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SCORM: More hype than help? I thought your front-page story on SCORM was interesting (“eLearning taken by SCORM,” May 2006), but I found it reflected the hype that I see…

Stellar tech use

In the vanguard of education, the Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) in metropolitan Washington, D.C., are committed to expanding the frontiers of learning with their stellar use of…

Site connects users to education research

Aiming to create a place online where tech-savvy school administrators can turn to find reliable professional journal articles and valid educational research on school leadership, a national group…

Miss. proposes self-paced, online curriculum

Mississippi's state superintendent has floated a plan that would allow the state's students to take self-paced online courses as an alternative to graduation. The plan, which aims to…

Technology transforms voc-ed

The opportunity for hands-on experience with high-tech tools in a wide range of new fields--from DNA forensics and robotics to golf course management--has helped fuel a near 60-percent…

NSF: Redesign science curriculum

To strengthen the nation's global competitiveness, the National Science Foundation is calling on education leaders to redesign their K-12 science curricula to incorporate the latest discoveries in biotechnology,…

Young Americans geographically challenged

To combat what a recent poll reveals as a striking lack of knowledge about geography among young Americans, National Geographic is leading a new multimedia campaign to boost…

Building blocks to electronic communication

For many years, school communication officials have lacked standards for publishing and managing school web sites. Yet, despite advances in electronic media, many schools have lagged behind in their electronic…

Webcasts from the Library of Congress cover topics across the school curriculum

Webcasts from the Library of Congress cover topics across the school curriculum

For the past six years, the U.S. Library of Congress has recorded several hundred talks, discussions, and conferences that have occurred under its leadership. At this web page, students, teachers,…

eLearning taken by SCORM

Educators who purchase, use, or create educational content for digital instruction should be aware of an emerging set of standards that are sure to have a profound impact on eLearning.…