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See science in action at the South Pole through these live (and archived) webcasts

In a series of live webcasts held in celebration of the International Polar Year (2007-2008), educators at the Exploratorium in San Francisco will be talking throughout the month with scientists…

eSN TechWatch: December 2007

eSN TechWatch: December 2007

How technology can help unlock students' creative potential, and what school leaders should know about open technologies. Plus, are colleges prepared to educate a new generation of learners?…

eSN TechWatch: Paradigm Shift — December 24, 2007

eSN TechWatch: Paradigm Shift — December 24, 2007

In this TechWatch segment that first aired in June 2007, Saugus Union School District's Jim Klein explains why he believes school leaders have nothing to fear from open technologies.…

Indiana adopts K-2 formative assessment in reading, math

Indiana has selected Wireless Generation to serve the state's kindergarten through 2nd grade classrooms with formative assessments in reading and math... …

Digital textbooks expand for K-12 students

A shift toward digital textbooks for kindergarten through high school not only is updating the way students learn, it's changing the business model for Pearson, one of the world's largest…

eSN TechWatch: Teaching 21st – Century Learners — December 17, 2007

eSN TechWatch: Teaching 21st – Century Learners — December 17, 2007

Are colleges prepared to educate a completely new generation of learners? That was the question posed during one session at the 2007 Educause conference in Seattle.…

Indianapolis students plan virtual rescue

Brownsburg sixth-graders traded in their textbooks and desks for laptop computers, calculators and compasses this week to go on a rescue mission at a small Caribbean island. Though the mission…

Video conferencing network aids distance educators

Video conferencing systems provider Polycom Inc. has launched "Polycom Collaborations Around the Planet," a global social network and directory that helps educators connect with their peers. This free collaboration…

eSN TechWatch: Inspiring Creativity — December 10, 2007

eSN TechWatch: Inspiring Creativity — December 10, 2007

In this TechWatch segment that first aired in March 2007, award-winning author and animator Peter Reynolds discusses the role technology can play in unlocking students’ creative potential.…

Image analysis gets boost from new science web site

Middle-school science teachers have a new resource at their disposal: SIMPLE Science, an online collection of science activities created by Tucson, Ariz.-based education company Science Approach with funding from the…