Week of: August 27, 2007
- Dial-A-Teacher Takes to the Web
New Mexico's Dial-A-Teacher homework assistance program is expanding to the Internet, allowing for added interactivity between teacher and student.
- Web Helps Students Find Experts
A new web site, StudyCurve, blends elements of My Space and Wikipedia to help students find experts to answer their questions.
- Virtual Zoo Visits
While no substitute for real experience, virtual visits to distant zoos and museums are enriching the curriculum for children across the country.
- New School Year, New Tech Tools
Students returning to Mississippi classrooms this fall, like students all over the country, will find them equipped with new technology-based resources.
- Sky Added to Google Earth
With the launch of Sky, users of Google Earth can now view the sky as seen from planet Earth, navigating through 100 million individual stars and 200 million galaxies.