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You can now perform calculations and conversions right in the Chromebook app launcher

This is pretty neat. I've used the Google Omnibox to do calculations and conversions but never knew you can also do it right in the Chromebook app …

Chromebook

Apple Overhauling iPad in Education Program to Simplify Sharing Devices and Apps

Apple will be making significant changes to iPad deployment for education during the upcoming school year that should eliminate some of the hurdles that school districts face when adopting iPads for use in the classroom. In an email obtained by <i>MacRumors</i>, the company outlines plans to make app …

The Best Spots in the World to Be Naked

<i>By Sophie-Claire Hoeller</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>Because showing up naked to Wednesday-night volleyball is almost never received as well as you'd hope (even if the hot setter is wearing a "Co-ed Naked Volleyball" tee), here's a guide to the best -- and most welcoming -- places in the world to let it all …

Eva Green

HT2 and Charity Learning Consortium join forces to provide next generation learning for the third sector

The Consortium will work alongside HT2 to develop the roadmap for Learning Locker and to work closely on integrating this next generation of learning …

Dash and Dot Help Kids Make Wonder

By onJanuary 6, 2015 in Dash and Dot, Product Review, STEM Arcade<p>When I was contacted by Wonder Workshop last month to test <b>Dash and Dot</b> (robots that …

Why Mercedes’s Self-Driving Car Is So Much More Tempting Than Google’s

Mercedes-Benz just dreamed up the first tempting self-driving car. And in the process, they show us all what Google was missing.<p>A man pulls his cellphone out of his pocket and hits a button. A glowing vehicle pulls up that looks like it was carved from a single block of silver. The door opens …

Lecture 03 - Data Science

For today:<p>1) Read the links in the Data management section below.<p>2) Read Chapter 2 of Think Stats 2 on nb.<p>3) Get an email from me with your project …

Establish an xAPI Infrastructure: Guide to Gain Sponsorship & IT Support

We all know that selling a technology-based training project to sponsors requires more than charismatic sales skills. Your sponsor will require solid …

Chart and image gallery: 30+ free tools for data visualization and analysis

<i>The chart below originally accompanied our story 22 free tools for data visualization and analysis, but I'm continuing to update it as I cover</i> …

The 18 Best Infographics Of 2014

2014 saw stellar examples of the power of data visualization to shed light on nearly any subject, from politics to dogs.<p>You could sift through piles of dense data sets in an attempt to understand the trends and discoveries that emerged in history, psychology, current events, and even fictional …

Quiz Yourself: How Good Are You at Teaching the Art of Learning?

<i>ANSWER: B. There’s a large body of research showing that changing "context" while you’re learning -- and this includes location, time of day, mood,</i> …

Where Big Data Jobs Will Be In 2015

Demand for Computer Systems Analysts with big data expertise increased 89.9% in the last twelve months , and 85.40% for Computer and Information Research Scientists.<p>Demand for Python programming expertise increased 96.9% in big-data related positions in the last twelve months.<p>These and other key …

Tech 2015: Deep Learning And Machine Intelligence Will Eat The World

Despite what Stephen Hawking or Elon Musk say, hostile Artificial Intelligence is not going to destroy the world anytime soon. What is certain to happen, however, is the continued ascent of the practical applications of AI, namely deep learning and machine intelligence. The word is spreading in all …

12 Companies Transforming Education To Watch Next Year

Education technology, known as EdTech, is taking by storm schools, students and the process of learning across the globe. Tech companies from Silicon Valley to Tel Aviv have begun providing solutions to problems ranging from cost efficiency of schools to adaptive learning and global access of high …

Teacher hopefuls go through big data wringer

The Obama administration has proposed yanking funding from weak-teacher training programs in an effort to improve the pipeline of rookie educators. But school districts aren’t waiting for that federal intervention.<p>Instead, they’re increasingly turning to consulting firms that promise to harness the …

Design Tips for Science Learning Spaces

I wish I had the advice then of Dr. Sandra West from Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas. She was a top-notch high school science teacher and …

Content Curation Primer

Photo by Stuck in Customs<p><b>What is Content Curation?</b><p>Content curation is the process of sorting through the vast amounts of content on the web and …

Say Hello To Labyl, 'Your Map To The Web'

Add Labyl to the growing list of Google Reader alternatives to take for a test drive. The Web-based service allows users to discover and discuss …

How Do You Get Your News: A Guide to Content Curation

July 3, 2013<p>Share<p>Content curation is a critical aspect of an organization’s Social Media and Content Marketing strategies.<p>Used correctly, it has the …

What exactly is "great content?"

Great content is the secret to marketing success on the social web. That’s what all the gurus and expert blogs tell you. And it’s true; great content …

How content curation enables brands to become trusted, authoritative and helpful

As brands start to commit themselves to content marketing programmes that are as deep and enduring as any major publication, inevitably questions arise about the merits of curating and republishing content that has not been authored by the brand.<p>But what is curation and why are brands curating …

How to Create RSS Feeds for Twitter

Twitter does not offer RSS Feeds but there is a simple solution that you can use to generate RSS feeds for your various Twitter streams including …

10 Content Promotion Best Practices

Are you ensuring that your blog content gets the attention it deserves? Once you publish relevant, engaging and information-rich blog content, you …

Marketing

Content Curation: 6 Templates for Effective Content Annotation

Content curation should be an integral part of any content marketer’s strategy. It allows marketers to build thought leadership and credibility by …

Content Curation