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Infographic: The High Cost of BYOD

Infographic: The High Cost of BYOD | educational technology in schools | Scoop.it
Businesses today are embracing BYOD- 75% of businesses let employees use their own devices to access the network. What threats are lurking behind this mobile revolution?

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Interesting infographic on the real costs of BYOD.

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Download Our Free Plagiarism Infographic

Download Our Free Plagiarism Infographic | educational technology in schools | Scoop.it
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Information on plagiarism that can be used in the classroom, along with an infographic poster from the folks at EasyBib.

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Top 100 Apps for Teachers, Students and Researchers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Top 100 Apps for Teachers, Students and Researchers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | educational technology in schools | Scoop.it

Via Mariano Fernandez S., Wilmer Ramírez, Pedro Fuentes
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A different list of apps that we can use to engage students. After all the iPad is the on ramp highway the app is the car.

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Three Types of Assignments that Speed Feedback, Boost Student Engagement

Three Types of Assignments that Speed Feedback, Boost Student Engagement | educational technology in schools | Scoop.it
We often wonder what we can do to help students engage with the material so they can learn it at a deeper level. Students don’t make that an easy task.
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Great ideas for language arts teachers to increase student involvement and increase writing skills.

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Tagxedo - Word Cloud with Styles

Tagxedo - Word Cloud with Styles | educational technology in schools | Scoop.it
Tagxedo turns words - famous speeches, news articles, slogans and themes, even your love letters - into a visually stunning word cloud
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Turn words into beautiful word clouds with Tagxedo   http://www.tagxedo.com/

The words are sized to reflect their frequency in the document. Copy and paste papers, speeches, poems, web sites, historical documents into Tagxedo. You can use web sites, blogs, tweets, etc.


Choose the shape, font, size and color, try re-spins for a different effect. Files can be saved, emailed, printed, etc.

See 101 ways to use Tagxedo   http://blog.tagxedo.com/101-ways-to-use-tagxedo-completed


Requires the Microsoft Silverlight plug-in.

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Infographic: The High Cost of BYOD

Infographic: The High Cost of BYOD | educational technology in schools | Scoop.it
Businesses today are embracing BYOD- 75% of businesses let employees use their own devices to access the network. What threats are lurking behind this mobile revolution?

Via Gust MEES
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Interesting infographic on the real costs of BYOD.

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What's the Difference Between "Using Technology" and "Technology Integration"?

What's the Difference Between "Using Technology" and "Technology Integration"? | educational technology in schools | Scoop.it
Recently, I've been noticing that a lot of instructors are under the impression that they are successfully integrating technology, when in fact they are simply using technology. Although this might...
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A thoughtful post on the difference between using technology in the classroom and integrating technology in the classroom. This post and the included chart highlight the differences.

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Top 100 Apps for Teachers, Students and Researchers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Top 100 Apps for Teachers, Students and Researchers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | educational technology in schools | Scoop.it

Via Mariano Fernandez S., Wilmer Ramírez, Pedro Fuentes
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A different list of apps that we can use to engage students. After all the iPad is the on ramp highway the app is the car.

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Math test activities for students and teachers of all grade levels
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This is a free quiz site that focuses mainly on Math skills, but also has World Language (French, Spanish, German) along with Science and Geography skills. The site is available in English, French and Spanish.

 

Teacher accounts are free with registration, students can be assigned specific quizzes with a quiz code, teachers receive the results along with a list of any incorrect answers.

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ZooBurst

ZooBurst | educational technology in schools | Scoop.it
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Easily create your own 3D pop-up book, great for lots of uses. The site is free, but requires an email address for registration.

 

The books are super easy to create, can include a mix of pictures and text. Pictures can be imported from your computer so you can use your own pictures or download pictures from the internet. When you create a book the owner can specify the privacy settings. See the gallery for some interesting examples:  http://www.zooburst.com/zb_gallery.php

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5 Great iPad Apps to Create Timelines ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Teaching with Tablets

5 Great iPad Apps to Create Timelines ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Teaching with Tablets | educational technology in schools | Scoop.it
There is a scarcity of timeline apps in iTunes market and it took me awhile to compile the list below...
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