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Liberty Middle School taking technology to new heights - Your Houston News

Liberty Middle School taking technology to new heights - Your Houston News | Technology In Schools | Scoop.it
Liberty Middle School taking technology to new heights
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Liberty Middle School recently purchased iPads and AppleTVs for core area teachers.
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More examples of technology in schools are being topics within news, for instance, Houston Middle School.  The article explains that core area teachers are being set up with iPads and AppleTVs..  These including history, mathematics, and sciences.

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Schools teaching tech-savvy kids digital literacy - Chicago Parent

Schools teaching tech-savvy kids digital literacy - Chicago Parent | Technology In Schools | Scoop.it
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Schools teaching tech-savvy kids digital literacy
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Chances are your children have no problem using the family computer and are likely better than you are at navigating the iPad and smartphone.
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In the Chicago Parent, there is an article about how children are being taught with technology.  This is to make them more tech-savvy.  This same test also shows that children are more than likely capable of handling technology such as an iPad or smartphone, better than an adult or parent.

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Registration for New Students

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Penn Manor Enrollment and Registration Process Penn Manor School District is happy to announce Online Registration for the 2014-2015 School Year. You may now begin to register your Kindergarten stu...
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While this isn't necessarily directed at classroom advancements, it leans within the direction because it deals with how technology advances a school in general.  This being that buses can be tracked using this technology now.  It betters the safety of young children and students all around.  A test run was even taken as a bus driver drove students in an unfamiliar route and the bus was tracked.

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iPad pilot program expands faculty, classroom technology use - Tufts Daily

iPad pilot program expands faculty, classroom technology use - Tufts Daily | Technology In Schools | Scoop.it
iPad pilot program expands faculty, classroom technology use
Tufts Daily
Students use iPads to watch movies, download apps and listen to music on the go, and now Tufts has begun to incorporate this mobile technology into the classroom.
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With the use of the ipad pilots, students now have the ability to use within the classroom.  They have access to music and educational apps to advance their knowledge.  It has been said that they "expand faculty, and classroom use".

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Tablets in schools: coding, creativity and the importance of teachers - The Guardian

Tablets in schools: coding, creativity and the importance of teachers - The Guardian | Technology In Schools | Scoop.it
The Guardian Tablets in schools: coding, creativity and the importance of teachers The Guardian Samsung also signified its presence at this month's BETT 2014 education technology event in London with a survey of more than 500 parents of primary and...
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The Guardian Tablets was well liked and will be used in certain classrooms.  With this, there are advancements that come from the new move.

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Online Teaching Tips: Efficiently Respond to Student Questions

Online Teaching Tips: Efficiently Respond to Student Questions | Technology In Schools | Scoop.it

Interactive infographic from UW-Stout's E-Learning and Online Teaching Graduate Certificate Program. 


Via Dennis T OConnor, Mary Starry, Mark E. Deschaine, PhD
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The article talks about the teaching tips online.  These tips are used for online teachings for the classroom.  This provides information, and even a whole chart that breaks down ways that online can be utilized within the classroom.

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Mary Starry's curator insight, September 8, 2013 9:51 AM

Good tips for those moving a class online. 

Maryalice Leister's comment, September 16, 2013 10:17 AM
Excellent information - teachers, check it out, one and all!
Maryalice Leister's curator insight, September 16, 2013 10:19 AM

I know many teachers who are looking for this type of guidance even after years of working online. Please read through the infographic and share!

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Online learning comes of age « Online Learning Update - Uis

By Brian Zinchuk, Battleford News Optimist. For years we've heard how the Internet will shake up education with online learning. For a long time it was nothing but blah, blah blah, whatever. Instead of reading a textbook, you ...
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Te article explains how the technology has become bigger in schools.  According to one News Optimist, the idea of using technology in schools was nothing but talk, but eventually, it evolved.  Technology is now used more and more throughout schools nationwide.

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New computer testing boosts technology in Sacra...

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New computer testing boosts technology in Sacramento area schools Sacramento Bee Sacramento-area school districts have spent millions of dollars in the past two years upgrading their broadband connections and buying computers and other technology...
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A recent study in Sacramento showed that progress ha been made by using technology in schools.  The article explains that the district has spent billions of dollars that were put into the use of technology in the schools.  The study proved to be a success as there are now boosts in the grade at the district.  This just proves that there is room for the use of technology in schools these days.

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Officials: Vermont school testing results show little change - Brattleboro Reformer

Officials: Vermont school testing results show little change - Brattleboro Reformer | Technology In Schools | Scoop.it
Officials: Vermont school testing results show little change Brattleboro Reformer The state releases the results, the newspapers report those results and schools that are actually moving students forward and making advancements are recognized as...
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According to the article, there is some ways in which there will be now changes due to the technology.  In fact, there may be worse results by adding the technology to the students workspace.

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Schools using Web pages to allow teachers, students to easily interact - Tribune-Review

Schools using Web pages to allow teachers, students to easily interact - Tribune-Review | Technology In Schools | Scoop.it
Schools using Web pages to allow teachers, students to easily interact Tribune-Review Teachers across the Pittsburgh region are incorporating more technology into the classroom these days, using laptop and notebook computers, smartphones and other...
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Students and Teachers are capable of interacting by using technology that can be used within the classroom.

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