Technology In School

What We're Watching: Student Films about Technology in Education …
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For this year's White House Student Film Festival, students were asked to submit videos about how technology is used in their classrooms and how it will change education for kids in the future. Of the 2500 video submissions, …

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District Vice Principal, Technology — School District #19 (Revelstoke)
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School District #19 (Revelstoke) is accepting applications for District Vice-Principal Technology 1.0 FTE Continuing Contract, effective August 1, 2014.

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Evernote for Android Could Make the Pen Mighty Again
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Evernote this week launched handwriting capabilities in its app for Android, offering a long-awaited extension of some of the functionality it brought to iOS when it acquired Penultimate back in 2012. “Sometimes there’s no better way to capture an idea than to write it down or sketch it out,” wrote Andrew Sinkov of Evernote’s marketing […]

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Apple Adds Support For External Retina Displays In Recent OS X Beta
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Apple just added external retina display support in a recent beta of OS X Mavericks 10.9.3, According to 9to5mac. 4K monitors can now run the operating system at a pixel-doubled resolution, like on a retina MacBook Pro. It could also be a sign that Apple is getting ready to release a long-anticipated external retina display. […]

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The Awkward ‘Privacy Talk’ Parents Should Have With Their Kids
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Parents across the world today need to have a new conversation with their kids. No, it’s not about behaving in class, not talking to strangers, or having sex. But in so many ways, it’s just as important. It’s data permanence. …     

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Why Your Startup’s Rapid Success Could Lead to Its Demise
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How do tech ideas spread from early enthusiasts to a pragmatic majority? I tried answering that in Crossing the Chasm (1990). But a lot has changed in 20 years. A new market dynamic has resulted in a ‘shallowing’ out of …     

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Squidge-droids maker updates iRobot for SUCK, SCRUB action
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Mad bot tech boffins enter your bedrooms Video  How do you get to sell 10 million robots? By appealing to the laziness in us……

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Scientist-devised crypto attack could one day steal secret Bitcoin keys
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Wikipedia Exposing a previously unknown weakness in the cryptographic system securing bitcoins, scientists have devised an attack that can steal large amounts of the digital currency when hackers run even unprivileged software on the same computer processing the coins. The technique, laid out in an academic paper published Wednesday, doesn’t pose an immediate threat to […]

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Technology education: better salaries will encourage pupils to study …
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The big issue: Pupils tend to pick the arts at A-level because they are 'easier' and can lead to well-paid jobs.

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