$50 Million for Digital Media and Learning The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation has committed $50 million over five years to fund research and innovative projects focused on understanding the impact of the widespread use of digital media on youth and how they learn.
Global Warming Student Speakout Teachers looking for new ways to engage students in collaborative problem solving can sign up for a new online initiative called the Global Warming Student Speakout.
Reading Palms Scotland is planning to install infrared scanning device that read the unique pattern of veins in each palm as part of an effort to improve school security.
One-Stop Shop for Learning Resources The Santa Cruz County Office of Education has launched Ed1Stop, a new portal designed to promote the integration of technology by providing ready-to-use digital content aligned to the state standards, adopted textbooks, and state tests
We Are Smarter Than Me MIT's new Center for Collective Intelligence brings together faculty from across MIT to conduct research on how new communications technologies are changing they way people work together