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The 21st Century Classroom: New Technology, New Ideas ...

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Our speaker for the 21st Century Education Lecture, Milton Chen, stresses the importance of providing teachers with the right training to make effective use of the technologies available to them.
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Technology Integration in Education & 21st Century Skills Fostering | Technology Integration in K-12 Schools

Technology Integration in Education & 21st Century Skills Fostering | Technology Integration in K-12  Schools | FLTechDev | Scoop.it
By Michael Parrales...(Technology Integration in Education & 21st Century Skills Fostering | Technology Integration in K-12 http://t.co/13rwW3TD...)...
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21st century schools: moving beyond knowledge and skills

21st century schools: moving beyond knowledge and skills | FLTechDev | Scoop.it
Summer neglects to mention a couple of other skills, besides the ability to recall facts, commonly cited as obsolete thanks to 21st century technology: - Calculation and graphing skills (via the increasingly ubiquitous 21st ...
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Proto-Knowledge: Teachers as 21st century knowledge workers

Proto-Knowledge: Teachers as 21st century knowledge workers | FLTechDev | Scoop.it
Two great examples for schools who see teachers as 21st century knowledge workers are High Tech High (in San Diego) and Northern Beaches Christian Schools (in Sydney). ...
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Turn Your School Staff Into A Powerful Twitter Team

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Turn Your School Staff Into A Powerful Twitter Team


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REPORT: The Next iPhone Will Have A Larger 4.6-Inch Retina Display

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How Educators Use Pinterest for Curation | MindShift

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How Educators Use Pinterest for Curation | MindShift


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Crunching the numbers: iPads vs texbooks

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"Some day in the (very) near future, we may no longer need a traditional backpack at school. Rather than carrying around a laptop and textbooks ..."


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"How I use Evernote for work | Macworld"

"How I use Evernote for work | Macworld" | FLTechDev | Scoop.it
You might know Evernote as a great tool for clipping stories from the Web and collecting recipes. But you not have considered how useful it can be for business, too. David Sparks explains how he does just that.
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Make Your Own iPad Stylus From Household Junk

Make Your Own iPad Stylus From Household Junk | FLTechDev | Scoop.it

"So, you just spent $800 on a shiny new iPad so you could write, paint and draw on the go. But — inexplicably — you’re still too cheap to spend $20 on a stylus to help you do it."

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Ways to Evaluate Educational Apps

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I am conducting a series of workshops in Florida and was asked to share a rubric to help teachers ...

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Videoconferencing technology to broaden class offerings in Cumberland County schools

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High schoolers in Cumberland County will soon be able to take a wider variety of advanced-level classes without even a teacher in the room.

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Why Video Games Are Good for Your Kids

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Editor's Note: The following is an excerpt of "The Modern Parent's Guide to Kids and Video Games," by Scott Steinberg, which is free to download at www.ParentsGuideBooks.com.

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AT&T Announces Expansion of Education Commitment and Increase of Indiana Grad Rate - Bradenton Herald

AT&T Announces Expansion of Education Commitment and Increase of Indiana Grad Rate - Bradenton Herald | FLTechDev | Scoop.it
eSchool NewsAT&T Announces Expansion of Education Commitment and Increase of Indiana Grad RateBradenton HeraldMore information on the RFP process is available at www.att.com/education-news (click on the "Aspire Local Impact RFP" option.
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Online Program to Help Teachers Develop Personal Technology ...

Edvation - Advancing education for 21st century success ... Edvation Announces Partnership with Pearson to Help Teachers Develop Personal Technology Skills for Today's 21st Century Classrooms ...
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Protecting Children in the 21st Century Act: What Schools Must and ...

The Protecting Children in the 21st Century Act added a provision to the Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA) requiring that schools receiving E-Rate funding provide students with instruction in Internet safety, including ...
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Free Software To manipulate PDF files - split, merge, and more

Free Software To manipulate PDF files - split, merge, and more | FLTechDev | Scoop.it
Here are 5 free software to join PDF files. Download any of these easy to use and completely free software to join PDF files.

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50 (mostly) free social media tools you can’t live without in 2012

50 (mostly) free social media tools you can’t live without in 2012 | FLTechDev | Scoop.it
A couple years ago, Jay Baer wrote a great blog post called 'The 39 social media tools I'll use today' which was an all-in-one toolkit for social media marketers (and still is).

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Apple iPad (3rd-Gen): The TechSpot Review

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Usage and Conclusion. New features like quad-core graphics, 4G LTE support and the iSight camera are all nice additions, and yet the new iPad could be summarized in only two words: Retina display.

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Educational technology: The evolution of classroom technology

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As textbooks are being replaced by digital readers, take a look at the evolution of educational technology—from pencil pads to iPads. Check out this infographic to learn more.

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AMAZING FACTS ABOUT STUDENTS LEARNING VIA SMARTPHONES ( INFOGRAPHIC )

AMAZING FACTS ABOUT STUDENTS LEARNING VIA SMARTPHONES ( INFOGRAPHIC ) | FLTechDev | Scoop.it

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10 Apps for Learners Who Struggle with Reading and/or Writing | Free Resources from the Net for EVERY Learner

10 Apps for Learners Who Struggle with Reading and/or Writing | Free Resources from the Net for EVERY Learner | FLTechDev | Scoop.it

Despite the growing use of multimedia in classrooms, schools remain primarily text oriented. This is a major problem for significant numbers of learners who struggle with text. 


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K-12 – Google Apps for Education

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Students are using Apps on a daily basis for their email, 98% of all document creation (by both students and faculty) is in Google Docs, and all school administration occurs via apps.


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Students encouraged to bring computing devices to school

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Bullitt schools Superintendent Keith Davis is encouraging parents to send their students to school with their own computing devices, if they have them.

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