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Education 3.0–Where Students Create Their Own Learning Experiences

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Education 3.0–Where Students Create Their Own Learning Experiences by Terry Heick Curriculum maps are well-meaning and imminently practical documents that have guided educators–and education–for years.
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Quinn: Don't blame smartphones for turning us into the digitally dazed

Quinn: Don't blame smartphones for turning us into the digitally dazed | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
As more of us have smartphones, the devices and their users are blamed for myriad social ills. We are trying to tame these devices and ourselves. But we shouldn't scapegoat our dependence on them.
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A Visual Guide To The Languages Of The World

A Visual Guide To The Languages Of The World | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
While there are a number of discussions happening around this topic - including those on funding for language classes, it is interesting to see what Americans attitudes about languages are.
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The A-Z Guide To Interactive Whiteboards

The A-Z Guide To Interactive Whiteboards | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
When we talk to teachers about what technology they're using in their classroom and what their favorite or most useful 'gadget' is, interactive whiteboards are on that list more often than not.
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10 things teachers need to know about the Pisa results

10 things teachers need to know about the Pisa results | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
If teaching has left you with little time to plough through the Pisa results, here's our condensed guide An excellent education requires more than just money Beyond a certain level of expenditure per student, it is the way in which resources are...
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TED Books App is Now Available for iPad for Free

TED Books App is Now Available for iPad for Free | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
TED Books is an iPad app that provides TED fans with short electronic books produced once a month by TED conferences. The books are less than  20.000 words long "long enough to unleash a...
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10 Great Google Search Tips for Teachers and Students

10 Great Google Search Tips for Teachers and Students | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Google has recently released several updates to some of its major services including its search functionality. Being the top search engine on the web, Google is trying hard to sophisticate the way it...
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Big changes to little-known Chrome OS Camera app

Big changes to little-known Chrome OS Camera app | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Did you know that Chrome OS has a Camera app? Well, it's about to get some new built-in features, including long-absent video recording. [Read more]
    
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Simplifying Complexity: What Learning Does NOT Look Like

Learning is a complex process. It is a never-ending and evolving process, experimentation, classroom, peer-to-peer, on-the-job, formal curricula, tacit and informal experiences, reflection, failing foward, change management… the jargon, theories,...
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2000-Year-Old House from Hasmonean Period Uncovered Near Temple Mount

2000-Year-Old House from Hasmonean Period Uncovered Near Temple Mount | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
A house dating to the Hasmonean period was uncovered in eastern Jerusalem near the Temple Mount.

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How Often Do You Check Your Email?

How Often Do You Check Your Email? | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Some people live in their email, using it not only for communication but also as a to-do list or organizational hub. Others, not so much. We've shown you all kinds of ways to make email more efficient and why email is so tough to make better.
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Three Easy Steps to Recording Better Videos on Your Phone or Tablet

Three Easy Steps to Recording Better Videos on Your Phone or Tablet | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Over the weekend I shared the tip of holding your phone or tablet in landscape mode in order to shoot better videos and reduce your editing time.
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PC market expected to post steepest decline ever in 2013

PC market expected to post steepest decline ever in 2013 | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Shipments will drop 10.1 percent this year, with another decline expected for 2014, according to IDC projections. [Read more]
    
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With New Technology, N.Y.C. Paves Way for Open Data

With New Technology, N.Y.C. Paves Way for Open Data | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
The city school system is believed to be the first in the country to release data via an "application programming interface," opening the doors for software developers to create custom tools.
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Wireless Display Standards Explained: AirPlay, Miracast, WiDi, Chromecast, and DLNA

Wireless Display Standards Explained: AirPlay, Miracast, WiDi, Chromecast, and DLNA | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
HDMI allows you to connect almost any device to a TV or another external display, but HDMI requires a wired connection. You might assume there’d be a well-supported standard for wireless displays, but you’d be wrong.
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10 Web Resources For Teaching About Controversy

10 Web Resources For Teaching About Controversy | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Today's feature is all about using various web tools and resources to have the tough talk - to find better ways for teaching about controversy.
The post 10 Web Resources For Teaching About Controversy appeared first on Edudemic.
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Will the iGeneration Deliver an iRenaissance?

Will the iGeneration Deliver an iRenaissance? | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Imagine a modern renaissance where a generation holds creativity and innovation as a common goal, has constant access to creative tools that provide instant feedback and encouragement, and are highly connected to each other for the exchange of...
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Teaching With ChronoZoom - A Timeline of Almost Everything

Teaching With ChronoZoom - A Timeline of Almost Everything | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
A couple of years ago Microsoft launched an open source timeline tool called ChronoZoom. At that time ChronoZoom was an impressive interactive timeline of the history of the world. But that's all it was.
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Twitter Aligned with Bloom's Taxonomy for Your Students

Twitter Aligned with Bloom's Taxonomy for Your Students | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Thinking about using Twitter with your students ? The visual below is one of the best guide I have come across online. The graphic is created by Langwitches and provides a cognitive incentive for...
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Eight little-known tips for OS X users

Eight little-known tips for OS X users | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
OS X includes a number of hidden behaviors and features, some of which can satisfy a frustrating limitation or two you might have with the system.
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Cyber Monday was the biggest online spending day in history

Cyber Monday was the biggest online spending day in history | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Americans spent $1.75 billion on Monday, an 18 percent jump over Cyber Monday 2012. Did the jump come at the expense of Black Friday sales? [Read more]
    
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Common Core Reading–What if Students Don’t Like Reading

Common Core Reading–What if Students Don’t Like Reading | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Here’s a free lesson plan from the newest Ask a Tech Teacher book, How to Achieve Common Core with Tech–the Reading Strand. This covers K-8, 315 Standards, and has 14 projects.
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7 Pillars Of Digital Leadership In Education

7 Pillars Of Digital Leadership In Education | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
7 Pillars Of Digital Leadership In Education by Eric Sheninger, Principal at New Milford High School in New Jersey As schools change leadership must as well. With society becoming more and more reliant on technology...
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Five Good Resources for Personal Finance Lessons

Five Good Resources for Personal Finance Lessons | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Yesterday, I shared a nice collection of personal finance lesson activities called Money As You Grow. Reviewing Money As You Grow prompted me to pull up some of my other resources for personal finance lessons.
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Teacher's Guide to Digital Curation

Teacher's Guide to Digital Curation | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
"When information is abundant filtering becomes a necessity" a quip which speaks to the core problem underlying much of our digital literacy practices today. This tsunami of digital content...
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