To B[YOD], or Not to B[YOD]?

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Cheesy title; I know, but what do you expect from a former dorky English teacher? (Though while I’m no longer an English teacher, the dorky part still stands.) We covered BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) in the classroom several months back, and Continue reading

In Edtech, Solution to Digital Equity Remains to Be Seen

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In the education technology space, people are constantly talking about the latest device or technology tool used to improve student learning. And for good reason — there are constant changes in the space right now and a lot of justified Continue reading

Can Students Record Class Lectures?

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How did you take notes in school? Did you scribble them down freehand? Later in college, did you use a laptop to record your notes? What about capturing it with a video camera or an audio recorder? According to some Continue reading

New Study Seeks Data on Mobile Devices for Learning

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The market research and consulting firm Grunwald Associates LLC will conduct a study to examine the impact of mobile devices for educational purposes. The study will “examine student uses, parent perceptions and family requirements for mobile learning platforms.” The study Continue reading

Edutopia Offers Guide for Mobile Devices in the Classroom

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Edutopia has produced a new 10-page PDF guide to mobile learning in the classroom. Teachers can download the Google-sponsored guide to learn more about how the use of tablets, e-readers and smartphones are changing the classroom environment and engaging students Continue reading

Tweetables: This Week’s Top News That’s Fit to Share

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Haven’t been keeping up with your edtech news lately? Fear not! Technapex presents “Tweetables,” our roundup of the week’s top shareable #edtech articles.  Mobile Devices for Learning: What You Need to Know Edutopia presents this PDF guide on getting kids Continue reading

Reddit Teachers Swap Stories about Gadgets in the Classroom

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A popular thread on Reddit asked “K-12 Teachers of Reddit: How bad are the cell phone/iPod/iPad/iTouch/mp3 situations in your classroom?” Reddit’s power of anonymity allows people to express views and feelings in a safe environment, often resulting in revelatory truths Continue reading

Tweetables: This Week’s Top News That’s Fit to Share

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Haven’t been keeping up with your edtech news lately? Fear not! Technapex presents “Tweetables,” our roundup of the week’s top shareable #edtech articles.  Chicago Teachers’ Strike Enters Third Day It’s a complex issue. Don’t kid yourself and think that there’s Continue reading

Tweetables: This Week’s Top News That’s Fit to Share

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Haven’t been keeping up with your edtech news lately? Fear not! Technapex presents “Tweetables,” our roundup of the week’s top shareable #edtech articles.  Teachers Get Techy: Education-Focused Startups Are Making In-Roads into Classrooms Time Magazine reports on how edtech startups Continue reading

Squares of Learning: Using QR Codes in the Classroom

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QR codes are barcode-esque squares (like this one) that are intended to be scanned with a mobile device camera. Back before they developed the popularity they now currently enjoy, there was something mysterious and intriguing about them. If you saw Continue reading