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iPad Tips and Tricks — iPad Insight

iPad Tips and Tricks — iPad Insight | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
Useful iPad tips and ticks that will help you get the most out of your iPad.
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Wisconsin schools to get iPads from Microsoft settlement | Electronista

Wisconsin schools to get iPads from Microsoft settlement | Electronista | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
School districts in Madison, Wisconsin will be getting a total of 1,400 iPads this year, all of them paid for by Microsoft, reports the Wisconsin State Journal.
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Evernote for Education

Evernote for Education | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it

Evernote is a way to get organized. It is a great, free resource that allows you to easily capture information using whatever device or operating system you use. It then makes this information accessible and searchable from anywhere. Their tagline: “Remember Everything.” It is a digital notebook that allows you to take text notes, clip web pages, upload images and files, and much more.


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iPads in classroom provide 20 percent jump in math scores, study says

iPads in classroom provide 20 percent jump in math scores, study says | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it

After a yearlong pilot program initiated by publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, students' math scores jump 20 percent compared with classrooms that used traditional paper texts. Read this blog post by Joe Aimonetti on iPad Atlas.


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Redefining Instruction With Technology: Five Essential Steps

Redefining Instruction With Technology: Five Essential Steps | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
One teacher learned the hard way that just bringing iPads into the classroom won't truly change things—you also have to redefine your practice.
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CoSN celebrates its 20th anniversary by outlining new educational technology advocacy efforts

One of the nation’s major educational technology advocacy groups has identified five key goals in a new three-year advocacy plan that will help advance new K-12 ed-tech learning opportunities.

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[Infographic] What are the Best Times to Blog? | Dan Zarrella

[Infographic] What are the Best Times to Blog? | Dan Zarrella | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
One of the most popular webinars I've ever worked on, The Science of Timing was also one of my favorite.
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Number cruncher charts rise of the personal computer... • reghardware

Number cruncher charts rise of the personal computer... • reghardware | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
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iPad a solid education tool, study reports - CNN.com

iPad a solid education tool, study reports - CNN.com | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
Today another data point emerged, demonstrating that the iPad can be a valuable asset in education.
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The 10 dumbest tech predictions for 2012 | TechRepublic

The 10 dumbest tech predictions for 2012 | TechRepublic | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
We may not know exactly what’s going to happen in the tech world this year — but a lot of you have strong opinions about what WON’T...
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Ten Tips for Personalized Learning via Technology | Edutopia

Ten Tips for Personalized Learning via Technology | Edutopia | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
To challenge and support each child at his or her own level, the educators of Forest Lake Elementary deploy a powerful array of digital-technology tools. Discover what your school can learn.
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What Apple's new iBooks textbooks mean for schools

What Apple's new iBooks textbooks mean for schools | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it

Apple's new iBooks Author application, updated iBooks app and deals with major textbook companies were the centrepieces of an education-focussed launch last week. But what will they mean and are they enough for Australian educators?


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A Look at the New iTunes U | Inside Higher Ed

A Look at the New iTunes U | Inside Higher Ed | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it

Apple's Eddy Cue boasted that iTunes U had over 1,000 schools participating in it. With over 500,000 pieces of audio/visual content, it is the largest catalog of online educational content. Some 7 million files have been downloaded since iTunes U was launched in 2007.

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Wolfram Technology Conference 2011: Videos—Presentations & Talks

Wolfram Technology Conference 2011: Videos—Presentations & Talks | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it

Videos from the Wolfram Technology Conference 2011

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Using iMovie for iPad in a Science classroom

Using iMovie for iPad in a Science classroom | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
One of the reasons why iPads have been such a success in Science is that it offers a different way to demonstrate learning which is accessible to all students. All of the apps previously discussed ...

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Apple iPad: Happy 2nd Birthday -- InformationWeek

Apple iPad: Happy 2nd Birthday -- InformationWeek | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it

ONLY 2 years old? Some toddler1 Apple changed the way we think about computing and digital devices--again--when it introduced the iPad....

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10 indispensable Android apps | TechRepublic

10 indispensable Android apps | TechRepublic | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
A year ago, I put together a list of 10 must-have Android apps. Since then, things have really changed.
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Microsoft quietly kills off the desktop PC | ExtremeTech

Microsoft quietly kills off the desktop PC | ExtremeTech | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
By offering almost no reason to upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 8, Microsoft is effectively killing the desktop PC and ushering in a new age of tablet PCs.
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Apple: 3 million iTunes U, 600,000 iBooks Author app downloads in 5 days

Apple: 3 million iTunes U, 600,000 iBooks Author app downloads in 5 days | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
Apple senior vice president and Chief Financial Officer Peter Oppenheimer today announced on Apple's first fiscal quarter earnings call that the company has seen 3 million iTunes ...
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OMG: Engaging Students on Their Own Terms -- THE Journal

OMG: Engaging Students on Their Own Terms -- THE Journal | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
Technology Director Anthony A. Luscre of Mogadore Local Schools challenges educators to use students' mobile devices to provide technology-rich, highly engaging, and fun learning experiences that reflect real-world skills.
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iPads in classroom provide 20 percent jump in math scores, study says

iPads in classroom provide 20 percent jump in math scores, study says | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
After a yearlong pilot program initiated by publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, students' math scores jump 20 percent compared with classrooms that used traditional paper texts. Read this blog post by Joe Aimonetti on iPad Atlas.
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As some schools plunge into technology, poor schools are left behind

On a recent Friday morning, 15-year-old Jerod Franklin stared at his hands as he labored to type up memories of the first time he grilled steak. Next to him, classmate Brittany Levy tackled a piece about a trip to the hospital.


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Windows Phone to bump iPhone for second place in '15, IHS predicts | Partager sur LinkedIn

Windows Phone to bump iPhone for second place in '15, IHS predicts.  Thats 2015.......

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Interactive Bulletin Board

Interactive Bulletin Board | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it

This simple-to-adapt idea demonstrates one way QR codes can be used to make static bulletin board displays into interactive experiences.


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Colleges excited as their iTunes classes go live | Inside Higher Ed

Colleges excited as their iTunes classes go live | Inside Higher Ed | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it

Each of Professor Pam Watkins’s 70 podcasts took almost two hours to produce. Then she spent another 100 hours uploading and editing her handouts. The result is an intermediate algebra course that is one of the first classes in Apple’s new iTunes U library. 

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