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Expanded network helps bridge the digital divide

Expanded network helps bridge the digital divide

Called “the internet’s premier source for bridging the digital divide,” the newly expanded and upgraded Digital Divide Network invites educators and other community leaders to link up with more than…

Teaching tools abound in this new online treasure trove

Teaching tools abound in this new online treasure trove

From the folks at New York-based educational software company Merit Software, “TopTeaching Resources.com” aims to create a place online where busy teachers can turn for access to a wealth of…

“Laptopical” provides fuel for the classroom laptop revolution

“Laptopical” provides fuel for the classroom laptop revolution

As more and more schools have begun using laptops as a means to provide students with the kind of anytime, anywhere learning that is needed to revolutionize education in the…

“Lest We Forget” commemorates the abolition of slavery

“Lest We Forget” commemorates the abolition of slavery

From the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and the New York Public Library comes “Lest We Forget,” a new interactive web site designed to shed light on the…

NASA unveils climate research tool for classrooms

NASA unveils climate research tool for classrooms

Students and teachers now can explore the fundamentals of climate science and dive deep into the mysteries of our planet’s ever-changing environment using the same scientific technology employed by top-level…

Online courses help boost AP results

More students are taking–and passing–Advanced Placement (AP) exams in every part of the country, as college-level work in high school becomes increasingly common, the College Board reported Jan. 25. Many…

FETC correspondents keep colleagues current

Taking a concept that debuted with last fall’s T+L2 Conference to a whole new level, more than 60 volunteer educators came together to report on more than 160 concurrent sessions…

FETC 2005 — Multimedia creation tools

More than 500 ed-tech companies exhibited at this year’s Florida Educational Technology Conference. Here’s a sampling of news from the exhibitors offering multimedia creation tools: Alias Systems Corp. demonstrated Maya,…

FETC 2005 — Instructional software

More than 500 ed-tech companies exhibited at this year’s Florida Educational Technology Conference. Here’s a sampling of news from the exhibitors offering instructional software: Curriculum Advantage, publisher of the Classworks…

New test gauges ICT literacy

ETS, the nonprofit group that created the SAT and a number of other standardized tests, has worked with educators, information technology experts, and other institutions to develop a new test…