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Power of TCKs | Mark McElroy | TEDxYeongheungForest

Born and raised as a TCK, Mark McElroy shares how culturally diverse upbringing and travel can build tolerance, adaptability and one’s ability to live i
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Mark McElroy, ISKL Alum, and International School EdTech Director shares how his culturally diverse upbringing and travel builds tolerance, adaptability and one’s ability to live in the moment. A great talk that illustrates the value of an international school education and our product ;) Thanks, Mark! @ISKLProud
 
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Hands-on: Running Android apps on a Chromebook could be the best of both worlds

Hands-on: Running Android apps on a Chromebook could be the best of both worlds | ISKL EduTech | Scoop.it
Running Android apps on a Chromebook once seemed crazy, but it's happening. We take the concept for a spin on Samsung's new Chromebook Pro.
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Google adds new features to Classroom, Forms, and more

Google adds new features to Classroom, Forms, and more | ISKL EduTech | Scoop.it
Technology News & Innovation in K-12 Education
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Great new features!
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Why Android apps on Chromebooks are a really, really big deal (really!)

Why Android apps on Chromebooks are a really, really big deal (really!) | ISKL EduTech | Scoop.it
There's much more to this move than what you see on the surface. Ready to have your mind blown?
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Really a big deal!
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Smart ring turns your skin into a touch pad

Smart ring turns your skin into a touch pad | ISKL EduTech | Scoop.it
The new system expands the touch interface of wearables to include your entire arm.
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From touch typing to ...just touching?
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Google will basically pay your business to switch to Google Apps

Google will basically pay your business to switch to Google Apps | ISKL EduTech | Scoop.it
Google wants your business, bad.
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Well this is interesting.

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What Is Code? If You Don't Know, You Need to Read This

What Is Code? If You Don't Know, You Need to Read This | ISKL EduTech | Scoop.it
Who wears a taupe blazer?
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Best viewed in a full browser...lots of coding to view.

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This Super Simple Google Docs Trick is Life Changing #edtech #gafe

This Super Simple Google Docs Trick is Life Changing #edtech #gafe | ISKL EduTech | Scoop.it
A few months back, I discovered  through Twitter a super simple Google Docs trick that changed how I share Google Docs links with staff that I work with. I've performed this trick a handful of time...
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Quick way to force recipients to make a copy of your docs.

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Go Beyond One Hour

Go Beyond One Hour | ISKL EduTech | Scoop.it

The Hour of Code is just a seed. The bulk of Code.org’s effort goes into follow-up: adding computer science to official curriculum.


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Don’t Diss Cheap Smartphones. They’re About to Change Everything | Gadget Lab | WIRED

Don’t Diss Cheap Smartphones. They’re About to Change Everything | Gadget Lab | WIRED | ISKL EduTech | Scoop.it
A new breed of cheap but powerful handsets are about to transform industries and change the way we communicate.
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The Innovation of Loneliness

What is the connection between Social Networks and Being Lonely? Quoting the words of Sherry Turkle from her TED talk - Connected, But Alone. (http://www.ted.com/talks/sherry_turkle_alone_together.html) Also…
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Great video exploring the connection between Social Networks and Being Lonely.

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Google’s Eric Schmidt On Critics Who Say College Isn’t Worth It: “They’re Just Wrong” | TechCrunch

Google’s Eric Schmidt On Critics Who Say College Isn’t Worth It: “They’re Just Wrong” | TechCrunch | ISKL EduTech | Scoop.it
Google Chairman Eric Schmidt took a not-so-subtle swipe at tech critics who say that college is overrated. "There are various people who run around and make..
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Google says, "Go to College"

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Why Some Teachers May Question ‘New’ Education Trends

Why Some Teachers May Question ‘New’ Education Trends | ISKL EduTech | Scoop.it
Many teachers are tired of cycles of education reform that come with new trendy ideas about how they should do their job. What does all the hype look like from the perspective of teachers?
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“That’s one of the problems with people leaving the classroom; they forget how totally difficult it is when you bring it to the kids” 

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The Future of Coding in Schools

The Future of Coding in Schools | ISKL EduTech | Scoop.it
Mitch Resnick, one of the creators of Scratch, on why he thinks coding should be taught in all schools—it's not the reason you’d expect.
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" I think the reasons for learning to code are the same as the reasons for learning to write. When we learn to write, we are learning how to organize, express, and share ideas. And when we learn to code, we are learning how to organize, express, and share ideas in new ways, in a new medium."
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The iPad Conference 2016

