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It is undeniable that technology plays an essential role in education. This topic is my way of staying updated with the latest trends and share my passion with the community.
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Goodreads

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Discover and share books you love on Goodreads, the world's largest site for readers and book recommendations! (http://t.co/dlP29Sn1 is a great website.

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Should We Connect School Life to Real Life?

Should We Connect School Life to Real Life? | Tech & Education | Scoop.it
Excerpted from Will Richardson's new TED Book Why School:  How Education Must Change When Learning and Information Are Everywhere.
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Educational Technology Inventory

Educational Technology Inventory | Tech & Education | Scoop.it
Good evening, readers!   I wanted to make an annotated list of the tools we are currently using in English class so that you: 1. are kept up-to-date with what’s going on in class 2. can explo...
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Google updates Google+ app, for Iphone 5 and Android ...

Google updates Google+ app, for Iphone 5 and Android ... | Tech & Education | Scoop.it
Google today updated its native Google+ app for both Android and iOS. You can download the latest version now from the official Google Play store and from the official Apple App Store. Both the Android version and the iOS ...
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Some considerations for schools using technology for learning

Some considerations for schools using technology for learning | Tech & Education | Scoop.it
Allendale school upgrades its technology for learningNorthJersey.comAs technology becomes part of the fabric of daily life and not just as a means of gaining information, school districts are recognizing the benefits of such devices, but also...
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Study: Parents More Influential Than Schools in Academic Success

Study: Parents More Influential Than Schools in Academic Success | Tech & Education | Scoop.it
Michele Molnar is a veteran journalist who has written about education at the local and national levels, as well as about business and community associations.
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How to Build Trust in a Virtual Workplace

How to Build Trust in a Virtual Workplace | Tech & Education | Scoop.it
Research suggests four strategies can help.

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The Art of Online Storytelling

The Art of Online Storytelling | Tech & Education | Scoop.it

It’s all the craze these days, parallax scrolling single page websites. Sure they are over-done, but there are a few exceptional designers who have taken this effect and built a compelling story whilst creating a great user experience. Using several effects, and careful narration, you can subtly mesh into design techniques to create an experience that doesn’t make you feel that it’s just following trend.

 

These sites are more about the story and the emotion that a visitor gets from navigating than being hip. Designers have taken the next steps and moved past just design, it’s about capturing the visitor with content and creating something that is more than just clicks; connecting to the reader, giving them a visual storytelling adventure.


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5 tips for professional Education Learning Communities

5 tips for professional Education Learning Communities | Tech & Education | Scoop.it
Welcome to a the second of this two part post dedicated toward facilitating the common core by developing professional learning communities for educators and students. In Part One you learned… an introduction to ...
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Google's iOS Gmail app contains Steve Jobs tribute - The Next Web

Google's iOS Gmail app contains Steve Jobs tribute - The Next Web | Tech & Education | Scoop.it
Google included a little Steve Jobs tribute in the screenshots of its submission of its iOS Gmail app to Apple's App Store.
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Cisco Blog » Blog Archive » Unlocking the power of mobility: The ...

Cisco Blog » Blog Archive » Unlocking the power of mobility: The ... | Tech & Education | Scoop.it
Freedom brings risks and rewards. And, that is certainly true when it comes to mobility for most organizations. Mobility unleashes our ability to.
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PowerPoint 2013 reviewed

PowerPoint 2013 reviewed | Tech & Education | Scoop.it

When you first open PowerPoint 2013 you are instantly struck by the sleek new look and feel. This is not only visually appealing but makes the whole program feel very solid and reliable...


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5 Top Educational iPad Apps for Preschool Children | Technology ...

5 Top Educational iPad Apps for Preschool Children | Technology ... | Tech & Education | Scoop.it
Preschool is an incredibly important time for a child. If you own an iPad, here are 5 Educational Apps for Preschool Children.

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12 Education Tech Trends to Watch in 2012

12 Education Tech Trends to Watch in 2012 | Tech & Education | Scoop.it
Getty Looking ahead at some of the education technology trends we'll likely see in 2012, many are already underway.
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George Veletsianos » Archive » Open Access Educational Technology journals

George Veletsianos » Archive » Open Access Educational Technology journals | Tech & Education | Scoop.it
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Google's historical exhibitions...

Google's historical exhibitions... | Tech & Education | Scoop.it
Google has been taking advantage of its sheer domination of search to act as a custodian for human culture, whether it's famous artwork or wonders of the.
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- K12 Web 2.0 preliminary report released

The new research updates and expands upon a previous study conducted in 2009, and shows that educators have increased their adoption of social media tools for personal use and professional collaboration. In 2009, 62% of educators who responded said they had joined a social network compared to 82% in 2012 – a 32% increase.
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21 Characteristics of 21st Century Learners

21 Characteristics of 21st Century Learners | Tech & Education | Scoop.it
Whether you are a teacher, a parent, an aunt or an uncle, it is important to know that today's students are wildly different in some ways, from past generations.

 

 

 

 

 

A MUST read:

http://drsaraheaton.wordpress.com/2011/12/07/21st-century-learners/

 


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10 Free Fonts Used by The Oatmeal - The Oatmeal

10 Free Fonts Used by The Oatmeal - The Oatmeal | Tech & Education | Scoop.it

Mark: Here's the collection of free fonts that, well... make theoatmeal.com THEOAT[frickin']MEAL.com! And no Comic Sans and no Papyrus. Go figure.


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Your Office Is In Your Pants: How The Smart Phone Is Changing The Way We Live And Work

Your Office Is In Your Pants: How The Smart Phone Is Changing The Way We Live And Work | Tech & Education | Scoop.it
For years, we have been watching how technology has been shrinking and networks have been expanding; Now it is all converging on your phone.

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Blending books with technology - Greenville News

Blending books with technology - Greenville News | Tech & Education | Scoop.it
Blending books with technologyGreenville NewsEducation: Bachelor's in English and philosophy from University of South Carolina, and master's of library science and specialist degrees from USC.
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Google adds more keyboard language options to Gmail - ZDNet

Google adds more keyboard language options to Gmail - ZDNet | Tech & Education | Scoop.it
Tech2Google adds more keyboard language options to GmailZDNetGoogle has added more than 100 new virtual keyboards and other input tools to Gmail, in order to make it easier for people to move past the limitations of their physical keyboards.
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Get Reading! 2012 Animation

An excellent animated video promoting reading amongst children


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