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“Web for Teachers” is a professional development bonanza

http://4teachers.org Web for Teachers helps integrate technology into instruction and offers resources aimed at improving teachers’ skills in and out of the classroom. The site features various tools for teachers,…

Waterford Early Math & Science

Electronic Education, a division of Pearson Education, has announced the release of Waterford Early Math & Science, a technology-driven curriculum for students in pre-kindergarten through grade two. Based on research…

Laptop storage units from American Locker Systems

As the use of laptop computers becomes more common in schools, so does the need to protect these expensive investments. American Locker Systems believes it has the answer with its…

Palm m125

Palm Inc., known for its handheld devices, has introduced the m125 pocket computer. The new device is versatile enough to suit the needs of both educators and students, according to…

Get a Clue Online Vocabulary Program

Bigchalk, a leading provider of instructional research tools, has announced the newest version of a premiere online vocabulary program for students in grades five through12. The 2001-2002 school year edition…

Audio Enhancement Utlimate Pal

Students in the back of the room won’t have to strain their ears to hear the teacher with this new classroom microphone system from Audio Enhancement. According to the company,…

Continuing Converage: Terrorism His Home

School systems across the country are reevaluating their safety procedures after anthrax scares have shut down dozens of facilities and forced some school officials into temporary quarantine. So far, no…

Continuing Coverage: Terrorism Hits Home

As schools try to prevent threats of retaliation against Muslim students or those of Middle Eastern origin in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the United States,…

Tips for dealing with anthrax scares

The U.S. Postal Service has issued the following guidelines for handling suspicious mail in light of the recent anthrax attacks: What constitutes a suspicious letter or parcel? Some typical characteristics…

Authorities watch gand web sites to head off violence

Gang members increasingly are using the internet to discuss crimes in private chat rooms and offer gangbanger wannabes a chance to enlist by posting membership applications online. And law enforcement…