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Typeform | Discover a better way to ask questions online

Typeform | Discover a better way to ask questions online | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Typeform enables you to create beautiful forms, optimized for mobile devices. Typeform is easy to use and free.
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Winnipeg student uses iPad to speak first words

Winnipeg student uses iPad to speak first words | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Eight months ago, seven-year-old Jade Forscutt couldn’t talk to her classmates at Samuel Burland School.
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For Teenage Brains, the Importance of Continuing to Learn Deeply

For Teenage Brains, the Importance of Continuing to Learn Deeply | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
It used to be that neuroscientists thought smart people were all alike. But now they think that some very smart people retain the ability to learn rapidly, like a child, well into adolescence. “Until adolescence there are lots of new connections being made between neurons to store patterns and information collected from the environment,” Brant says. The brain adds many synapses in the cortex. This comes at a time when the brain is especially responsive to learning. This is typically followed by cortical pruning in adolescence, as the brain shifts from hyperlearning mode. Hewitt agrees: “The developing brain is a much more flexible organ than the mature brain.” Learning doesn’t stop at adolescence, of course, but the “sensitive period” — where the brain is hyperlearning mode — does appear to come to an end. Learning new things gets harder.
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My First Impressions of iOS 7, Apple's New Operating System - Teaching with iPad

My First Impressions of iOS 7, Apple's New Operating System - Teaching with iPad | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
"It was an exciting week for Apple fans. I had some interesting conversations regarding Apple’s new operating system, iOS 7: “I don’t like this new iOS! I don’t know what to press!” That was my wife the other day as she borrowed my newly updated iPad."
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Social Bookmarking Explained for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Social Bookmarking Explained for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
"Social bookmarking is a new concept that has seen the light with the emergence of bookmarking services like the ones I cited below.Semantically speaking, ' social bookmarking' is made up of the the term " social " which is related to society and general interactions between people, and the verb " to bookmark " (used here as a gerund ending in ing) which has to do with recording and/or saving content for both later use and quick access. Weaving the semantic reference of the two words results in social bookmarking as we know it today : a collaborative and collective saving and sharing of web content."
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The complete guide to iOS 7 (roundup)

The complete guide to iOS 7 (roundup) | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
After months of leaks, testing and teasing from Apple, iOS 7 is finally available for all to download. The new OS is a big change, packed full of new features to compliment the new look. We walk you through them.
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How to Find Everything That's Moved in iOS 7

How to Find Everything That's Moved in iOS 7 | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
iOS 7 is out today and while it might at first look like a new coat of paint, a bunch of things have moved around too. So, before you waste hours trying to figure out how the heck to find everything, here's where everything's moved to.
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A Few Tricks All The New iOS 7 Users Should Know | TechCrunch

A Few Tricks All The New iOS 7 Users Should Know | TechCrunch | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
At long last, iOS 7 has just arrived. That is, it just arrived for everyone who didn't say "Developer? Oh, yeah, I'm totally a developer. Cough." and wiggle into the Beta months ago. iOS 7 can be confusing, but we're here to help.
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How to Shoot Better Concert Photos with the iPad or iPhone | Groovin' On Apps

How to Shoot Better Concert Photos with the iPad or iPhone | Groovin' On Apps | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Here are six things you can do to improve live concert photography using your iPad or iPhone -- mostly with the help of a more robust third-party iOS camera app.
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Apple's iOS 7 Update Fixes 80 Security Bugs

Apple's iOS 7 Update Fixes 80 Security Bugs | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Yesterday's iOS 7 update brought a slew of bug fixes, 80 in total, to Apple devices.
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Top 3 E-Learning Programs To Become A Power Searcher - Learnnovators - Bringing INNOVATION to LEARNING

Top 3 E-Learning Programs To Become A Power Searcher - Learnnovators - Bringing INNOVATION to LEARNING | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Information is power. And, it is the core requisite to construct knowledge. In this knowledge era, people who can locate information quickly are considered to be more knowledgeable than those who carry information with them.
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[Infographic] What Teachers and Parents Feel About Technology in the Classroom - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

