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Exploring trends and news in education including learning analytics, policy, professional development and other relevant information
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Thailand finally inks tablet deal with Chinese supplier - ZDNet Asia

Thailand finally inks tablet deal with Chinese supplier - ZDNet Asia | Shift Education | Scoop.it
The NationThailand finally inks tablet deal with Chinese supplierZDNet AsiaAP noted that a special committee led by the education had picked the Chinese company to supply the tablets for a lowest-bid price of $81 each.
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Which Device Will Win the Tablet Battle?

Which Device Will Win the Tablet Battle? | Shift Education | Scoop.it
By Frank Catalano The future of tablets in our schools may not be coming from Cupertino. Or even the U.S.
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Philippines eyes use of tablets for new K-12 basic education program

Philippines eyes use of tablets for new K-12 basic education program | Shift Education | Scoop.it
Philippines eyes use of tablets for new K-12 basic education program - Philippine President Simeon Benigno Aquino III announced during the launch of the country's new K-12 basic education program recently that the government...
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Need more? 50 resources for iPad use in the classroom

Need more? 50 resources for iPad use in the classroom | Shift Education | Scoop.it
A roundup of educational articles, apps and tutorials for educators looking to integrate iPads into the classroom.
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Google Launches New Search Education Site with Lesson Plans

Google Launches New Search Education Site with Lesson Plans | Shift Education | Scoop.it
Google has launched a new site called Search Education aimed at educators who want to teach online search strategies.

Lessons cover the following topics:

* Picking the right search term

* Understanding search results

* Searching for evidence for research tasks

* Narrowing a search to get the best results

* Evaluating the credibility of sources

To go directly to Search Education: 

http://www.google.com/insidesearch/searcheducation/

 


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The Digital Education Revolution, Cont'd: Meet TED-Ed's New Online Learning Platform

The Digital Education Revolution, Cont'd: Meet TED-Ed's New Online Learning Platform | Shift Education | Scoop.it
TED's new tool lets teachers create customized lessons that revolve around web video.
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When Designing Mobile Learning, Think Less is More [#mLearning] | The m-Learning Revolution Blog

When Designing Mobile Learning, Think Less is More [#mLearning] | The m-Learning Revolution Blog | Shift Education | Scoop.it
Over the weekend I came across this fascinating article that really got me thinking about how we should approach the design of mobile learning (mLearning). In this article (referenced below), ...
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UNESCO Series on Mobile Learning : The eLearning Site

UNESCO Series on Mobile Learning : The eLearning Site | Shift Education | Scoop.it
Given the ubiquity and rapidly expanding functionality of mobile technologies, UNESCO is enthusiastic about their potential to improve and facilitate learning, particularly in communities where educational opportunities are ...
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How One App Uses Digital to Empower Education

How One App Uses Digital to Empower Education | Shift Education | Scoop.it
Three Ring allows teachers and students to digitize student work by snapping a picture or video with their mobile or tablet devices.
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Mobile Learning white Paper -Getting beyond the hype, down to real solutions | eNyota Learning

Mobile Learning white Paper -Getting beyond the hype, down to real solutions | eNyota Learning | Shift Education | Scoop.it

Going through a plethora of articles and opinions about the mLearning, we felt certain questions remained unanswered. All the future prospects said and done, what practical solutions we can implement now? We attempted to find answers to those questions and now wish to share our learnings through our whitepaper “mLearning – Getting beyond the hype, down to real solutions”.

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25 Apps for Global Mobile Learning

25 Apps for Global Mobile Learning | Shift Education | Scoop.it

"Computers and, later, Web 2.0 have changed the way young people learn. Now apps are set to do the same."


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Learnlets » elearning versus mlearning

Learnlets » elearning versus mlearning | Shift Education | Scoop.it
Mayra Aixa Avilar (who I hope to meet someday, maybe at mLearnCon?)pointed to this post saying “mLearning is starting to diverge from eLearning not only in specific meaning, but in approach and design as well”, and I want ...

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Northfield Schools Want a Tablet in Each Student's Hands - Patch.com

Northfield Schools Want a Tablet in Each Student's Hands - Patch.com | Shift Education | Scoop.it
Northfield Schools Want a Tablet in Each Student's HandsPatch.comA 2011 Piper Jaffray Tablets in the Classrooms study of 25 educational IT directors predicted that in five years there'd be more tablets per student than there currently is for...
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Vibal outs low-cost education tablet, cloud servers for digital classrooms

Vibal outs low-cost education tablet, cloud servers for digital classrooms | Shift Education | Scoop.it

Taking cue from 2009 CNN Hero of the Year Efren Penaflorida, publishing firm Vibal unveiled a start of a new era.

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The 1-minute guide to teachers’ concerns about mLearning – e-moderation station

The 1-minute guide to teachers’ concerns about mLearning – e-moderation station | Shift Education | Scoop.it
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16 Incredible iPad Apps for ESL Learners

16 Incredible iPad Apps for ESL Learners | Shift Education | Scoop.it
Download these iPad apps to receive a relatively comprehensive look at one of the world’s most widely-spoken tongues.
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Flipping. Laptops replace lectures in some area schools

Flipping.  Laptops replace lectures in some area schools | Shift Education | Scoop.it
Waukesha - Last year, Kim Crosby spent about 80% of her class time teaching math concepts at Waukesha STEM Academy. For the other 20%, she helped students individually.
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Fujitsu Tablets Assists Australian Students And Teachers Uphold Traditional ... - PRWire

Fujitsu Tablets Assists Australian Students And Teachers Uphold Traditional ... - PRWire | Shift Education | Scoop.it
Fujitsu Tablets Assists Australian Students And Teachers Uphold Traditional ...PRWireWhen deciding what tablets PCs to use as a teaching tool, Hale School in Western Australia, together with 12 other schools around the country, chose the Fujitsu...
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Schools Embrace Power and Potential of Mobile Technologies [Infographic]

Schools Embrace Power and Potential of Mobile Technologies [Infographic] | Shift Education | Scoop.it
T-Mobile highlights statistics on technology and how schools plan to invest in the future.
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Egyptian government inks deal to provide 10,000 tablet PCs to university students

Egyptian government inks deal to provide 10,000 tablet PCs to university students | Shift Education | Scoop.it
The Egyptian government has inked a deal to provide university students with 10,000 locally manufactured tablet PCs, local daily Al Ahram reports.

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5 Excellent Advantages of a Tablet Personal Computer in Education ...

There are numerous awesome benefits when using a tablet pc, but more so in terms of education and learning. Tablets are ideal for their mobility, broader accessibility, interactive education, noiseless operation, and also ...
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How the iPad Is Changing Education

How the iPad Is Changing Education | Shift Education | Scoop.it
The iPad may only be two years old, but it's already begun to change many things. Reading is one of them. Work is another. It is selling like crazy, but it will be some time before most of the people you know own a tablet.
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Innovation in education: are we ready for change?

Innovation in education: are we ready for change? | Shift Education | Scoop.it
There is major investment in technology in schools but education could still miss out on its biggest opportunity in decades, writes Duncan Jefferies...
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Mobile apps reshape toys and learning

Mobile apps reshape toys and learning | Shift Education | Scoop.it
The world of apps and mobile devices is reshaping toys and education for kids, who are steering children's media toward a blend of entertainment and education. Read this blog post by Martin LaMonica on Cutting Edge.
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Digital Delivery of Education Is Real — Patterns and Products Seen in New Products at the BLEgroup Panels at TCEA

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