T.H.E. SmartClassroom :: February 19, 2009

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  • Case Study: Palm Beach County Schools Embrace Online Teaching Tool

    Always on the prowl for technology tools that will help its educators do their jobs, deliver more materials to their fingertips, and create a safe learning environment for students, Palm Beach County School District recently rolled out an online teaching tool that's helping teachers collaborate with each other and, ultimately, with their students. More

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  • Ballinger ISD Supports MacBook Initiative with WiFi Deployment

    Ballinger Independent School District in Texas has deployed WiFi arrays from Xirrus to support the district's 1:1 laptop initiative. More
  • Vivitek Ships 5,500-Lumen Installation Projector

    Vivitek has begun shipping a new dual-lamp, single-chip DLP projector designed for large-venue installations. Vivitek said it's the first in the company's lineup designed for long-term installation in lecture halls, auditoriums, and similar facilities. More
  • Patch Bolsters Moodle's Course Creation Features

    Moodlerooms, a service provider for the open source Moodle learning management system, has released a patch designed to enhance Moodle's external database authentication and enrollment plugins. Moodlerooms contributed the patch to the Moodle community this week; users can vote to make it a standard component of Moodle. More
  • Historic L.A. High School Deploys 802.11n WiFi In Support Of 1:1 Computing

    Marymount High School in Los Angeles has recently deployed Xirrus 802.11n WiFi arrays campus-wide as it prepares to roll out a new 1:1 computer initiative. More
  • Antelope Valley Union High School District Migrates to PowerSchool Premier

    Antelope Valley Union High School District has recently selected Pearson's PowerSchool Premier to manage its student data. The new system will replace the school's current SASI platform and is slated to launch in the fall of 2009. More
  • New Web Site Offers Help with Science Fair Projects

    AntScotch Brand, a subsidiary of 3M, and Discovery Education, a division of media giant Discovery Communications, have partnered to launch a Web site dedicated to helping students, parents, educators, and coordinators prepare science fair projects and, in fact, entire science fairs.elope Valley Union High School District has recently selected Pearson's PowerSchool Premier to manage its student data. The new system will replace the school's current SASI platform and is slated to launch in the fall of 2009. More
  • Angel Learning To Throttle Up Digital Media, Content Management in Updated LMS

    Angel Learning this week previewed a forthcoming update to its learning management system, Angel LMS 7.4. The update, currently in an open field trial, incorporates new mashup capabilities, grading enhancements, and templates, as well as new administration, development, and content management features. More
  • Online Game Aims To Make Learning K-2 Math Fun

    Dreambox Learning has launched DreamBox Learning K-2 Math, an online interactive game designed to help children learn math while engaging in an adventure game. More

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