Reading expert: Don’t forget fluency
January 29th, 2007

In an interview with eSchool News, noted reading expert Jon Bower, CEO of Soliloquy Learning, says 100-percent reading proficiency for all students is the key to global competitiveness--and "the only…


Music education moves online
December 29th, 2006

Thanks to advancements in so-called Web 2.0 technologies, music education is extending beyond the classroom with the help of software that allows for virtual, real-time music lessons and collaboration online.…


Music education moves online
November 22nd, 2006

Thanks to advancements in so-called Web 2.0 technologies, music education is extending beyond the classroom with the help of software that allows for virtual, real-time music lessons and collaboration online.…


Profiling software could help nab pedophiles
November 16th, 2006

New software that analyzes the word usage in text appearing in chat rooms and on web sites can help determine the writer's age, gender, and other characteristics, its maker says.…


Technology skills for the business class
November 9th, 2006

George Mason University has created an information technology degree program specifically for students interested in business. Students learn how to use technology to support key business decisions. The school's new…


Bill divides publishers, schools
November 1st, 2006

Universities and publishers of scholarly journals are at odds over a recently proposed Senate bill that would require institutions conducting research funded with federal tax dollars to publish their findings…


Report: Ed tech has proven effective
November 1st, 2006

An analysis of existing ed-tech research offers both good and bad news for advocates of educational technology: Although technology has had a positive impact on education so far, more dedication…



ED official: ‘Accelerate the rate of change’
October 10th, 2006

The global competitiveness of today's students was the main concern of participants in the State Educational Technology Directors Association's annual Leadership Summit last week, where a prominent U.S. government official…


Open-access bill divides schools, publishers
October 2nd, 2006

An open-access bill now pending in Congress stipulates that any research funded with federal tax money must be made available online free of charge within six months of its publication…