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Education Technology Tweet Wrap for the week of 01-09-12 ...

Education Technology Tweet Wrap for the week of 01-09-12 ... | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
This week's collection of Education Technology article and resource Tweets.
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Mozilla: We're About to Grab More Data About You, But Here's How We'll Keep It Safe

Mozilla has some big plans up its sleeve in 2012. The non-profit open source foundation is planning some features for its Firefox Web browser and beyond that will require greater access to user data.
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College study: E-books falling flat

College study: E-books falling flat | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
By Brittany Anas, Univ Colorado Camera
Students who purchased e-textbooks saved only $1 in some cases when compared with others who bought traditional books, according to a new study.
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Weekly Wrap-up: Problems with Google+ and More

Google personalizes search and lets you decide it you want to use it or not. Dan Rowinski releases his app roundup for December. Several hundred Foxconn employees threaten suicide. All of this and more in the ReadWriteWeb Weekly Wrap-up.
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ReadWriteWeb Events Guide, January 14, 2012

We're always on the lookout for upcoming Web tech events from around world. Know of something taking place that should appear here? Want to get your event included in the calendar? Let us know in the comments below or email us.
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OrangeBook - easily create online portfolios of student work

OrangeBook - easily create online portfolios of student work | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
OrangeBook is a pre-beta service that promises to allow teachers to easily create digital portfolios of student work using pictures of the work and then sorting it and making it accessible.
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Cyberlearning Research Summit Jan. 18

Cyberlearning Research Summit Jan. 18 | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
From: ETCJ associate editor Bonnie Bracey Sutton
Link: http://cyberlearning.sri.com/w/index.php/Main_Page
January 18, 2012
National Geographic Society
Grosvenor Auditorium
1145 17th Street Northwest
Washington D.C.
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National Engineers Week Feb 19-25 - great resource for educators

National Engineers Week Feb 19-25 - great resource for educators | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
National Engineers Week is February 19 - 25, 2012. This is a great time to expose students to engineering as a career and to incorporate engineering ideas and projects in your classes.
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Apple to enter the digital textbook fray?

Apple to enter the digital textbook fray? | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
By Dennis Carter, eSchool News
Technology giant causes stir with promising an ‘education announcement’ that experts believe could be related to eBooks. Apple’s invitation created an instant stir on social media sites.
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Tech-Lou-ology: ED TECH One I-pad per student Burlington MA ...

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Tech-Lou-ology. A series of musings on technology and education - where they collide. ... ED TECH One I-pad per student Burlington MA High School 01/04 by EduTalk | Blog Talk Radio Take a listen! Posted by ...
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How Educators Use Social Media ( Infographic )

How Educators Use Social Media ( Infographic ) | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
I have recently stumbled upon an awesome infographic that I want to add to the list of Educational Infographics I am assembling here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning.
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Professor's Classroom iPad App Debuts at Consumer Electronics Show | Educational Technology in Higher Education

Professor's Classroom iPad App Debuts at Consumer Electronics Show | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
A professor from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor is trying to turn the iPad into a new kind of classroom tool that lets students draw on a shared canvas.The new iPad app is being shown off this week at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las...
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Explania Free Resource of Instructional and Educational Videos and Animated Explanations

Explania Free Resource of  Instructional and Educational Videos and Animated Explanations | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
Explania is a great website that provides animated explanations. These explanations are included in videos and interactive infographics.
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Study: For Now, Web-Based Healthcare Tools Are Mostly Ineffective

A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association accents the limits of web-based health management tools that are currently available.
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Dropbox 2.0 Learns a Hard Lesson About the Rules of Android

An alteration made for the latest 2.0 version of the Dropbox app for Android in order to better comply with the rules of the operating system resulted in the removal of some features that, in the 1.x versions, users had come to rely upon.
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Web filtering checklist

Web filtering checklist | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
By Nancy Caramanico, CIO Advisor
Filtering is an important area for school CIOs and technology and school leaders. There are local and national rules and guidelines to follow.
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Several Grants For Educational Technology In NYC | Ezine Article ...

Integrating technology in education is a good way to embrace the unceasing changes of time. Traditional classroom setting would not be very much preferable now the world has been inundated by the promising works of ...
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Using Educational Technology tools to improve language and ...

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Using Educational Technology tools to improve language and communication skills of ESL students Custom Essay. Topic:Using Educational Technology tools to improve language and communication skills of ESL students ...
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Fun and useful things to do with your smartphone camera

Fun and useful things to do with your smartphone camera | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
Here's a list of some fun and useful things to do with your smartphone camera:
1. Remember where you’re parked at the airport or any crowded lot. Photograph the nearest parking location sign.
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Free OCR - Optical Character Recognition (online service)

Free OCR - Optical Character Recognition (online service) | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
Free OCR is a free, obviously from it's name, online service that can convert scanned documents into editable text. This can save you the time it would take to retype the original document.
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The Impact of the iPad on K-12 Schools

The Impact of the iPad on K-12 Schools | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
By Tanya Roscorla, Converge
Across the country, schools announce iPad pilots, bring the mobile devices into the classroom and rave about their new tools.
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Free classes to remove intimidation factor from computer programming

Free classes to remove intimidation factor from computer programming | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
by Dick Mason, The Observer
The computer technology program in the Union School District is receiving a big boost from the Oregon University System which will benefit not only Union students but people throughout the Grande Ronde Valley.
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Understand How Our Minds Work and how To Improve Our Memory

Understand How Our Minds Work and how To Improve Our Memory | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
Memory, that black box we have inside, is something unique to the humankind. Do you think Animals have the ability to recall and remember things? If they do then they would have feelings such as happiness, sadness and so forth.
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Educational Technology Journals on the Web | Visual*~*Revolution

Educational Technology Journals on the Web | Visual*~*Revolution | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
Your guide to Educational Technology Journals and other ed tech goodies on the web.
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Watch Math Concepts in Clips Using Maths in Movies

Watch Math Concepts in Clips Using Maths in Movies | Educational Technology Today | Scoop.it
Maths in Movies is a cool website developed by a Harvard Mathematics professor called Oliver Knill. This website, as its name suggests, displays movie clips that include math discussions.
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