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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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All Things Appy: 5 Best Firefox Education Add-ons | Reviews | TechNewsWorld

All Things Appy: 5 Best Firefox Education Add-ons | Reviews | TechNewsWorld | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Nothing beats the raw power of laptop and browser for academia and research.
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“Wild Planet – The World of Animals” is an Educational Mobile Application For Kids Launched By Dev IT Solutions On iTunes For iPhone & iPad

“Wild Planet – The World of Animals” is an Educational Mobile Application For Kids Launched By Dev IT Solutions On iTunes For iPhone & iPad | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Dev IT Solutions, one of the leading names in the IT application development industry, has now introduced “Wild Planet – The World of Animals” an Educational Mobile App to help kids learn in enjoyable ways.
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The Big Business of Buying Twitter Followers

The Big Business of Buying Twitter Followers | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
A larger Twitter following doesn't mean more clout, it means a larger budget.
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Book review: Former Kindle exec on Kindle flaws, Nook strengths and Google's future in ebooks

Book review: Former Kindle exec on Kindle flaws, Nook strengths and Google's future in ebooks | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
In a new book, former Kindle exec Jason Merkoski examines where e-reading platforms are now and how they could change in the future. If you’re looking for secrets about Jeff Bezos, though, you’re in the wrong place.
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Technology changes face of classroom

Technology changes face of classroom | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
IT'S almost 60 years since a teaching machine to overcome the educational limitations of the classroom and lecture hall was first conceptualised.
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Why most K-12 schools aren’t ready for the iPad revolution

Why most K-12 schools aren’t ready for the iPad revolution | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Before our schools leap headlong into an embrace of the iPad, they should consider whether that's the best use of their budget -- or the best technological focus for our children.
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Why iPad apps can't replace your desktop software -- yet

Why iPad apps can't replace your desktop software -- yet | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
It's as facile to say iPads can replace PCs as it is to say they can't -- the story of mobile apps isn't black-and-white
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One on One: Jason Merkoski and the View of E-Books From the Inside

One on One: Jason Merkoski and the View of E-Books From the Inside | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Jason Merkoski played a significant role in developing the Kindle at Amazon. He has some regrets and worries about where e-books are taking the culture, and who is in charge.
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Pro-Palestinian Hackers Attack Israeli Sites

Pro-Palestinian Hackers Attack Israeli Sites | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Officials said only minor disruptions had resulted from what a loose international coalition of pro-Palestinian groups threatened would be “a massive cyberassault” against Israel.
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The seven best OS X tricks you're not using | Macworld

The seven best OS X tricks you're not using | Macworld | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
It’s a tough job, but somebody’s got to do it: find overlooked OS X tricks. Here’s a collection that probably includes items you’ve missed, too.
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Review: Samsung Chromebook -- solid machine, perfect price - Technocrat

Review: Samsung Chromebook -- solid machine, perfect price - Technocrat | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
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I have now had two weeks of continuous use on my new Samsung Chromebook, and it's been everything I’ve been looking for. I do not intend this re
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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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Best Ipad Apps for Teachers

Best Ipad Apps for Teachers | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
I am a Special Education teacher in Nebraska and have been using ipads in my classroom for about 3 years. This year I am involved in a technology core team with the main purpose of implementing the use of ipads in the classroom.
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Smartphones, Tablets, Tab-Phones Edging PCs Off The Shelf? - Forbes

Smartphones, Tablets, Tab-Phones Edging PCs Off The Shelf? - Forbes | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Self created picture of the T-Mobile Rebranded HTC Herald (Known as The Wing) (Photo credit: Wikipedia) You know when you’re out and see some guy stick something the size of a paperback novel to his ear and actually talk into it?
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10 Reasons to Educate Elementary Students about Social Media | Big Ideas in Education

10 Reasons to Educate Elementary Students about Social Media | Big Ideas in Education | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
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The Textbooks Have Eyes: Now E-Books Can Track If You Do Your Homework

The Textbooks Have Eyes: Now E-Books Can Track If You Do Your  Homework | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Welcome to the future of education where your textbook—and therefore your teacher—knows exactly how much of your homework you did, how, and when. 
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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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How to pick the best apps for your baby

How to pick the best apps for your baby | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
The youngest family members might not have their own smartphones, but they have their own apps -- lots and lots of them.
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Opinion: Cyber education key to security - Janet Napolitano

Opinion: Cyber education key to security - Janet Napolitano | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Today, cyberspace is woven into the fabric of our daily lives.
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EdTech Dream Jobs: Doing Good While Getting Paid - Forbes

EdTech Dream Jobs: Doing Good While Getting Paid - Forbes | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
This is a guest post from Elli Sharef, cofounder of HireArt, a jobs marketplace that uses online challenge-based interviews to vet job applicants.
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Education Finally Ripe for Radical Innovation by Social Entrepreneurs - Forbes

Education Finally Ripe for Radical Innovation by Social Entrepreneurs - Forbes | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Editor's Note: Debra Dunn is on the faculty at Stanford University’s Hasso Plattner Institute of Design (d.school), where she spearheads classroom and project work in Design for Sustainable Abundance and the application of user-centred design to...
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Infographic: The Internet Is Making Kids Stupid

Infographic: The Internet Is Making Kids Stupid | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Kids' Internet obsession is having a shockingly negative impact on their intelligence, but there is a fix.
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Apps and little kids: should we worry?

Apps and little kids: should we worry? | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
How much smartphone and tablet use is too much for young minds? And do games marketed as 'educational' live up to the label? A couple of recent articles dig in to those questions.
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