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A Handy Guide to Everything Teachers Need to Know about Edmodo

Edmodo is one of the promising web technologies that is making a strong foothold in the field of education. It has been embraced by several school districts and  is being widely used to...
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This Week's Top Downloads

Every week, we share a number of downloads for all platforms to help you get things done. Here were the top downloads from this week.
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Student sues after school uses Facebook bikini pic in seminar

Student sues after school uses Facebook bikini pic in seminar | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
A Georgia student is shocked that a photo she posted to Facebook is used by a school director of technology as an example of how what you post stays public forever. The student wants $2 million.
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Desktop owners — do you ever put your computer to sleep?

Desktop owners — do you ever put your computer to sleep?So I went to Micro Center for the 1st time in my life. Best store ever.I am cutting the cord on cable tv. What video streaming service(s) should I use?
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Awesome Tech: LightUp Uses Augmented Reality to Teach Kids How to Build Electronics

Awesome Tech: LightUp Uses Augmented Reality to Teach Kids How to Build Electronics | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
We are nurturing a nation of little geeklets. That’s not a judgmental assessment on the state of child-rearing. It’s just a matter of fact (a rather fantastic one, if you ask me).
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A Wonderful Chart on iPad Vs Chromebook

A Wonderful Chart on iPad Vs Chromebook | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
If you are working or planning for a 1:1 program for next school year and still did not make up your mind about what devices to work with, the chart below is probably what you need to help you make...
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The Story of Internet Revealed

The Story of Internet Revealed | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
The True Story of the Internet is about a revolution — the technological, cultural, commercial and social revolution that has radically changed our lives. And for the first time we hear how it...
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Montessori Approach Seeks To Cure “Common Classroom”

Montessori Approach Seeks To Cure “Common Classroom” | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
by Montessori App | The Modern Montessori Community “The world of education is like an island where people, cut off from the world, are prepared for life by exclusion from it.” - Dr. Maria Montessori, The Absorbent...
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Basic Fractions Skills

Basic Fractions Skills | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
If you’re teaching fractions, Basic Fractions is a must have free app. Full of questions for multiple fraction skills, this app includes models and a scratch pad to help students solve problems.
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Hourglass iPad Timer

Hourglass iPad Timer | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
I’ve shared some of my favorite iPad apps to practice pacing and stamina. Whether students are performing everyday tasks or in the middle of test prep, you might need a timer to help students self-monitor.
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We have always been modern, and it has often scared us

We have always been modern, and it has often scared us | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Worries about the pace of life and the effect of new technologies and media are nothing new, writes Rebekah Higgitt The idea that our world and even our minds are being made radically different by new technologies, above all the internet and social...
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How Competency-Based Learning Actually Works

How Competency-Based Learning Actually Works | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
A guest post from Brent Capriotti, Curriculum Consultant for Pearson, looks at competency based learning and the idea of the 'mastery over minutes' concept.
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Tablet shipments to jump 68%, PCs to slip 10%, says Gartner

Tablet shipments to jump 68%, PCs to slip 10%, says Gartner | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Overall in 2013, shipments of tablets, smartphones, and PCs will increase 6 percent, despite the drag from traditional desktops and laptops, according to Gartner. [Read more]    
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5 Good Tools to Create Flip Books for your Class

Below are some of the web tools that will help you and your students create awesome books with flipping pages. I have particularly selected these titles because they are very simple to use and have...
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Organize Your Summer Photos On The Go

Organize Your Summer Photos On The Go | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Summer is here and we all try to preserve it by taking plenty of pictures. Between vacationing and seeing family, the photos can add up quickly and turn into quite the mess.
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Why Your Teaching Style Might Be A Bad Match For Your Students

Why Your Teaching Style Might Be A Bad Match For Your Students | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Why Your Teaching Style Might Be A Bad Match For Your Students The relationship between you and your students is complex and dynamic. No matter what grade level you teach, at any moment you could...
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How To Address Negative Student Behavior in 1:1 Classrooms

How To Address Negative Student Behavior in 1:1 Classrooms | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
But when are we going to start addressing the negative aspects of the one-to-one classroom? When are we going to acknowledge the fact that just because every student has a device it does not mean that they will get a 36 on the ACT?
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Byte Size Tips: How to Insert a YouTube Video Into a PowerPoint Presentation in Office 2013

Byte Size Tips: How to Insert a YouTube Video Into a PowerPoint Presentation in Office 2013 | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
How many times have you needed to show a video during a presentation? Using YouTube and PowerPoint, it is now possible.
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Top 50+ Academic Blogs for Teachers and Educators

Top 50+ Academic Blogs for Teachers and Educators | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
If you are an academic or interested in the world of academia the blogs below will be of tremendous help for you. As a teacher and post graduate student myself, I spend an enormous amount of time...
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More Than Headsets: 5 Things You Can Do With Bluetooth

More Than Headsets: 5 Things You Can Do With Bluetooth | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Your laptop, smartphone, and tablet probably all have integrated Bluetooth support. Bluetooth is a standard that allows devices to communicate wirelessly.
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Five Hypotheses About Learning That Suggest Self-Directed Learning

Five Hypotheses About Learning That Suggest Self-Directed Learning | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
In our continuing reading and research on learning–whether we’re looking at project-based learning, problem-based learning, blended learning, or any number of other approaches–we often bump into the idea of self-directed learning.
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iPad Safety Apps

iPad Safety Apps | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
The American Red Cross has three apps designed to support victims of natural disasters. Whether you’re studying a region of the United States or just looking to spark a discussion, these apps will come in handy.
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iPad Toss Up

iPad Toss Up | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Whether you’re teaching probability or just looking to make a quick decision in your classroom, Toss Up is a free app that simulates a coin toss. Try it in math class or as a management tool.
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20 best Android apps this week

20 best Android apps this week | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Soundwave, Humble Bundle 6, Where's My Mickey, Monsters University, Rockmelt, Gangstar Vegas, Izik, Scribblenauts Remix, Snapkeys Si and more
It's time for our weekly roundup of brand new and notable apps for Android smartphones and tablets.
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Lenovo Yoga 11S convertible laptop now available for buyers

Lenovo Yoga 11S convertible laptop now available for buyers | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
As befits its name, the Yoga bends itself into different shapes -- you can use it as a conventional laptop, bend it backward into a tablet, or prop it up into a "tent mode" to act as a display.
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