LearningStation is attempting to change the traditional classroom environment by creating access to hundreds of instructional and professional development software programs through its Education Desktop product. The Education Desktop can be accessed via the Internet at any time, allowing students to learn at their own pace. The learning day is extended through additional instructional tools. The desktop also enables teachers to customize math and reading lessons to different students, and allows parents to check on their child's grades via the Internet. More information on this subscription-based product is available at www.learningstation.com.
This article originally appeared in the 12/01/2001 issue of THE Journal.