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How to Integrate Tech When It Keeps Changing

How to Integrate Tech When It Keeps Changing | High-Tech Techniques for Education | Scoop.it
For students to embrace the skills needed in a changing technology landscape, teachers must coordinate knowledge, instructional practices, and technologies to positively influence academic achievement.
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Are There Any Advantages to Being Disorganized?

Are There Any Advantages to Being Disorganized? - Life Learning - Medium
Sure there are. Consider these three distinct advantages to disorganization, and a bonus fourth possibility.
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There may be some advantages, but they don't outweigh the disadvantages {IMHO}.
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Apple, Google, other tech firms to pay $415M in wage case - The Boston Globe

Apple, Google, other tech firms to pay $415M in wage case - The Boston Globe | High-Tech Techniques for Education | Scoop.it
SAN FRANCISCO — Apple, Google and two other Silicon Valley companies have agreed to pay $415 million in a second attempt to resolve a class-action lawsuit alleging they formed an illegal cartel to prevent their workers from leaving for...
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The bigger they come, the harder they fall. This time it requires shelling out big bucks. The 'little people' have spoken, and won.
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How to Take Your Personal Learning Network to the Next Level in 2015

How to Take Your Personal Learning Network to the Next Level in 2015 | High-Tech Techniques for Education | Scoop.it
How to Take Your Personal Learning Network to the Next Level in 2015
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iPhone vs. Android: Which is better? - CNNMoney

iPhone vs. Android: Which is better? - CNNMoney | High-Tech Techniques for Education | Scoop.it
Enough talk. We compared how Android and the iPhone perform 15 basic tasks. See for yourself how they rank.
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27 Teacher Actions That Help Promote Valid Assessment Data -

27 Teacher Actions That Help Promote Valid Assessment Data - | High-Tech Techniques for Education | Scoop.it
27 Teacher Actions That Help Promote Valid Assessment Data by TeachThought Staff There is often talk about assessment–its forms, frequency, and the integration of gleaned data to revise planned instruction.
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Give 'Em a Story to Tell: The Heart Of Marketing Is Experience

Give 'Em a Story to Tell: The Heart Of Marketing Is Experience | High-Tech Techniques for Education | Scoop.it
“VideoSouthwest Airlines recently launched new branding for the airline. It’s snappier and more refined, yet still reflective of a colorful Southwest. One thing stands out. The heart is now more prominent in the branding. Perhaps the biggest and most unique reflection of this is a large heart painted on the [...]”
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Gotta love Southwest!
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Users frustrated by Apple iOS update

Users frustrated by Apple iOS update | High-Tech Techniques for Education | Scoop.it
“Apple iPhone and iPad users take to social media to express their frustration over installing the company's latest software update.”
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Apple in the Hot Seat again?
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The Cool Stories Behind Famous Typefaces: New App Tells All

The Cool Stories Behind Famous Typefaces: New App Tells All | High-Tech Techniques for Education | Scoop.it
“Typendium makes surprisingly interesting typography history freely accessible to anyone with an iOS.”
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Like etymology and words, it's interesting to read about the origins of certain fonts. Light reading.
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Ramblings of a Modern Learner: Learning to Sketchnote

Ramblings of a Modern Learner: Learning to Sketchnote | High-Tech Techniques for Education | Scoop.it
"This summer, I was introduced to sketchnoting and challenged to incorporate the concept of sketchnoting as a means of note taking. Sketchnoting is the process of creating a personal visual story while listening, reading, or recording an experience as it happens or on a later date. Sketchnoting brings in a variety of cognitive processes, increasing the connection between speaker and listener due to the engagement needed to listen intently while synthesizing the spoken word into drawings and short narratives. I decided to to take the challenge seriously."
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It's the modern concept of note-taking.
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How to make a photo slideshow on your iPhone or iPad - iMore

How to make a photo slideshow on your iPhone or iPad - iMore | High-Tech Techniques for Education | Scoop.it
"The Photos app for iPhone and iPad not only lets you edit and organize your pictures, but also lets you show them off to friends and family with just a few taps. That's thanks to the built-in slideshow feature, which ads movement and sound and special transition. If you'd like, you can even AirPlay them to an Apple TV for a family or group viewing experience. Just tell it what photo you want to start with!"
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Cool!
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12 Great Web-based Image Editing Tools That Do Not Require Registration ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

12 Great Web-based Image Editing Tools That Do Not Require Registration ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | High-Tech Techniques for Education | Scoop.it
"Looking for some good web-based image editing tools to use with students in class ? Quick Picture Tools is probably what you need. Quick Picture Tools is a collection of 12 tools that students can use to edit images without the need for any registration. All the tools are free to use and do not require any software installation. Another great thing about these tools is that they are all very simple to use and have a user friendly interface. Students will definitely enjoy working on them."
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Looks like fun and useful tools to enhance the look of materials.
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30 iPad Apps for Music Teachers ~ Educational T...

