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.