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Apple To Launch Its Volume Purchase Program In The Mac App Store

Apple To Launch Its Volume Purchase Program In The Mac App Store | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Apple has informed developers that Mac apps will soon be able to participate in the company’s “Volume Purchase Program,” which makes it possible for educational institutions to purchase applications and iBooks in volume, and distribute them to...
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The Creative Idea

The Creative Idea | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
What is a creative idea? A mystical gift from your God? The discovery of something new? A profound insight of almost spiritual proportions? An irritant to rational thinking? A creative idea can be any of these things.
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Teach Digital Citizenship with … Minecraft

Teach Digital Citizenship with … Minecraft | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
The hottest topic in my elementary school tech classroom is Minecraft–and has been for several years.
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Why do some countries respect their teachers more than others?

Why do some countries respect their teachers more than others? | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Peter Dolton, author of the Global Teacher Status Index, which ranks the status of teachers in different countries, shares his theories on what influences respect for teachers In the debate about how to improve educational standards, the role of...
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Who Is The Connected Educator ?

Who Is The Connected Educator ? | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
So what does it mean to be a connected educator ? Semantically speaking, the verb "to connect" implies a second party, one with whom the doer of the action of connecting connects. It also implies the...
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10 major cloud computing terms you need to know

10 major cloud computing terms you need to know | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Gil Allouche of Qubole talks us through some of the most common buzzwords around cloud that you might not understand. From hybrid to elastic, bursting to middleware, it's all in here.
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It's the little things: What we like and don't like in iOS 7 | Macworld

It's the little things: What we like and don't like in iOS 7 | Macworld | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Now that we've been using Apple's latest mobile OS for a while, we've had a chance to notice some little details that either delight or dismay us.
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Tablets such as iPad used by parents to calm toddlers

Tablets such as iPad used by parents to calm toddlers | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Nine
out of 10 busy mums and dads admit to giving an iPad or similar device
to a toddler to distract them
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Introducing Apple’s New “Kids” App Store | TechCrunch

Introducing Apple’s New “Kids” App Store | TechCrunch | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
TechCrunch is a leading technology media property, dedicated to obsessively profiling startups, reviewing new Internet products, and breaking tech news.
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App Combo: Educreations and Geoboard

App Combo: Educreations and Geoboard | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
It’s so important for students to demonstrate their understanding of a concept and screencasting is a wonderful alternative assessment.
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AppleCare Staff Begins OS X Mavericks Training

AppleCare Staff Begins OS X Mavericks Training | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Apples new operating system for Macs is getting ever closer to making its debut. AppleCare employees are now being trained on OS X Mavericks, according to 9to5Mac.
According to several sources, Apple has begun training its AppleCare support staff.
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Timetable Is a Personal Organizer Designed for Students

Timetable Is a Personal Organizer Designed for Students | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Android: If you're looking for a great way to organize your classes, homework, reading assignments, and schedule, Timetable is an personal organizer designed with you in mind.
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Disney’s Story App Gains New Features And Enhancements Through First Major Update

Disney’s Story App Gains New Features And Enhancements Through First Major Update | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Story, the “effortless storytelling” app from Disney, has just received its first major update.
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Polarizing Columbus: 5 Resources For Objectively Teaching Columbus Day

Polarizing Columbus: 5 Resources For Objectively Teaching Columbus Day | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Polarizing Christopher Columbus by Dawn Casey-Rowe, Social Studies Teacher & Learnist Evangelist Columbus Day is serious business in my area, both in my role a history teacher, and in the geographic region in which I...
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Enterprise and Consumer Tech Are Not Converging

Enterprise and Consumer Tech Are Not Converging | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
In an important Stratechery post titled “Overstating the Consumerization of IT,” Ben Thompson argued there is a critical difference in how consumers and enterprises (or more broadly, business) approach technology.
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A Great New Twitter Guide for Teachers

A Great New Twitter Guide for Teachers | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
As I mentioned in the " Who is The Connected Educator ", being a connected educator means being able to leverage the power of social web and social networking platforms to expand your network of...
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Tablets and small devices should be allowed in takeoff and landing, US committee says

Tablets and small devices should be allowed in takeoff and landing, US committee says | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
The possibility of using tablets during takeoff and landing in the US is increasingly likely, after a special committee recommended that the ban on using devices in aircraft below 10,000ft be lifted.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2013/10/03/tablets-and-small-devices-should-be-allowed-takeoff-and-landing-us-committee-says/...
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The best technology? The one you already have

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For developing countries, adopting technologies from developed countries is risky
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Dealing with the quirks of iOS 7 | Macworld

Dealing with the quirks of iOS 7 | Macworld | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Questions about iOS 7 have been pouring into the Mac 911 mailbag. Chris Breen answers the most common ones.
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Schools report Apple's iOS 7 breaks iPad supervision profiles

Schools report Apple's iOS 7 breaks iPad supervision profiles | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
It was reported on Thursday that schools around the U.S. are finding the supervision profiles installed on deployed iPads wiped clean after upgrading to iOS 7, leaving students unsupervised and unprotected from unsavory Web content.
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Lock the iPad to just one app

Lock the iPad to just one app | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Learn how to use Apple's Guided Access feature in iOS to temporarily limit the use of your child's iPad, iPod Touch, or iPhone to a single app. Read this article by Donald Bell on CNET.
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Libraries offer streaming service for movies, music, TV and audiobooks

Libraries offer streaming service for movies, music, TV and audiobooks | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
There's a new source to stream movies and other digital content, and it's not a tech company with tens of thousands of titles. It's something more familiar, and might even be just down the street: the public library.
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Did you know: you’ll spend 15 years of your life online

Did you know: you’ll spend 15 years of your life online | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
How many devices in your home connect to the internet? Chances are you’ve never counted, but you’ll probably be surprised at the total.
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