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JANET clinches £30m in extra government funding

JANET clinches £30m in extra government funding | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
Academic network nets further Department for Business, Innovations and Skills funding.
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This is new! Record a video of iPad’s screen in any app

This is new! Record a video of iPad’s screen in any app | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it

There are numerous options for recording a video of one’s computer screen but only a few that allow you to record your iPad's screen. Find out how the Disp Recorder app is providing new opportuinties on the iPad.


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Free Technology for Teachers: Gmail for Beginners - A Video Tutorial

Free Technology for Teachers: Gmail for Beginners - A Video Tutorial | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
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50 Education Technology Tools Every Teacher Should Know About | Edudemic

50 Education Technology Tools Every Teacher Should Know About | Edudemic | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
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University of Cambridge offers free Raspberry Pi course | IT PRO

University of Cambridge offers free Raspberry Pi course | IT PRO | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
Twelve step course will teach students how to build an operating system for £29 computer.
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How To Connect An iPad To A Smartboard

How To Connect An iPad To A Smartboard | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it

"It’s really simple–so simple that you’re going to feel silly for not having already known this–and if you tweet this out to a colleague without checking out the stunning simplicity of it all, you’re going to feel crunchy (remember that term?) later when you realize it wasn’t quite the revelation you’d thought it might be."


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Schools buying 'iPads not PCs', analyst - iPad/iPhone - Macworld UK

Schools buying 'iPads not PCs', analyst - iPad/iPhone - Macworld UK | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
Wolf claims PC education shipments in the US fell 13.9% in the June quarter, compared to the same period last year, while Apple has sold a million iPads to the US education market in June, double what it sold in the June quarter last year.
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Students want personalized learning, mobile technology | eSchool News

Students want personalized learning, mobile technology | eSchool News | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
More and more students own mobile devices, including tablets, and indicate a strong desire to use those personal learning tools in school to increase collaboration and access to resources, according to the annual Speak Up Survey, which is...
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Digital Teaching Promises to Improve Grades - Forbes

Digital Teaching Promises to Improve Grades - Forbes | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
Technology in the classroom is not about putting a computer on everybody’s desk anymore. It’s about getting the right software so students can absorb the information universities and schools are teaching.
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Have Your iPhone or iPad Read Emails To You & Speak to Write Back

Have Your iPhone or iPad Read Emails To You & Speak to Write Back | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
Have Your iPhone or iPad Read Emails To You & Speak to Write Back...
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A Free E-book “Game Changers: Education and Information” | SteveYuen.org

A Free E-book “Game Changers: Education and Information” | SteveYuen.org | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it

A fascinating peek into the US Education system and the none traditional learner.....and how ICT can make all the difference.


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Take Your School Academically From Last to First in State!

Take Your School Academically From Last to First in State! | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
Last week, a webinar was held in the state of Washington about changes that must be made in school districts to develop a culture of learning. Kevin Carney from Vail Unified School District of Ariz...
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Transforming The iPad Into An Education Revolution For Children With Disabilities

Transforming The iPad Into An Education Revolution For Children With Disabilities | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it

The Wayra Academy in London is one of Europe's newest and most-exciting start-up labs. MyChoicePad: Transforming The iPad Into An Education Revolution For Children With Disabilities

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8 Amazing Ways Google Glasses Will Change Education - Online Universities

8 Amazing Ways Google Glasses Will Change Education - Online Universities | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
Educators and students can expect to see some amazing changes to the educational experience when Google Glasses show up in the classroom.
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Ubuntu Reaches 220,000 PCs in Schools in Spain | The VAR Guy

Ubuntu Reaches 220,000 PCs in Schools in Spain | The VAR Guy | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
Canonical's success in the education market in Spain suggests the company should focus more on this channel -- and maybe create an Ubuntu Education Remix.
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BoomWriter - Schools

BoomWriter - Schools | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it

BoomWriter is a supremely engaging creative writing website that has students reading, writing and assessing content in ways they’ve never done before!

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Study Finds Most People Think Cloud Computing Is Run On Actual Clouds | Edudemic

Study Finds Most People Think Cloud Computing Is Run On Actual Clouds | Edudemic | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it

One in five Americans (22 percent) admit that they’ve pretended to know what the cloud is or how it works.

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Curation and reblogging

Curation and reblogging | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it

"While both can lead consumers on a unexpected journey, chasing the white rabbit into previously unexplored corners of the web, [a Curator] actually helps sift through the media abyss, singling out worthwhile information, and often “adding value” by lending context through their own ideas and opinions. The former are rebloggers."

 


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This is an excellent Curation review.

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The BBC iPlayer and their political fascination with Apple

The BBC iPlayer and their political fascination with Apple | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it

The BBC iPlayer's new download-to-mobile function is only available on Apple devices: is this for a technical reason, or is something else at play?  This is amusing - after all, iPlayer didn't work on Apple devices initially.

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Apple's iPad overtaking PC sales in schools

Apple's iPad overtaking PC sales in schools | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
The education market is a big segment of computer and tablet sales in the U.S. and new data claims, 'the iPad is beginning to cannibalize a material portion of PC sales in this market.' Read this blog post by Dara Kerr on Apple.
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Some Of The Most Important Gadgets Of The Year Will Be Announced This Week

Some Of The Most Important Gadgets Of The Year Will Be Announced This Week | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
Nokia, Amazon, and Motorola are all announcing new smartphones and tablets.
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Get Ready For 'Super WiFi' To Be A Big Thing In 2013

Get Ready For 'Super WiFi' To Be A Big Thing In 2013 | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it

This new wireless tech is starting to grow. Make sure you know what is coming before investing in new installs. 

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Telegraph - millions of pounds 'wasted' on free schools

Telegraph - millions of pounds 'wasted' on free schools | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it

£m of taxpayers’ money is being “wasted” on free schools that fail to open or lack proper parental support, Labour warned today.

BSF did waste money, but scrapping it wasted more  than money can buy. Its about time the kids were the centre of decisions again.

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Can Social Learning Solve the Problem of High Unemployment?

Can Social Learning Solve the Problem of High Unemployment? | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
The appeal of social learning is obvious; it is far cheaper than traditional training methods.
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iPad Classroom Next Term? – 10 Things to Consider

iPad Classroom Next Term? – 10 Things to Consider | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
If the iPad is making a ‘move’ on your classroom this year then these ten points are worth considering: Check your wireless network for everything from capacity to ‘dead-zones&#82...
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