T & L News

T&L News

Week of: April 23, 2007

  • Learning Math by Phone
    North Carolina is piloting a new program that will equip students with mobile phones so that they can access supplemental math content aligned with their teachers' lesson plans and course objectives.
  • State of the States: Ed Tech Funding
    The State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) released the first SETDA State Educational Technology Funding Report, detailing state funding and policies for educational technology.
  • Laptops for All at Iowa High School
    At Iowa's Clay Central-Everly High School each student has their own laptop, thanks to a school board directive and the resulting $250,000 investment in the technology and associated infrastructure.
  • Teachers Cautioned on Social Networking
    The Scituate School Board has drafted a policy statement intended to provide direction for its teachers and staff on appropriate personal use of social-networking sites such as Facebook and MySpace.
  • Robot "Rack 'n' Roll"
    More than 10,000 students from 23 countries competed in the 2007 FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Championship.