Week of: October 22, 2007
- Speak Up! 2007 Now Open
Speak Up! - the annual event that gathers information about key technology and educational issues - opened on October 15, with online surveys for K-12 students, teachers, parents and school leaders.
- Strong Support for 21st Century Skills
Almost all Americans (99%) believe that the nation's future economic success hinges on children learning 21st century skills such as computer and technology skills and critical thinking.
- Broadening Student Horizons
Delaware has turned to TechGYRLS to help keep middle school girls involved in science and technology course and activities.
- Families Get Refurbished Computers
The KidComputers program at Scottsdale Community College (SCC) refurbishes donated computers, which are then given to underserved students and their families.
- Previewing the World Digital Library
Officials unveiled a prototype of the World Digital Library in Paris last week, in preparation for a hoped for 2008 launch of the free, multilingual online web site.