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Best Practices for Deploying iPads in Schools

Best Practices for Deploying iPads in Schools | ICT inquiry and exploration | Scoop.it

As schools get ready to deploy iPads this year, each one is scrambling to figure out how to develop an efficient and effective system that works. With no standardized system or uniform roadmap to follow, at the moment, it’s up to individual schools to reach out through their networks to find information about best practices and smooth, streamlined service


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I Want Parents to Know This… | My Hullabaloo

I Want Parents to Know This… | My Hullabaloo | ICT inquiry and exploration | Scoop.it
RT @ShellTerrell: I Want Parents to Know This… http://t.co/XCNqGtSw Great post by @Matt_Gomez #edchat #ptchat #education #ntchat #kinderchat #elemchat...
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elearnspace › Openness in Education

I'm involved in several, including Current State/Future of Education (non-credit). I'm also teaching an open online course with Rory McGreal on Openness in Education (if interested, register here). See the course schedule for ...
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40 iPad Apps For Language Learners - And Increased Visual Literacy, Too!

40 iPad Apps For Language Learners - And Increased Visual Literacy, Too! | ICT inquiry and exploration | Scoop.it
Below are best 40 iPad apps for language learners that will not only teach language but will also immerse you in another culture:...

 

Not only is it great to learn new languages - so we can share our thoughts verbally - it's wonderful to share our IMAGES, too. Immersion in other cultures - without having to go to them physically - can make a huge contribution to iphoneographers' visual literacy and creative thinking.


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Apple Will Now Let Any Teacher Publish Content to iTunes U

Apple Will Now Let Any Teacher Publish Content to iTunes U | ICT inquiry and exploration | Scoop.it

The new features, aimed at K-12 teachers who use iPads in the classroom, allow teachers to create up to 12 private courses. Within each course, teachers can point students to curriculum


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6 Great Platforms Where Students Share Book Reviews and Reading Recommendations

6 Great Platforms Where Students Share Book Reviews and Reading Recommendations | ICT inquiry and exploration | Scoop.it
6 Great Platforms Where Students Share Book Reviews and Reading Recommendations http://t.co/wk5ABSLC via @medkh9 #tlchat #library...
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Australian teachers crazy for their teachmeets - Maralyn Parker

Australian teachers crazy for their teachmeets - Maralyn Parker | ICT inquiry and exploration | Scoop.it
If a teachmeet has not yet been mentioned at your school it probably soon will be. It is the nearest thing I have ever seen to a teacher craze. Teachmeets...
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Best in class for Your Class: Google Docs on the iPad vs. Apple's ...

Best in class for Your Class: Google Docs on the iPad vs. Apple's ... | ICT inquiry and exploration | Scoop.it
Welcome to Ms. Magiera's Technology in Education Blog: Redefining The (digital) classroom. Here in 2999 · Amazing Apps ... These are two apps that allow you to access and edit Google Docs on your iPad in a way I've never been able to before.
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BYOD

BYOD | ICT inquiry and exploration | Scoop.it
Sounds great: RT @NMHS_Principal Just started working on a #BYOD Pinterest board http://t.co/uO7nIosR #edtech #mlearning...
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The Future Of Textbooks Is Free … And It’s Now Available | Edudemic

The Future Of Textbooks Is Free … And It’s Now Available | Edudemic | ICT inquiry and exploration | Scoop.it
The Future Of Textbooks Is Free … And It’s Now Available http://t.co/WPGObcpG #edsg #edtech...
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3quarksdaily: Salman Khan: Let's use video to reinvent education

3quarksdaily: Salman Khan: Let's use video to reinvent education | ICT inquiry and exploration | Scoop.it
August 11, 2012. Salman Khan: Let's use video to reinvent education. Posted by Abbas Raza at 11:56 AM | Permalink. Comments. Post a comment. Name: Email Address: URL: Remember personal info? Comments: Subscribe to this blog's ...
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OverDrive’s Mobile Apps for Android, iOS and Windows Phone Updated!

