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7 Ideas for Advanced Social Media Education

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What would an advanced class in social media marketing look like? Here are seven ideas of what the future of education in this space might look like.
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Top 10 tools and apps to unleash the power of your documents

Top 10 tools and apps to unleash the power of your documents | ICT in Scottish Education | Scoop.it

"Nowadays appear daily many startups who offer gateway to knowledge for teachers and students worldwide and for this reason I launch CRED ( Curation Restart Education ) Project http://credproject.visibli.com/share/SkZjmz , just like . I chose to write now about gr8 tools and apps to unleash the power of your documents . If you like these tools and apps share, leave a comment and also you can repply here with other tools like this .
Thank you in advance Lucian, http://xeeme.com/ecurator/"


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Suntech Sets New Conversion Efficiency Record For Mass-Produced Solar Cells - CleanTechnica

Suntech Sets New Conversion Efficiency Record For Mass-Produced Solar Cells - CleanTechnica | ICT in Scottish Education | Scoop.it
Suntech Sets New Conversion Efficiency Record For Mass-Produced Solar CellsCleanTechnicaSolar cells as a technology are under constant scrutiny and constant research as numerous teams try to make them cheaper and more efficient.
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Trump's 'Mad Alex' attack on wind

Trump's 'Mad Alex' attack on wind | ICT in Scottish Education | Scoop.it
US businessman Donald Trump warns First Minister Alex Salmond he could become known as "Mad Alex" over wind power plans. (English words can't adequately express my feelings about Donald Trump. How about a Scottish word: Numpty?
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Behind today's TED-Ed launch

Behind today's TED-Ed launch | ICT in Scottish Education | Scoop.it
Today marks a big new chapter in the TED story, as we unveil the first part of our TED-Ed initiative.   Announcement.   YouTube channel .
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3 Ways the Internet Is Changing Education Right Now | Edudemic

3 Ways the Internet Is Changing Education Right Now | Edudemic | ICT in Scottish Education | Scoop.it

With all these changes happening so fast, it is hard to say where the internet will take education next. What is likely is that the changes listed above will continue to spread and become more dramatic. One day school education and on the job training may be completely unrecognizable from where they are today. So as the internet continues to make education more available, cheaper, and better, the best we can do is try and keep up and make sure we are taking the best advantage of these advancements as they occur.


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Learning Without Frontiers on Blip

Learning Without Frontiers on Blip | ICT in Scottish Education | Scoop.it
Learning Without Frontiers is a global platform for disruptive thinkers and practitioners from the education, digital media, technology and entertainment sectors who come together to explore how new disruptive technologies can drive radical efficiencies...

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English Virtual Community: Students using their cellphones to learn

English Virtual Community: Students using their cellphones to learn | ICT in Scottish Education | Scoop.it

Cellphones have not been well received in the educational arena because they are considered a distracting "toy" . But cellphones are an essencial item in the screen agers' lives. Do you doubt about this statement? Look at the infography below:


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How to create engaging lessons using mobile technology

How to create engaging lessons using mobile technology | ICT in Scottish Education | Scoop.it
School Technology Director Anthony Luscre suggests in a blog that educators capitalize on students' engagement with mobile devices as communication tools to provide more dynamic and interactive learning opportunities.
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Obama calls for state budgets to prioritise higher education - Times Higher Education

Obama calls for state budgets to prioritise higher education - Times Higher Education | ICT in Scottish Education | Scoop.it
The Guardian (blog)Obama calls for state budgets to prioritise higher educationTimes Higher EducationBarack Obama has called on state departments to prioritise higher education in their budgets – but has warned universities that spiralling tuition...
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TechCrunch | Google: “Hundreds” Of Schools In 41 States Use Chromebooks

TechCrunch | Google: “Hundreds” Of Schools In 41 States Use Chromebooks | ICT in Scottish Education | Scoop.it
During this morning's keynote at the annual Florida Educational Technology Conference (FETC) conference in Orlando, Florida, Google's Product Manager for Chromebooks, Rajen Sheth, shared an update on Chromebooks' headway in educational institutions.
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Scots referendum question set out

Scots referendum question set out | ICT in Scottish Education | Scoop.it
Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond sets out the question he intends to ask voters in a referendum on independence.
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The view from CES: The top 10 trends in technology for 2012 - VentureBeat

