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  • Videoconferencing To Bring the World to Students

    A city-dwelling student from one school asks a peer living in a rural area whether he gets bored living in a small town. The rural student from another school asks the city kid whether she feels safe where she lives. They aren't on the phone, and they aren't on the same field trip. In fact, they're all several miles apart.More

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  • 2010 ExploraVision Science Competition Opens

    Toshiba and the National Science Teachers Association have kicked off the 2010 ExploraVision Awards Program. The annual student science competition, now in its 18th year, is open to K-12 students in the United States and Canada, offering prizes of up to $10,000 in savings bonds for the winners.More
  • 2Know Classroom Response System Gets Short Answer Feature

    Ed tech developer Renaissance Learning has announced an update to its 2Know! classroom response system that allows users to respond with short answers in addition to previously supported response types.More
  • CSLA Launches Free Web 2.0 Professional Development Resources

    The California School Library Association (CSLA) has launched new teacher professional development resources focused on strengthening 21st century teaching skills. All of the resources are free.More
  • Google Quadruples Students Using Apps for Education

    Google reported this week that the number of students using its Google Apps for Education Edition productivity and collaboration tools on campus has just about quadrupled over this time last year.More
  • MiCTA Renews Blackboard Partnership

    Michigan-based MiCTA, a national non-profit technology consortium, is endorsing the Blackboard learning management system for its members, following a competitive bid process conducted jointly with the Maryland Department of Education.More
  • PBS Brings Web 2.0 Strategies to Professional Development

    PBS TeacherLine is expanding its preK-12 teacher professional development resources with the relaunch of several courses focusing on strategies and techniques for incorporating Web 2.0 tools into instruction.More
  • Schools Win Wireless Labs

    CDW-G and Discovery Education have announced the winners in their 2009 Win a Wireless Lab Sweepstakes.More