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Educational Technology Guy: Great resources for New Teachers - advice, support, and training

Educational Technology Guy: Great resources for New Teachers - advice, support, and training | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

It's always a good time to share advice, tips, and resources to help new teachers. Plus, these are all good resources for veteran teachers too!  Nice collection!

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Four Obvious Yet Completely Wrong Assumptions About Technology Use in the Developing World | ICTWorks

Four Obvious Yet Completely Wrong Assumptions About Technology Use in the Developing World | ICTWorks | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
I am Patrick Meier and I’ve spent the past week at the iLab in Liberia and got what I came for: an updated reality check on the limitations of technology adoption in developing countries. Below are some of the assumptions that I took for granted.
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Top 10 Free Online Video Chat Rooms

If you like to have video chat online, especially with strangers, whether you have a web cam or not, you can check below 10 websites..

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How to use Buffer to manage your social media

How to use the buffer app to manage your social media networks like Twitter and Facebook.
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The Learning Lot: OERs and Free Learning Content as Part of the Strategic Services Roadmap for Major Textbook Publishers

The Learning Lot: OERs and Free Learning Content as Part of the Strategic Services Roadmap for Major Textbook Publishers | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
We have already seen a good bit of buzz related to the complaint filed by 3 major textbook publishers against the startup Boundless Learning, and I have provided my own perspectives on possible implications here and here.
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ICT teachers need to focus on the teaching, not on the ICT

ICT teachers need to focus on the teaching, not on the ICT | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Becoming a 'real' computer science teacher isn't about staying one step ahead of your pupils in a technological arms race – it's about knowing how to encourage them to learn and expand their horizons (ICT teachers need to focus on the teaching, not...
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TechCrunch - Publishers Sue As Boundless Learning Grabs $8M For An Open Alternative To Textbooks

TechCrunch - Publishers Sue As Boundless Learning Grabs $8M For An Open Alternative To Textbooks | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
It seems it's a big news day for eBooks and eTextbooks. Google is winding down its eBook service for indie publishers, while Apple and top publishers are the subjects of domestic and European probes into eBook price-fixing.
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The Power of Open

The Power of Open collects the stories of many creators. Some are like ProPublica,  a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative news organization that uses CC while partnering with the world’s larges...
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UAE Journal of Educational Technology and eLearning

UAE Journal of Educational Technology and eLearning | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

UAE Journal of Educational Technology and eLearning is an annual publication for the educators of the Middle-East and Gulf region. The objective of the journal is to provide a platform for UAE educators to share their experiences, strategies and research findings in the areas of Educational Technology and eLearning. The next edition of the journal is scheduled for July 2012.

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Effective Ways to Involve and Engage Students with Videos

Our workshop presentation at the ICT in Education conference; " Effective Ways to Involve and Engage Students with Videos" by Amer Yacoub & Ismail Fayed. http:/ (PPT 4 Exploring ICT n Ed conf at CNAQ .
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3 careers that will dominate social media

3 careers that will dominate social media | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
It’s not what you think. (3 careers that will dominate social media? # 1 Journalists.
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Mobile Devices Drive Creative Instruction - District Administration Magazine

Mobile Devices Drive Creative Instruction - District Administration Magazine | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
News, Articles and Community for district-level decision makers in K-12 education. Magazine published monthly, with daily news and blogs and online content. Archives available.
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How Much Is a Tweet Worth?

How Much Is a Tweet Worth? | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
How much is a tweet worth? The question has an almost koan-like quality.
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Khan Academy Talks Analytics, OER, and iPads « Educational Technology

Khan Academy Talks Analytics, OER, and iPads « Educational Technology | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

Thanks in part to a recent 60 Minutes segment with founder Sal Khan, education wunderkind Khan Academy has become very popular.

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What's More Important? – Blogging or Social Media?

What's More Important? – Blogging or Social Media? | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Time-strapped businesses are constantly looking for ways to save time and create more of it for other projects, and one of the areas that they often focus (RT @Impactbnd: Blogging versus Social Media- it's on!
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The pros and cons of social media classrooms - ZDNet

The pros and cons of social media classrooms - ZDNet | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
How social media platforms can be used as a learning tool - and what some of the advantages and disadvantages are.
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Assistive Technology Blog: Google's New Contextual Spell Check

Assistive Technology Blog: Google's New Contextual Spell Check | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

Google recently announce a new contextual spell check that will be built into Chrome shortly. Chrome is Google's free web browser. The spell checker will analyize the context so if you type "the meet is rotten" it will know that you were trying to say "the meat is rotten." This is a very nice addition to Google's products. Click read more or to see more pictures of the new spell check in action.

 

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Blogging About The Web 2.0 Connected Classroom: More Fun And Resources With QR Codes

Blogging About The Web 2.0 Connected Classroom: More Fun And Resources With QR Codes | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

While the conversations are not as loud, I do believe that QR can be an easy way to access information. And really the QR codes themselves are not revolutionary. They are just black and white squiggly squares. It's where those squares take you to that matters.

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"Social Media Doesn't Make Me Money!". OMG Really? - Kruse Control Inc.

"Social Media Doesn't Make Me Money!". OMG Really? - Kruse Control Inc. | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

If you've every said this phrase, read on. Social Media makes money for dealerships & small businesses every day. Stop asking If and start asking How!

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Depends on how you use it
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Search Will Still Trump Social in Online Ads This Year - Forbes

Search Will Still Trump Social in Online Ads This Year - Forbes | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Facebook may be growing like a weed, making big acquisitions, and prepping for a blockbuster IPO, but a new study indicates Google has little to fear for its search ads just yet.
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Resources | OER Africa

Resources | OER Africa | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

OER Africa is an innovative initiative established by the South African Institute for Distance Education (Saide) to play a leading role in driving the development and use of Open Educational Resources (OER) across all education sectors on the African continent. Click here to download the OER Africa brochure..

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IBM Databases: Top 10 Innovations of the Past 50 Years - Database - News & Reviews

IBM Databases: Top 10 Innovations of the Past 50 Years - Database - News & Reviews | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
On April 3, IBM announced new database software to help clients make faster decisions and better understand relationships between disparate types of data for improved decision making.
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Educational Technology Guy: Chartle - free simple and interactive charts online

Educational Technology Guy: Chartle - free simple and interactive charts online | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

Chartle is a free site that allows you to quickly and easily create charts, including interactive charts.

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