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Exploring trends and news in education including learning analytics, policy, professional development and other relevant information
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Singapore school to launch mobile learning experience - FutureGov Magazine

Singapore school to launch mobile learning experience - FutureGov Magazine | Shift Education | Scoop.it
Singapore school to launch mobile learning experienceFutureGov MagazineUnder the WE learn mobile education project, which uses 3G smartphones to create seamless classroom experience, some 350 third-grade pupils and teachers will experience the latest...
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Tablet sales touch 4.75 lakh units in 2011: CyberMedia - Hindu Business Line

Tablet sales touch 4.75 lakh units in 2011: CyberMediaHindu Business LineFor now, Education seems to be the vertical with highest priority of adoption and a large number of models are positioned at this segment.
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Sabari Raja's comment, April 5, 2012 7:04 AM
Good one.
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It's amazing when you consider the number of tablet producers in and for India. Fantastic!
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Celly - Instant Group Text and Polls | Mobile Learning | Text to Screen | Digital Delights for Learners

Celly - Instant Group Text and Polls | Mobile Learning | Text to Screen | Digital Delights for Learners | Shift Education | Scoop.it
Celly is a free group text messaging service for schools and communities.
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GSMA Reveals How Mobile is Set to Transform Education Worldwide, With the ... - PR Newswire (press release)

GSMA Reveals How Mobile is Set to Transform Education Worldwide, With the ...PR Newswire (press release)Increased support by governments can assist the process of moving on from pockets of innovation to widespread mobile use in education and...
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Tablets in the Classroom Could Save Schools $3 Billion a Year - All Things Digital

Tablets in the Classroom Could Save Schools $3 Billion a Year - All Things Digital | Shift Education | Scoop.it
All Things DigitalTablets in the Classroom Could Save Schools $3 Billion a YearAll Things DigitalHere's a report from the FCC that compares costs, per student, for a traditional classroom and one that uses tablets.
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Say Hello to the Mobile E-Learning Revolution

Say Hello to the Mobile E-Learning Revolution | Shift Education | Scoop.it
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Mobile Devices: Current Status and Trends

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Tablets that support 23 Indian languages launched - The Hindu

Tablets that support 23 Indian languages launched - The Hindu | Shift Education | Scoop.it
DigitTablets that support 23 Indian languages launchedThe HinduWishtel plans to sell its tablets through its nationwide network of 350 distributors. First preference will be given to educational institutions.
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Apple boldly reinvents the school textbook with iBooks 2 and iTunes U, but will educators bite?

Apple boldly reinvents the school textbook with iBooks 2 and iTunes U, but will educators bite? | Shift Education | Scoop.it
Read 'Apple boldly reinvents the school textbook with iBooks 2 and iTunes U, but will educators bite?' on Digital Trends. Apple is taking on textbooks... (#Apple reinvents textbooks w-iBooks and iPad.
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Smartphones and handheld computers: the new battleground in UK schools

Smartphones and handheld computers: the new battleground in UK schools | Shift Education | Scoop.it
Experts say they are essential for the UK to keep pace economically; others worry about their effect on discipline...
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Why use iPads for learning? | Apps in Education

It will hеlр tо personalise learning – іt is widely recognised thе 1 tо 30 one-way knowledge-transfer model is fast bесоming redundant. As teachers аnd lecturers begin tо create nеw ways of tackling thіѕ issue, the iPad could ...
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Tablet war in Indian telecom market: domestic versus foreign - telecomlead.com

Tablet war in Indian telecom market: domestic versus foreign - telecomlead.com | Shift Education | Scoop.it
telecomlead.comTablet war in Indian telecom market: domestic versus foreigntelecomlead.comWishTel has also built Tablet PCs for education market which comes bundled with School Education for different state boards, ICSE, CBSE, as well as Education...
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Noam Chomsky - The Purpose of Education

Noam Chomsky discusses the purpose of education, impact of technology, whether education should be perceived as a cost or an investment and the value of stan...
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China To Use Apple iPad Instead Of Textbooks | Technology News ...

