T&L News(9)

  • Dot Mobile, a British mobile phone company, is about to launch a service that will condense the classics and deliver them to students’ phones as Short Message Service (SMS) text messages. The company believes the service will be a valuable resource for studying for exams. See if you agree.
  • Michigan students had the opportunity to explore hands-on displays and get first-hand information on careers in the high-tech arena at the "Superhighway to Success†science and technology expo. Some 11,000 students in grades 8-12 attended the event.
  • There’s still time to join the more than 110,000 K-12 students and nearly 10,000 teachers from all 50 states who have submitted Speak Up Day surveys, sharing their views on technology use with the nation. NetDay has extended the survey deadline through November 30. Find out more.
  • Tired of waiting for the school district to act, parents at Addison Mizner Elementary School in Boca Raton, FL raised $10,000 to equip three pilot classrooms with state-of-the-art technology, including LCD projectors, document cameras, microphones, speakers, white boards and seven technology carts for teachers to check out.
  • Mashups — applications that combine content from multiple sources but appear seamless when used — are emerging as one of the hot buttons of today’s web. They have become quite the phenomenon in the arena of digital cartography. Learn how they are being used.