Register |  Lost Password?
eSchool News

Curriculum

Blackboard launches free social-bookmarking service for academia

Blackboard launches free social-bookmarking service for academia

Blackboard recently announced the launch of Scholar, a free social- bookmarking web site aimed at connecting faculty and students, as well as enhancing teaching and learning, at higher-education institutions worldwide.…

PBS debuts comprehensive new online portal for teachers

PBS debuts comprehensive new online portal for teachers

PBS has formally launched a comprehensive new web site for K-12 educators, called "PBS Teachers." In production for more than a year, the site is the front door for all…

“FORA.tv” streams lectures and speeches on a variety of topics

“FORA.tv” streams lectures and speeches on a variety of topics

Teachers hoping to spark classroom discussions on a variety of topics--from politics and current events, to recent developments in the field of science--can turn to FORA.tv, a new broadband site…

Student-created site helps learners master vocabulary

Student-created site helps learners master vocabulary

Created by a high school student in the San Francisco Bay Area, Quizlet is a free, web-based tool designed to help students learn and practice vocabulary. …

“C-SPAN Classroom” provides extensive coverage of the 2008 presidential race

“C-SPAN Classroom” provides extensive coverage of the 2008 presidential race

Teachers and students looking for information about the 2008 presidential campaign should visit C-SPAN Classroom, which allows users to closely track the issues and candidates shaping what promises to be…

Open-content learning portal debuts

A new online content resource center, formally launched March 9 by the Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education (ISKME), will make more than 8,000 classroom materials available…

Web fuels ‘democratization’ of knowledge

Following MIT's lead, a growing number of colleges and universities are posting entire course materials online, free of charge. Schools that have jumped on this trend say they want to…

Engineering field has designs for women

To spark an interest in engineering among girls, computer maker Lenovo sponsored a 24-hour webcast that brought together female engineers, teachers, students, and others from around the world. A common theme…

Open-content learning portal debuts

A new online resource gives teachers and students free access to more than 8,000 digital learning materials. Educators and students can add tags, ratings, reviews, and comments to help others quickly…

Open-content learning portal debuts

A new online resource gives teachers and students free access to more than 8,000 digital learning materials. Educators and students can add tags, ratings, reviews, and comments to help others quickly…