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netTrekker is the award-winning academic search engine created by educators expressly for students, teachers and librarians. netTrekker delivers only the best educational resources from the entire Internet in an organized, safe, standards-aligned format to every desktop.
- Voted #1 for school use by educators for powerfully productive Internet searching
- Over 180,000 educator-selected resources organized around the K-12 curricula
- Only safe, relevant content aligned with your state academic standards, including more than 18,000 lesson plans and learning exercises
- Helps you easily integrate technology and standards into the classroom and daily curricula
The global leader in Collaborative Classroom Technology, Promethean is bringing new meaning to interactive education. Used in thousands of classrooms world-wide, Promethean solutions are having an astounding impact on teaching and learning. Part of the Promethean Technologies Group Ltd, Promethean, Inc. is headquartered in Atlanta, GA. Specializing in educational solutions, Promethean is transforming education through integrated, easy-to-use technology that promotes normative learning and whole group instruction. Key components of the Promethean Collaborative Classroom include: the ACTIV board interactive whiteboard, ACTIVstudio and ACTIVprimary lesson development software, and interactive learning devices such as ACTIVote and ACTIVslate. Promethean also provides comprehensive training and support services. Visit www.prometheanworld.com/home.html for more information.
Every day, tens of thousands of teachers around the world trust SMART's products to create an engaging learning environment. Whether in the kindergarten classroom or the university lecture hall, SMART is there. SMART products have been proven effective in increasing student engagement, motivation and learning, and in helping educators streamline lesson preparation.
SMART Technologies Inc. is both the industry pioneer and global market leader in easy-to-use interactive whiteboards and other group collaboration tools. SMART products include the family of award-winning SMART Board interactive whiteboards, as well as interactive pen displays, multimedia furniture and software. Visit www.smarttech.com for more information.
TI's mission is to provide essential tools that help teachers create an engaging learning experience in math and science. Our integrated portfolio of research-based educational technology, training, and curricular materials is designed for effective instruction and improved student learning. To learn more, visit TI’s booth or www.education.ti.com.
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Atomic Learning provides web-based software training and support. Do you need to know how to produce an outline in Word, create a web page using Dreamweaver, or use transitions in PowerPoint? Atomic Learning has the answers! Atomic Learning uses a web-based show-and-tell approach to answer the common questions people have when learning software: just-in-time, just-enough. Atomic Learning's library of 14,000 tutorials covering over 80 different software applications works great as an integral part of a professional development program or as a curriculum supplement with students. It's like having a technology specialist in every classroom.
Learning.com is dedicated to helping schools integrate technology with learning. Learning.com's EasyTech is an online instructional system that helps K-8 educators put technology to work across the curriculum to boost student performance. Available in English and Spanish, EasyTech's technology integration curriculum reinforces learning in core subject areas, showing students how to select and use the right technology tool for any project. Learning.com's Professional Development offerings help educators skillfully and confidently integrate technology with core curriculum. The company's products and offerings are being used by more than 30,000 K-8 teachers and nearly one million students to achieve true technology integration. For further information, visit www.learning.com.
Qwizdom, Inc is a leading designer, developer and marketer of innovative, technology-based learning products and related proprietary content. Dedicated to making learning effective and engaging, Qwizdom products are designed for all age groups, in schools and corporations.
Qwizdom offers the most advanced infrared and radio-frequency classroom response technology (patents pending), a software learning system, and over 150 interactive titles that encompass over 200,000 slides of exclusive, school-only curriculum content. These interactive products are used in thousands of classrooms and corporations around the world. Qwizdom was founded in 1984 and has offices in Washington State and the United Kingdom.
Riverdeep is a leading publisher of interactive educational content that engages children and empower teachers to realize success. Our flagship offering, Destination Success, is a proven teaching approach that gives educators the award-winning tools and training they need to provide effective, individualized, standards-based instruction for each student, producing measurable results in as little as 90 days.
The Destination Success solution consists of:
- Award-winning reading and math courseware based on sound pedagogical research
- Powerful learning management tools to target each student's individual needs
- Customized professional service offerings including on-site or online training and development, customer and technical support, and funding services
For more information, please visit www.riverdeep.com/.
Oracle Education Foundation sponsors Think.com, providing students and teachers with free websites and spam-free email inside a protected online learning community, and ThinkQuest, an international student website competition and library. Learn more at www.think.com & www.thinkquest.org.
Palm, a leading provider of handheld computers since 1995, offers powerful handheld computers and Treo™ smartphones that are affordable, small and easy to use. Palm ™ products address the biggest technology issue educators and parents face – equity for all students, teachers and administrators.
Palms’s vision is simple: 1:1 computing. Its goal is to provide tools that can enrich, empower and simplify info access, teaching, learning and communicating for administrators, teachers, and students. Palm handhelds and smartphones have the computing power that can manage institutional data, plus stimulate active, inquiry-based learning and lead to increased productivity and effectiveness. For specific terms and conditions, and information about the use of handhelds in education, visit www.palm.com/us/education/.
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Foundry Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: FDRY) is a leading provider of high-performance enterprise and service provider switching, routing and Web traffic management solutions including Layer 2/3 LAN switches, Layer 3 backbone switches, Layer 4 - 7 application switches, wireless LAN and access points, access routers and metro routers. Foundry's 8,500 customers include the world's premier ISPs, metro service providers, and enterprises including e-commerce sites, education, universities, entertainment, health and wellness, government, financial, and manufacturing companies.
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