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Web site follows student ambassadors to China

Two Minnesota state agencies have created a web site that allows students and teachers across Minnesota and the nation to follow the progress of seven student ambassadors who are in…

Educators take serious look at video gaming

Educators take serious look at video gaming

Learning to leverage the enormous popularity of video games to help students excel was the core purpose of two events held recently in Washington, D.C. The Federation of American Scientists…

NSBA T+L² theme: Embrace change

Using technology as a tool to prepare students for the challenges of the global economy was the focus as more than 2,000 educational technology stakeholders met Oct. 26 to 28…

T+L² 2005 — Instructional solutions

In the T+L² exhibit hall, hundreds of educational technology companies were on hand to demonstrate the latest products and services for use in schools. Here’s a look at some of…

NSBA T+L² 2005 — Content and curriculum management

In the T+L² exhibit hall, hundreds of educational technology companies were on hand to demonstrate the latest products and services for use in schools. Here’s a look at some of…

Wikibooks to offer free eTexts for education

The Wikimedia Foundation–the group known best for the open-source, freely licensed encyclopedia project Wikipedia, which invites users to write, edit, and expand upon encyclopedia entries to create a collaborative, free-to-use…

Grading NCLB: Policy briefs evaluate three years of education reform

Grading NCLB: Policy briefs evaluate three years of education reform

To help policy makers, the news media, and other stakeholders–including school officials–understand the effects of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), the Center on Education Policy (CEP) has developed…

“Creative Connections” helps students reach out across the world

“Creative Connections” helps students reach out across the world

More than 1,500 classes from around the globe reportedly have participated in this online virtual exchange program that connects students and teachers around the world in efforts to promote a…

One side can be wrong

It sounds so reasonable, doesn’t it? Such a modest proposal. Why not teach “both sides” and let the children decide for themselves? As President Bush said, “You’re asking me whether…

How should schools handle evolution? Debate it.

The sky is falling–or so you might think if you have been reading reports about the federal trial concerning the Dover, Pa., school board’s decision to read students a statement…