30 iPad Apps for Music Teachers ~ Educational T... | High-Tech Techniques for Education | Scoop.it
"I just noticed that it has been a year since my last list of iPad apps for teaching music.
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For music teachers who use iPad (or want to!) here you go!
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Going Viral: Secrets of Writing Smart, Long Form Storytelling

Going Viral: Secrets of Writing Smart, Long Form Storytelling | High-Tech Techniques for Education | Scoop.it
“Going deep with the founders of Wait But Why, who show that thoughtful, long-form content is king.”
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Back to basics - let's get it right!
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The Future of Work: Has it Already Arrived?

The Future of Work: Has it Already Arrived? | High-Tech Techniques for Education | Scoop.it
Technology is changing. Information management is changing. The workforce is changing. Have we finally arrived at the future of work?
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Though 90+% of companies are positive about high-tech, only 34% implement changes to fully utilize the benefits.
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Samsung may buyout BlackBerry for $7.5 billion : News, News - India Today

Samsung may buyout BlackBerry for $7.5 billion : News, News - India Today | High-Tech Techniques for Education | Scoop.it
Samsung Electronics recently offered to buy BlackBerry Ltd for as much as $7.5 billion (roughly Rs. 46,632 crores), seeking its valuable patents as it battles Apple in the corporate market.
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All's fair in love and war, they say. But what are the implications here for the consumers? Reducing our options is going in the direction of what Michael Porter refers to as 'Zero-Sum'.
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Uber and Spotify launch partnership

Uber and Spotify launch partnership | High-Tech Techniques for Education | Scoop.it
Premium Spotify users will be able to listen to their music in some Uber cars, the companies announce.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Knowmia Was Acquired by TechSmith - What That Means for You

Free Technology for Teachers: Knowmia Was Acquired by TechSmith - What That Means for You | High-Tech Techniques for Education | Scoop.it
Knowmia Was Acquired by TechSmith - What That Means for You via Free Technology for Teachers - ... http://t.co/RSbmpYjbqI
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Great news especially for teachers who use flipped classroom techniques.
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For Storytelling, Which Is Better: A Flipchart or PowerPoint?

For Storytelling, Which Is Better: A Flipchart or PowerPoint? | High-Tech Techniques for Education | Scoop.it
“A new study shows a difference in comprehension between PowerPoint and flip charts.”
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Is ppt on its way to the dustbin of used technologies!?!
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Is ppt already on its way to the dustbin of used technologies?!?
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How to make a photo slideshow on your iPhone or iPad - iMore

How to make a photo slideshow on your iPhone or iPad - iMore | High-Tech Techniques for Education | Scoop.it
"The Photos app for iPhone and iPad not only lets you edit and organize your pictures, but also lets you show them off to friends and family with just a few taps. That's thanks to the built-in slideshow feature, which ads movement and sound and special transition. If you'd like, you can even AirPlay them to an Apple TV for a family or group viewing experience. Just tell it what photo you want to start with!"
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Pretty cool way to share photos!
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Free e-book on Openings that Grab Attention

“Delivering a brilliant presentation starts with your introduction. The first 60 seconds of your talk set the tone for the rest of your presentation. This eBook…”
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First impressions are lasting impressions. Get 'em right!
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Tom Hanks' Hanx Writer Typewriter App Dominates App Store - Mashable

Tom Hanks' Hanx Writer Typewriter App Dominates App Store - Mashable | High-Tech Techniques for Education | Scoop.it
“ On Aug. 14, Tom Hanks launched a typewriter app called Hanx Writer and it shot to the top of the iTunes App Store charts, ranking number 1 overall.”
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For those who may want to opt out of the fast lane of life on occasion and take time to enjoy the simple pleasures again. Count me in!
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Understand Creative Commons Licensing With This Chart - lifehacker

Understand Creative Commons Licensing With This Chart - lifehacker | High-Tech Techniques for Education | Scoop.it
“ Creative Commons is an ideal way to share your creations with others and find art for personal projects. Some of us, though, don't always understand the rules. This chart helps you understand the key differences among licenses.”
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Skaffl A New Free iPad Workflow App for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Skaffl A New Free iPad Workflow App for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | High-Tech Techniques for Education | Scoop.it
"Skaffl is a free iPad workflow app created by Rita (a former instructional technology specialist at a 1:1 iPad district). Skaffl allows teachers to plan, teach and grade using a collaborative iPad workflow solution. It also allows teachers to seamlessly distribute and collect assignments from students. "
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Free Technology for Teachers: How to Use PicCollage - And Five Ideas for Using It In Your Classroom

Free Technology for Teachers: How to Use PicCollage - And Five Ideas for Using It In Your Classroom | High-Tech Techniques for Education | Scoop.it
"PicCollage is one of my favorite Android and iPad apps. It is a free that allows you to quickly arrange pictures, video, text, and stickers into collages. From the app you can share your collage to Google Drive, Instagram, Facebook, Dropbox, and many other file sharing services. In the video below I demonstrate how to use it without creating a PicCollage account. Below the video I have five ideas for using in your classroom."
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Cool way to jazz up the course material!
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