Week of: September 17, 2007
- Tablet PC Comes into Its Own
Students at Pickering College, a private K-12 school north of Toronto, use tablet PCs to take class notes and do their school work.
- Technology Eases Boredom of Long Bus Ride
Internet access, video iPods and laptop computers are helping turn students' long rides on the school bus into an educational opportunity.
- NACOL Issues Standards for Online Courses
The North American Council for Online Learning (NACOL) released National Standards of Quality for Online Courses, common benchmarks for evaluating online courses.
- Technology in MD Schools
Technology is widely used in the Montgomery County (MD) Public Schools, which average one computer for every five students.
- SciVee: YouTube for Science?
SciVee is a new Web 2.0 tool for science content, combining user-generated video content with tagging and communities.