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SciGuides help bring web into instruction

The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), the world’s largest association of science educators, unveiled a new web resource, SciGuides, to about 16,000 attendees and exhibitors at its National Convention in…

ASCD call: Do better with data

Teachers must take a more proactive role in overhauling a public school system that is ill-equipped to prepare today’s students for the demands of an increasingly competitive global economy, University…

High-tech test for spoken English

Ordinate Corp., a subsidiary of Harcourt Assessment, is offering what it says is the world’s only technology-enabled, spoken-language proficiency test. Ordinate says its test uses speech recognition technology to assess…

Curriculum takes center stage in Orlando

Just over two months after the Florida Educational Technology Conference drew a record crowd to Orlando, educators will be back in force at the Orange County Convention Center for the…

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…

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…