The view from CES: The top 10 trends in technology for 2012 - VentureBeat | ICT in Scottish Education | Scoop.it
ITBusiness.caThe view from CES: The top 10 trends in technology for 2012VentureBeatThe International Consumer Electronics Show is a huge festival of gadgetry, but there's no better place to get a bead on where technology is going in the coming year.
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ICT and industry: Theory vs. practice - CNET Asia (blog)

ICT and industry: Theory vs. practice - CNET Asia (blog) | ICT in Scottish Education | Scoop.it
ICT and industry: Theory vs. practiceCNET Asia (blog)I read a tweet that got me thinking: How can one promote computer sciences (in Brunei)? If we are to have a digital economy and infrastructure, we need the expertise to maintain it.
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turing-doodle - Google doodle for Alan Turing's 100th birthday - Google Project Hosting

Showing a Turing Machine


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Mr Hayslop's Blog › Everything related to ICT in school

Mr Hayslop's Blog › Everything related to ICT in school | ICT in Scottish Education | Scoop.it
RT @primaryictian: My #teacherblog inc posts abt #mfl & ict, presenting work w/ flipbooks & inspiring #ks1 blogs :) http://t.co/cpDGAFV7...
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Mike Press – PKN Vol 2 | Creative Dundee

Mike Press – PKN Vol 2 | Creative Dundee | ICT in Scottish Education | Scoop.it
Mike Press of @DJCAD talks about inspiring passion, confidence and skills through education at #PKN_DND -...
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Alternative education programs – “shopping mall schools” and more

Alternative education programs – “shopping mall schools” and more | ICT in Scottish Education | Scoop.it
Much has been discussed in the past decade about alternative routes to certification for teachers; alternative routes to graduation for students, not so much.  Alternative education has long been ...
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Fearghal Kelly's thoughts » Why we’re trying twitter

Fearghal Kelly's thoughts » Why we’re trying twitter | ICT in Scottish Education | Scoop.it

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Defining Digital Citizenship strand - working on my new #ICTcurric ...

I have now finally got round to writing my first version of what I think the digital citizenship strand should be. I struggled a bit with this one but eventually finished it by focussing on what I thought are the important parts of digital ...

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Study Proves iPad Superiority over Textbooks for Education | ITProPortal.com

Study Proves iPad Superiority over Textbooks for Education | ITProPortal.com | ICT in Scottish Education | Scoop.it
Following a recent event where Apple announced its new strategy to become more engaged in education with the release of...
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Brown urges global education fund

Brown urges global education fund | ICT in Scottish Education | Scoop.it
Former prime minister Gordon Brown calls for a global fund as a last chance to meet targets for universal primary education. (Global Education Fund to tackle the "hidden and silent emergency in education"?
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Luidia's eBeam Technology Comes to 43000 Classrooms and 72 School Boards ... - MarketWatch (press release)

Luidia's eBeam Technology Comes to 43000 Classrooms and 72 School Boards ... - MarketWatch (press release) | ICT in Scottish Education | Scoop.it
Luidia's eBeam Technology Comes to 43000 Classrooms and 72 School Boards ...MarketWatch (press release)SAN CARLOS, CA, Jan 25, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Luidia Inc.
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EducationDynamics Releases 2011-12 eLearning Index; Reveals Compelling Trends in Online Education | eCampus News

EducationDynamics Releases 2011-12 eLearning Index; Reveals Compelling Trends in Online Education | eCampus News | ICT in Scottish Education | Scoop.it
Annual Report Provides Unmatched Insights into Prospective Student Demand for Online Degrees and Opportunities for Growth in Sector Hoboken, New Jersey (Hoboken, New Jersey (January 24, 2012)―EducationDynamics, higher education's…
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Screen Capture Software

Screen Capture Software | ICT in Scottish Education | Scoop.it

Capture anything you see on your PC screen with SnapIt. It is convenient tool for graphic designers, bloggers who capture and crop images for their posts, for tech writers who need to describe menus and interfaces of applications, web designers and those who work with graphics every day. It captures and auto saves images with one click.

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40 years of comparative research on technology for teaching: 'weak ...

40 years of comparative research on technology for teaching: 'weak ... | ICT in Scottish Education | Scoop.it
(2011) What Forty Years of Research Says About the Impact of Technology on Learning: A Second-Order Meta-Analysis and Validation Study Review of Educational Research, Vol. 81, No. 1. This study found that looking at ...
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