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14 Of The Best Apps That Take Advantage Of iOS 8's New Notification Center Widgets

14 Of The Best Apps That Take Advantage Of iOS 8's New Notification Center Widgets | School Apps | Scoop.it
Widgets in Notification Center make it easier to interact with apps, without having to launch the app itself.

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BYOT?

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Interested in BYOT?  5 ?'s to ask by an engineer.  Good blog to check out.

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Mobile: More Districts Are Rewriting Acceptable Use Policies

Mobile: More Districts Are Rewriting Acceptable Use Policies | School Apps | Scoop.it
Spotlight covers the intersections of technology and education, going behind the research to show how digital media is used in and out of classrooms to expand learning.

 

“When I talk to colleagues in Finland, they say, how do you filter?” said Jim Klein, director of Information Services and Technology at the Saugus Union School District in Southern California.

 

“They say, our kids’ filters are in their heads.

 

You do this by giving them a safe environment to educate themselves instead of sticking your head in the sand and pretending these technologies don’t exist.”


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While this seems to be a struggle for some educational institutions, the policies not only have to be re-written, but the re-write must embrace and not negate the use of technology.

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norma_covington's comment, April 7, 2012 2:08 PM
Yes, I agree, time to tune in instead of tuning out, what we don't understand.
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Knotebooks - Anyone can contribute. Everyone can learn.

Knotebooks - Anyone can contribute. Everyone can learn. | School Apps | Scoop.it

Knotebooks is more than just a community to share  knowledge. It's intuitive technology and a disruptive idea that makes learning simpler.


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Dodie Ellen Ballard's curator insight, March 13, 2013 2:33 AM

The notebook of the future????  A community of ideas put together for the use of several students all over the world?  How amazing is that...

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Sharing and building learning.
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The 350 Best Education Resources Chosen By You | Edudemic

The 350 Best Education Resources Chosen By You | Edudemic | School Apps | Scoop.it

Developing a PLN or just trying to sort out the best source of information online can be difficult. Luckily, it’s never been easier to identify useful and frequently-updated education blogs.

 

A new list published during the Edublogs awards lets you check out some of the best education sites out there.


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A Principal's Reflections: Twitter: A Resource For All

A Principal's Reflections: Twitter: A Resource For All | School Apps | Scoop.it

A brilliant advertisment for using twitter in schools


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Knotebooks - Anyone can contribute. Everyone can learn.

Knotebooks - Anyone can contribute. Everyone can learn. | School Apps | Scoop.it

Knotebooks is more than just a community to share  knowledge. It's intuitive technology and a disruptive idea that makes learning simpler.


Via Paul Leacy
Dodie Ellen Ballard's insight:

The notebook of the future????  A community of ideas put together for the use of several students all over the world?  How amazing is that...

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Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, September 28, 2015 5:43 PM
Sharing and building learning.