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Why Teachers Should Use Hand Gestures

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Teaching with hand gestures is important. How important? It's as useful to helping a student learn as the spoken word. Here's why.
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Awesome Interactive Graphic Featuring 21st Century Thinking Skills

Awesome Interactive Graphic Featuring 21st Century Thinking Skills | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Here is a wonderful interactive image created on Thinglink by J Beam featuring some important tools that support the 21st century thinking. As you can see from the graphic below, there are four main...
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10 Specific Examples Of Emerging Educational Technologies

10 Specific Examples Of Emerging Educational Technologies | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
For over a decade, the New Media Consortium (NMC) has been charting the landscape of emerging technologies in teaching, learning, and creative inquiry on a global scale. The NMC’s advisory board includes 750 technology experts...
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How To Tackle Digital Citizenship During The First 5 Days Of School

How To Tackle Digital Citizenship During The First 5 Days Of School | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Digital citizenship is not a one time discussion. It is an ongoing process that needs to be taught to all grade levels and to all stakeholders.
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3 Rubric Makers That Will Save You Time And Stress

3 Rubric Makers That Will Save You Time And Stress | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Rubrics can be an incredibly useful tool for your classroom. They can be a bit challenging to build though. These rubric makers should save you some stress.
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Which Countries Use Which Browser?

Which Countries Use Which Browser? | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Which countries use which browser? The answers might surprise you. For example, do you know the most popular browser in China is the same as in the U.S.?
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3D Gesture Control Is An Area Of Focus On Innovation We Likely Don't Need Or Want

3D Gesture Control Is An Area Of Focus On Innovation We Likely Don't Need Or Want | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Minority Report was an enjoyable action flick, but it may hold the blame for getting the idea stuck in our collective heads that 3D gesture control is the next frontier for computing.
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Smartphones May Lead To Serious Eye Problems, Warns Doctor

Smartphones May Lead To Serious Eye Problems, Warns Doctor | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
If you’ve been holding your smartphone screen closer to your face than normal recently, or just squinting more than you used to you may be suffering from “Screen Sightedness.” The new condition, coined by eye surgeon Dr. David Allamby, describes...
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A List of Great Android Apps for Teachers and Students

A List of Great Android Apps for Teachers and Students | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
I have received several requests to curate and share educational apps for Android users but I always find myself lagging behind. It`s true I am not a big fan of Android but I do love to explore its...
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Google, Microsoft outages: Two different outlooks?

Google, Microsoft outages: Two different outlooks? | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
While Google experienced a minutes-long outage Friday, Microsoft offered a three-day outage to its mail services. Two companies heading in opposite directions? [Read more]
    
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10 Teacher Actions For Better Collaboration This School Year

10 Teacher Actions For Better Collaboration This School Year | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
10 Teacher Actions For Better Collaboration This School Year Late August or early September is a make-it-or-break-it time for educators. The non-stop, brutal schedule that is a school year starts with all the finesse of...
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The future of the technology industry: 2,000 miles of code

The future of the technology industry: 2,000 miles of code | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Kids as young as eight are sinking their teeth into advanced development – is the tech sector's future in safe hands?
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249 Bloom’s Taxonomy Verbs For Critical Thinking

249 Bloom’s Taxonomy Verbs For Critical Thinking | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Bloom’s Taxonomy’s verbs–also know as power verbs or thinking verbs–are extraordinarily powerful instructional planning tools.
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Excellent Graphic on The Networked Educator

Being a connected educator goes beyond being simply connected to how effectively your digital connections are. You might be spending several hours a day surfing the web but with no tangible benifit...
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This Week's Top Downloads

This Week's Top Downloads | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Every week, we share a number of downloads for all platforms to help you get things done. Here were the top downloads from this week.
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Daily Report: ‘Digital Inequality’ Holds Back Millions in U.S.

Daily Report: ‘Digital Inequality’ Holds Back Millions in U.S. | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Nearly 98 percent of American homes have some form of high-speed broadband access, but tens of millions of people remain on the sidelines of the digital revolution.
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Is cyberbullying really a uniquely British phenomenon? | Helen Cowie

Is cyberbullying really a uniquely British phenomenon? | Helen Cowie | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
New York officials say lower scores on tests aligned to the common core are a "wake-up call," while critics slam the tests and other facets of the program.
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5 Science Resources For, Well, Science Teachers

5 Science Resources For, Well, Science Teachers | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
by Dawn Casey-Rowe, Social Studies Teacher and Learnist Evangelist Science is everywhere. Sometimes it’s beautiful, sometimes it amazes, and at times, it’s just plain weird. My six-year old son continually tells me, “Don’t interrupt me,...
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Required Reading Regarding Mobile

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Editor’s Note: Semil Shah is a contributor to TechCrunch. You can follow him on Twitter at @semil.
It’s clichéd, overplayed, and the obvious new normal: Mobile is the big, fundamental force driving consumer tech.
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Making Too Many Choices Drains Your Willpower, so Plan Ahead

Making Too Many Choices Drains Your Willpower, so Plan Ahead | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Picture this: You have a long day at work where you had to make tough decisions left and right. Once you get home, do you stick to your diet, or do you reach for a hamburger and beer?
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5 Goals Teachers Should Shoot For This School Year

5 Goals Teachers Should Shoot For This School Year | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
In the midst of the summer while enjoying time off, we cannot help but think about the coming school year. We all know that this season is a power charger for every teacher, a battery refill which hopefully will last the entire year.
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The Internet: We're Doing It Wrong

The Internet: We're Doing It Wrong | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
This week Facebook’s ban-bot went berserk; Github went down; and all Google services collapsed for a few minutes, taking 40% of the Internet with them. Just another week on the Internet, then. We love our centralized services, until they let us down.
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Fly Or Die: Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0

Fly Or Die: Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0, while having a numerically challenging name, is a slick little guy that’s not too big, not too small, but just right.
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iOS App Store vs. Google Play: Key Stats and Important Observations

iOS App Store vs. Google Play:  Key Stats and Important Observations | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
I’ve come across a few stats regarding the iOS App store and the Google Play store that are more than just a little interesting.
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"Jekyll" test attack sneaks through Apple App Store, wreaks havoc on iOS

"Jekyll" test attack sneaks through Apple App Store, wreaks havoc on iOS | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Acting like a software version of a Transformer robot, a malware test app sneaked through Apple's review process disguised as a harmless app, and then re-assembled itself into an aggressive attacker even while running inside the iOS "sandbox"...
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