A quick look at some recent headlines in the world of educational technology.
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May 31, 2012
April 05, 2012
The free competition is open to students in grades 3-9 and includes meetings with teen pop stars.
November 07, 2011
The Charlotte Mecklenberg schools in N.C. and the Plano schools in Texas are bolstering STEM initiatives with support from Texas Instruments.
June 14, 2011
Next Generation Learning Challenges announced the 19 entrants who won grants for programs addressing 7th and 9th grade common-core standards instruction.
June 09, 2011
New learning models and infrastructure systems, and increased focused on college and career preparation and professional development, are identified as this year's top ed-tech trends.
March 30, 2011
Student, collegiate, and professional recipients were announced by White House CTO Aneesh Chopra.
March 07, 2011
Digital tools make it possible for students in Canada to create math casts and students in Washington state to tell digital stories.
December 22, 2010
While games and simulations have great potential to improve science education, the research needed to achieve that potential is limited, says a new report.
September 16, 2009
NBA star Antawn Jamison greets students at a D.C. public school to kick off a new grant program for multimedia projects related to science, math, and sports.
June 11, 2009
About a month ago, we mentioned a new initiative that California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger set forth to explore free, open-source digital textbooks. This AP article gives a few more details about why the state is pursuing the plan and how it's being received. Using open-source textbooks statewi...