Register |  Lost Password?
eSchool News

Articles by eSchool News Staff

ALA appoints its own task force

In February, the American Library Association (ALA) passed a resolution reaffirming support of the eRate and establishing a presidentially-appointed ALA task force to work with the SLD on eRate issues.…

Grantmaker Profile: Eaton Charitable Contributions Program

Eaton Charitable Contributions Program Contact: Nancy Utter 1111 Superior Avenue Cleveland, OH 44114 Tel: (216) 523-5000 Fax: (216) 479-7014 Web: http://www.eaton.com/ corp/contribute/index.html Schools and districts in 25 states might be…

Grants: Opportunities, Deadlines and Awards

May Program for Gender Equity in Science, Math, Engineering, and Technology (SMET) The purpose of this National Science Foundation (NSF) grant is to raise the interest and achievement of girls…

Before trolling for federal dollars, target local technology companies first

In your search for technology funding, it’s best to start in your own backyard. As one Washington, D.C. high school is proving, forming partnerships with local corporations can have as…

Take advantage of equipment donations–here’s how

One man’s trash is another man’s treasure–and what is old, slow, and obsolete to some might be perfect for a school that intends only to use a computer to run…

Best Practices–Technology: Youth Tech Entrepreneurs learn as they lead: Massachusetts high school students provide high tech troubleshooting, mentoring to adults

The 16 students in the Youth Tech Entrepreneurs program at Malden High School in Malden, Mass., can take a computer apart and put it together again. They teach parents how…

Best Practices–Internet: Milwaukee Public Schools’ $23 million eRate award brings interactive video to the classroom

When Mark Root, manager of technology services for the Council of the Great City Schools, was asked in January to provide a model for other districts to follow when planning…

Product Spotlight

ParentLink Suite Sprint Corp. of Overland, Kan., has developed a communications solution for K-12 schools called ParentLink Suite, which it says will help schools improve their level of parental involvement…

eSN Netwatch

Curriculum Best new instructional resources on the internet Relive history with Time’s “100 Most Important People of the 20th Century” http://cgi.pathfinder.com/time/time100/index.html As we approach the end of an era, it’s…

Technology Champions–Vancouver schools roll out laptop learning: Apple may have discontinued its eMate line, but this district maintained its commitment to giving students computers to take home

When the idea of introducing computer labs on wheels hit an unexpected rough patch in nine schools of the Vancouver, Wash., School District, Terry Allan, the district’s resource coordinator for…