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  • WiFi: Seeing Through Walls

    Getting a strong WiFi signal can be challenging enough without having to worry about 5-foot-thick walls standing between your laptop and the signal source. But that's exactly what teachers and administrators at Lyons Township High School in La Grange, IL, were grappling with when trying to access the institution's existing 802.11g WiFi infrastructure.


Ed Tech News

  • Public Library Pilot Extends Free E-Book Access to High Schools

    A new pilot program is putting electronic books in the hands of high school teachers and students free of charge through local public libraries.

  • 86 North Carolina Schools Gain Online Courses

    Eighty-six independent schools in North Carolina are expanding their instruction online in an effort to boost learning opportunities for their students. The schools, part of the North Carolina Association of Independent Schools, will also offer online credit recovery opportunities for students who have fallen behind.

  • Allen ISD Centralizes Digital Media Management

    Allen Independent School District in Texas is moving to a digital media management system that lets users schedule and control all classroom media devices from a single interface.

  • Connecticut District Expands Digital Curriculum Resources

    Connecticut's Groton Public Schools is expanding its use of digital teaching tools. The district is in the process of ramping up digital resources for classroom instruction, including streaming media, virtual science labs, and other technologies.

  • 'Social' LMS Comes to iPad

    Ed tech developer Interactyx has brought its learning management platform, Topyx, to Apple's iPad.

  • SoftChalk 6 Adds 'Connect' Learning Object Repository

    Ed tech developer SoftChalk has released an update to SoftChalk, an authoring suite for instructional content. The company also announced that it will be expanding the capabilities of the Web-based system further this summer through a new premium option.

  • ALEKS Releases RTI Math Materials

    Mathematics solutions provider ALEKS has released a new line of Web-based software products that are designed to be used in a response to intervention program in middle school math courses.