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Exploring great tools and uses of technology in education.
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Video Tutorial: Diigo V3: Highlight & Share the Web! Social Bookmarking 2.0

Diigo ~ more than a research tool - a knowledge sharing community. Easy-to-use and so powerful... Check it out!

 

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Social bookmarking with Diigo blends many web 2.0 powertools into on comprehensive program that 'lives in the cloud' making it accessible from any computer.  It's a great way to manage and share information. This video tutorial will give you a solid conceptual overview of Diigo. 


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Google Cloud Print: It's Actually Awesome, and Here's How to Set It Up

Google Cloud Print: It's Actually Awesome, and Here's How to Set It Up | Tech in Education | Scoop.it

Google Cloud Print is an under-appreciated service that can send print jobs from virtually anywhere to a connected printer in any other location. Normally that involves tedious configuration on your network, but Cloud Print can do it in just a few minutes. It's really easy to set up, and there are a few things you can do to extend its support beyond the browser to make all your printing tasks a lot easier. Here's a look at what it can do, how you can set it up, and how to make it even better.


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How To Create An Infographic~With No Discernible Talent Whatsoever

How To Create An Infographic~With No Discernible Talent Whatsoever | Tech in Education | Scoop.it

Dino Dogan's DIY Blog where he spent weeks testing various tools and trying to figure out an easy way for non-Designers to create Infographics. Finally, yesterday he stumbled upon a cool little app called Pixelmator that was the answer to both our prayers! Dino claims to have no connection or shares in this particular app.


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Apple iPad Air - iOS Convergence Tablet with Keyboard Dock

Apple iPad Air - iOS Convergence Tablet with Keyboard Dock | Tech in Education | Scoop.it
The Apple iPad Air. There, I’ve said it. You’ve heard of the MacBook Air and you must be aware of the little tablet known as iPad; but there’s a good chance that Apple will be moving in on Asus Transformer Prime territory.
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Web research on the iPad using Evernote and Skitch (how-to) | ZDNet

Web research on the iPad using Evernote and Skitch (how-to) | ZDNet | Tech in Education | Scoop.it
The iPad is a great tool for doing web research, especially when used with Evernote and Skitch. Here is how I do it on a daily basis.
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LogMeIn remote desktop app goes free on iPhone and iPad

LogMeIn remote desktop app goes free on iPhone and iPad | Tech in Education | Scoop.it
LogMeIn provides remote access to desktops. App was $30 but there is now a version with a solid subset of tools that is available free.
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This New App Turns Your iPad Into Your Classroom - Education - GOOD

This New App Turns Your iPad Into Your Classroom - Education - GOOD | Tech in Education | Scoop.it
The free app gives everyone the ability to create video tutorials and share what they know.
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40 Most Awesome iPad Apps for Science Students

40 Most Awesome iPad Apps for Science Students | Tech in Education | Scoop.it

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How to save PDF files from Safari directly to iBooks | The iPaddict

How to save PDF files from Safari directly to iBooks | The iPaddict | Tech in Education | Scoop.it

"Have you ever come across a PDF file while surfing the web in Safari and wondered how to save a copy to iBooks for later viewing? Whether you need to save an important forms, an eBook, a user manual, an insurance policy, or something as simple as a nutritional information sheet for your favorite restaurant, your iPhone and iPad have the ability to save to iBooks built right in."


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A Principal's Reflections: Be the Change You Want to See in Education

A Principal's Reflections: Be the Change You Want to See in Education | Tech in Education | Scoop.it
RT @NMHS_Principal: Be the Change You Want to See in Education http://t.co/qMWyEFTB...
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Why Education Without Creativity Isn't Enough | Fast Company

Why Education Without Creativity Isn't Enough | Fast Company | Tech in Education | Scoop.it
Science and math won't improve U.S. job prospects. But creativity will. (RT @FastCompany: Science and math won't improve U.S. job prospects.
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Education & Technology Quotes

19 quotes by educators and thinkers..;------------------- The last slide is my favourite.
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Rethinking Testing in the Age of the iPad

Rethinking Testing in the Age of the iPad | Tech in Education | Scoop.it
Moving assessments onto mobile devices may open the door to quicker feedback for students and teachers as well as richer data, but integrating them into classrooms can be a challenge.
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Apple Infiltrates $3.8 Trillion Market With IPad: Tech

Apple Infiltrates $3.8 Trillion Market With IPad: Tech | Tech in Education | Scoop.it
Apple Inc., without much effort on its part, is making rapid headway in selling to corporations.

 

After years of being the also-ran to Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) in the workplace, Apple has seen its iPad become a standard business tool. According to an IDG Connect survey, 51 percent of managers with iPads say they “always” use the device at work, and another 40 percent sometimes do. Seventy-nine percent of the respondents use the iPad for business when outside the office.


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The Perfect 1 to 1 Program | Mark Brumley

The Perfect 1 to 1 Program | Mark Brumley | Tech in Education | Scoop.it
RT @markbrumley: Ideas for starting a 1:1 program. Share with school leaders.
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South Korea Says Good-Bye To Print Textbooks, Plans To Digitize Entire Curriculum By 2015 (video) | Singularity Hub

South Korea Says Good-Bye To Print Textbooks, Plans To Digitize Entire Curriculum By 2015 (video) | Singularity Hub | Tech in Education | Scoop.it

Students in South Korea will soon be learning from pixel instead of paper, as the government plans to digitize the country's entire school curriculum by 2015.


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Skitch for iPad

Skitch for iPad | Tech in Education | Scoop.it
Skitch has long been my screen capture, annotating tool for my Macintosh computer.  It has so much of the features that I want and I dropped the other couple of ways that I did screen and imag...
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If iBooks Author Is Overkill For Your Simple eBook Project, Try Book Creator For iOS Instead

If iBooks Author Is Overkill For Your Simple eBook Project, Try Book Creator For iOS Instead | Tech in Education | Scoop.it

Apple’s new iBooks Author application for Mac is an impressive piece of work... it’s still quite a lengthy and complicated process to produce a book with it. It was designed for the creation of textbooks. So what if you want to make a shorter, simpler ebook?


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Apple Releases iOS 5 Deployment Guide for Education

Apple Releases iOS 5 Deployment Guide for Education | Tech in Education | Scoop.it
Apple just released a 38 page guide to help school personnel deploy and support iOS devices including iPads.
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Photo Shack Pro - Professional Photo Management for the iPad

Photo Shack Pro - Professional Photo Management for the iPad | Tech in Education | Scoop.it
Your libraries, your albums, your photos, your way! - Photo Shack Pro http://t.co/o6cq1Cfk !!!!
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St. John’s College Puts Emphasis on What Teachers Don’t Know

St. John’s College Puts Emphasis on What Teachers Don’t Know | Tech in Education | Scoop.it
As academia fractures into ever more specific disciplines, St. John’s College requires its instructors to teach almost every subject in the classic curriculum.
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