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Is the iPad mini Right-priced for Education? - The Mac Observer

Is the iPad mini Right-priced for Education? - The Mac Observer | EDUCATION TODAY | Scoop.it
There was considerable speculation, indeed consternation, that Apple would call its new 7.x-inch tablet the iPad mini. And that’s what Apple boldly did.
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How the Election Will Affect Education

How the Election Will Affect Education | EDUCATION TODAY | Scoop.it
If your Facebook has been clogged with political rants for the last few weeks, you’re probably dying for this election to be over and done with already.
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Students to receive an education in online ethics for Media Literacy Week

Students to receive an education in online ethics for Media Literacy Week | EDUCATION TODAY | Scoop.it
Parents and teachers may feel they are doing the right thing when they follow a child’s every move on the Internet, but that is not how young people see it.
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Apple iPad Mini May Cause Problems For Education, McGraw Hill Exec Says

Apple iPad Mini May Cause Problems For Education, McGraw Hill Exec Says | EDUCATION TODAY | Scoop.it
Although Apple boasted of its educational bonafides at its iPad Mini unveiling event on Tuesday, the company may not have done teachers and students any favors, according to an executive with McGraw Hill, one of Apple’s closest publishing partners.
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Report: Apple iPad mini to be aimed at educational sector

Report: Apple iPad mini to be aimed at educational sector | EDUCATION TODAY | Scoop.it
A lower price and updated iBooks may attract more schools to adopt the tablet.
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Reactiv8 provide an alternative education to young people to assist them in reactiv8ing them back into learning and education (All young people 16-19 not in employment, education or training, make contact with http://t.co/TkJTuroi...)...
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College Admissions Online 101: Defeating the Hysteria - Distance Education.org

College Admissions Online 101: Defeating the Hysteria - Distance Education.org | EDUCATION TODAY | Scoop.it
The urban legend goes like this: college admissions are more competitive now than ever. But is the situation really as bleak as it seems?
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Angelina Jolie Steps Up for Malala Yousafzai’s Educashun Efforts | Hillbilly Gossup

Last week 14-year-old Malala Yousafzai was shot by the Taliban for speaking out on behalf of education in Pakistan, and now Angelina Jolie has taken up her cause.
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Cancel My Career Plans and Declare Me Undecided: Hospitals Are 'Too Sad'

Cancel My Career Plans and Declare Me Undecided: Hospitals Are 'Too Sad' | EDUCATION TODAY | Scoop.it
Leobardo Espinoza Jr., a student at Topeka High School in Kansas, no longer wants to be an anesthesiologist. "The hospital is just too sad for me," he writes.
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Startups Take on the Business of Education

Startups Take on the Business of Education | EDUCATION TODAY | Scoop.it
A growing number of companies are trying to solve problems facing the education industry -- and they're coming up against a unique set of challenges.
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A Wealthy Student Is a Healthy Student

A Wealthy Student Is a Healthy Student | EDUCATION TODAY | Scoop.it
Providing nutrition education and an understanding about proper nutrition is the only way to change what is becoming a self-inflicted and historic crisis for Americans.
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Moving Beyond the Politics of Education

Moving Beyond the Politics of Education | EDUCATION TODAY | Scoop.it
Our national and local leaders need to encourage a positive national dialogue with goals and aspirations to match the educational dreams many parents have for their children.
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Back To School: Princeton & 13 Others Sign Up With Google Apps For Education | WiredAcademic

Back To School: Princeton & 13 Others Sign Up With Google Apps For Education | WiredAcademic | EDUCATION TODAY | Scoop.it
Google Apps for Education is now used in 7 of the 8 Ivy League universities and 72 of the top 100 US universities (as ranked in U.S. News & World Report for 2013).
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Are High Schools Failing Their Students? | Education.com

Growing concern about the academic proficiency of high school graduates has placed high school reform at the forefront of the education policy agenda.
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Using iPads in Education: Resources for teachers using iPads in the classroom

Resources and videos about how to use iPads in the classroom.
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The Student Debt Crisis

The Student Debt Crisis | EDUCATION TODAY | Scoop.it
Higher education is an integral part of the American Dream. But in order for it to be affordable for all, we must address the student debt crisis before it spirals further out of control.
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What Teens Learn by Overcoming Challenges

What Teens Learn by Overcoming Challenges | EDUCATION TODAY | Scoop.it
Success is measured by the obstacles young people overcome.
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Web site helps teachers earn extra money, exchange ideas

Teachers across the country, including many in the Augusta area, are using the Internet not only to exchange instruction ideas but also to earn extra money.
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Consider When to Contact the Graduate Admissions Office

Consider When to Contact the Graduate Admissions Office | EDUCATION TODAY | Scoop.it
Don’t regularly reiterate your interest in the program or school.
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Soon history will come alive again in class - Telegraph

Soon history will come alive again in class - Telegraph | EDUCATION TODAY | Scoop.it
New proposals will prioritise knowledge and scholarship over current generic skills, writes Nick Gibb (New secondary history curriculum will be great for pub quizzes but what about critical thinking & transferable skills?
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Play with a classic iPod in your browser

Play with a classic iPod in your browser | EDUCATION TODAY | Scoop.it
Here's a nice tribute to the late Steve Jobs: A working iPod interface using HTML.While the iPod was the consumer electronic device that helped Apple (CFORPmultimedia: Play with a classic iPod in your browser http://t.co/RLvy1vjv...
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Google Says Apps For Education Now Has More Than 20 Million Users | TechCrunch

Google Says Apps For Education Now Has More Than 20 Million Users | TechCrunch | EDUCATION TODAY | Scoop.it
Google just announced that its Apps for Education suite is now being used by more than 20 million students, faculty members and staff worldwide.
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