DawsonITE November 17, 2014
Dawson.IT.E. (Dawson IT in Education) is a weekly newsletter compiled by Rafael Scapin with the latest news in IT and Education. This week’s edition of DawsonITE is from their Newsletter no. 226 released on November 14th, 2014 with the Video of the Week and Presentation of the Week taken from the website at http://dawsonite.dawsoncollege.qc.ca/.
This was from the TIE-UP Lucknow Education Event held on October 31st, 2014 and is authored by Dr Sunil Ji Garg.
A presentation by Haresh Khoobchandani at the TEDxChiangMai event.
This article gives a thorough stateoftheart account of how ghostwritten papers may be detected and deterred. The author offers this account as a resource to educators, administrators and schools who wish to better understand and more ably combat ghostwriting in their classrooms.
Here are 35 proven psychological phenomena that affect you and your students every day!
And then there are 10 important links that every Google user should know about. They are tucked away, somewhere deep inside your Google Account dashboard, and they may reveal interesting details about you that are known to Google.
The search giant’s lowcost laptops were the bestselling devices in the K12 market last quarter. Find out why.
While iCloud Drive behaves like a full featured file manager on both Windows and Mac, that isn't the case on iPhone or iPad. There just isn't an iCloud Drive app on mobile. So, if you want to access iCloud Drive files on iOS, you'll need an App Store app to do it. The trouble is, not every App Store app supports every file type. So, if you just want to see all your iCloud Drive files on your iPhone or iPad, what can you do?
Moodle has become one of the most popular online learning management programs for teachers in all grade levels to utilize. Much of this is thanks to how easy it is for people to utilize a Moodle activity report for their many educational needs.
A brief guide to making the most of your interactive whiteboard which is called, logically enough, Making the Most of your Interactive Whiteboard. Originally, this was created in response to a request received while teaching a recent teachertraining course.
We're going to tell you how to record phone calls on your smartphone, but we strongly advise that you check whether this is legal in your region before you follow these steps. Needless to say, don't record calls if it is illegal. If you record calls, make sure that you tell the other person that the call is being recorded.
If you’re looking for a way to track conferences with your mobile device, check out Stream Reading. Designed for both iPhone and iPad users this app lets teachers easily manage reading reports and organize student data. You can record an audio of a student reading using your device’s microphone and document what happened when you met with the student for a conference.
Learn how Canadians are integrating technology into the classroom.
Wearable passwords and keys are becoming more prevalent, and the Everykey is the latest device to enter the game with a “fashion meets security and convenience” proposition. The wristband uses Bluetooth technology to easily unlock smartphones, tablets or computers, not to mention doors, car doors and bike locks. It also acts as a password manager that automatically logs the wearer into their various online accounts.
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