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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.…

Evolution hearings put science on trial

As the nation’s high-tech sector calls on U.S. schools to improve science education or risk forfeiting America’s position as a global leader in science and technology, the Kansas Board of…

Magical music tour no mystery

Magical music tour no mystery

He’s no John Lennon, but for a few hours on May 5, 15-year-old drummer and aspiring musician Julian Chavez-Talley got a taste of what life as the world’s most celebrated…

Student producers wow video judges

On a large-screen TV monitor inside the Discovery Channel headquarters, a series of stunning, computer-generated images appear: A blue skirt flows across a thin white cylinder, like a dowel hanging…

Meet the Judges

Six distinguished judges were at Discovery Communications headquarters in Silver Spring, Md., on April 27, 2005, to review entries in the inaugural eSchool News Student Video Discovery Awards. Here is…

School camp recruits cyber-crime fighters

A less rowdy spring break hardly seems possible: Twenty-eight high school students in New York state recently spent their vacation week at cyber-security camp, looking for vulnerabilities in a wireless…

InterWrite PRS makes classes more interactive

Keeping students interested and engaged in the classroom is a challenge for every teacher. But for educators like Professor Richard Rogers at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst (UMass), who teaches…

Digital video content and delivery systems

Cisco’s IP/TV Cisco Systems’ IP/TV is a scalable solution for broadcasting video over a school’s IP infrastructure. The solution consists of an IP/TV Broadcast Server and typical video production equipment…

Explore kids’ books from around the world at the “International Children’s Digital Library”

Explore kids’ books from around the world at the “International Children’s Digital Library”

In January 2003, eSchool News first reported on an initiative from the University of Maryland to create a massive collection of children’s books from around the world that is freely…

Primary-source materials on Lincoln’s early years are here for the linking

Primary-source materials on Lincoln’s early years are here for the linking

Long before Abraham Lincoln delivered the Emancipation Proclamation and was immortalized in the annals of history for his famous Gettysburg Address, the sixteenth president of the United States made a…