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Current affairs for use in an Alberta Social 20 context; connections with nationalism
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Saving YouTube Videos with iCabMobile

Saving YouTube Videos with iCabMobile | Current Events and Nationalism | Scoop.it
Tweet   Saving YouTube videos directly to the iPad is now possible with the iCabMobile app. Videos can be saved directly to the Photo Album and then imported into any video editing app on your iOS device, such as iMovie, Splice, Reel Director, etc.

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450 Free Audio Books: Download Great Books for Free

450 Free Audio Books: Download Great Books for Free | Current Events and Nationalism | Scoop.it
Download hundreds of free audio books, mostly classics, to your MP3 player or computer. Includes great works of fiction, non-fiction and poetry.

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Using Physical and Virtual Printers with iPads - iPads in Education

Using Physical and Virtual Printers with iPads - iPads in Education | Current Events and Nationalism | Scoop.it

"You've heard that you can print from your iPad to an AirPrint enabled printer, so you go to your favorite app and find the Print menu item ... only to find there are no printers listed."


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The 60-Second Guide To Smartphones In Education | Edudemic

The 60-Second Guide To Smartphones In Education | Edudemic | Current Events and Nationalism | Scoop.it

"Teaching our kids to be creative is just as important as teaching them critical thinking skills.Creativity open up students mind to new learning horizons and makes them capable of tackling new and novel situations way better than any explicit instruction would do."


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China’s modern economy belies secretive and opaque politics

China’s modern economy belies secretive and opaque politics | Current Events and Nationalism | Scoop.it
Party official’s ouster shows precariousness of power in a nation still run from behind the scenes.
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How drone war became the American way of life

How drone war became the American way of life | Current Events and Nationalism | Scoop.it
US reliance on drones is outsourcing war to things that cannot protest or vote, and to whom there is no "home front".
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Debating genocide

Debating genocide | Current Events and Nationalism | Scoop.it
Why is Sarkozy so determined to pass a law making it illegal to deny that the mass killings of Armenians was genocide?
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Top North Korea nuclear negotiator to visit U.S. - World - CBC News

Top North Korea nuclear negotiator to visit U.S. - World - CBC News | Current Events and Nationalism | Scoop.it
In another sign of warming relations between two wartime foes, a senior North Korean nuclear negotiator will attend a security conference in the United States.
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Israel's Netanyahu to raise Iran during visit with Harper - World - CBC News

Israel's Netanyahu to raise Iran during visit with Harper - World - CBC News | Current Events and Nationalism | Scoop.it
Iran's nuclear program and security in the Middle East are expected to dominate the agenda when Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with Prime Minister Stephen Harper in Ottawa on Friday.
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North Korea to suspend nuclear programme

North Korea to suspend nuclear programme | Current Events and Nationalism | Scoop.it
Uranium enrichment, weapons testing and long-range missile launches to be stopped in return for US food as part of deal.
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Anonymous hacker suspects arrested - World - CBC News

Anonymous hacker suspects arrested - World - CBC News | Current Events and Nationalism | Scoop.it
Interpol says 25 suspected members of the loose-knit Anonymous hacker movement have been arrested in a sweep across Europe and South America.
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The coming war in Syria-Iran: possible scenarios

The coming war in Syria-Iran: possible scenarios | Current Events and Nationalism | Scoop.it
After Iraq, Afghanistan and Libya, the West's war eyes are now firmly fixed on Iran and Syria. International reportage on the Syrian crisis has drastically changed its character over the last fortnight or so.
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Fears grow of Israel-Iran missile shootout

Fears grow of Israel-Iran missile shootout | Current Events and Nationalism | Scoop.it
With tensions between Israel and Iran running sky high over the latter’s nuclear program, U.S.
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What Every Teacher Needs to Know about the iPad Initiatives in Schools… - Teachers with Apps

What Every Teacher Needs to Know about the iPad Initiatives in Schools… - Teachers with Apps | Current Events and Nationalism | Scoop.it

"This past week I spent three days in iPad training, as every student in 6th, 7th, and 8th grader, in the district I work in, will be carrying their own iPad. All instruction will be geared toward this initiative. Huge changes are coming our way and I have to wonder if we, as teachers, are ready for how instruction will be delivered and assignments will be collected."


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10 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do On the iPad (MacMost Now 409)

"Take a look at 10 iPad apps that do things you may or may not have known the iPad could do."


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Thanks for another quality scoop. The stargazing one looks very interesting!
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These back to school apps get straight As

These back to school apps get straight As | Current Events and Nationalism | Scoop.it

"School supplies are no longer restricted to pens, folders and anything else you can find in a stationary store. In fact, many of the best learning tools around can comfortably fit into your pocket There are mobile applications for smartphones and tablets that can do everything from teaching your young child how to hold a pencil to keeping your older kids on top of deadlines and extracurricular activities.

 

Here are five back to school apps you should download right away."


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Karzai casts doubt on U.S. account of rampage - CNN.com

Karzai casts doubt on U.S. account of rampage - CNN.com | Current Events and Nationalism | Scoop.it
Afghan President Hamid Karzai met Friday with the families of 16 civilians allegedly killed by a U.S. soldier during a rampage.
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Annan urges unified UN stand on Syria - World - CBC News

Annan urges unified UN stand on Syria - World - CBC News | Current Events and Nationalism | Scoop.it
UN-Arab League envoy Kofi Annan briefs the UN Security Council on his peace mission to Syria, urging members to send a strong and unified message of support for his efforts to stop the violence in the Middle East country.
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Candidates exploit nationalism in Russia poll

Candidates exploit nationalism in Russia poll | Current Events and Nationalism | Scoop.it
Several candidates running for Russia's presidential election are seeking to exploit growing nationalistic sentiments.
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UN Security Council demands Syria access

UN Security Council demands Syria access | Current Events and Nationalism | Scoop.it
The UN condemns violence in Syria and demands that its humanitarian chief be allowed into the country.
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Syrian rebels withdraw from enclave after siege - World - CBC News

Syrian rebels withdraw from enclave after siege - World - CBC News | Current Events and Nationalism | Scoop.it
After a punishing, monthlong military siege, Syrian rebels have made what they called a tactical retreat from a key district in Homs, saying they were running low on weapons and the humanitarian situation was unbearable.
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Freemen movement captures Canadian police attention - Canada - CBC News

Freemen movement captures Canadian police attention - Canada - CBC News | Current Events and Nationalism | Scoop.it
A new but expanding group called the Freeman-on-the-Land has caught the attention of Canadian police because of the violent activity of associated groups in other countries.
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Israel won't warn U.S. before potential Iran strike - World - CBC News

Israel won't warn U.S. before potential Iran strike - World - CBC News | Current Events and Nationalism | Scoop.it
Israeli officials say they won't warn the U.S.
if they decide to launch a pre-emptive strike against Iranian
nuclear facilities, according to one U.S. intelligence official
familiar with the discussions.
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Accused navy spy never threatened safety of comrades, lawyer says

Sub.-Lieut.Jeffrey Paul Delisle, a navy intelligence officer accused of passing information to a foreign entity, never did anything to threaten the safety of his fellow troops, his defence lawyer said Tuesday...
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Muslim Brotherhood lawmaker: Arab Spring headed to Iran

Muslim Brotherhood lawmaker: Arab Spring headed to Iran | Current Events and Nationalism | Scoop.it
Head of the Foreign Affairs committee in the Egyptian parliament repels critisicm over okay given to Iranian ship to pass through Suez, saying Egypt was bound by international treaties.
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