Author: By Tech Learning Blog Staff February 27,2009

How do you categorize yourself as a blogger?  Here is a tool that searches your post and tells you about who YOU are?  If you don't like this idea, learn how this innovation is the beginning of semantically aware apps and how it affects the future privacy of your students.



February 26,2009

AVerMedia® Technologies announced today a milestone has been achieved for the AVerVision Teacher Forum Contests and Document Camera Giveaway.  Since the contests’ inception in August of 2008, AVerMedia has given away a total of 11 new CP300 Interactive Document Cameras



February 25,2009

The latest from Viviteck, Sharp, Dukane, NEC, and Hitachi. Vivitek’s new D735VX projector uses the latest DLP technology and projects at 3200 ANSI lumens with BrilliantColor technology and a 5 segment color wheel. The new unit also has a snap



February 25,2009

Teachers interested in 3D learning are invited to check out the new, free, open source project called Edusim, a slimmed down version of the core Open Cobalt Metaverse Project. The project's goal is to provide an example platform and initial



February 25,2009

TO Pres Elect ObamaFROM Joe StudentSUBJ PLEASE Keep the BlackBerry First of all, congratulations and good luck. I followed the electionand your transition on my SmartPhone (when I’m not inschool) and I realize that you’ve got a lot going on



February 25,2009

 Hundreds of schools districts will be affected by the combinations of these two big SIS providers. Click through for details.



February 25,2009

Geek specs for your consideration: Weighs in at only 5.7 pounds, but sports native SVGA (800 x 600 pixels) and XGA (1024 x 768 pixels) resolutions; full 2600 ANSI lumens of brightness with 2200:1 contrast ratios. Click through for price and more details.



February 25,2009

Junior Achievement launches a new award with HP to encourage young entrepreneurs to engage in responsible business practices. The award is an extension of the existing 2009 North American JA Company of the Year Competition, which will be held July 16-19, 2009, in Boston, Massachusetts. Click through for details.



February 25,2009

From the release:

The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) today re-launched its Web site, http://www.cosn.org, with a revamped structure and new tools and features. The site was redesigned in an effort to maximize interactivity, accessibility and value for school district technology leaders and others interested in learning more about the association's initiatives and advocacy efforts.
 
"Every day we learn more about how different educational technologies help to transform teaching and learning, and our goal was to revamp the site in ways that make it most relevant and current for our members," said CoSN CEO Keith Krueger. "We also wanted to take elements of the interactivity that takes place in the Web 2.0 world and incorporate tools on the site that act as platforms for discussion, the exchange of ideas, information and resources, and spur innovative thinking and action."

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Author: By Tech Learning Blog Staff February 24,2009

Two years ago I tried something I had never tried before. I entered the Mt. Dew Vertical Challenge ski race. My first race was all new to me. I had never raced on skis, never in a slalom and never




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