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Teenagers lead lessons in technology

At a Baltimore, MD, high school, students teach free after-school courses in Photoshop, game design, web design and popular programs like MS Office to other students and community residents...…

eSN TechWatch: February 2008

eSN TechWatch: February 2008

A wake-up call for American educators, and what schools can learn from the movie industry. Plus, some ideas for making ed-tech research more effective.…

Virtual bridge spans gender gap in computer animation

A still small but growing number of girls are enrolling in animation classes where students learn the basic tools for creating animated films and video games...…

eSN TechWatch: Healthy Listening — January 28, 2008

eSN TechWatch: Healthy Listening — January 28, 2008

A new public-service campaign teaches students about the dangers of misusing MP3 players.…

New federal web site aims to link research with practice

The U.S. Department of Education has launched a new web site aimed at giving educators advice about effective teaching practices and examples of ways to implement these practices to improve…

Robotics, electronics update ‘shop’ classes

Great advances in the technical education program at a Pittsburgh area middle school are part of an effort initiated and funded by the National Science Foundation and administered through the…

Let ‘Route 21′ help steer your efforts to implement 21st-century teaching

Numerous polls suggest that stakeholders increasingly believe U.S. schools should do more to prepare students to succeed in today's rapidly evolving world by teaching so-called "21st-century skills," such as global…

eSN TechWatch: January 2008

eSN TechWatch: January 2008

A global digital library for people with print disabilities, and the dangers of misusing MP3 players. Plus, some guidance for schools applying for 2008 eRate funding.…

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?…