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iBooks Lands on OS X Mavericks

Well, there's a lot to say about the next version of OS X which Apple previewed yesterday at its World-Wide Developer Conference keynote, not least that they've run out of cats to name system iterations after, and plumped for California hot-spots...
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Using E-Portfolios in the Classroom

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For decades, students have been completing assignments in school. Often, these were seen only by the teacher, graded and returned to the student. Sometimes, the work was posted on a classroom wall or
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I Give Up! I'm Finally Going to Gamify My FYC Class

I Give Up! I'm Finally Going to Gamify My FYC Class | Education & Technology | Scoop.it
And I'm kind of excited about it. Okay. I'm ecstatic. I'm like a hardcore gamer two minutes before the midnight release of the latest Call of Duty. If you're a regular reader, you know from one of ...

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davidgibson's curator insight, March 17, 2013 11:36 AM

...a sign of the times.

Bonnie Bracey Sutton's comment, May 24, 2013 9:45 PM
I love your selections.
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Paul Otellini's Intel: Can the Company That Built the Future Survive It?

As the CEO steps down, he leaves the Intel machine poised to take on the swarming ecosystem of competitors who make smartphone chips.
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McKinsey's View on Whether Information Technology Matters - Forbes

McKinsey's View on Whether Information Technology Matters - Forbes | Education & Technology | Scoop.it
McKinsey's View on Whether Information Technology Matters Forbes Ten years ago this month, the Harvard Business Review published an article by Nicholas Carr, who argued that “IT Doesn't Matter,” i.e., that information technology doesn't create...
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Globaloria and Microsoft celebrate Digital Learning Day

Globaloria is a social learning network where students develop digital literacties, STEM and computing knowledge, and global citizenship through game design.... (RT @MicrosoftSV: #STEM education can help close the digital divide.
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As Open Cloud Standards Take Hold, Get Ready for the Next Technology Revolution

As Open Cloud Standards Take Hold, Get Ready for the Next Technology Revolution | Education & Technology | Scoop.it
By Jim Smith Take a second to think about how much of our daily activity takes place online. And I don’t just mean at work. In 2012, $225 billion of retail purchases happened virtually.
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No Boundaries To Learning | Krissy Venosdale {Venspired}

No Boundaries To Learning | Krissy Venosdale {Venspired} | Education & Technology | Scoop.it
It's teacher blog posts like this one that make Skype in the classroom such an ACE project http://t.co/X4nYVpPxPU
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Problems Arise As Blacks Pass Whites On The Mobile Digital Divide

Problems Arise As Blacks Pass Whites On The Mobile Digital Divide | Education & Technology | Scoop.it
When the personal computer revolution began decades ago, Latinos and blacks were much less likely to use one of the marvelous new machines. Then, when the Internet began to change life as we know i...
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Educational Partnership Helps Close the Digital Divide with Low-Income Families in Royal Oak

Educational Partnership Helps Close the Digital Divide with Low-Income Families in Royal Oak | Education & Technology | Scoop.it
50 Royal Oak School District students and families receive free computer netbook and high-speed Internet service as part of Internet Essentials Educational Partnership (#GoodJob Comcast!
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Why I don't want an IWB (Interactive Whiteboard)

Why I don't want an IWB (Interactive Whiteboard) | Education & Technology | Scoop.it

Recently, I have been asked quite  few times about IWBs and which ones are best etc. My usual answer is 'none' and then I have to explain, so I thought, instead of explaining I would write this post so that I could point people towards each time they ask.


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Audrey's comment, June 13, 2013 1:14 PM
I am trying to work out why you do not want an Interactive Whiteboard.
Sanford Arbogast's comment, June 13, 2013 2:14 PM
the author uses an app to connect to his iPad to his computer and projector. he can then pass around the iPad to students.
Audrey's comment, June 13, 2013 5:28 PM
I hear. Understood. Thanks
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Attention young professionals! What's in your digital baggage?

AVG's latest study Digital Diaries study called Digital Baggage reveals that many 18 to 25-year-olds don't audit their digital footprint or manage their soci...

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Nathan Heller: Is College Moving Online?

Nathan Heller: Is College Moving Online? | Education & Technology | Scoop.it
Many people think that massive open online courses, or MOOCs, are the future of higher education in America.
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7 Fun Ways to Use QR Codes In Education - Edudemic

7 Fun Ways to Use QR Codes In Education - Edudemic | Education & Technology | Scoop.it
My students absolutely love using those black and white boxes in their activities. It's beyond simple (and fun) to deploy QR codes in education.
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How to explain the current xMOOCs in terms of e...

How to explain the current xMOOCs in terms of e... | Education & Technology | Scoop.it
... As Clayton Christensen mentions here, most academics are looking for data for analysis before they would make recommendations for further action in the introduction of innovation.
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Smartphones Have Bridged The Digital Divide

Smartphones Have Bridged The Digital Divide | Education & Technology | Scoop.it
The smartphone - possibly the most advanced personal computing device ever - is bringing the benefits of technology to just about everyone. (Thoughts?
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Who Will Win As Mobile Payments Go Mainstream? [SLIDE DECK]

Who Will Win As Mobile Payments Go Mainstream? [SLIDE DECK] | Education & Technology | Scoop.it
Consumers are ready to go walletless. ; (Would you use this digital wallet technology? http://t.co/u7pnOi2Lim)
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CBeebies star Justin Fletcher to launch educational apps for kids

CBeebies star Justin Fletcher to launch educational apps for kids | Education & Technology | Scoop.it
'I'm astounded at the way children are now using apps from a very young age as a learning tool'. By Stuart Dredge (RT @stuartdredge: But yes, Justin Fletcher apps.
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How to use iPads in the classroom

Presentation made in Keynote converted to Powerpoint. About the use of the iPad in the school environment. Some app suggestions for teachers.
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7 Myths of the Digital Divide | Jen Schradie

7 Myths of the Digital Divide http://t.co/X02zTjd2T3 via @schradie
Hi I'd like to talk. I made WE DO'T PLAY GOLF HERE. 510-864-4840
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