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James Fields: Bring-your-own-device policies require safeguards - The Tennessean

James Fields: Bring-your-own-device policies require safeguards - The Tennessean | edtechBK | Scoop.it
SYS-CON Media (press release) (blog)James Fields: Bring-your-own-device policies require safeguardsThe TennesseanThe Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) phenomenon has been tiptoeing into companies' consciousnesses for the past few years, but it has only...
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Introducing AppyMall: A New Educational App Marketplace - Equities.com

Introducing AppyMall: A New Educational App Marketplace - Equities.com | edtechBK | Scoop.it
Introducing AppyMall: A New Educational App MarketplaceEquities.comAppyMall, a new marketplace for educational apps, has been launched by Technology in Education, a popular review site, to help teachers and parents find quality children's apps.
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1:1 and Cloud-based Computing = Tools for Student Success | vtrural.org

1:1 and Cloud-based Computing = Tools for Student Success | vtrural.org | edtechBK | Scoop.it
Love the idea, appreciate the execution, just disagree with the use of netbooks.
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Apple’s Clothing Line From The ‘80s - DesignTAXI.com

Apple’s Clothing Line From The ‘80s - DesignTAXI.com | edtechBK | Scoop.it
Of course Apple had a clothing line in 1986. And while I admit there's no direct link to Ed tech...come on, look at these outfits! Does it matter?
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Steve Jobs Almost Named The iMac The MacMan, Until This Guy Stopped Him

Steve Jobs Almost Named The iMac The MacMan, Until This Guy Stopped Him | edtechBK | Scoop.it
The following is an excerpt from Insanely Simple: The Obsession That Drives Apple’s Success by Ken Segall (Penguin Portfolio).The lump on the table was truly mysterious and held everyone’s rapt attention.
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Seton Hall Freshmen Get Free Nokia Lumia 900 Smartphones

Seton Hall Freshmen Get Free Nokia Lumia 900 Smartphones | edtechBK | Scoop.it

Let's give a bunch of people with cell phones another cell phone. And then let's call it a mobile computing initiative. After that, we can install new blackboards and call them "artisinal learning surfaces."

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Why Twitter Matters: Tomorrow’s Knowledge Network

Why Twitter Matters: Tomorrow’s Knowledge Network | edtechBK | Scoop.it

Oh, how I adore Twitter. It's Facebook's smarter, quieter cousin.

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Scituate: Forum focuses on educational shifts in 21st Century - 95.9 WATD-FM (blog)

Scituate: Forum focuses on educational shifts in 21st Century - 95.9 WATD-FM (blog) | edtechBK | Scoop.it
Scituate: Forum focuses on educational shifts in 21st Century95.9 WATD-FM (blog)Connolly said, “We're not looking at a world that's very different than the traditional educational system of the 1900's.
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Hypocrisy in the Profession of Education

Hypocrisy in the Profession of Education | edtechBK | Scoop.it
Whenever I think of a teacher, I also think of a scholar. It has always been apparent to me that if one is to be an effective teacher, one must continually learn. Of course that is not always a pat...
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'Education needs to catch up', says TEL | Latest Industry News | News | Features, Press and Policy | BCS - The Chartered Institute for IT

Education lags behind tech. No surprise, but it makes you wonder how anyone denies the need for digitsl natives to learn in digital environments. Imagine someone asking you not to write in your grade school classes,
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Multimedia Programs Reduce Summer Learning Loss

Multimedia Programs  Reduce Summer Learning Loss | edtechBK | Scoop.it
Nora Fleming has her fingers in a variety of editorial endeavors at Education Week. She’s been an education reporter for a newspaper in California and held editorial jobs at a number of other publications and organizations.
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10 Ways That Mobile Learning Will Revolutionize Education

10 Ways That Mobile Learning Will Revolutionize Education | edtechBK | Scoop.it

Technology is reshaping what, how, and why we learn. Which might not be the worst thing.

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With Technology in Schools Nothing Has Changed

With Technology in Schools Nothing Has Changed | edtechBK | Scoop.it

This seems like the sort of post that would be greatly enhanced by a the perspectives of teachers, students, or administrators.

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