The iPad Conference 2016 | ISKL EduTech | Scoop.it
The iPad Conference is back for the third year running. The only K-5 (Primary) focused technology conference in Asia, this is an ideal opportunity for teachers and other educational professional
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This year's iPad Conference, Empowering K-5 Learning: The iPad Conference 2016, will be held at UWCSEA Dover Campus in Singapore on Saturday, 5 and Sunday, 6 November 2016 with pre-conference workshops on Friday, 4 November. Future iPad Conferences will alternate between ISKL and UWCSEA.
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This year's iPad Conference, Empowering K-5 Learning: The iPad Conference 2016, will be held at UWCSEA Dover Campus in Singapore on Saturday, 5 and Sunday, 6 November 2016 with pre-conference workshops on Friday, 4 November. Future iPad Conferences will alternate between ISKL and UWCSEA.
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Your words may predict your future mental health

Your words may predict your future mental health | ISKL EduTech | Scoop.it
Can the way you speak and write today predict your future mental state, even the onset of psychosis? In this fascinating talk, neuroscientist Mariano Sigman reflects on ancient Greece and the origins of introspection to investigate how our words hint at our inner lives and details a word-mapping algorithm that could predict the development of schizophrenia. "We may be seeing in the future a very different form of mental health," Sigman says, "based on objective, quantitative and automated analysis of the words we write, of the words we say."
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Wordle on Steroids
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Canadian Teen Discovers Ancient Maya Ruins By Studying Stars

Canadian Teen Discovers Ancient Maya Ruins By Studying Stars | ISKL EduTech | Scoop.it
Quebec native, William Gadoury discovered ancient ruins without even leaving his home, making him the first person to ever establish the correlation between Mayan constellations and Mayan cities.
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Clever
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Instructional Coaching: Driving Meaningful Tech Integration

Instructional Coaching: Driving Meaningful Tech Integration | ISKL EduTech | Scoop.it
With Hampton High's tech instructional coach, teachers have found a confidant, subject-area expert, co-teacher, and PD coordinator at their fingertips, enhancing smart, school-wide tech integration.
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Great overview of Key Questions for teachers and Tcch Facilitators/Coaches in the How its Done section.

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Kuala Lumpur Summit Featuring Google for Education – EdTechTeam Global Summits featuring Google for Education

Kuala Lumpur Summit Featuring Google for Education – EdTechTeam Global Summits featuring Google for Education | ISKL EduTech | Scoop.it
We invite you to join us for the EdTechTeam Kuala Lumpur Summit Featuring Google for Education
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KL's 3rd Google Apps for Education Summit is coming together. Please join us Nov. 7&8! 

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The 2nd iPad Conference @ ISKL - Professional Learning ISKL

The 2nd iPad Conference @ ISKL - Professional Learning ISKL | ISKL EduTech | Scoop.it
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This year’s iPad Conference promises to be even better than last year's. We experienced an amazing response in our request for presenters and have an excellent range of conference offerings from Apple Distinguished Educators and experienced Technology Facilitators and Teachers. Once again our Keynote Speaker will be John Burns to offer us all his view on innovation in schools. Robyn Treyvaud will also be speaking and contributing to our event. Robyn is considered to be the Digital Citizenship Guru in the region. This year we have added a preconference job-a-like for Technology Coaches/Facilitators on Friday September 18th.


Please consider joining us again. If you can’t attend please consider sharing this event to your networks. This is wonderful opportunity for early years teachers and elementary school teachers from around the region to engage in meaningful professional development on technology integration from regional experts.

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Want to teach yourself programming? It's possible — but not easy

Want to teach yourself programming? It's possible — but not easy | ISKL EduTech | Scoop.it
Some say you can't teach yourself programming on the side, but others swear you can.
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What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains - YouTube

What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains - YouTube | ISKL EduTech | Scoop.it
Most of us are on the Internet on a daily basis and whether we like it or not, the Internet is affecting us. It changes how we think, how we work, and it eve...
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Where's your brain?

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If You Were Born In The 60s, 70s, or 80s, You Have to Watch This. WOW.

If You Were Born In The 60s, 70s, or 80s, You Have to Watch This. WOW. | ISKL EduTech | Scoop.it
Oh, how the world has changed.
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Oh, the good old days!

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What Would Be a Radically Different Vision of School?

What Would Be a Radically Different Vision of School? | ISKL EduTech | Scoop.it
Setting aside the two predominant narratives of education, there's a third vision taking shape that's yet to be defined. What would a reimagined education system value and teach?
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“Most teachers didn’t sign up for this moment that we’re in, this shifty moment.”

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