Technology In School

School Known for Inclusion Uses Technology in Special …
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Special education teacher Teri Jones teaches a quadriplegic first-grade student how to use an iPad. Pam Hickox no longer worries about whether her son is included at school. Her third-grader, born with Down syndrome, …

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Lower School Technology Coordinator, Employment | NAIS
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NAIS Career Center: Technology, , St. Paul, Minnesota , Lower School Technology Coordinator at St. Paul Academy and Summit School.

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What’s Driving Google’s Wild Moonshots? Desperation
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A Google ad isn’t worth as much as it used to be. In its quarterly earnings report yesterday, the company said the “cost per click” of an ad on the site dropped again, a years-long trend that shows no sign of reversing. The decline contributed to Google missing Wall Street’s profit expectations. But it wasn’t […]

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NASA finds first Earth-sized planet in a habitable zone around star
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Red dwarf harbors potential Nu Earth NASA’s Kepler space telescope has spotted the first Earth-sized planet in orbit around a star in the so-called Goldilocks zone – the zone around a star that’s not too hot or too cold for liquid water to exist on the surface.…

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HTC predicts smartphone optical zoom in 18 to 24 months
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The feature could put smartphones in direct competition with higher-end digital cameras, HTC says.

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Samsung's Milk Music will soon cost $4 per month to listen ad-free
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You know what they say about all good things in life. Samsung has been offering an ad-free version of its Milk Music service for no charge since launch, but the company has posted a new infographic revealing that Americans will soon have to pay $4…

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Sunshades Bloom to Protect These Towers from the Brutal Desert Sun
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When the sun comes up, the flowers come out. Inspired by the design of Arabic windows known as mashrabiya, these 45-foot wide, flower-shaped sunshades "blossom" in minutes to cover the facades of these twin towers designed for two (anonymous!) Middle Eastern media companies. Read more…

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The Role of Technology in Education | Taste of Tech
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It would be easy for a self-proclaimed educational technologist to claim that technology is an indispensable component of modern education. It's not. What do you really need to teach a child how to read? You need a child.

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Review: Technology Together: Whole-School Professional …
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Technology Together is a book describing a professional development process for K-12 schools that focuses both on whole school and individual teacher change. The motto of Technology Together is “I Can-You Can,” which …

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