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Making BYOD Work in Schools – Three School Districts That Have Figured it Out | Emerging Education Technology

Making BYOD Work in Schools – Three School Districts That Have Figured it Out | Emerging Education Technology | TCDSB Academic Information and Communication Technology | Scoop.it
BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) can Work Well When Approached Properly. Since I wrote the controversial post, 5 Reasons Why BYOD is a Bad Idea over the summer,
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Photoshop Tutorials: 27 New Tutorials to Make Up Your Photoshop Skills via @graphicdesignju

Photoshop Tutorials: 27 New Tutorials to Make Up Your Photoshop Skills via @graphicdesignju | TCDSB Academic Information and Communication Technology | Scoop.it
Photoshop is really good for manipulation, retouching and photo editing.

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Reduce Eye Strain When Using Smartphones and Tablets in the Dark @howtogeeksite

Reduce Eye Strain When Using Smartphones and Tablets in the Dark @howtogeeksite | TCDSB Academic Information and Communication Technology | Scoop.it
Reading your smartphone or tablet in the dark is probably bad for you. That’s unlikely to stop you, so beyond quitting cold turkey, what are the easiest ways to fix your bedtime reading device so it doesn’t put so much strain on your eyes?
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The Summer Slide (And What You Can Do To Avoid It) - @Edudemic

The Summer Slide (And What You Can Do To Avoid It) - @Edudemic | TCDSB Academic Information and Communication Technology | Scoop.it
With most teachers out of school for the summer by now, summer learning loss probably isn’t top priority. After all, the kids are back in their parents’ hands for at least a couple of months, right? If the students aren’t in your classroom, there isn’t a whole lot you can do beyond a summer reading …
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How Can Google Glass Be Used In Education? - @Edudemic

How Can Google Glass Be Used In Education? - @Edudemic | TCDSB Academic Information and Communication Technology | Scoop.it
It may not be quite ‘mainstream’ yet, but Google Glass is still growing, both in number of users and overall popularity. The idea of having a heads up display in front of you while you move through your day brings a lot of different options – but how can we put that to use in …
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A 1:1 Teacher's Take On How Students Really Act Online - @ginniepitler via @Edudemic

A 1:1 Teacher's Take On How Students Really Act Online - @ginniepitler via @Edudemic | TCDSB Academic Information and Communication Technology | Scoop.it
If the Game is Hide-and-Seek, Innovative Educators are the Clear Winners  A Curated View Is social media the “big fake?” Fake because there is so much more than what we see; fake because we post only what we want others to see: the good pictures, the happy moments, the extraordinary experiences, maybe even devastating occasions …
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'Roll-up' television: coming soon to your living room

'Roll-up' television: coming soon to your living room | TCDSB Academic Information and Communication Technology | Scoop.it
LG unveils flexible screen that can be rolled into a tube just 3cm in diameter, paving the way for new types of portable devices with large displays and space-saving televisions

 

LG last night demonstrated an 18 inch screen which is so flexible that it can be rolled into a tight tube just 3cm in diameter, paving the way for small portable devices with large displays that can be stashed away when not in use or televisions that can be easily hidden from view when turned off.

 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, July 11, 2014 9:38 AM

LG last night demonstrated an 18 inch screen which is so flexible that it can be rolled into a tight tube just 3cm in diameter, paving the way for small portable devices with large displays that can be stashed away when not in use or televisions that can be easily hidden from view when turned off.


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LG projects a 60 inch roll up TV available sometime in 2017.  Can you imagine how easy it would be to move your TV around your house?

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Creating a Community of Learners With Coding - ask 3 then me...- @Edudemic

Creating a Community of Learners With Coding - ask 3 then me...- @Edudemic | TCDSB Academic Information and Communication Technology | Scoop.it
Professional coders work collaboratively, and rarely does a computer scientist create a program solely on their own. Every successful programming project evolves as a result of Iterations of code, the merging of ideas, and the contributions of the individual team members. Not only does coding empower students to think logically and critically, to collaborate, and …
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Digital (photography) Humour @cartoonistfakes - more at nateramblings.com

Digital (photography) Humour @cartoonistfakes - more at nateramblings.com | TCDSB Academic Information and Communication Technology | Scoop.it
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Considerations For Teaching Students About Browsers And The Web - Edudemic

Considerations For Teaching Students About Browsers And The Web - Edudemic | TCDSB Academic Information and Communication Technology | Scoop.it
Teaching students about the internet can be bit confusing.  Teachers often shy away from teaching core technology concepts because of this perceived complexity.  Without a game plan and the proper visuals it can be very tricky to explain an abstract system like a computer network. The word “internet” should paint a picture in your head …
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Incredible reminder for all of us: A Movie Theatre Got Its Audience To Use Their Phones @VWCanada via @Rajiv_Narayan

Incredible reminder for all of us: A Movie Theatre Got Its Audience To Use Their Phones @VWCanada via @Rajiv_Narayan | TCDSB Academic Information and Communication Technology | Scoop.it
A genius PSA embarrasses its audience into paying attention.
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A Look At Using 3D Pens In The Classroom - @Edudemic

A Look At Using 3D Pens In The Classroom - @Edudemic | TCDSB Academic Information and Communication Technology | Scoop.it
The recent 3D printing explosion on the educational market has left many educators wondering how they can afford to integrate this technology into the classroom. Most schools do not have the luxury of purchasing a 3D printer but still want to provide the experience for their students. 3D pens made their debut on Kickstarter this …
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Technology in Education: A Future Classroom - YouTube

Created by Daniel Nemroff (class of 2015) (click 'Show more' for full credits) Officially chosen for the 2014 White House Student Film Festival Directed/Writ...

