Teachers Learn Their Way Around Technology Twenty-one middle school teachers from rural school systems across the country are participating in a workshop to learn about GPS and GIS technology and how to integrate it into the curriculum.
Senate Supports EETT Funding On July 18, the Senate Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Subcommittee approved $272 million to fund the Enhancing Education Through Technology (EETT) program for FY 2007.
Laptops Don't Count as Instructional Materials The Texas Attorney General has ruled that textbook money cannot be used to purchase laptop computers — or other hardware - for student use.
South Carolina Virtual High School Launches South Carolina's Virtual High School launched this summer with a pilot program that served 200 Algebra II or English II students, a prelude to wider course offerings this fall.
Beware the Search Engine A recent study found that results from top search engines AOL, Ask.com, Google, MSN, and Yahoo can often lead to Web sites that contain spyware and scams.