The new PBwiki Campus Edition makes PBwiki’s hosted collaboration suite affordable for schools with up to 1,000 students, faculty, and staff. With the PBwiki Campus Edition, a school can roll out an unlimited number of PBwikis for its classes, clubs, and any other student activities. Previously, schools had to purchase wikis individually. Price: $799/year for up to 1000 users Category: collaborative tools
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With PBwiki Campus Edition, a school can roll out an unlimited number of PBwikis for its classes, clubs and other student activities. Educators have used PBwiki for everything from classroom collaboration and publicly accessible student projects to open-source textbooks.Price: $799 per yearCategory: collaborative tools

Aha!Science Whiteboard Edition

These interactive science lessons for grades three to five were designed to be used with interactive whiteboards. Teachers can use Aha!Science as either an introduction to a unit of study or a review of a unit. They can assign the activities in Aha!Science to help reinforce subject matter that was already taught.PROS: The interactive-whiteboard activities are engaging and meet national science standards. They’re simple enough that a teacher with a nonscience background can understand them, and most students will find them fun and appealing.CONS: None.OVERALL EVALUATION: Learning.com has a tradition of producing and acquiring excellent products, and the Aha!Science WhiteBoard is no exception. Like other products from the company, this one is truly standards-based.www.learning.comPrice: First 10 students, $110; every additional 5 students, $60 (learning.com) 

Campus notification system

AT&T is announcing the availability of Rave Campus Messenger, a web-based notification system that will let faculty and students send messages to and from a variety of different devices quickly.

Off-campus File Access for Teachers

Question: What is a good solution for teachers accessing their files when away from campus, when Novell server software is being used? The IT Guy says: Some schools are utilizing Virtual Private Networking (VPN) solutions to enable teachers to have access to their local files when they are away from school. If

Egg Harbor picks Infinite Campus

The Egg Harbor Township (NJ) School District has implemented Infinite Campus as the district's new student information system. According to Chris Shoemaker, information technology services director at Egg Harbor Township, the Student Information System Selection Committee focused on three criteria