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Apple: Unfortunately, no longer the underdog | Macworld

Apple: Unfortunately, no longer the underdog | Macworld | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Cabel Sasser gave up his Amiga for a Mac and never looked back. But now that Apple Stores are always jam-packed, he's not quite the unique flower he once was. And that's good and bad.
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6 best phonics apps for iPad: teach kids to read, write and spell

6 best phonics apps for iPad: teach kids to read, write and spell | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Phonics is the primary way in which children learn basic literacy at schools and you can help them learn with these great iOS apps.
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Why I Still Use Windows 7 After a Year of Trying to Like Windows 8

Why I Still Use Windows 7 After a Year of Trying to Like Windows 8 | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Have you upgraded to Windows 8 yet? We’ve published a lot of Windows 8 articles here at How-To Geek, and I’ve written many of them, but I haven’t. I still use Windows 7 on my PC.
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Ebooks Now 23% of U.S. Publisher Sales

Ebooks Now 23% of U.S. Publisher Sales | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Ebooks made up nearly a quarter of U.S. trade publishers' book sales last year, up from 17% in 2011 and just 3% in 2009.
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America's 10 highest-tech hotels

America's 10 highest-tech hotels | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
The new breed of techie lodging is no less a hotel than a Best Buy with blankets.
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Education Life: Teaching the Techies

Education Life: Teaching the Techies | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Data science is the hot new pursuit in higher education, a field spawned by the enormous amounts of data that modern technologies create. Claire Cain Miller writes about this trendy new field in the Education Life section of The New York Times.
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10 iPhone and iPad Apps That Are Guaranteed To Increase Your Productivity (AAPL)

10 iPhone and iPad Apps That Are Guaranteed To Increase Your Productivity (AAPL) | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
10 iPhone and iPad Apps That Are Guaranteed To Increase Your Productivity (AAPL) An increased sense of productivity makes us feel more accomplished, organized, and in control. Since our smartphones and tablets are with us at all times, make...
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iPads prove valuable learning tool at St. Mary's Middle School

iPads prove valuable learning tool at St. Mary's Middle School | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
St. Mary’s Middle School history teacher Kevin O’Neill had never used an iPad before the school implemented the device into its everyday curriculum earlier this year, but these days he couldn’t imagine teaching without it.
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Researchers Look to Replace Passwords With 'Passthoughts'

Researchers Look to Replace Passwords With 'Passthoughts' | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Researchers from the UC Berkeley School of Information have been working on brain-controlled passwords.
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Could the Chromebook spark a desktop Linux revival?

Could the Chromebook spark a desktop Linux revival? | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Is Linux on the desktop worth a second look if Chrome gives an old PC a new lease of life?
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Opinion: Education demands tech upgrade - Rep. George Miller and Bob Wise

Opinion: Education demands tech upgrade - Rep. George Miller and Bob Wise | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Technology has changed lives in a number of meaningful ways. It has unleashed a great transformation that has allowed access to information and services through a swipe or a click.
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I've Been Using Evernote All Wrong. Here's Why It's Actually Amazing

I've Been Using Evernote All Wrong. Here's Why It's Actually Amazing | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
For years, I kept hearing how awesome Evernote was: how it could store everything you possibly needed, make it available everywhere, and how scores of people couldn't live without it.
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I Education Apps Review - I Education Apps Review - WEMTA 2013 - iPad Army Knife - Presentation by Scott Meech

I Education Apps Review - I Education Apps Review - WEMTA 2013 - iPad Army Knife - Presentation by Scott Meech | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Sorry I didn't get the slides cleaned up from the conversion to Google Presentation.

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Apps to improve your child’s math skills

Apps to improve  your child’s math skills | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Children adore tablets and they do not have to play only games on them. There are many inspiring educational apps that are just as much fun. The counting and math apps, for example, can help build their numeracy skills.
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The Essentials: 50 Must-Have iPad Apps

The Essentials: 50 Must-Have iPad Apps | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Fifty must-have apps, from A to Z: Here's a list of essentials every iPad owner should consider.
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Ebooks on Campus: Understanding What Drives Adoption

Ebooks on Campus: Understanding What Drives Adoption | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
The textbook market has long been ahead of the rest of the publishing industry when it comes to digital books.
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Who needs MS Office for iOS and Android? CloudOn's here now

Who needs MS Office for iOS and Android? CloudOn's here now | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
commentary Microsoft's much-rumored Office app for iOS and Android may not pop up until later next year. But CloudOn's Office app fills the bill quite nicely. Read this article by Lance Whitney on CNET News.
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The Power of Talking to Your Baby

The Power of Talking to Your Baby | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
The amount of language children hear in their first three years plays an important role in their future learning: the more talk from parents, the better.
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Some Schools Urge Students to Bring Their Own Technology

Some Schools Urge Students to Bring Their Own Technology | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
In a growing trend, school districts pressed for money are allowing students to bring their phones, laptop computers or tablets to be used in the classroom.
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10 Best Autism Apps for the iPad

10 Best Autism Apps for the iPad | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
These 10 apps help those with autism learn to communicate and how to respond to different social situations
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Teacher's iPad Savvy Earns Tech Leadership Award

Teacher's iPad Savvy Earns Tech Leadership Award | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Southampton Intermediate School special education teacher Jayne Clare, the co-founder of Teachers With Apps, is recognized for integrating technology in the classroom.
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Laptop lending leads to learning

Laptop lending leads to learning | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Looking up class assignments, basic research or college information all on a palm-sized screen can be a hassle.
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Crucial article about the potential of 1:1 on a device that doesn't crash, need AV user-generated updates, and does not require IT maintenance. Yes - I love my Chromebook!

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The Rav: Memories of a giant

The Rav: Memories of a giant | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
No family since that of Rashi in the 11th and 12th centuries can boast as many influential Torah scholars......
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What's All the Fuss About Evernote? Should I Be Using It?

What's All the Fuss About Evernote? Should I Be Using It? | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Dear Lifehacker, It seems like everyone is always raving about Evernote, but I don't really understand its appeal. Isn't it just a notes app that other apps do better or simpler?
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Five operating system alternatives to Windows 8 and XP | ZDNet

Five operating system alternatives to Windows 8 and XP | ZDNet | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
XP's end of life-support is in sight and not everybody wants Windows 8. So, what are your other choices?
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