Register |  Lost Password?
eSchool News

Featured Site of the Week

Uncork the history of DNA research with “Secret of Photo 51″

Uncork the history of DNA research with “Secret of Photo 51″

In the 50 years since famed molecular biologist Rosalind Franklin first immortalized the double helix structure of DNA in Photo 51, there have been countless cures and controversies attributed to…

“Pulling Together” connects rural educators with high-quality online resources

“Pulling Together” connects rural educators with high-quality online resources

Often isolated and sometimes overlooked at the expense of their students, rural schools for years have faced unique educational challenges. Now, a new online resource from the North Central Regional…

Mine a treasure trove of information

Mine a treasure trove of information

Using this expanded resource from the National Archives, students, educators, and researchers now have online access to more than 50 million historical records—from Civil War battles and labor disputes to…

New TCO assessment tool now available

New TCO assessment tool now available

The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) has announced the availability of a new online tool to help school leaders calculate the total cost of ownership (TCO) of their technology investments.…

“Beyond Islands of Excellence” floats strategies for systemwide improvement

“Beyond Islands of Excellence” floats strategies for systemwide improvement

A new report released March 24 by the Learning First Alliance suggests that high-poverty school districts can raise student achievement by focusing on districtwide strategies to improve instruction. Titled “Beyond…

Stitch together high-quality space science lesson plans with this NASA site

Stitch together high-quality space science lesson plans with this NASA site

Sponsored by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, this interactive and easy-to-use web site provides age-appropriate activities and lesson plans for teaching about the solar system in K-12 classrooms. Each…

“Frontline” examines the front lines in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

“Frontline” examines the front lines in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) television series “Frontline” has launched a new online feature called the World Fellows Program, which aims to foster new voices in international reporting. In this…

Witness the search for extraterrestrial life at this NASA web site

Witness the search for extraterrestrial life at this NASA web site

The tragic loss of the space shuttle Columbia and its crew Feb. 1 hasn’t deterred NASA from its search for new worlds. This search is being conducted over the next…

Browse through timely research briefs with this new web publication

Browse through timely research briefs with this new web publication

With the No Child Left Behind Act now requiring schools to adopt only “research-based” programs and activities, it’s more important than ever for school leaders to stay abreast of the…

Weighing in on federal proposals is no longer a hefty chore with

Weighing in on federal proposals is no longer a hefty chore with

In a step forward for eGovernment, the Bush administration has unveiled a new web site, Regulations.gov, that allows individuals to participate in the federal rule-making process more easily. The site…