Week of: March 3, 2008
- District Sets Technology Baseline
Oklahoma's Deer Creek School District is in the process of implementing a new technology plan that focuses on developing technology skills and putting them to work supporting learning.
- Teachers Experiment in Zero Gravity
Twenty Florida teachers flew on Space Florida's inaugural unattended microgravity research flight from the Shuttle Landing Facility at the Kennedy Space Center.
- Distance Learning in Ontario
Contact North is delivering distance learning and training to 90 locations across Northern Ontario, greatly expanding opportunities for learning in the remote communities it serves.
- Digital Tutors Help Autistic Children
Digital tutors are helping children and adults develop a wide range of skills, from improving language to learning how to be a better playmate.
- Encyclopedia of Life Debuts—Crashes
On its debut, the Encyclopedia of Life proved so popular that its servers couldn't keep up with demand, causing the site to shut down temporarily.