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The end of Adobe’s video carrier is nigh as Amazon marks the first of the big-name advertisers to block Flash ads, while Google’s Chrome will ‘intelligently pause’ them
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Google is splitting its social network apart, breaking it into “Photos” and “Streams” and leaving the fate of the often mocked Google+ service hanging in the balance.
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Many learning technologists are recognising the benefit of augmented reality in enhancing the delivery of content. Here's some advice from our man Matt Ramirez.
Augmented Reality (AR) is one such technology, often talked about, but until recently lacking evidence as a learning tool, says Matt Ramirez
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QUOTE:These skills will be "more relevant to everyday life", said the Finnish board of education. In taking this step, Finland is following the example of America, where 43 states no longer require the teaching of cursive handwriting in public schools.

COMMENT: There are several presumptions made here. a) That people will not be in situations where they don't have computers or something to type with. b) That they will not be able to read  cursive missives written up until now. I can see a time when people would have to study archaeology in order to learn cursive writing in order to translate what is being written...
From 2016, Finnish schoolchildren will learn how to touch-type and text message rather than handwriting
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Are Apps Going to Replace Textbooks? #mlearning
http://www.touchapp.co.uk/blog/2015/03/19/are-apps-going-to-replace-textbooks/
Apps can easily contain all the information a textbook can, but with additional ability to enrich users’ learning experience.
Printed textbooks have long been used as the centre of education, but as the aeon of paper books has transpired, traditional textbooks face great challenges to serve as the main mode of deliverance of education. It is a common perception now that digital technology holds great potential to ...
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New York Daily News - Alejandro Alba Move aside Minecraft, LEGO just release its own customizable digital brick world. After multiple rumors that LEGO was developing a competitor to Minecraft, the brick master finally released LEGO Worlds.
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Today, we're looking at some apps and web tools that address the Bloom's taxonomy objectives - helping bring Mr. Bloom into the 21st century

What To Know About Google Play For Education - Edudemic
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Google has released a major new education program called Google Play for Education that organizes and manages the way teachers share apps, b

How To Start Using Google Apps In Education - Edudemic
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It's actually far simpler to start using Google Apps in education than you might think. Here's how one teacher figured it all out.

Social Media News and Web Tips – Mashable – The Social Media Guide
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Social Media news blog covering cool new websites and social networks: Facebook, Google, Twitter, MySpace and YouTube. The latest web techno

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