[Infographic] What Teachers and Parents Feel About Technology in the Classroom - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
This edtech infographic shows how teachers and parents feel about technology in the classroom.
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If You Think iOS 7 Feels Slow Here’s How to Speed It Up - OSXDaily

If You Think iOS 7 Feels Slow Here’s How to Speed It Up - OSXDaily | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
"Most users are satisfied with iOS 7 performance, but some iPhone and iPad owners have discovered the major update has impacted the speed of their devices. If you feel like iOS 7 has made your hardware slower than it was before the update, there are some changes you can make that will likely speed things up a bit. These tricks will make the biggest difference on older device hardware running iOS 7, so if your device feels a bit sluggish after updating take a moment to make a few settings adjustments. The first few tricks may also boost your battery life too…"
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New To Technology? Check Out This Handy Guide - Edudemic

New To Technology? Check Out This Handy Guide - Edudemic | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
If you're new to technology or just a bit out of practice, then this set of resources and handy guide are perfect for you!
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8 new iOS 7 features that are worth the update

8 new iOS 7 features that are worth the update | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
The latest version of iOS (the software that powers the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch) will be available for free starting September 18, and Apple is busy crowing about such features as camera filte...
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State initiative growing technology in classrooms - The Augusta Chronicle

State initiative growing technology in classrooms The Augusta Chronicle Three schools in Richmond County are piloting a Bring Your Own Technology, or BYOT, initiative that allows students to use personal smartphones, laptops and other devices in...
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Best Free iPad App of the Week: Google Play Books

Best Free iPad App of the Week: Google Play Books | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
" This week’s pick is Google Play Books, the ereader app for the Google Play Book store. This one may seem like a bit of an odd pick given that I’ve previously picked iBooks as a best free iPad app of the week. Well, you can never have too many good sources for finding a good read as far as I’m concerned – and Google Play Books is another very good source. It offers over 4 million titles."
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A Comprehensive Guide for Effective Use of iPad in Teaching ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Comprehensive Guide for Effective Use of iPad in Teaching ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
"Pad, this mystic gadget that has been making the news since its launch a few years ago, has now secured a strong foothold inside different educational settings. Its sharp design, practical portability, and the sublime sense of mobile gadgetry it bestows upon its users and, above all, its widespread among learners , all of these factors combined made this tablet an indispensable tool in the learning toolkit of students."
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How 3 Different Generations Use The Internet - Edudemic

How 3 Different Generations Use The Internet - Edudemic | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
There's a stark difference between how different generations use and share content on the web. This visual breakdown sheds some light on the future.
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5 iPad upgrades iOS 7 brings to education

5 iPad upgrades iOS 7 brings to education | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Apple's new mobile operating system offers more than a bright and shiny exterior — it has powerful new features for education, too.
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Phonics Studio - A Great App for Learning to Pronounce Words

Phonics Studio - A Great App for Learning to Pronounce Words | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
"Phonics Studio is a free iPad app that has received glowing reviews from speech-language pathologists. The app provides more than 2,500 flashcards that students can use to practice pronouncing more than 200 sounds. After opening the app students select a letter from the alphabet then a sound. Each sound has a collection of flashcards. To practice pronunciation students can listen to a recording and then create their own recordings (open the preferences panel to turn on the built-in recordings). The person working with a student can mark the student’s recording correct or incorrect."
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How To Use Google Drive and Evernote To Create Digital Portfolios - Edudemic

How To Use Google Drive and Evernote To Create Digital Portfolios - Edudemic | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
As iPads proliferate in schools around the world, and students as well as teachers create more and more content, questions about what to do with all of those learning objects have arisen.
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Tabtor Math - Learning math online

Tabtor Math - Learning math online | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
The ONLY math program that is tailored to every student with dedicated instructors, Point of Learning Analytics, gamification and personalized learning
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