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iPad Creative - iPad Creative - iPad Challenge: Shoot, edit and score a film using just your iPad

iPad Creative - iPad Creative - iPad Challenge: Shoot, edit and score a film using just your iPad | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
Nothing will hone your iPad skills quite like rising to a creative challenge. I wanted to get a...
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The best iPad apps for special needs kids

The best iPad apps for special needs kids | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
Speech-language pathologist makes her picks for kids with learning disabilities and autism spectrum disorders.
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How tablets are changing assistive technology

How tablets are changing assistive technology | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it

New technology has been a game-changer for many people with disabilities. Smart phones, tablets, and apps have made it easier than ever to access technology that can make life easier for people with disabilities.

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iPads in Primary Education

iPads in Primary Education | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it

It appears since the arrival of iPads that the PC it is no longer the cutting edge technology that it once was.

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National Curriculum Review update - Schools

National Curriculum Review update - Schools | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it

Read the latest information about the National Curriculum Review.  Spot ICT.....?

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Nobel Peace Nominee: Pay teachers more, focus on mobile technology | eSchool News

Nobel Peace Nominee: Pay teachers more, focus on mobile technology | eSchool News | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
Sir Bob Geldof—an Irish singer, songwriter, author, occasional actor, and political activist—noted during the Consortium for School Networking's recent K-12 Technology Leadership Conference that the world's economy is changing, thanks largely to...
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Apple TV SDK coming next week, allowing third-party apps

Apple TV SDK coming next week, allowing third-party apps | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
Apple is about to open up its set-top box to developers, ushering in third-party apps and hopefully paving the way for its standalone set.
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iPads open door for m-learning in education

iPads open door for m-learning in education | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
A WESTERN Australian academic is aiming to maximise learning outcomes from primary to tertiary level...
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Students get their hands on a Raspberry Pi - 6/1/2012 - Electronics Weekly

Students get their hands on a Raspberry Pi - 6/1/2012 - Electronics Weekly | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
In the teaching session children aged between 11 and 12 worked in groups to create a number of web pages, using the Raspberry Pi as mini web server...
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Schools start taking the tablets

Schools start taking the tablets | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
At last some signs of movement in the schools’ ICT market. This is really needed after a dismal hiatus when solutions to our computing future consisted of destroying ICT’s credibility in schools and investing in a very vague notion that...
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Digital tablet revolution reaching schools, says Besa

Digital tablet revolution reaching schools, says Besa | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
Schools are ready to exploit the new wave of digital tablets, says new report from BESA...
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REPORT: Microsoft Office Will Be Released For iPad On November 10

REPORT: Microsoft Office Will Be Released For iPad On November 10 | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
The Daily says the app is in the final stages of development.
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School In A Box

School In A Box | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it

IADT School in a Box (SIAB) is a new FÍS/IADT Not-For-Profit initiative that addresses the global problem of inequitable access to modern educational tools. 

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Essential Apps For the New iPad Teacher

Essential Apps For the New iPad Teacher | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
Congratulations! You just received your first iPad. Imagine the possibilities! I know what you’re thinking. This new piece of technology can help me…where do I start? This is often a co...
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Teacher's Guide to The Use of Google Docs in The iPad

Teacher's Guide to The Use of Google Docs in The iPad | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it

"iPad is one of the best tablets available in the market. Many educators and teachers use it for both professional and personal purposes. Some are experienced users and others are still fighting their way through its intricacies. No matter what user you are, the spreadsheet below will be of great help for you."


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That new 'Microsoft GCSE': We reveal what's in it • The Register

That new 'Microsoft GCSE': We reveal what's in it • The Register | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it

Exam board AQA's head of accreditation Mary Jane Newman has revealed a few more details about the so-called "Microsoft GCSE", which will sadly be taught in Britain from September.

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New iPad Feature Prevents Students From Cheating On Tests | Edudemic

New iPad Feature Prevents Students From Cheating On Tests | Edudemic | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it

Apple has added in some controls to Guided Access that lets teachers turn off the ability to use Safari to look up answers while taking a test. In fact, you can disable and enable all sorts of custom controls.

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Google Apps cloud fine print may not protect EU biz • The Register

Google Apps cloud fine print may not protect EU biz • The Register | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it

Watch the small print?

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Facebook Considers Expanding Access to 13 and Younger Crowd

Facebook Considers Expanding Access to 13 and Younger Crowd | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
The revelation by the social-networking giant spurs a flurry of both interest and concern among educators about the potential benefits and drawbacks if the company approves the move.
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Should tablets be used in schools?

Should tablets be used in schools? | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it

Will the use of tablet computers make it easier for children to learn?  Intertesting debate

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Keeping perspective on adding iPads to the classroom

Keeping perspective on adding iPads to the classroom | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
Teacher shares thoughts on iPads in the classroom.
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Microsoft Is In Serious Danger Of Flying Straight Into A Mountain With Windows 8

Microsoft Is In Serious Danger Of Flying Straight Into A Mountain With Windows 8 | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it

Hey Redmond, hit the panic button!...and what will it mean to educators?

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Flipped Classroom: The Full Picture for Higher Education

Flipped Classroom: The Full Picture for Higher Education | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it

The Flipped Classroom in higher education by Jackie Gerstein.

 

Post does the following:

-Provides background of flipped classroom focusing on higher ed

-Identifies some problems with use and implementation

-Proposes a model based on an experiential cycle of learning model.

 

Flipping the Classroom

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=26pxh_qMppE

 

"The Experiential Flipped Classroom Model: Foundation

-describes a model of flipped classroom that incorporates the use of videos and other online content in the flipped classroom fashion described by current proponents but also includes methods, strategies, and activities for the face-to-face and/or synchronous class time..."

 

on slideshare

http://www.slideshare.net/slideshow/embed_code/12948464#

 


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'Quick buck' school profit claim

'Quick buck' school profit claim | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it

Not Technology, but has to be highlighted here.....Introducing profit making into state schools risks creating a "quick buck" culture, says Labour's Stephen Twigg.

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Premier Farnell plc : World's first IT lesson with Raspberry Pi shows the future of ICT education | 4-Traders

Premier Farnell plc : World's first IT lesson with Raspberry Pi shows the future of ICT education | 4-Traders | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
element 14 and Leeds Ahead's 'Make the Grade' programme
collaborate to inspire pupils to consider career
opportunities in science and technology


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