Technology In School

<i>The Reg</i>‘s desert XP-ocalypse aversion plan revealed
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Here’s what you told us to do on our charity XP upgrade trek Next week, The Reg heads into Australia’s red centre to perform a Windows XP to Windows 7 upgrade at the Wirliyatjarrayi Learning Centre, a facility in the tiny central Australian town of Willowra.…

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Palo Alto Networks splashes $US200 million on Cyvera
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Israeli TRAPS the prize as PAN boosts endpoint protection portfolio Palo Alto Networks has announced that it’s buying Tel Aviv-based Cyvera for $US200 million, including $US88 million in cash.…

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Tired Of TouchWiz? Try HTC BlinkFeed On Your Samsung
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HTC Sense is one of the most elegant Android skin. So why not have it on your Android phone? Yes, it’s possible now that HTC has publishing the BlinkFeed launcher on Google Play Store. The launcher brings the simplicity of HTC Sense to eligible Android devices. As of now it seems to be locked by […]

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Gmail experiment shows promotional messages as image-heavy cards
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The promotions tab in Gmail is basically a glorified spam filter. Sure, it’s not really spam, but you probably don’t bother to read many emails in there. At best you give it a cursory glance to make sure Caskers wasn’t offering “the bourbon that beat…

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Challenges and Support for Meaningful Technology Integration in …
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A staggering amount of literature exists about the use of technology in the classroom. But what sort of technology? This may sound obvious, but I am interested in fostering the use of meaningful technologies in education.

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Billion-Dollar Deal Heats Up Ed-Tech Market – Education Week
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The education technology market has been heating up, spurred recently by the announcement that Renaissance Learning Inc., a K-12 assessment- and learning-analytics company, will be acquired by a private-equity …

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HTC Dodges Carrier Update Lag By Separating Sense 6 Features Across Multiple Google Play Apps
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HTC is hardly unique in facing challenges updating its software for its Android smartphones – carriers must approve OS updates, including those for the UI skins that Android OEMs make for their devices, but it is trying something different to make it less of an issue. Sense 6 (which HTC annoyingly refers to constantly as ‘Sixth […]

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Technology initiative helps school avoid make-up days | WAVY
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WAVY.com took a trip over to Peninsula Catholic High School after learning of their new use of “digital instruction.” At the start of this school year, the school spent upwards of $80,000 on a technology initiative that paid off big …

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ZEPPELINS to replace Goodyear blimps in American skies
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‘It’s a new kind of BLIMP. Yes a blimp, blimp, la la la I’m not listening’ The first of the new, hi-tech German-made zeppelins which will replace the iconic Goodyear blimps in the skies above the USA has been unveiled at the Goodyear airship base in Ohio.…

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