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Chromebook Pixel: Does this device herald Android and Chrome OS's wedding? | ZDNet

Chromebook Pixel: Does this device herald Android and Chrome OS's wedding? | ZDNet | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Pretty much everyone agrees that Google's Chromebook Pixel is too expensive to just run the Chrome OS Web browser. But what if it could run Android tablet apps as well?
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How I went paperless with Hazel and Evernote | Macworld

How I went paperless with Hazel and Evernote | Macworld | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
With two utilities, Katie Floyd can file digital copies of her bills exactly where and how she wants and get rid of the paper versions forever.
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The ‘white hat hackers’ of tomorrow

The ‘white hat hackers’ of tomorrow | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Students from 20 technical high schools compete to detect viruses, protect software, in systems they’ve never seen before
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The Chromebook: A great second computer

The Chromebook: A great second computer | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Low-cost Chromebooks are best for folks who have easy access to the Internet.
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Apple’s iPad Needs A Kid Mode. Like, Yesterday. | TechCrunch

Apple’s iPad Needs A Kid Mode. Like, Yesterday.   | TechCrunch | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
"No, don't hit that button." "Hit the red X." "Don't tap on the ones with the stars." "No, go back with the arrow." "Not that one." "No, here." These are the kinds of things I'm constantly having to say to my three-year ol..
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Teachers will showcase how they use technology for instructional purposes

Teachers will showcase how they use technology for instructional purposes | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
How would you feel about waking up and not being able to instantly check email and local news on your computer or mobile device before heading out the door for the day? Without technology, none of that would be possible.
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IDF project offers hi-tech training to girls

IDF project offers hi-tech training to girls | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Project Hadarim involves extracurricular activities aimed at preparing the students for upcoming military service.
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Teaching 2.0: Is Tech In The Classroom Worth The Cost? : NPR

Teaching 2.0: Is Tech In The Classroom Worth The Cost? : NPR | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
The growth of tech and Internet use in schools has brought one unexpected benefit: Kids can get lectures from high-level scholars via Skype, and interact with them over the Internet.
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Idea for Museum of Jewish Ideas born here - Don’t expect to see antique seder plates or recovered Torah scrolls at the Museum of Jewish Ideas (MoJI). Don’t expect to view burnished jugs from the ti...

Idea for Museum of Jewish Ideas born here - Don’t expect to see antique seder plates or recovered Torah scrolls at the Museum of Jewish Ideas (MoJI). Don’t expect to view burnished jugs from the ti... | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Don’t expect to see antique seder plates or recovered Torah scrolls at the Museum of Jewish Ideas (MoJI). Don’t expect to view burnished jugs from the time of David, or to tour exhibits devoted to the Inquisition and the Holocaust.
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Google CFO plays down Samsung conflict talk, touts Chromebook mojo | ZDNet

Google CFO plays down Samsung conflict talk, touts Chromebook mojo | ZDNet | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
"I think that both Samsung and ourselves have benefited not only on the Android side but also on the Chrome side," says Google CFO Patrick Pichette,
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Technology to the classroom

Technology to the classroom | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
A two-week seminar in January offered Harvard doctoral students the chance to learn from experts from across the University about using technology to support education.
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Impact of mentoring in education

Impact of mentoring in education | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Every day in Utah, nearly 30,000 teachers strive to open the minds of their students to the power of education. Teachers yearn for that moment when the student is inspired, that moment when the light ...
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Google debuts Lenovo ThinkPad x131e, the first Chromebook just for schools | ZDNet

Google debuts Lenovo ThinkPad x131e, the first Chromebook just for schools | ZDNet | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Are Chromebooks the future of the classroom? Google is says it is serious about the education market and now Lenovo has the hardware to match.
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Dell Foundation Backs Education Technology Spinoff | texastechpulse.com

Dell Foundation Backs Education Technology Spinoff | texastechpulse.com | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Can technology and software help improve education? A new effort, spun out by the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation, thinks so, saying it will launch an effort to help reform K-12 education using free, educational software and tools.
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“What Do You Want To Be?” An Educational Mobile Application For iPad Launched By Dev IT Solutions For Kids Of All Ages | Virtual-Strategy Magazine

“What Do You Want To Be?” An Educational Mobile Application For iPad Launched By Dev IT Solutions For Kids Of All Ages | Virtual-Strategy Magazine | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Dev IT Solutions, one of the major players in the field of IT & Mobile Application Development industry, now introduces a set of Educational Mobile Apps to help kids learn in enjoyable ways.
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Android To Dominate 2013 Mobile App Downloads -- InformationWeek

Android To Dominate 2013 Mobile App Downloads -- InformationWeek | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
App developers may start targeting Google's Android platform ahead of Apple's iOS platform, says ABI Research.
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Student Database Backed By Gates Foundation Jazzes Tech Startups, Spooks Parents

Student Database Backed By Gates Foundation Jazzes Tech Startups, Spooks Parents | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
By Stephanie Simon (Reuters) - An education technology conference this week in Austin, Texas, will clang with bells and whistles as startups eagerly show off their latest wares.
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Technology for tots: Taking it to the next level

Technology for tots: Taking it to the next level | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Parents often use today's high-tech gadgets as electronic babysitters. But the combination of kids and gizmos can create a rich learning environment, and some developers aim to exploit the educational advantages of tablets and game systems.
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Browsing Web on iPad stinks, and Apple likes it that way

Browsing Web on iPad stinks, and Apple likes it that way | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Experience browsing the Web on a tablet irritatingly predictable.
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Digital technology changing education, classrooms -- GazetteXtra

Digital technology changing education, classrooms -- GazetteXtra | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Like Ms. Frizzle from “The Magic School Bus” series, Amanda Werner wants her students to get involved in learning.
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Prepare To Have Your Mind Blown By Google's New Office

Prepare To Have Your Mind Blown By Google's New Office | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
It's common knowledge that Google's home base in Mountain View, Calif., as well as its satellite offices around the world, are some of coolest work spaces in business.
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AppHero learns your interests, recommends better apps | wzzm13.com

AppHero learns your interests, recommends better apps | wzzm13.com | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
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Why Google built the pricey, powerful Chromebook Pixel

Why Google built the pricey, powerful Chromebook Pixel | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
With Chrome OS foundering, the company needed to take a bold step to kick-start its cloud vision. Read this article by Casey Newton on CNET News.
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As tablets boom, e-readers feel the blast

As tablets boom, e-readers feel the blast | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
One thing's certain when Barnes & Noble announces Thursday how much money its Nook e-readers brought in over the past three months. The news will be lousy.
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The Global Search For Education - Give Them Access, They Will Come

The Global Search For Education - Give Them Access, They Will Come | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Children will always learn to do what they want to learn to do. So, I'm going to bet on self-motivated, curious, creative little children. Give them access and they will come!
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