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9 Strange Things About Tweets, Retweets And DMs Every Twitter User Must Know | PodJam.tv

9 Strange Things About Tweets, Retweets And DMs Every Twitter User Must Know | PodJam.tv | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
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David Cameron goes to war on Britain's 'coasting schools' - Telegraph

David Cameron goes to war on Britain's 'coasting schools' - Telegraph | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it

Britain is facing a “hidden crisis” because schools in prosperous areas are
failing to push middle-class children to reach their full potential, David
Cameron warns today. http://adf.ly/3ipKY

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Don't 'do a Vince' - remember your VAT

Don't 'do a Vince' - remember your VAT | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
Last week it was revealed that Vince Cable had been fined £500 for failing to pay his VAT.
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Bridging the Gender Digital Divide | Think! blog

Bridging the Gender Digital Divide | Think! blog | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
Bridging the Gender Digital Divide - The report highlights the imbalance between women’s and men’s access to and participation in ICTs arena Continue reading →...
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Teacher ICT support boosted by fresh Vital funding

Teacher ICT support boosted by fresh Vital funding | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
Teacher CPD for ICT gets boost with fresh funds for Vital...
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Merger creates new force for change in education

Merger creates new force for change in education | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-15682850 - Summify (dev)

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South Korea: We’re Spending $2 Billion To Put Our Textbooks on Tablet PCs by 2015. What Are You Doing? | Singularity Hub

South Korea: We’re Spending $2 Billion To Put Our Textbooks on Tablet PCs by 2015. What Are You Doing? | Singularity Hub | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it

A bold bet. I hope teacher training is being carefully considered, planned and deliver great skill


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Education Needs a Digital-Age Upgrade

Education Needs a Digital-Age Upgrade | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
It's time to stop preparing students for a world that no longer exists.

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Adobe kills mobile Flash, giving Steve Jobs the last laugh

Adobe kills mobile Flash, giving Steve Jobs the last laugh | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
Focus in future will be on HTML5 as mobile world shifts towards non-proprietary open standards – and now questions will linger over use of Flash on desktop.
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Francis Maude urges vigilance as security campaign warns of smartphone malware - 11/7/2011 - Computer Weekly

Francis Maude urges vigilance as security campaign warns of smartphone malware - 11/7/2011 - Computer Weekly | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
Criminals are profiting from mobile malware with the rise in smartphones and mobile web applications, national security campaign Get Safe Online warns. The campaign is a joint government, police and industry initiative.
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Steve Jobs' Plans to Disrupt the Textbook Industry. How Disruptive Were They? | Inside Higher Ed

Steve Jobs' Plans to Disrupt the Textbook Industry. How Disruptive Were They? | Inside Higher Ed | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it

Before the official release of the Steve Jobs biography, one of the leaked sections in the book revealed that Jobs was weighing the next industries for Apple to disrupt. The textbook industry was apparently one of his targets. That's hardly surprising since the iPad has helped usher in an explosion of e-reading apps and digital study tools.

Read more: http://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/hack-higher-education/steve-jobs-plans-disrupt-textbook-industry-how-disruptive-were-they#ixzz1d9HnAmfE
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ICT - Resource of the week - resources - TES

ICT - Resource of the week - resources - TES | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
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Businesses, Too, Have Eyes for iPads and iPhones

Businesses, Too, Have Eyes for iPads and iPhones | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
Apple, long resolute in its catering to consumers, is suddenly finding corporations becoming big customers.
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The 40 Best Free iPhone Apps

The 40 Best Free iPhone Apps | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it

Plenty of iPhone apps don't cost a dime. Here are 40 of our favorites. http://adf.ly/3inT9

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Condition ONE Version: 1.0.3 News App | Macworld

Condition ONE Version: 1.0.3 News App | Macworld | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
The Condition ONE iPadNews app, one of hundreds of News apps reviewed by the experts and users at Macworld...
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Consumer Reports Gives IPhone 4S Thumbs-Up

Consumer Reports Gives IPhone 4S Thumbs-Up | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
Consumer Reports Tuesday said it officially recommends the iPhone 4S, finally granting Apple's newest device its highly coveted approval.
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Download GCSE learning & revision audio | Education Anywhere - GCSEPod.co.uk

Download GCSE learning & revision audio | Education Anywhere - GCSEPod.co.uk | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
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AppleInsider | Apple donates iPads for Oregon test program to help disabled voters

AppleInsider | Apple donates iPads for Oregon test program to help disabled voters | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
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A Digital Insider Scoffs at Townshend | The All Access Group

A Digital Insider Scoffs at Townshend | The All Access Group | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
As an industry insider – on way more than one level – it’s hard to take Pete Townshend’s comments as anything more than another great artist railing at the system. Look, in the end, we all have to admit that the system is broken.
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The 7 Golden Rules of Using Technology in Schools| The Committed Sardine

The 7 Golden Rules of Using Technology in Schools| The Committed Sardine | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
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Head of NSPCC says doing less could achieve more

Head of NSPCC says doing less could achieve more | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
Andrew Flanagan, the head of children's charity NSPCC says it should focus on policy, not take over where state services are lacking...
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Turn your iPhone into a sweet auto-tracking camera with the Swivl mount

Turn your iPhone into a sweet auto-tracking camera with the Swivl mount | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
You've had those moments. Those times when you see something and it immediately hits you that it's exactly what you want, even if you never knew that you wanted it. For me, the latest ...
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The Saddest Thing I Read In The Steve Jobs Biography

The Saddest Thing I Read In The Steve Jobs Biography | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning | Scoop.it
His thoughts after seeing Bill Gates for the last time.
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Aakash $35 tablet: pedagogical affordances and investment advice | FLOSSE Posse

%CODE1% The Akash table, designed in India, is expected to be delivered for schools and other education institutions with a price tag of $35 per unit (this...
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