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P21: Rethink testing for future success

Today’s high-stakes tests are inadequate tools for measuring the kinds of skills students will need for success in the global, technology-driven workplace, according to a group of key business and…

Video editing and production software

Adobe Premier Pro The latest version of video-editing software from Adobe Systems Inc., Premier Pro 1.5, gives users real-time tools that provide precise management for virtually every aspect of video…

Video Resources

iLife in the Classroom This site from Apple Computer includes case studies of how educators have used Apple’s free iLife suite of applications–including iMovie, iPhoto, and Garage Band software–to support…

Officials freeze ‘I CAN Learn’

Three-quarters of the way through an eight-year contract, school officials in Fort Worth, Texas, have suspended service and maintenance agreements for a controversial technology-based math program whose efficacy is supported,…

Student-created web site aims to teach awareness, sensitivity toward others

Student-created web site aims to teach awareness, sensitivity toward others

Drawing on videotaped interviews from victims of hate speech and other sources, Ball State University students have created a web site they hope will curb the use of such epithets.…

Digital library catalogs the mysteries of science

Digital library catalogs the mysteries of science

From the National Science Foundation comes the National Science Digital Library (NSDL), a vast collection of online resources and tools that support innovations in teaching and learning at all levels…

Fiscal Responsibility 101: Lessons from the Federal Reserve

Fiscal Responsibility 101: Lessons from the Federal Reserve

At a time when the nation’s students are graduating college and, in some cases, high school while buried under mounting credit-card debt, the Federal Reserve has launched a newly redesigned…

Summer-school program meets students’ individual reading needs

Improving students’ reading skills has been a top priority of our national Reading First initiative–and at Mount Pleasant Area School District in Pennsylvania, we have taken this vision to heart…

Students use computers to design real-world service projects

The term "spatial technology" refers to the function of any number of different hardware and software tools that help students engage with the physical world. In a spatial technology lab,…

Ed ‘visionaries’: Schools must change

Ed ‘visionaries’: Schools must change

Today's educational system needs a complete overhaul--and technology is precisely the agent to accomplish this change, according to the speakers at Intel Corp.'s fourth annual Education Visionary Conference.…