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Constitution Day

More American students, it is alleged, can name the Seven Dwarfs than can enumerate the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution, also known as the Bill of Rights. (Send…

Ed tech spurs U.S.-China exchange

As the Chinese economy continues to boom and China continues to assert itself as a major player in today’s global economy, a pair of United States senators have introduced legislation…

Five lessons learned in Vail

As the first month of Empire High School’s ambitious technology experiment draws to a close, Vail School District Superintendent Calvin Baker talked with eSchool News about the school’s early trials…

N.D. rolls out guidance software

School guidance counselors across North Dakota are training to use new college-preparation software that will be deployed in all of the state’s public middle and high schools this fall, as…

Ed-tech helps spur U.S.-China exchange

As the Chinese economy continues to boom and China continues to assert itself as a major player in today’s global economy, a pair of United States senators have introduced legislation…

Explore virtual field trip options through the Prince William Network

Explore virtual field trip options through the Prince William Network

Prince William Network is the award-winning distance learning arm of The Prince William County Public Schools in northern Virginia. Productions are the product of teachers and school media professionals working…

Updated Library of Congress web site includes new resources for teachers, students

Updated Library of Congress web site includes new resources for teachers, students

With an eye toward education, officials at the Library of Congress (LOC) have significantly upgraded the online component of the world’s largest library, making a wide range of resources and…

Project SMARTArt promotes media literacy with these free web tools

Project SMARTArt promotes media literacy with these free web tools

Billed as a virtual “how-to” program for teaching media literacy to K-5 students, the Project SMARTArt web site showcases the results of a U.S. Department of Education-funded media literacy program…

‘Blackout’ shows tech’s central role

The State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) is claiming success in its first-ever “Imagine a Technology Blackout” event. Thousands of teachers and students took part in the program, which ran…

Gates: Guide students to computer science

The world’s richest man, perhaps reflecting on his own success, pronounced himself baffled by what’s keeping more students from going into computer science. Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates was speaking July…