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Getting Ready for OmniPrep™

Celebrating the Accomplishments of The Best Team I Have Ever Worked With  Ask any team member at Omninox and they will tell you that the first two weeks of March 2014 were the two most intense weeks from their entire

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The Concept of Bring your Own Technology

Something that used to be hated years prior, is now becoming….accepted? Rewind 10 years ago, and if you brought a laptop let alone a cell phone into class, your teacher would instantly shun you for using it. That’s because the

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The Story of Apple, Microsoft…and Xerox?

A detailed summary of PARC, Apple, and Microsoft Image Source: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/5e/Xerox_Alto_mit_Rechner.JPG The year is 1979. Computers still function by writing lines of commands into a console. Engineers at Apple Computer are stretched to the very limits of their creativity working

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The Building Blocks of Every Programming Language (Part 2)

A continuation of The Building Blocks of Every Programming Language – Part 1 In the last post we went into variables, mathematical operations, and conditionals. Now things are going to get really interesting as we go into loops and functions.

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The Building Blocks of Every Programming Language (Part 1)

Coding is everywhere in today’s tech-savvy world, but how do computers think? Since computers are programmed using numbers, one can see many similarities to mathematics within programming languages.

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How Technology has Already Changed Education

The Connotation behind being “well-educated” is about to be turned on its head Over the last few years, a plethora of learning resources, many of them free, have been made available to the public at large. Only a decade ago,

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Making the Connection: Does Technology Distract This Generation Too Much?

Identifying our tech use Let’s be honest, how many times have you blamed technology for being a distraction? Probably twenty times just this morning. It is inevitable in this day and age that computers and phones be part of our

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The Future of Input and Interactive Technology: The Leap Motion Controller

Interactive tech that brings your computer to life The future of technology is here. And no, I’m not saying it’s the new iPhone® or iPad® though that would be pretty awesome. This is actually something that in my opinion is

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Mac OS X Update

From Mountain Lion to Mavericks Are you ready for the newest update that Apple has to offer? There is a lot of buzz on the new interface for the iPhone and iPad, but OS X 10.8 got a facelift, too.

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Educational Technology: iPads in the Classroom, is it a Good or Bad Idea?

The reasons why technology implementation in the classroom can be both a good and bad thing iPads in the classroom…It’s a very radical idea that a lot of schools at the kindergarten to high school level have been toying around

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