- Michigan Virtual High School Offers Mandarin Chinese
Michigan Virtual High School is piloting an online Mandarin Chinese course that it hopes to roll out to all the stateâ€™s high schools in the fall.
- Ancient Music Goes Modern
Presentations that sixth graders at Californiaâ€™s Sycamore Ridge Elementary are creating to culminate a unit of study about Africa, complete with recorded drumming sequences performed in music class, will be shared as podcasts.
- Parent Portals Multiplying
School districts across the Boston regional area are using technology to enhance communication with parents, creating portals that give parents easy and secure online access to information about their children.
- Iditarod Teacher on the Trail To Share Race Experience
The 2006 Iditarod Teacher on the Trail, a Wisconsin physical ed teacher, will share her experience of following the Iditarod dog sled race with students worldwide.
- Inventor Honored
Carl Dietrich, a MIT Ph.D. student, received this yearâ€™s Lemelson-MIT Student Prize for a portfolio of novel inventions, including a new Personal Air Vehicle, a desktop-sized fusion reactor, and a lower-cost rocket engine.