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3 Trends For Teaching Tech in the Classroom

How Will Connectedness Be Used In The Nation’s Classrooms This Year? August 27, 2014 Borderless Lifestyle

We’ve moved from the days of overhead projectors to a point in time where, according to the Pew Research Center, an estimated 78 percent of teens have cell phones and, according to EdTech Magazine, 85 percent of educational institutions allow them to be used in the classroom.

Clearly today’s student body is well connected.

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Help Your Students Rock With A Connected Classroom

Get Started With This Shortlist Of Technology Adds To Help Spark Your Students' Learning August 22, 2014 Borderless Lifestyle

By Jayfus Tucker Doswell

Doswell, who holds a doctorate in information technology, is the founder and board chair of the Juxtopia Group, a nonprofit organization that conducts research into interactive-learning technology. A main objective of the organization is to help students, particularly those from disadvantaged or underserved backgrounds, improve their proficiency in science, technology, engineering and math.

Students are gearing up to start class. Therefore, it’s time to jump-start their learning of fundamental concepts that will prepare them to contribute to an increasingly high-tech world.   Help your students “rock” with a connected classroom starting with the following high-tech gadgets.

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What Should the Internet Look Like In Movies?

A look at how texting and the Internet have been depicted in film by Tony Zhou August 20, 2014 Borderless Lifestyle

This is a question that likely lends itself to a nerdalicious debate, right? The truth is that every single user perceives the Internet experience differently based on how they use it. For instance, for me the Internet typically looks like a few browser windows while a cyber security pro may be experiencing something out of the Matrix.

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Transitioning Kids from Consumers to Creators, Using Technology

Guest post from Mike Floyd, development consultant - Computer Mentors Group, Inc. August 19, 2014 Borderless Lifestyle

Guest post from Mike Floyd, development consultant - Computer Mentors Group, Inc.

CMG gets kids interested in computer technology and related STEM concepts, and more recently they have begun teaching students how to transition from being technology consumers to becoming creators, using technology through several unique programs.

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3 Sites To Stimulate Creativity

Break the creative blockade with these three open communities for design and photo sharing August 18, 2014 Borderless Lifestyle

It happened. Somewhere between your first cup of coffee and your first assignment of the day your creative engine has seized up. At this point, all you’ve got are a few sputters of imagination lingering from the weekend and an arsenal of paper balls.

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