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May 31, 2012

Digital Notebook: E-Books for Tots, STEM Apps, and Software Questions

A quick look at some recent headlines in the world of educational technology.

April 05, 2012

Video Game Competition With STEM Focus Launched

The free competition is open to students in grades 3-9 and includes meetings with teen pop stars.

November 07, 2011

N.C. District Ties Math Gains to TI Initiative

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

Gates Ed-Tech Winners Announced

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

SETDA Issues Annual Trends Report

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

National STEM Game Challenge Picks Winners

Student, collegiate, and professional recipients were announced by White House CTO Aneesh Chopra.

March 07, 2011

NCCE Wrap-Up: Math Casting and Digital Storytelling

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

Shortage of Science Games Research Noted

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

Digital Competition Links Technology, Basketball, and Learning

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

Evaluating Calif.'s Open-Source Textbook Plan

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...

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