Week of: July 9, 2007
- Students Immersed in Data
Education students at Paul Quinn College are learning in a new state-of-the-art-classroom where flipcharts, data, video, and other digital information surround them on the walls.
- Maryland Pilots Online Tests
Roughly a third of all Maryland fifth-and eighth-graders took the science portion of the Maryland School Assessments online this year, with no major problems reported.
- Summer School Goes Online
Schools across the metropolitan Detroit area are going online to deliver summer school services, saving money and increasing program flexibility.
- Gamers Do Less Reading and Homework
New research indicates that boys who play video games read less, while girl gamers do less homework.
- reCAPTCHA Helps Digitize Text
A familiar Web security device is now being used to help correct problems that occur when printed text is digitized using Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology.