T&L News(54)

  • Arkansas IDEAS Launches
    Arkansas teachers are in the process of registering for the first online professional development courses offered by the Arkansas IDEAS (Internet-Delivered Education for Arkansas Schools) program.
  • Google for Educators
    Google launched Google for Educators a website that includes teacher's guides to 12 Google products, including basic information about each tool, examples of how educators are using them, and lesson ideas.
  • Fighting School Violence with CompStat
    Los Angeles is putting a plan into action that brings together parents, teachers and neighbors for computer-aided brainstorming sessions to identify crime problems near the campuses and find solutions.
  • District Discards Old Computers To Save Money
    Delaware's Christina School District announced plans to remove some 2,000 "outdated" computers from its schools, thereby saving about $70,000 in software licensing fees.
  • Libya Signs Up for One Laptop Per Child
    It looks like the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) initiative is gaining traction. Libya has agreed to purchase the OLPC laptop computer for all 1.2 million school children by June 2008.