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Apple launches three-pronged education assault • The Register

Apple launches three-pronged education assault • The Register | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it

As expected, Apple has announced a major foray into the education arena with the release of three new – and free – apps, one for reading interactive textbooks, another for creating said textbooks, and a third for accessing K-12, college, and university course materials in iTunes U.

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Apple Inc aims to make iPad the new textbook

Apple Inc aims to make iPad the new textbook | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it

Apple Inc. has been selling thousands of iPads to grade schools since its 2010 debut. Now it plans to beef up the educational content available for the tablet so teachers and students find those purchases worthwhile.


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OnLive Desktop Brings Windows 7 and Microsoft Office to the iPad | PCWorld Business Center

OnLive Desktop Brings Windows 7 and Microsoft Office to the iPad | PCWorld Business Center | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
OnLive Desktop offers remote access to a cloud-based full Windows 7 desktop, including Microsoft Office applications and cloud storage, all from an iPad.
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BBC - WebWise online course - About the course

Learn about the WebWise online course... it is ITQ accredited.

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Tech Tools for Teachers: Podcasting

Tech Tools for Teachers: Podcasting | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it

In the first instalment of his brand-new series, Nik Peachey looks at podcasting and how it can be used to help students develop their listening and speaking skills both inside and outside the classroom. Nik provides a comprehensive overview article on podcasting, a downloadable lesson plan, a video screencast tutorial and a printable how-to guide.


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Digital Literacy

Digital Literacy | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
A personalized newspaper built from articles, blog posts, videos and photos selected by Anthony Beal.
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BETT opens as ICT is scrapped by Gove

BETT opens as ICT is scrapped by Gove | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
BETT, UK’s premier show for ICT education opens today just as Education Secretary for State Michael Gove is going to make it clear that school ICT as we know it is to be scrapped because it’s boring, useless or in...
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iPads changing the game for learning at Longfield

iPads changing the game for learning at Longfield | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it

Longfield Academy takes schools ICT to a new level, and the implications for other schools are important...

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No to sponsored schools - Local - Blackpool Gazette

No to sponsored schools - Local - Blackpool Gazette | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
PRIVATE companies will not make profit from Fylde coast schools.
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Sebastian Wernicke: 1000 TEDTalks, 6 words

http://www.ted.com Sebastian Wernicke thinks every TEDTalk can be summarized in six words. At TEDxZurich, he shows how to do just that .

 

Why the _______, I'd Rather ______


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New York schools enter the iZone

New York schools enter the iZone | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
After the iPhone and the iPad, the iZone is New York's attempt to reinvent an inner-city state school.
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MirandaNet Research - Case Studies

MirandaNet Research - Case Studies | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it

The MirandaNet Fellowship Web Site...Towards a theory of the impact of ICT in education

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Live from Apple's education event!

Live from Apple's education event! | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
Ready to get smart in the Big Apple? We are, and so is Apple.
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Head in the Clouds? Ten Free Web 2.0 Tools to Support Faculty Research - Faculty Focus | Faculty Focus

Head in the Clouds? Ten Free Web 2.0 Tools to Support Faculty Research - Faculty Focus | Faculty Focus | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
Twenty-first Century research is increasingly becoming reliant on information and communication technologies to address systemic and distinct educational problems through greater communication, interaction, and inquiry.

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"80% of schools expect ICT budget cut this year" - survey | PublicTechnology.net

"80% of schools expect ICT budget cut this year" - survey | PublicTechnology.net | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
scissors-main_Full.jpg Government pledges to radically expand use of ICT in schools are leading to little more than frustration after it was revealed that 83% of schools in the UK are facing real term ICT budget this year.
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OnLive 'Desktop': New free iPad app lets you use Windows on Apple's tablet

OnLive 'Desktop': New free iPad app lets you use Windows on Apple's tablet | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
Onlive's new free Desktop app lets you use a full Windows 7 desktop with applications such as Word and Excel via iPad - and create and store documents online. The app is out this week.
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Collaboration 1: Collaboration is the key influence in the quality of teaching - Ewan McIntosh | Digital Media & Learning

Collaboration 1: Collaboration is the key influence in the quality of teaching - Ewan McIntosh | Digital Media & Learning | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it

"Innovative teaching happens more in environments where teachers collaborate. In schools where teachers report more frequent collaboration with one another on teaching practices, innovative teaching scores tend to be higher... Teachers told us that collaboration can be an important mechanism for sharing teaching practices and for mutual support toward improving them."


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Digital Literacy and the AAAR model

Digital Literacy and the AAAR model | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
A personalized newspaper built from articles, blog posts, videos and photos selected by Anthony Beal.
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'Dull' computer classes beefed up

'Dull' computer classes beefed up | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
The education secretary has announced a replacement for "harmful and dull" ICT classes in England's schools, which he says will better equip pupils for the 21st Century.
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Give Students Mobile Devices to Maximize Their Learning Time

Give Students Mobile Devices to Maximize Their Learning Time | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
Education Nation is a nationally broadcast, in-depth conversation about improving education in America.
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Why Tablet Publishing Is Poised to Revolutionize Higher Education

Why Tablet Publishing Is Poised to Revolutionize Higher Education | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
Higher education can benefit enormously by rapidly adopting tablet devices and interactive digital publications.
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The Top 10 Articles of Educational Technology and Mobile Learning in 2011 - Technology Integration in Education

The Top 10 Articles of Educational Technology and Mobile Learning in 2011 - Technology Integration in Education | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
Today I am sharing with you the top 2011 articles of Educational Technology and Mobile Learning.

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The Top 10 Articles of Educational Technology and Mobile Learning in 2011 - Technology Integration in Education

The Top 10 Articles of Educational Technology and Mobile Learning in 2011 - Technology Integration in Education | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
Today I am sharing with you the top 2011 articles of Educational Technology and Mobile Learning.
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Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) at Saltash.net - Microsoft UK Schools blog - Site Home - MSDN Blogs

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) at Saltash.net - Microsoft UK Schools blog - Site Home - MSDN Blogs | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
The Microsoft UK Blog for schools, featuring news for schools from Microsoft, case studies within education, and education ICT advice...
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