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Is This the Future of Education and Learning? | Business 2 Community

Is This the Future of Education and Learning? | Business 2 Community | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
My grandfather grew up at the beginning of the last century. It was when cars were so expensive you had to rob banks to buy one. Steam engines were connected
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Twitter rolls out Vine app for Android

Twitter rolls out Vine app for Android | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
The world's top mobile operating system get access to the 6-second looping videos, which adds a new zoom feature even coming months after iOS debut [Read more]    
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50 Useful Websites and Apps for Teachers

50 Useful Websites and Apps for Teachers | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
" If your students are anything like ours, they respond  enthusiastically when we bring technology into the  classroom. We’ve also seen how technology can help  us stay organized and...
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6 iPad Apps for Better Classroom Management

If you’re looking to reduce your paper trail, keep parents in the loop and find more efficient ways to manage  your students’ behavior, there are  apps to help you do it. Below are some of...
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20+ Time Saving Twitter Shortcuts for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

20+ Time Saving Twitter Shortcuts for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
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What Teachers Need to Know about Using Hashtags in Google Plus

What Teachers Need to Know about Using Hashtags in Google Plus | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Google Plus is now supporting the use of Hashtags. As I mentioned in Teacher's Guide to The Use of Hashtags, the concept of hashtags was first introduced to Twitter with the purpose of creating...
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Are Readers An Endangered Species?

Are Readers An Endangered Species? | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Earlier this spring, I saw a wonderful documentary about the future of reading, “Out of Print.” Following the film, which was screened at the TriBeCa Film Festival, I participated in a panel discussion about books, publishing, and the fate of...
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Students Can Learn by Explaining, Studies Say

Students Can Learn by Explaining, Studies Say | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Researchers at a national conference discuss how asking students for explanations can deepen their understanding.
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How Much Should Adults Try To Shape Teenagers’ Behavior?

How Much Should Adults Try To Shape Teenagers’ Behavior? | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Yesterday on the Brilliant Blog, I wrote about researcher’s efforts to use teenagers’ keen social sensitivity to produce positive behavior change (e.g., working harder at school, avoiding risky behavior like speeding).
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Colleges Say Tablets Improve Teaching and Learning

Colleges Say Tablets Improve Teaching and Learning | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
IT managers say tablets work best when they are integrated with the curriculum.
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Woe is Linux. Woe is Me.

Woe is Linux. Woe is Me. | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Ubuntu's maker says Linux will never achieve the goal of overtaking Windows. This because computers--and users--are dumber than ever.
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Your Kids Will Have A Great Time Cooking In Grandma’s Kitchen -- AppAdvice

Your Kids Will Have A Great Time Cooking In Grandma’s Kitchen -- AppAdvice | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Designed for ages 4-7, the new app features seven fun mini-games that teach a wide range of educational content.
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Google’s Android Will Become The Most Popular App Platform In The World Within Months

Google’s Android Will Become The Most Popular App Platform In The World Within Months | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Eating up the competition.
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Google Drive For iOS Now Includes Swiping And Comment Features

Google Drive For iOS Now Includes Swiping And Comment Features | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Google has released another new update for its native Drive app for iOS. Google Drive 1.4 is available now in the App Store.
The Drive app now allows users to browse through images on the iPhone/iPod touch by simply swiping them.
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Acer C7 Chromebook (C710-2055)

Acer C7 Chromebook (C710-2055) | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
The Acer C7 Chromebook (C710-2055) is the best inexpensive Chromebook currently on the market.
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The Impact of Writing on Our Brain

The Impact of Writing on Our Brain | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Below is an interesting infographic I come across in Daily Inforgraphic.This graphic features some scientific facts about the impact of the act of writing on our brain. I find these facts and stats...
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Have Fun And Learn At The Same Time With Axiom

Have Fun And Learn At The Same Time With Axiom | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Are you trying to improve your math skills? Playing this game is one of the most fun ways you can learn.
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Easily Create Classroom Wikis Using Wikispaces Classroom

Easily Create Classroom Wikis Using Wikispaces Classroom | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
A month ago, Wikispaces announced the birth of a new service geared primarily towards enhancing teachers and students use and creation of classroom wikis. As you know, Wikispace is one of the best...
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Chrome starts carving out mobile-browsing turf

Google's unbranded Android browser looks like it may have reached a high-water mark as Chrome makes its presence known. But Safari remains king of mobile browsing. [Read more]    
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BEA authors: Ebooks will never replace books

Pulitzer Prize winner Geraldine Brooks says she wouldn't want to live in a world without physical books. Fellow authors at Book Expo America said she won't have to because readers will always want traditional books, despite the success of ebooks.
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Why Scientists Will Never Find “The Gene” For Academic Success

Why Scientists Will Never Find “The Gene” For Academic Success | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
In a paper published earlier this week in the journal Science, researchers report that they have found three robust regions in the human genome that are tied to educational attainment, writes Paul Voosen in the Chronicle of Higher Education.
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46 Google Reader Alternatives For The 21st Century Reader

46 Google Reader Alternatives For The 21st Century Reader | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Google Reader is dying. Long live Google Reader. Though Google has seen fit to unburden us from the company of its world-beating RSS (Really Simple Syndication) software, there are alternatives–and that means for you and your...
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Resources for the 3 weeks and how to keep children engaged over the summer - JI Newsletter - June 2013

Resources for the 3 weeks and how to keep children engaged over the summer - JI Newsletter - June 2013 | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
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All about AirPlay | Macworld

All about AirPlay | Macworld | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Macworld's Dan Frakes joins host Chris Breen to discuss Apple's wireless media technology AirPlay as well as offers insights on Bluetooth keyboards as Apple TV controllers.
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