T&L News(109)

Week of: December 24, 2007

  • Birmingham Schools to Get XO Computers
    The city of Birmingham, AL is buying 15,000 XO laptops for $200 each from One Laptop Per Child, enough to supply every student in grades one through eight in Birmingham city schools with a laptop.
  • New Teachers Prepared To Use Technology
    Most teacher education programs for initial licensure say their graduates possess the skills and experience to integrate technology into instruction.
  • Napa To Create 21st Century Classrooms
    Napa Valley Unified School District will be creating 21st Century classrooms at Napa and Vintage high schools, based on its flagship New Technology High School model.
  • Distance Learning Serves Maryland County's Gifted Students
    Distance learning is allowing Maryland's Anne Arundel County Public Schools to address the needs of highly gifted students and distribute resources more equitably.
  • Researchers Create Responsive Virtual Teacher
    Researchers in New Zealand have created a virtual teacher who can respond to a distant student's emotional states.

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