OverDrive’s Mobile Apps for Android, iOS and Windows Phone Updated! | ICT inquiry and exploration | Scoop.it
We're happy to announce the release of OverDrive® Media Console™ v2.5 for Android™, iOS (iPhone / iPad/iPod touch) and Windows Phone.With this release we're bringing social media and email sharing to the OverDrive Media Console experience.
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ALA Releases Report on Library E-book Business Models - Publishers Weekly

ALA Releases Report on Library E-book Business Models - Publishers Weekly | ICT inquiry and exploration | Scoop.it
The NationalALA Releases Report on Library E-book Business ModelsPublishers Weekly“In this volatile period of experimentation,” the report states, “no single business model will offer the best terms for all libraries or be adopted by all publishers...
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Top 5 Reasons to use Prezi instead of PowerPoint

Blog Post: http://www.danh.me/top-5-reasons-i-use-prezi-and-why-you-should Prezi is a terrific new presentation platform that offers dynamic content delivery...
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50 Ideas For Using Skype In Your Classroom

50 Ideas For Using Skype In Your Classroom | ICT inquiry and exploration | Scoop.it
Skype, the free, ubiquitous VOIP downloadable, offers some unique opportunities for tech-savvy teachers to get their students learning in exciting new ways.
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Five key roles for 21st-century school librarians | eSchool News

Given the unprecedented quantity of information learners are exposed to, the librarian’s role is more important than ever. Librarians help all students gain access to, evaluate, ethically use, create, share, and synthesize information.
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Your Quick Guide to Teaching with iPads

Your Quick Guide to Teaching with iPads | ICT inquiry and exploration | Scoop.it
Below is an awesome infographic shedding more light on the use of iPad in education.It provides some amazing facts about the potential of this mobile device in learning and reviews the reasons behind...
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Data Mining in the Trenches: Using Storify to Teach Research

Data Mining in the Trenches: Using Storify to Teach Research | ICT inquiry and exploration | Scoop.it

It's time to confront our bias against open sources and redefine how our students research in digital environments. We should both allow them to use the research sites that are most handy, i.e., those openly available on the internet, and teach them how to effectively mine, evaluate, synthesize, and use the information contained within those sites.


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LAUNCHED: Take a Virtual Crash Course Today!

LAUNCHED: Take a Virtual Crash Course Today! | ICT inquiry and exploration | Scoop.it
SHARE DESIGN THINKING WITH THE WORLDWe are thrilled to invite you to beta test our new virtual Crash Course series of creative and intelligent teaching tools.Visit our Crash Course page NOW and add yourself to the d...#leqict

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Bendy robot is master of disguise

Bendy robot is master of disguise | ICT inquiry and exploration | Scoop.it
A robot that can change colour to either blend in with or stand out from its surroundings is created by scientists.
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Audit: NSW government ICT spending can be cut | Epou

Audit: NSW government ICT spending can be cut | Epou | ICT inquiry and exploration | Scoop.it
An audit into new South Wales government spending has been released, showing it spent nearly $1 billion in 2009-10, primarily on projects and services. The NSW commission of audit's final report on government ...
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The 60-Second Guide To Smartphones In Education | Edudemic

The 60-Second Guide To Smartphones In Education | Edudemic | ICT inquiry and exploration | Scoop.it
60 Second Infographic Guide to #Smartphone in #Education http://t.co/qTzoqVFA - #isdnow #mlearning...
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Why Educators Should Spend 15 Minutes a Day on Social Media

Why Educators Should Spend 15 Minutes a Day on Social Media | ICT inquiry and exploration | Scoop.it
Some simple advice for educators on how to maximize your time.
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StoryBundle Might Be The Most Interesting Thing To Happen To eBooks Since ... - Cult of Mac

StoryBundle Might Be The Most Interesting Thing To Happen To eBooks Since ... - Cult of Mac | ICT inquiry and exploration | Scoop.it
StoryBundle Might Be The Most Interesting Thing To Happen To eBooks Since ...Cult of MacStoryBundle is an online digital bookstore that sells bundles of fantastic eBooks. The catch is, you can pay whatever you want for the bundle.
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Future Publishing introduces a new iPad-only magazine | TeleRead ...

Future Publishing introduces a new iPad-only magazine | TeleRead ... | ICT inquiry and exploration | Scoop.it
Wherever one door closes, as the saying goes, another door is almost sure to open. That was the first cliche that popped into my head, at any rate, when.
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