- Learning Chinese Online
Looking towards a global future, North Carolina is using a $300,000 federal grant to create a pioneering online Chinese-language instruction program.
- Getting Computer Literate by Doing
Since Bryan Osborne's goal for his middle-school computer literacy class is to make the use of technology transparent to getting a job done, his year-long class project has students using technology to find the best place to plant milkweed to attract monarch butterflies.
TechGYRLS, a new club sponsored by the YWCA Metropolitan Chicago, aims high — helping girls from low income families to develop technical skills and encouraging them to consider careers in computer technology.
- Inequities in Tech Resources Persist
As is true in many states, wealthy school districts in New Jersey purchase state-of-the art technology resources on an annual basis, while poor schools often must decide between adding new equipment or upgrading the existing inventory.
- Temple Captures Classroom Lectures
The Fox School of Business at Temple University has created what it calls the nation's first large-scale, automated "academic capture system" that records classroom lectures and posts them online.