T.H.E. SmartClassroom :: March 12, 2009


  • Interview: Cultivating Engineers in K-12

    The anticipated dearth of engineering talent in the future has educators and trade groups thinking past the current workforce and into the K-12 ranks, where aspiring engineers are hoping to choose the "right" career. Unfortunately, without exposure to the engineering field, many of those students will overlook the opportunity and wind up in other careers. More

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  • U Cincinnati Program Aims To Improve Elementary Science Education

    The University of Cincinnati's College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services is looking to improve elementary science instruction with a new program funded by a $1.5 million grant from the United States Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences. More
  • 2009 ExploraVision Science Competition Regional Winners Named

    Toshiba and the National Science Teachers Association have announced the Regional winners in the 2009 ExploraVision Awards Program. The annual student science competition, now in its 17th year, offers prizes of up to $10,000 in savings bonds for the winners. More
  • Mitsubishi Launches High Light Output SVGA+ LCD Projector

    Mitsubishi this week introduced its new HL2750U, an LCD-based SVGA+ projector with a light output greater than 3,000 ANSI lumens. It also introduced a DICOM-simulated version of the projector for medical education and training, the MH2850U. More
  • Sanyo Intros 1080p DLP Projector

    Sanyo has introduced a new model in its lineup of HD digital projectors, the PDG-DHT100L. The new single-chip DLP projector offers a 1080p resolution, high contrast ratio, and high light output, along with an optional optical HD data wireless transmitter. More
  • Learning.com Launches Aha!Science for Grades 3-5

    Learning.com has announced Aha!Science, a new online supplemental science curriculum for students in grades 3 through 5. More
  • Ed Tech Funding Up in Newly Enacted Omnibus

    Following passage in the United States Senate Tuesday, the Omnibus Appropriations Act of 2009 was signed into law March 11 by President Barack Obama. The act brings significant funds to education and education technology for the remainder of fiscal 2009 above and beyond those provided through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. But just how much? More


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