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Tanya Hudson

High Tech- Low Budget Technology Options For The Music Classroom - MusicEdMagic.com - 78 views

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    A large and growing list of free or low cost software and hardware alternatives that music educators can use in their classrooms instead of the high priced commercial stuff.
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    Huge compilation of links to technology for music teachers!
Roland Gesthuizen

Budget storage for iPads | Information Literacy - 129 views

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    "When we first purchased our class set of iPads we needed a secure storage and charging solution. Unfortunately the purpose built trolleys were too expensive. At $4.50 each these drying racks were a great alternative while we saved up the money."
Roland Gesthuizen

Apple and the Education-Information Chasm - Forbes - 1 views

  • The price of information plummets. Yet the price of education soars. These two trends cannot both continue. Guess which will crack first.
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    Apple's digital textbook venture, launched yesterday in New York, is just the latest attempt to bridge a yawning gulf between technology and learning. It's still the beginning. The gulf is so large, it will take decades and thousands of experiments to cross. But we've begun, and things will move fast.
Steve Ransom

Budget Idea: Divert Money From Prisons to Schools | Miller-McCune | Miller-McCune - 16 views

  • Over the last 40 years, America’s inmate population has quadrupled, from 500,000 to 2.3 million, giving the U.S. 5 percent of the world’s population, but 25 percent of its prisoners. The country now spends $70 billion a year — $50 billion of it at the state level — locking up all of these people, many of whom are nonviolent offenders snagged in the war on drugs.
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    "Over the last 40 years, America's inmate population has quadrupled, from 500,000 to 2.3 million, giving the U.S. 5 percent of the world's population, but 25 percent of its prisoners."
Roland Gesthuizen

2010 October - feature: do schools need ICT? - 26 views

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    Ian Yorston explains why investment in ICT doesn't necessarily pay "If you had to spend a million pounds, you'd really hope to have something to show for it. Yet most schools have spent at least that on ICT and get nothing obvious in return - aside from a few hundred PCs running Windows XP and a handful of smart gadgets."
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    Ian Yorston explains why the current investment in ICT doesn't pay "If you had to spend a million pounds, you'd really hope to have something to show for it. Yet most schools have spent at least that on ICT and get nothing obvious in return - aside from a few hundred PCs running Windows XP and a handful of smart gadgets."
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