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Some thoughts on tablets in education

Christoph Derndorfer writes: “I think tablet-style devices could be quite well suited for use by primary-school children however I don’t think that the products currently available or foreseeable to be available within the next two or three years will be …

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TinEye – Reverse Image Search

Yesterday, Google announced that they were completely revamping the way that image search results were displayed. TinEye is a reverse image search engine. Here’s how it works, upload an image to TinEye or paste an image url into TinEye and …

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Augmented Reality for Learning

Augmented reality (AR) is a term for a live direct or indirect view of a physical real-world environment whose elements are augmented by virtual computer-generated imagery. Here you will find a list of interesting resources for using Augmented Reality for …

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Teens suffering from Hourglass Syndrome

The polling firm Angus Reid says about 60 per cent of teenagers suffer what they call “hourglass syndrome,” which is feelings of stress because their computers are too slow. Hourglass syndrome was coined because it illustrates the frustrations of people …

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