T&L News(13)

  • TN Schools To Benefit from Microsoft Settlement
    The Tennessee Department of Education will receive $30.6 million that can be spent for technology upgrades as part of the state's lawsuit settlement with Microsoft Corp.
  • Introducing Nanotechnology to American Students
    Several expert groups are working on developing supplemental materials to help teachers introduce nanotechnology into the curriculum, with an eye to America's future competitiveness.
  • Making Waves
    The new Science Education Center at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory in Livingston, Louisiana, uses dozens Exploratorium hands-on exhibits demonstrating the physics concepts underlying the observatory's work of detecting gravity waves.
  • Learning To Teach with Virtual Students
    The STAR Classroom Simulator mixes computer technology and a human role-player to provide realistic simulations that allow teachers to practice interacting with challenging student behaviors.
  • IT Opportunity Expanding
    The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that by 2014, the IT industry will create close to 1 million jobs. But the industry will be looking for IT professionals that understand how to align technology with the needs of business.