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This Week In Education Technology: 2/20/2015

Posted by The LearnBop Team

Feb 20, 2015 8:05:00 AM

Dell Beefs Up Its Chromebook 11 For The Classroom

 

Dell entered the Chromebook market last year, focusing mainly on education with its Chromebook 11. Now it has a refreshed model with a few small tweaks, still squarely aimed at the classroom with a rugged build and unique activity light. Read more.

FCC Plan For 'Net Neutrality' Addresses Schools' Needs

 

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler recently released a plan to protect “net neutrality” that would meet the needs of schools in a number of ways. Read more.

BirdBrain Helps To Close The Classroom Literacy Gap

 

BirdBrain is a tool that helps teachers to deliver content that is at the reading level of individual students. Read more.

Pope Francis Launches Education Startup Accelerator

 

Among the things one should consider when choosing an edtech accelerator: money, location, connections and...the blessing of the Pope? Read more.

Minecraft As A Creative Classroom Tool

 

Minecraft is the best-selling independent game of all time, but its use in the real world – in urban development, mapping, history and the arts – makes it a crucial resource for building the future, says David Crookes. Read more.

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