China To Use Apple iPad Instead Of Textbooks | Technology News ... | Shift Education | Scoop.it
... such useful systems in education field. Labels: apple ipad, china education, china replaces textbooks with ipads, IPad, iPad 3, ipad and education, ipad in china, ipad instead of textbooks, jinling schools, teaching with ipad ...
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Intel to develop dual OS, Medfield tablet for emerging markets - TabTimes

Intel to develop dual OS, Medfield tablet for emerging markets - TabTimes | Shift Education | Scoop.it
TabTimesIntel to develop dual OS, Medfield tablet for emerging marketsTabTimesAccording to Digitimes, this tablet is to be marketed towards users in emerging markets like China and Brazil.
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iPad revolutionising South Africa education

iPad revolutionising South Africa education | Shift Education | Scoop.it
Watch this overview of how iPads are being used to enhance learning, encourage engagement and motivate South African learners.
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HCL launches two new budget tablets; starts at Rs 7,999

HCL launches two new budget tablets; starts at Rs 7,999 | Shift Education | Scoop.it
HCL Infosystems Ltd has unveiled two new tablets - the HCL ME U1 and the HCL MyEdu Tab.
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T-Mobile Helping to Advance Mobile Learning and Digital Education for K-12 ... - EON: Enhanced Online News (press release)

T-Mobile Helping to Advance Mobile Learning and Digital Education for K-12 ... - EON: Enhanced Online News (press release) | Shift Education | Scoop.it
T-Mobile Helping to Advance Mobile Learning and Digital Education for K-12 ...EON: Enhanced Online News (press release)WASHINGTON--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Today, T-Mobile USA, Inc.
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Qualcomm and Microsoft to build advanced classroom with 3G Smartphones in Singapore

Qualcomm and Microsoft to build advanced classroom with 3G Smartphones in Singapore | Shift Education | Scoop.it
Telecom Lead Asia: Chip major Qualcomm, via its Wireless Reach initiative, Microsoft and Nan Chiau Primary School have unveiled the WE Learn mobile education project.
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mLearning – Hurdles Before The Big Leap

mLearning – Hurdles Before The Big Leap | Shift Education | Scoop.it
Let us start by saying that writing a blog post on this subject is pretty tricky. And frankly the thought of skipping it did cross our minds. But we have decided to go with it anyway. Even at the risk of sounding cynical.
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richa.anand's comment, March 27, 2012 10:48 PM
Hey Carolyn, Thanks for sharing it.
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Are We Wired For Mobile Learning? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Are We Wired For Mobile Learning? [INFOGRAPHIC] | Shift Education | Scoop.it
  (Are We Wired For Mobile Learning?[INFOGRAPHIC] http://t.co/ObAWcxTS...)...
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Khan Academy and the Effectiveness of Science Videos

Khan Academy and the Effectiveness of Science Videos | Shift Education | Scoop.it
This must-watch video is from our friend Derek Muller, physics educator and science video blogger.   Derek writes: It is a common view that “if only someone could break this down and explain...
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Mobile technology makes inroads in the educational sector - Australian Techworld

Mobile technology makes inroads in the educational sectorAustralian TechworldSean Cunneen, technical services director at XciteLogic, told Computerworld he has witnessed massive growth in mobile technology in the past 12 months, particularly with...
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Riding the tablet boom | Thailand

Riding the tablet boom | Thailand | Shift Education | Scoop.it
The government plans to distribute at least 2 million Chinese-made tablets to primary-school students. Some 900000 units will be handed over to Prathom 1 pupils in mid-May, with 540000 more to be handed over next year.
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Digital Natives Are Slow to Pick Up Nonverbal Cues | Learning Technology

Digital Natives Are Slow to Pick Up Nonverbal Cues | Learning Technology | Shift Education | Scoop.it
Research on the brain's response to electronic media is fascinating, and not a little disturbing.
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