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www.ocean.si.edu The Smithsonian Ocean Portal offers assets from the Smithsonian and more than 20 environmental organizations.
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“When technology meets learning, dynamic learning societies are formed, and great things happen to students, to communities, and to societies,” says Michael Stevenson, vice president, Global Education at Cisco."
At the recent Tech Forum in Chicago, seven area superintendents* gathered for an invitation-only luncheon to share their struggles and rewards in the pursuit of implementing tech at their schools.
Whether instructors face the challenge of teaching efficiently and effectively, have to define student needs and placement, or must spend more time correcting behavior than teaching, assessment tech can be a useful tool to finding success.
From the 2010 Survey of science and STEM leaders conducted by IESD, Inc., in collaboration with STEM market expert Daylene Long:
iWriteIt.com is holding a writing tournament to kick off the launch of its new Web site, which provides free content to e-readers, such as the Amazon Kindle and the Apple iPad.
A sampling of the latest iPad apps for education
ProjectorReviews.com has released The Classroom Projector Report, a free report that examines digital projectors for the K-12 education market. Comparing more than 60 projectors, the report offers reviews, discussion of classroom defining features, and extensive full feature-benefit comparison chart.
FEATURES Textbook Deathwatch The question it seems is no longer “if?” but “when?” Read why some sort of digital curricula is the next inevitable step for any school looking to do right by its students. By Judy Salpeter Eight Ways
FEATURESThe “Blended” Classroom Revolution Virtual Technology Goes to SchoolWhile virtual schools, which currently serve only a tiny fraction ofthe nation’s 48 million K12 students, get all the buzz, a muchbigger, largely untold story of online learning is unfolding inAmerica’s brick
FEATURES FOLLOW THE MONEY PART 3 Read the last in a three part series on what the stimulus package means for education technology in America’s classrooms. Go online to techlearning.com for the full series. Smart Money By Ellen Ullman From