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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,…

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,…

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…