1:1 [guest post] | Dangerously Irrelevant

Reflecting on two years of 1:1 [guest post] | Dangerously Irrelevant | Being Online | Scoop.it
Beginning in the 2010-2011 school year, our school went through a number of transformations and changes, all aimed at enhancing the quality of (Reflecting on two years of 1:1 [guest post] http://t.co/zMZkG1il...
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Why iBooks Author is a Big Deal - TidBITS

Telegraph.co.ukWhy iBooks Author is a Big DealTidBITSAvailability was the big stumbling block that tripped up most of the instructional projects I worked on since the early 1980s.

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“Free Classroom Guides and Educational Downloads for 2012 ...

“Free Classroom Guides and Educational Downloads for 2012 ... | Being Online | Scoop.it
“Free Classroom Guides and Educational Downloads for 2012″ From Edutopia. January 22, 2012 by Larry Ferlazzo | 0 comments. I've previously posted about (and added some to various “The Best…” lists) several different ...
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Ed Tech Kit: Love Internet Explorer 7? There's hope. Stuff it full of ...

Ed Tech Kit: Love Internet Explorer 7? There's hope. Stuff it full of ... | Being Online | Scoop.it
Even though I moved on from Internet Explorer in the early 2000's, first to Firefox and now to Chrome, many of my colleagues and schools that I work with continue to use Internet Explore 7 (released in 2006) or Internet ...
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SOPA and PIPA postponed indefinitely after protests

SOPA and PIPA postponed indefinitely after protests | Being Online | Scoop.it
Both the House and the Senate are backing off their anti-piracy bills that sparked a bitter controversy.
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A – Z Internet Resources for Education

A – Z Internet Resources for Education | Being Online | Scoop.it
José Picardo | uncategorised (A – Z Internet Resources for Education http://t.co/ztB012b5 #edtech...)...
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iPad a Solid Education Tool, Study Reports

iPad a Solid Education Tool, Study Reports | Being Online | Scoop.it
More and more schools are jumping on the digital bandwagon and adopting iPads for daily use in the classroom. Apple's education-related anno...

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The 30 Best Books for EdTech Geeks

The 30 Best Books for EdTech Geeks | Being Online | Scoop.it
Students preparing for a career in education and teachers trying to stay up-to-date with the latest methodology and available tools in helpful technology can find a great deal of useful information, lessons and advice in the following books.

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Screen Capture Software

Screen Capture Software | Being Online | Scoop.it

Capture anything you see on your PC screen with SnapIt. It is convenient tool for graphic designers, bloggers who capture and crop images for their posts, for tech writers who need to describe menus and interfaces of applications, web designers and those who work with graphics every day. It captures and auto saves images with one click.

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As some schools plunge into technology, poor schools are left behind

As some schools plunge into technology, poor schools are left behind | Being Online | Scoop.it
On a recent Friday morning, 15-year-old Jerod Franklin stared at his hands as he labored to type up memories of the first time he grilled steak. Next to him, classmate Brittany Levy tackled a piece about a trip to the hospital.
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The textbook of tomorrow

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Leading with Instructional Technology Post 1 - EdTech Leadership

Leading with Instructional Technology Post 1 - EdTech Leadership | Being Online | Scoop.it
Thursday was a very profound evening for me. It started with meeting some great new people in educational leadership, all with different skill sets in technology but how no matter how different our skill set, we all have the same thing set as our ...
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Schools use social media to communicate with students, parents | Tulsa World

Schools use social media to communicate with students, parents | Tulsa World | Being Online | Scoop.it

Schools use social media to communicate with students and parents

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twiducate - Social Networking For Schools

twiducate - Social Networking For Schools | Being Online | Scoop.it
A social networking site for schools. Share links, resources, questions, ideas, reflections, etc. with your students.
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Fotoflexer – Online Image Editor Perfect for the Classroom | Mark Brumley

Fotoflexer – Online Image Editor Perfect for the Classroom | Mark Brumley | Being Online | Scoop.it
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Ed Tech Citizen » Blog Archive » iBooks? What about Wikis?

Ed Tech Citizen » Blog Archive » iBooks? What about Wikis? | Being Online | Scoop.it
At one point (say – five years ago,) the edtech-o-sphere was a-buzz with predictions about how Wikis would replace the textbook. Does anyone remember the California Open Source Textbook Project? It was great idea, but it ...
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Apps for Professional Development

Apps for Professional Development | Being Online | Scoop.it
I was recently asked to lead a professional development session for a school that is starting to roll out iOS devices for teachers and students.
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