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Tired of Trolls? Take Your Twitter to Germany

Tired of Trolls? Take Your Twitter to Germany | Integration and Teaching: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
WIRED’s new columnist Virginia Heffernan on how she escaped trolls by “moving” her Twitter to Germany.
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It’s Easier Than Ever to Log Your Kid’s Data—But Should You?

It’s Easier Than Ever to Log Your Kid’s Data—But Should You? | Integration and Teaching: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Meet the quantified kid: More gadgets let you track data from before birth and into their teens. But it probably won’t make you a better parent.
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Top 10 Programming Languages In 2019 

This "Top 10 Programming Languages 2019" video will introduce you to all the top 10 popular and trending programming languages that pay you well in the curre...
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Kickstart a Lucrative Data Science Career for Less Than $50

Kickstart a Lucrative Data Science Career for Less Than $50 | Integration and Teaching: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Don't miss this great deal for pursuing the No. 1 job in the U.S.
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Puzzles and Games in the High School ELA Classroom? Absolutely!

Puzzles and Games in the High School ELA Classroom? Absolutely! | Integration and Teaching: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Using puzzles and games in high school ELA develops a growth mindset, encourages collaboration, and strengthens critical thinking. Read more about it here!
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Google's Algorithm Isn't Biased, It's Just Not Human

Google's Algorithm Isn't Biased, It's Just Not Human | Integration and Teaching: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Expanding the search algorithm beyond absolute areas like store hours, locations, and historical facts shifted a system designed to create order into chaos.
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Survey: Most Campus IT Investments Aren't 'Very Effective'

Campus IT leaders aren't wildly enthusiastic about the investments in technology their institutions are making. In just a single area — student recruitment — do at least half of these individuals (52 percent) rate the IT investment "very effective." That's according to the latest the Campus Computing Survey, produced by Kenneth Green.
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Successfully Apply Social Learning to Your Existing eLearning Programs

Successfully Apply Social Learning to Your Existing eLearning Programs | Integration and Teaching: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
When there is a collaborative component, you will find that learners enjoy engaging with the content more. They are, therefore, more likely to actually benefit from the training.

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The Misguided Priorities of Our Educational System 

The Misguided Priorities of Our Educational System  | Integration and Teaching: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
We spend too much money on college students and not enough on everyone else.
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How to Use Choice Boards to Differentiate in the Classroom

How to Use Choice Boards to Differentiate in the Classroom | Integration and Teaching: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Choice boards can be used during novel units, as homework assignments, and more. See how Brynn Allison uses choice boards to differentiate. 
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Monster Match: Using Art to Improve Writing

Monster Match: Using Art to Improve Writing | Integration and Teaching: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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Qualcomm's New Snapdragon Chip Suggests 5G Is Almost Here

Qualcomm's New Snapdragon Chip Suggests 5G Is Almost Here | Integration and Teaching: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
At an event on the island of Maui, Qualcomm and Samsung showed off new tech that should put some 5G wireless capability onto mobile handsets in 2019.
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Should I have waited for the Samsung Note 10?? ;)

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ISTE | Make Hour of Code a lifetime passion with these free resources

ISTE | Make Hour of Code a lifetime passion with these free resources | Integration and Teaching: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Hour of Code wants to inspire students to code. Use these resources to turn Hour of Code into a lifetime passion.
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A Quiet War Rages Over Who Can Make Money Online

A Quiet War Rages Over Who Can Make Money Online | Integration and Teaching: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
As social media companies and payment processors crack down on offensive speech, people and groups are using the tools to harass their enemies.
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Screens Might Be as Bad for Mental Health as … Potatoes

Screens Might Be as Bad for Mental Health as … Potatoes | Integration and Teaching: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The science of how technology affects happiness needs a huge statistical upgrade. A new paper charts a path toward better research.
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"Using technology is about as associated with well-being as eating potatoes."

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A New Font, Sans Forgetica, Helps You Remember What You Read

A New Font, Sans Forgetica, Helps You Remember What You Read | Integration and Teaching: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Researchers in Australia have invented a new typeface with features designed to boost focus and learning.
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5G mobile networks: A cheat sheet

5G mobile networks: A cheat sheet | Integration and Teaching: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
As LTE networks become increasingly saturated, mobile network operators are planning for the 5G future. Here is what business professionals and mobile users need to know about 5G networks.
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Facebook Bug Bounty Program Makes Biggest Reward Payout Yet

Facebook Bug Bounty Program Makes Biggest Reward Payout Yet | Integration and Teaching: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Despite Cambridge Analytica and a damaging hack, Facebook's bug bounty program offers a bright spot.
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A Year Without Net Neutrality: No Big Changes (Yet)

A Year Without Net Neutrality: No Big Changes (Yet) | Integration and Teaching: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Internet providers have refrained from blocking content or creating "fast lanes" while battles continue in the courts and among lawmakers.
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Burger King’s 1-Cent Whopper Is a Taste of the Robo-Car Future

Burger King’s 1-Cent Whopper Is a Taste of the Robo-Car Future | Integration and Teaching: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
With the spread of self-driving technology, gimmicks like the Whopper Detour will become much more pervasive—and a little bit creepy.
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Yeah, but texting while "driving" will finally be safe. ;)

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Why We All Take the Same Travel Photos

Why We All Take the Same Travel Photos | Integration and Teaching: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Even before cameras, our globetrotting has always been marked by the urge to capture what we see—and what others saw before us.
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Your Apps Know Where You Were Last Night, and They’re Not Keeping It Secret 

Your Apps Know Where You Were Last Night, and They’re Not Keeping It Secret  | Integration and Teaching: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Dozens of companies use smartphone locations to help advertisers and even hedge funds. They say it’s anonymous, but the data shows how personal it is.
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Tundra-Trailblazing Beavers Shaped How We Coexist

Tundra-Trailblazing Beavers Shaped How We Coexist | Integration and Teaching: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The buck-toothed rodents have long taken the lead in forging civilization's path forward.
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Microsoft Retools Its Edge Browser, But Internet Explorer Is Forever

Microsoft Retools Its Edge Browser, But Internet Explorer Is Forever | Integration and Teaching: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Major changes are coming to Edge—but remember that it's only Microsoft's second-biggest browser.
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Tumblr's Porn Ban Reveals Who Controls What We See Online

Tumblr's Porn Ban Reveals Who Controls What We See Online | Integration and Teaching: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The visual microblogging service banned porn two weeks after Apple deleted its app from the App Store, amid a new federal sex trafficking law.
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CS Education Week Kicks Off, but Some Teachers Don't Feel Ready

Eight in 10 teachers believe that big tech companies — Microsoft, Google and Apple — need to help build computer science skills among their students. And three-quarters reported that they don't believe the government is doing enough to outfit schools to develop those skills.
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