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The iPad’s Split Keyboard Has a Few Hidden Buttons that Make Typing Easier
You’ve no doubt seen the split keyboard that iOS 5 brought to the iPad, but it turns out it has a few hidden buttons on the edges. Here’s how they work.
Twitter is harder to resist than cigarettes and alcohol, study finds | Science | The Guardian
People are more likely to give in to urge to tweet or check email than other cravings, say US researchers
The Must-Have Guide To Helping Technophobic Teachers | Edudemic
The blogosphere and the mainstream media is filled with success stories of technology’s successful adoption in education. However, many educators complain that when they try to introduce technological innovation on their campuses, they face obstacles.
Too Young to Fail – Technology Review
17-year-old Laura Deming doesn’t drive and can’t vote. Is now her chance to change the world?
On Digital Learning Day, 7 Golden Rules of Using Technology | MindShift
Today is Digital Learning Day, a national promotional effort by the Alliance for Excellence in Education to call attention to using technology in schools.
In Some Cash-Strapped Schools, Kids Bring Their Own Tech Devices | MindShift
At Mankato Public School System in Minnesota, students bring their homework, their lunches, and books to school like most students across the country. But they also bring whatever tech devices they own — and they don’t have to hide it or turn it off when they walk into class.
Want to Print Facebook? Better Get 11.5 Billion Sheets of Paper [INFOGRAPHIC]
Printing a year’s worth of Facebook statuses would be equivalent to printing more than 500 million Oxford English Dictionaries, a new survey found.
How Higher Education Uses Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC]
Schools are on a short list of organizations that have been notoriously slow to adopt emerging tech. But within the last few years, as social media becomes more integral to students’ lives, educational institutions are finally catching on, and catching up.
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Tablet Design Before & After the iPad | Elifesoft – Android vs iOS
As if there was any doubt that Apple is the innovator here, here’s an amusing graphic showing the design of tablets before and after the launch of the iPad.
Web 2.0 and TPACK: Meeting Learners in their World by Traci Bellas on Prezi
Web 2.0 and TPACK: Meeting Learners in their World