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Great Tips on How to Create Engaging Infographics for your Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Great Tips on How to Create Engaging Infographics for your Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it

People are more attracted to data and information that are visually organized. This is also the case with our students. If you are able to display correctly then chances are students will grab it quickly. In this regard, infographics are ideal for communicating data through visual cues. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has already featured some awesome tools that teachers can use to create their own infographics but if you are looking for tips on how to create engaging infographics for your class, the graphic below is all that you need. Have a look and let us know what you think of it. Enjoy


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Tech Learning : Tools and Tips for the Flipped Classroom

Tech Learning : Tools and Tips for the Flipped Classroom | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
The Resource for Education Technology Leaders focusing on K-12 educators.
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Google Testing Chromebook Kiosks for Business Users

Google Testing Chromebook Kiosks for Business Users | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
The Chromebook kiosks allow businesses to let customers and employees securely check stock or place online orders without logging in.
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The Digital Fault Line: Power, Policy, and Leadership

The Digital Fault Line: Power, Policy, and Leadership | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Emerging research and theory on the evolving digital divide
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Free Technology for Teachers: New Tools Added to Wideo - Create Better Animated Videos

Free Technology for Teachers: New Tools Added to Wideo - Create Better Animated Videos | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it

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Can These iPad Apps Teach Your Kid to Code?

Can These iPad Apps Teach Your Kid to Code? | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Hopscotch and Kodable aim to teach kids the programming basics.
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Consumer Reports tests the Chromebook

Consumer Reports tests the Chromebook | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
If you’ve been thinking about getting a backup laptop, either for yourself or one that’s easy for your kids to use, there’s a new kind that’s being heavily advertised. It’s called a Chromebook.
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Bookboard Streams Kids' Books to the iPad; But Are E-books Good ...

Bookboard Streams Kids' Books to the iPad; But Are E-books Good ... | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Chromebooks for Kids: How Young is Too Young For Cloud Computing? Jordan Shapiro Contributor. Child with Apple iPad (Photo credit: IntelFreePress). Bookboard is a new digital subscription service that streams children's books to the iPad.
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9 Best Laptops You Can Buy In Spring 2013

9 Best Laptops You Can Buy In Spring 2013 | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
There's never been a better time to buy a laptop. With falling prices, competent hardware and a variety of good operating systems on the market you're pretty much spoiled for choice.
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Barnes & Noble adds Google Play store to its tablets

Barnes & Noble adds Google Play store to its tablets | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
The Nook HD and HD+ may not be fully 'open' Android tablets, but they're now much more open Read this article by David Carnoy on CNET.
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Climbing the Ladder of Educational Technology: Zite: A Magazine Created Especially Just For You

Climbing the Ladder of Educational Technology: Zite: A Magazine Created Especially Just For You | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it

Zite is an awesome mobile app for educators. It's a free app that allows you to create a personalized magazine for a specific topic. Tell it what you’re interested in and the app will suck in relevant blog posts, news articles, videos, and articles. Over time, Zite learns about your preferences and serves up more of the content you want. This app is ideal for teachers who want to stay on top of a subject and find the latest news to share with students without having to spend hours scouring the Web.


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Zite is an awesome app for educators but is less well known.  Use it to keep yourself up to date about many topics in education.  The more you use Zite, the more personalized your magazine will be for you.

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Google adds remote desktop to Hangouts, lets users simultaneously video chat and troubleshoot

Google adds remote desktop to Hangouts, lets users simultaneously video chat and troubleshoot | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Google+ Hangouts just received a small but potentially quite useful upgrade today — as of now, Hangouts include a remote desktop feature. This lets you remotely control the computer of someone...
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AppArchitect Lets Anyone Build iOS Apps, No Coding Or Templates Necessary | TechCrunch

AppArchitect Lets Anyone Build iOS Apps, No Coding Or Templates Necessary  | TechCrunch | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
TechCrunch is a leading technology media property, dedicated to obsessively profiling startups, reviewing new Internet products, and breaking tech news.
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The next PC game-changer – The Android-powered PC | ZDNet

The next PC game-changer – The Android-powered PC | ZDNet | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
The PC industry is stagnating, with consumers shifting to iOS and Android-powered tablets and smartphones. If consumers like Android so much -- currently over 1.5 million new devices are activated daily -- then why not give them Android-powered PCs?
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Google Drive desktop app now lets you share files from PC and Mac

Google Drive desktop app now lets you share files from PC and Mac | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Sharing is getting a bit easier on Google Drive today. Google has just announced that users on a PC or Mac can now share files simply by right clicking and choosing "share" from a Google Drive...
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A Child’s Wild Kingdom

A Child’s Wild Kingdom | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Why do our kids still have imaginary animal friends, and does it matter how real the connection is?
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34 Assistive Technology Apps From edshelf

34 Assistive Technology Apps From edshelf | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
A collection of assistive technology & software that can be used for students with disabilities, such as Dragon Dictation, iTalk, Moody Me, Quizlet, etc.

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Apple iPad Mini 2: Analyst Says Two Retina iPad Mini Models Coming

Apple iPad Mini 2: Analyst Says Two Retina iPad Mini Models Coming | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Apple is likely to release a Retina display-toting iPad mini in Q3 of this year and a third-generation iPad mini in Q1 2014.
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Advice from an Apple tech: When your Mac gets too toasty | Macworld

Advice from an Apple tech: When your Mac gets too toasty | Macworld | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
What are the long-term effects of overheating on a Mac? Beyond warmer temperatures and additional noise from the fan working overtime to cool its operating environment, you can expect to see slower performance.
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Samsung Chromebook: Review | Delimiter

Samsung Chromebook: Review | Delimiter | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
The newest version of Samsung's light and cheap laptop running Google's browser-focused Chrome OS operating system has landed in Australia.
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Can Technology Bring Authenticity to Learning?

Can Technology Bring Authenticity to Learning? | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
While at Skoll, I participated in a session that brought both of these elements -- people and technology -- together and underscored the potential we have to make a bigger and more meaningful impact when they are combined.
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Google: The future of search is Now

Google: The future of search is Now | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
Google Now is the company's big bet to maintain market share as people leave the desktop and search on mobile and wearable devices. Read this article by Dan Farber on CNET News.
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20 best iPhone and iPad apps this week

20 best iPhone and iPad apps this week | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
SquiggleFish, Onavo Protect, Angry Birds Friends, Evomail, Ukulele Songbook: The Beatles, Toontastic Jr. Shrek, Closer UK, Piano Mania and more. By Stuart Dredge
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Technology innovation should focus on letting teachers teach (essay) | Inside Higher Ed

Technology innovation should focus on letting teachers teach (essay) | Inside Higher Ed | Educational Technology - Yeshiva Edition | Scoop.it
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