Week of: September 24, 2007
- Zero Gravity Flight Excites Learning
Five teachers turned their own experience of zero gravity flight into schoolwide excitement, engaging students in a variety of space-related lessons.
- NH To Launch Virtual High School
In January the Virtual Learning Academy will begin serving New Hampshire high school students with live and e-mail-based classes.
- Macedonia Commits to Computers for All Students
The "Computer for Every Child" project of the Macedonia Ministry of Education and Science will equip every school child in the Republic of Macedonia, formerly part of Yugoslavia, with a Linux desktop.
- Teaching Teens about Digital Media
Global Kids will continue its work in helping teens who are interested in understanding the role of digital media in their lives and creating socially-conscious films.
- Happy Birthday :-)
The smiley face — :-) — so widely used in electronic communication, turned 25 on September 19, the creation of Carnegie Mellon University professor Scott E. Fahlman.