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How To Prepare Students For 21st Century Survival

How To Prepare Students For 21st Century Survival | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
by Jennifer Rita Nichols, TeachThought Intern As educators, we constantly strive to prepare our students for the 'real world' that exists around them. We teach…

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Business Uses iPad Apps to Teach 'Special Learners'

Business Uses iPad Apps to Teach 'Special Learners' | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Specialized iPad Services, a new technology learning lab in Hatboro, incorporates iPad applications into students' individualized educational plans.
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The Israeli who can predict the future | ISRAEL21c

The Israeli who can predict the future | ISRAEL21c | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
She has a PhD and a black belt, but where Kira Radinsky is really making her mark is in Microsoft disaster-prediction software.
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A Beginner’s Guide To Mobile Learning

A Beginner’s Guide To Mobile Learning | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Google reported in 2011 that smartphone sales are set to grow at a rate of 30 percent per year. These web-ready, video streaming, image capture…
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Ten educational technologies you should try this year | eSchool News

It’s always hard to predict what technology will be a game-changer, but here are 10 educational technologies that have sparked our interest in recent months.
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Celebrate Albert Einstein’s Birthday with These iPad Apps | PadGadget

Albert Einstein was born on March 14, 1879. Today marks what would have been his 134th birthday.
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Samsung and Android: The next Wintel or destined for divorce? | ZDNet

Samsung and Android: The next Wintel or destined for divorce? | ZDNet | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
As Samsung unveils its next flagship Android device, there are things happening behind-the-scenes that could threaten the future of the Samsung-Google alliance.
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How To Create A Classroom Without Walls

How To Create A Classroom Without Walls | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Education policy maven Rick Hess of the American Enterprise Institute think tank offers straight talk on matters of policy, politics, research, and reform. Follow Rick and AEI's Education Program on Twitter http://twitter.com/AEIeducation.
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Digital Inclusion 'Imperative' for American Education -- THE Journal

Digital Inclusion 'Imperative' for American Education -- THE Journal | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Despite tough economic circumstances and sequestration, investment in education technology "can't wait," according to United States Representative George Miller, who addressed education leaders Monday at the CoSN 2013 conference in San Diego, CA.
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How Apple Gets All the Good Apps

How Apple Gets All the Good Apps | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
While Apple never creates apps for other mobile systems or devices, each of its major mobile-platform foes—Google, Amazon and Microsoft—make many of their apps available for Apple devices, says Walt Mossberg.
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Essential rules for effectively using iPads in middle school classrooms | iSource

Essential rules for effectively using iPads in middle school classrooms | iSource | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
MathBoard is just one of thousands of effective apps for the classroom. In the two years of being a principal of a school that has been using iPads on a 1:1
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School in Passaic turns a page with Samsung - CIOL

School in Passaic turns a page with Samsung - CIOL | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
In a phased deployment, Passaic City Public Schools is rolling out 5,000 of the innovative thin-client laptop devices that operate on Google’s Chrome operating system
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Record Your Work Using Doceri

Record Your Work Using Doceri | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
You may have read my post on using ScreenChomp in the classroom.  Another screencasting app I love is Doceri.  Although Doceri is not as user friendly as the simple layout of ScreenChomp, my fifth ...
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Teachers report findings from iPad Pilot program in Faribault's Roosevelt Elementary

Teachers report findings from iPad Pilot program in Faribault's Roosevelt Elementary | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Teachers at Roosevelt Elementary School have been involved in a pilot program using iPads to find ways to enhance student learning and instruction. Their verdict: iPads can be an extremely valuable educational tool.
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Apple's iPad is heart of Idaho elementary 'iSchool' pilot program

Apple's iPad is heart of Idaho elementary 'iSchool' pilot program | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
A company that specializes in implementing Apple products in the classroom has deployed the iPad to elementary school students in an Idaho pilot program.
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The new faces of tablets

The new faces of tablets | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Try this, try that and see what entices customers. That's the mantra for tablet makers that are experimenting with new tablet features in the elusive quest to deliver the next big hit.
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Is technology killing school? Should it?

Is technology killing school? Should it? | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
I don't know if you can clearly see the panoramic view of my office below (thanks iPhone - I love your panorama feature!) in this post. I've only put it here to point up a reality that many people ...
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A New High-Tech Platform Takes Jewish Education Into the Future

A New High-Tech Platform Takes Jewish Education Into the Future | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Educational technology—the application of advanced digital tools to enhance and upend traditional modes of learning—is to our era what gold was to the 1840s: a still largely unearthed resource that promises not only to generate great wealth for a...
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The real threat to Apple

The real threat to Apple | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
For the past few weeks, I’ve been using a lightweight laptop made by Samsung called the Google Chromebook.And it’s serious trouble for everyone in the tech business — including Google...
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The Gamification of Education? | MIT Technology Review

The Gamification of Education? | MIT Technology Review | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Tablets have a place in the classroom, but are far from a panacea.
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Maine Leading Initiative for Multistate Tech Buys

Maine Leading Initiative for Multistate Tech Buys | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
A group of three states have joined together to create a common proposal for purchasing technology products in what could signal other cooperative buying efforts.
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'What's the Netflix Password Again, Mom?'

'What's the Netflix Password Again, Mom?' | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Getting grown kids out of the house these days is hard enough. Nudging them off the family cellphone plan—or out of an iTunes or Netflix account—can be even harder.
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How to make kids' app time educational | Deseret News

How to make kids' app time educational | Deseret News | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
In a day and age when children spend hours on a parent’s tablet or phone, turning them on to apps, software and other technology with fun, educational content can help establish a strong foundat
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Why Tablets Will Kill Smart Boards In Classrooms -- InformationWeek

Why Tablets Will Kill Smart Boards In Classrooms -- InformationWeek | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Tablet computing opens a whole new world to faculty and students, a world that's within reach financially.
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