Presidents Cuts Ed Tech Funds — Again President Bush's FY08 budget request asks for $56 billion in discretionary appropriations for the Department of Education. And for the fourth time in as many years, the President has zeroed out funding for the Enhancing Education Through Technology program.
San Diego Offers Online Homework Help A partnership between the San Diego Unified School District, the city's public library system and the local business community is making live homework help available to all 4th through 12th grade students.
Online Education Continues To Grow The growth of distance learning enrollments in California mirrors growth nationwide. The North American Council for Online Learning expects the total number of seats in all online classes to continue to increase 30% annually.
Mining the MP3 Rage While most teens use their MP3 players to listen to the latest hits, the broader potential of the portable device is not lost on the publishers who create and distribute learning materials.
Virtual Reality on the Rise The availability of advanced projectors, computer software and graphics cards capable of producing higher-resolution images coupled with cheaper computing power are contributing to increased use of virtual reality technology.