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Videoconferencing At Teacher Colleges Is An Effective Tool That Preps Educators On Advanced Uses Of Technology

T.H.E. Journal, September 1998, p. 69 http://www.thejournal.com/magazine/98/sept/feature4.html A new videoconferencing program at Kentucky State University has given preservice teachers a remote look at how master teachers instruct at a local…

K-12 education emerging as the top giving priority for high-tech corporate philanthropy: Silicon Valley firms giving more to K-12 schools than any other field, this study shows

K-12 education is the No. 1 giving priority for the top 100 technology companies, according to a new report that tracks the community activities of Silicon Valley corporations. And other…

Five Technology Tools That Make Life Easier For The Busy Educator

Technology & Learning, September 1998, p. 61 Technology can help teachers free up their time and also respond to a growing demand for accountability and assessment reports. Here are five…

Win-Win Staff Development Techniques That Use Two Resources Every School Has

T.H.E. Journal, September 1998, p. 57 http://www.thejournal.com/magazine/98/sept/feature1.html A Missouri school technology specialist solved the problem of managing a successful staff development program by utilizing two key resources that every school…

Microsoft gives $1 million in research software to the nation’s 10,000 poorest schools

Disadvantaged schools across the country will receive $1 million in state-of-the-art reference software from Microsoft Corp., the company announced on Sept. 2. The contribution will be distributed to the nation’s…

Nine Expert Tips To Get Girls More Interested In Technology

Technology & Learning, October 1998, p. 18 Technology & Learning magazine has compiled a list of expert suggestions to get girls more comfortable and more interested in technology. Here’s what…

For-fee internet registry will market kids to college: Online

Some students and some colleges have no trouble finding each other. But for those harder to match, a new for-fee student registry is inviting kids (and their parents) to buy…

Funding Toolbox: Hamstrung by the eRate? Develop other funding muscles

Will we see eRate funds before the Thanksgiving turkey? Don’t bet on it. Between Ira Fishman’s recent departure and McCain’s latest machinations—much not to mention the new re-examination (page 1)…

File Libraries On Your School’s Web Site Are An Untapped Resource

MultiMedia Schools, September/October 1998, p. 46 A powerful use of the Web, but one which few schools exploit fully, is the ability to have users download files from a Web…

Major grants could hasten arrival of Internet2 to K-12 schools: IBM grant helps Va. schools

Internet2, the blazing new network backbone that’s supposed to revolutionize technology-based instruction, will be available to K-12 much sooner than previously expected. IBM announced on Aug. 11 that a new…