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SAT scores drop, emboldening critics

With average SAT scores at their lowest in nearly 30 years--and with results from another leading indicator of college readiness, the ACT, on the rise--critics of the SAT are questioning…

Microsoft to sell game-design software

Hoping to tap into students' love of video games, a growing number of schools are incorporating video-game design into their computer programming curricula. Now, software giant Microsoft Corp.…

Teachers sell lesson plans online

For all those teachers who take work home at night, creating lessons they hope kids will like, the reward is a good day in class. Now, there could…

Schools make content available to public

As the use of portable music players such as Apple's popular iPod continues to grow, some forward-thinking universities--and even a few K-12 institutions--are expanding their use of Apple's…

Today’s classes just a click away

Stateline.org reports that as high schools are being transformed through online learning, some surprising courses are now being offered online. Courses that may have been impractical to offer, or impractical…

Homeland security enters the classroom

The Baltimore Sun reports that the Hartford County school system plans to open the nation’s first magnet program focused on homeland security. The pioneering program will prepare high school students…

More than $3.5M for innovative use of technology

Teachers and schools successfully using interactive technology in the classroom may be selected to receive $2,500 gift cards from Best Buy. New applications are available July 1, 2006 and winners…

Podcasts help make history come alive

As the use of iPods and other handheld listening devices becomes more prevalent among students, some forward-thinking historical societies and other educational groups are embracing the technology as…

Interactive video conferences cover all bases

Leonard DiFranza believes he’s got a home run for educators: The interactive systems technician from the National Baseball Hall of Fame (HOF) was at NECC 2006 to discuss how teachers…

Teachers sell lesson plans online

A new web site launched in April, teacherspayteachers.com, aims to do for teachers what eBay has done for the masses: It gives teachers a far-reaching platform for selling…