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  • Beyond Lab Simulations

    A Washington teacher has been using an online simulation program that allows students to experiment liberally with computer design.


Ed Tech News

  • First Look: Photoshop CS5 Extended

    Adobe has formally unveiled Creative Suite 5, including a a significantly expanded version of Photoshop, with new tools ranging from "Content-Aware" spot healing to paint brushes that can mix and blend with the canvas. We have a first look at some of the major new features coming up in the latest release.

  • Apple Overhauls MacBook Pro Line

    Apple has updated its entire line of MacBook Pro notebooks, making Intel Core i5 and Core i7 chips standard for 15- and 17-inch models and beefing up graphics capabilities on all models.

  • Blackboard Updates LMS Platform

    Blackboard has updated its learning management system with the release of Blackboard Learn version 9.1.

  • 'Changing the Game' Grants To Help Grow Nascent Texas Middle School

    For the second consecutive year, East Austin College Prep Academy (EACPA) is the beneficiary of grants from the AMD Foundation to grow the school and improve its technology. The two grants, totaling $243,000, will help fund the addition of a new grade to the school, the doubling of student participation in an innovative game development program, and a new computer laboratory.

  • Chicago District Moves to Video on Demand for Classroom Media

    Park Ridge/Niles School District 64 (PRNSD) in Park Ridge, IL, is moving to CCC! Core Curriculum Content for its district-wide in-class content

  • iPad Development Surges Ahead

    The release of the iPad has been hyped like no product since, well, the last new Apple gadget, the industry-transforming iPhone.

  • Mitsubishi Intros 2 Entry-Level Microportable Projectors

    Mitsubishi is expanding its microportable line of projectors with two new budget models: the EX200U and the EX240U.

  • Online School Consortium Moves to Desire2Learn

    The Virtual High School Global Consortium is migrating its learning management system to the Desire2Learn Learning Environment, affecting about 600 member schools.

  • SIIA Looks To Involve Educators via Social Network

    The Education Division of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), a trade association for the software and digital content industry, has formed a partnership with edWeb.net, a social networking site specializing in the education community, aimed at reaching the site's members and encouraging them to become involved in the organization in order to raise awareness of current issues and initiatives in education technology.