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The Difference Between Technology Use And Technology Integration @teachthought

The Difference Between Technology Use And Technology Integration @teachthought | TCDSB Academic Information and Communication Technology | Scoop.it
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The 25 Best Pinterest Boards in Educational Technology @ageneration

The 25 Best Pinterest Boards in Educational Technology @ageneration | TCDSB Academic Information and Communication Technology | Scoop.it
Thanks to OnlineUniversities for this list of the Best Pinterest Boards in Educational Technology. Blogs and Twitter aren’t the only social tools out ther
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3 Ways EdTech Is Moving Beyond the Classroom - Edudemic

3 Ways EdTech Is Moving Beyond the Classroom - Edudemic | TCDSB Academic Information and Communication Technology | Scoop.it
Lately all eyes seem to be on edtech, specifically technology’s role in education, especially in terms of how new offerings are reshaping the classroom. New tools are meant to help improve educators’ teaching abilities, help enhance the actual learning process and also help students become more tech-savvy. But while such tools are important to the overall …
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Check This Out: The Spritz Reader Can Actually Change How You Read - @Edudemic

Check This Out: The Spritz Reader Can Actually Change How You Read - @Edudemic | TCDSB Academic Information and Communication Technology | Scoop.it
If you have not already seen the Spritz reader, you should check it out. It is a standout new technology for me. Although this technology is still in it’s infancy, it works to change significantly how we read. If you have read any of my blog posts, you know that I am all about using technology …
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What Do Teachers Think About EdTech? - @Edudemic

What Do Teachers Think About EdTech? - @Edudemic | TCDSB Academic Information and Communication Technology | Scoop.it
We know there are a lot of teachers out there using technology in their classrooms. We also know there are a lot of teachers who aren’t – whether they can’t due to financial constraints or just flat out don’t want to (or some combination thereof). We interact with a ton of teachers on social media …
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Predicting Dyslexia — Even Before Children Learn to Read @MindShiftKQED

Predicting Dyslexia — Even Before Children Learn to Read @MindShiftKQED | TCDSB Academic Information and Communication Technology | Scoop.it
New research shows it’s possible to pick up some of the signs of dyslexia in the brain even before kids learn to read. And this earlier identification may start to substantially influence how parents, educators and clinicians tackle the disorder.
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Transparent touchscreen display can be used on both sides

Transparent touchscreen display can be used on both sides | TCDSB Academic Information and Communication Technology | Scoop.it
You've probably seen TV shows in which characters view data on large transparent touchscreen displays. Well, researchers at KAIST have taken that concept a ...
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10 New Technologies You Should Know About - Edudemic

10 New Technologies You Should Know About - Edudemic | TCDSB Academic Information and Communication Technology | Scoop.it
Every year has its standouts, right? 2007 had the original iPhone, and 2010 had the iPad. But what has 2014 offered us in terms of awesome technology thus far? There’s been some chatter about things like Google Glass, but I have yet to see any notable number of folks walking around donning their Google specs. …
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4 Ways The Internet Is Making Kids Smarter - @Edudemic

4 Ways The Internet Is Making Kids Smarter - @Edudemic | TCDSB Academic Information and Communication Technology | Scoop.it
The internet brings so much information to our fingertips. It makes doing research a much smoother, faster process, and it enables us to not have to lug around tons of heavy books. We can connect more easily with old friends and new acquaintances. It streamlines our work in the classroom and our students’ work too. …
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5 Effective Ways Teachers Can Use Twitter for Professional Development ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

5 Effective Ways Teachers Can Use Twitter for Professional Development ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | TCDSB Academic Information and Communication Technology | Scoop.it
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10 Social Media Mistakes You're Probably Making - @Edudemic

10 Social Media Mistakes You're Probably Making - @Edudemic | TCDSB Academic Information and Communication Technology | Scoop.it
Social media. Connecting teachers. Intriguing students Offering resources. Cataloguing information with hashtags. Streamlining information consumption. Awesome, right? All of this and more only happens, however, when you’re using social media effectively. That said, what does ‘effectively’ mean, anyway? How can you Tweet incorrectly? What constitutes a ‘bad’ social media profile? While much of that is …
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Mobile Learning Explained Visually ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning @medkh9

Mobile Learning Explained Visually ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning @medkh9 | TCDSB Academic Information and Communication Technology | Scoop.it
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