- 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.