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Pokémon Go, a free augmented reality game developed by Niantic (a company spun out of Google in 2015), became the most popular mobile game in US history this year. Pokémon Go generated more than $160 million by the end of July, hitting $600 million in revenue within its first 90 days on the market – the fastest mobile game to do so. Many students cannot afford the heavy data usage required by geofencing apps, for starters. To data about students’ sexual identity?

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Nearly 60% of Teens Use Their Own Mobile Devices in School for Learning

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The ultimate learning experience for students is both highly collaborative and extremely personalized, supported by mobile devices and digital content, reports Project Tomorrow in their latest Speak Up report.

Why your young students love e-learning

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Some people even lobby for a right to technology for every student, in the hope of making the presence of laptops and tablets in classrooms as spread as that of blackboards and notebooks. They turn to other social media sites , like Instagram, Snapchat, Tumblr, Yik Yak, or Twitter.

What Does the Research Say About School Communications?

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The latest data from Speak Up Research Project gives insights on school to home communications. This broadcast was hosted by edWeb.net and sponsored by Blackboard. At Blackboard, we’re shaping the future of education with big ideas that are transforming the face of education.

10 Options for Polls and Forms in Your Class

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data on parents and students. Google Forms integrates well with Google Apps for Education, Google Classroom, and many LMSs such as Blackboard. For many, JotForm is the gold standard for forms creation whether on PCs, Macs, or mobile devices.

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Final Schedule for Tomorrow's "Digital Literacy & Fake News" Mini-Conference - Plus Bonus

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Then we will have 14 practitioner-led sessions that look deeply at the foundational relationship of libraries and librarians to media, information, and digital literacy. What does “digital literacy” mean in an era shaped by the Internet, social media, and staggering quantities of information?

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E-Literate claimed this week that “ Canvas Surpasses Blackboard Learn in US Market Share” – with some additional analysis about “What’s Important about the Blackboard Market Share News.” Canvas has two more installations than Blackboard in the E-Literate calculations? The company provides “interactive lessons and content on a mobile platform to low-skilled workers.” Data, Surveillance, and Information Security.

The Free and Online 2014 School Leadership Summit Starts Wednesday! (Full Session List)

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The conference is held in the online platform Blackboard Collaborate, and instructions for joining any sessions and to find the schedule in your own time zone are at [link]. And special thanks to Blackboard Collaborate for the terrific conference platform.

The Free Learning 2.0 Conference: Great Keynotes and Sessions and YOU!

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The conference sessions are being held in Blackboard Collaborate (formerly Elluminate), and can be accessed live from any personal computer. To check that your computer is ready to use Blackboard Collaborate, please click HERE. The Learning 2.0

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” “Frustrated with how colleges have handled their claims of sexual abuse , more students are turning to social media to publicize their cases,” Inside Higher Ed reports. “ Penn State president appalled at media frenzy over new Paterno allegations.”

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Via Inside Higher Ed : “The number of career colleges and the number of credentials they award have dropped by roughly 20 percent in the last four years, new data from the U.S. ” That is, the latest from Blackboard announcing a string of changes to executive roles. If your marketing department thinks this is a good idea, if your media studies department thinks this is a good idea, tell them to read more. Data, Surveillance, and Information Security.

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Via Vox : “Brazilian media report that police are entering university classrooms to interrogate professors.” ” Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “With Student Interest Soaring, Berkeley Creates New Data-Sciences Division.” ” Social emotional learning ! Via Getting Smart : “Extending Social Emotional Learning into the Home.” ” Data, Surveillance, and Information Security.

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” (Juul is an e-cigarette that markets its product to teens and peddles social emotional learning content.). “ Village Capital ’s ongoing social entrepreneurship programs is like a friendlier – and perhaps more impactful – version of Survivor,” says Edsurge. “ Are Universities Training Socially Minded Programmers? “ Was It Ethical for Dropbox to Share Customer Data with Scientists?

Memory Machines: Learning, Knowing, and Technological Change

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Image and data credits are listed at the bottom of this post. But the data is flawed. Martin Cooper, a Motorola exec, made the first mobile telephone call in 1973, not 1983. This data is big data. It’s not really clear how we should count all this data.

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Via the Udacity blog : “ Udacity Launches Mobile Developer Education with Facebook at F8.” Via Edsurge : “ Schoolzilla ‘File Configuration Error’ Exposes Data for More Than 1.3M Via iNews : “ University to monitor student social media to gauge well-being.” Blackboard says it is “Putting data in the hands of students.” The LMS is displaying some of students' data back at them.).

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The School Leadership Summit Is March 28th - All Welcome! Plus, Call for Volunteers

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Conference strands are aligned to the internationally-recognized ISTE National Education Technology Standards for Administrators and include the leadership topics of: Vision in a Changing World, Teaching and Learning in a Changing World, Professional Learning in a Changing World, Data-driven Reform in a Changing World, and Ethical and Responsible Use in a Changing World. To Attend : The Summit is held online using Blackboard Collaborate and open to anyone to attend.

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The department says it won’t start the 45-day clock on data challenges from colleges (initially slated to begin today) until ‘later in June.’” City native and rap superstar Fetty Wap released a music video last week for his latest single, ‘Wake Up,’ filmed at Eastside High School, according to social media posts by the rapper. Via The New York Times : “Dreams Stall as CUNY , New York City’s Engine of Mobility, Sputters.”

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Learning Revolution Free Events - Great, GREAT Keynotes - MiniCon - ISTE Unplugged! - Striving for Failure?

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Wednesday, April 16th at 4pm Webinar: What We Know About Families’ Use of Educational Media , Ask any parent about their children’s media use, and most will tell you they’re interested in media that help their kids learn. Join this Blackboard Collaborate session here.

Learning Revolution Free Events - "Reinventing the Classroom" Online Conference This Week - GlobalEdCon Call for Proposals - RSMiniCon This Weekend

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Never used Blackboard Collaborate before? Wednesday, April 30th at 7pm Reinventing the Classroom Preconference Keynotes , Join us at Wednesday evening for three amazing keynotes: 7pm Vicki Davis on "Reinventing Writing," 8pm Anne Mirtschin on "The Amazing e-Classroom," and 9pm Travis Allen on "Becoming a Mobile Learner." Learn about addressing student privacy and up-to-date acceptable use policies that include social media. Is your library mobile friendly?

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