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How Mobile Technology is Transforming Classrooms and Empowering Young Women in Jordan

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Technology in classrooms often seems like an add-on, an extra luxury for developed education systems. But, as Edith Saldivar explains in today’s Digital Diversity, IT can help students all over the world learn in entirely new ways.

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Survey Shows Growing Strength of E-Books

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The e-book format became the most popular one for adult fiction in 2011, surpassing hardcover books and paperbacks, according to an annual survey. Net revenue from e-book sales over all more than doubled from 2010.

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10 Great Educational Apps You May Have Missed

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10 great educational apps for teachers and parents.

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10 Apps That Combine Learning With Fun

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It seems everyone’s obsessed with their cell phone these days and students are often even harder to pry away from their mobile tech devices than their parents.

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iPads in Education- Examples from the Classroom

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Let’s look at the way we use iPads in the classroom. Are there merely a tool to automate traditionally taught tasks?

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5 Reasons to Allow Students to Use Cell Phones in Class

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In today’s post I’m going to explore five reasons why banning cell phones in schools is bad policy and detrimental for our students.

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Online tests and the digital divide: Will poor children be left behind?

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Within three years, most states will start doing standardized testing online. The Hechinger Report has been examining potential benefits and problems that may arise when schools shift to testing on computers.

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The Hitchhiker’s Guide to a 1:1 Classroom* (Lessons Learned from Year 1)

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As I was watching The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy on the way to New York City on Sunday, I came across this piece of dialogue: Mr. Prosser: This bypass has got to be built and it’s going…

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What Students Think Of Mobile Learning And What Makes A Great App

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Are students addicted to their phones? We don’t need a study to know they are. But why? What is the biggest reason they can’t put their phones down? We now know the answer(s) thanks to Answer Underground.

They were kind enough to share some useful research with Edudemic and chat about what they think it takes to make an actually helpful mobile learning app.

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10 incredible iPad apps for education

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Learning is rarely fun; it’s even less fun when being taught within the confines of a lecture hall or classroom. While this may be true, there’s no reason why you can’t make the …

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