Week of: October 15, 2007
- Data Driven Teaching
Careful analysis of test scores and other student data is helping teachers fine tune instruction to the specific needs of individual children.
- NY Teachers Turn to Whiteboards
A recent demonstration of interactive whiteboards at the Odessa-Montour Central School District had teachers clapping with excitement.
- Baltimore County To Test Online School
The Baltimore County (MD) Public Schools (BCPS) is launching a virtual school pilot program for grades K-11, targeted initially to students who are home schooled.
- Harnessing Social Networking for Language Learning
A startup web site combines online social networking and immersive language lessons to motivate and support language learners.
- Google Lunar X PRIZE
Google announced the Google Lunar X PRIZE, a challenge for private companies to land a robotic rover on the moon that will send at least a gigabyte of images back to Earth.