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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
Library Video Company (LVC) is the leading distributor of educational media to schools nationwide. SAFARI Video Networks, a division of LVC, offers a complete range of technology solutions for the classroom. SAFARI Montage is a LAN/WAN hosted video-on-demand server delivering broadcast-quality educational videos to the classroom, preloaded with 1000+ programs from the industry’s best producers including Schlessinger Media, PBS, WGBH, Scholastic, Weston Woods, BBC, A&E, Disney Educational Productions, National Geographic, Sesame Street, and more. By adding CreationStation, schools can upload self-created video content, add metadata and digital rights management, and view those videos throughout the district using the Wide-Area-Network product. Visit www.libraryvideo.com 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.
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.
The InterWrite Interactive Classroom allows you to bring new levels of interaction and enthusiasm to your classroom. The InterWrite Interactive Classroom includes the SchoolBoard, an extremely durable interactive whiteboard, the Bluetooth wireless SchoolPad, which allows you to teach from anywhere in the classroom and, InterWrite PRS – the award winning student response system. The SchoolBoard and SchoolPad allows teachers to create interactive lessons that keep students engaged. InterWrite PRS improves the ability for teachers, from elementary schools to universities, to accurately and instantly assess student comprehension and quickly grade quizzes and exams. Connect with Every Student with the InterWrite Interactive Classroom.
SchoolCenter offers K-12 school districts a comprehensive communication solution using WebTools, Student-Safe Email, and other web-based applications. Our software offers true integration, from district to school to classroom with point-and-click functionality. SchoolCenter’s Rapid Design service places you in direct contact with a Professional Services Representative, who will work with you and our team of professional web designers to create a custom look and feel for your district! SchoolCenter’s comprehensive solution includes post-sale support; our Customer Support, Training, and full product Documentation departments make sure that districts maximize the communication tools. SchoolCenter — So Easy. So Complete. Visit www.schoolcenter.com for more information.
SchoolFusion, a top winner of Technology & Learning’s 2005 Awards of Excellence, enables districts and schools to implement website communication solutions that have immediate impact. The SchoolFusion package can include easy-to-update websites, interactive calendar systems, professional development tools, teacher websites with a variety of assessment tools, personal portals for each member of the school community and much more! SchoolFusion creates a professional look across your district that will make your whole community take notice. Plus, SchoolFusion has been proven to develop more efficient and accountable teachers, more involved parents and higher achieving students. Please review our brief on line demo at http://www.schoolfusion.com/demos.
In 1986, a group of approximately 30 educators met to discuss the possibility of forming a statewide organization for computer-using educators. Since its inception, ICE has steadily grown. The organization has continually expanded its membership and has shown leadership in encouraging the development growth and use of technology in all facets of the educational process. ICE has come a long way in a short time. The dedication and energy that has characterized ICE in the past will continue to make it the viable, important organization it is today.