03-05-2009, 08:13 AM
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Digital Directions March 2009: Stimulus Package Gives Boost to School Technology
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| ||March 2009 |
|>> Audio Q&A_Expert Perspective ||TOP|
Trevor Packer, a College Board vice president in charge of its Advanced Placement program, talks about why the popularity of online AP courses continues to grow and discusses the benefits and drawbacks of online course taking. (Digital Directions)
|>> IT Management_Tracking Performance ||TOP|
A number of Maryland schools in the D.C. suburbs and beyond are installing online grading systems so students and their parents know exactly what their test scores and grades are almost instantaneously. (AP)
|>> e-Curriculum_Digital Travels ||TOP|
|>> Click It_Go-To Sites ||TOP|
|+ Top Picks for March|
• Exploratorium: A Web site for the Exploratorium Museum in San Francisco, which encourages education through curious exploration.
• Wiggio: A site that tackles the communication challenges of group projects.
|Click here to check out past Go-To Sites including an interactive résumé builder for students, a one-stop-shop for audio and video materials in the classroom, and a Web-based curriculum that helps teach responsible, effective Internet-safety skills to students. |
|>> Gadgets & Games_Microsoft Research ||TOP|
|>> Blog_Digital Education ||TOP|
|Check out the Digital Education blog for solutions and analyses for the technological challenges you face today.|
|>> Digital Directions is on Twitter! ||TOP|
|>> DD Webinar_Technology Counts 2009 ||TOP|
|Register for free to watch a Webinar on March 31 from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Eastern time about Technology Counts 2009, to be released on March 26, which examines how online learning is disrupting traditional ways of delivering education and what this means for educators as they rethink the best ways to improve their schools and raise achievement. This Webinar is sponsored by SAS.|
|>> Special Collection_Stimulus Coverage ||TOP|
| Need to know what the federal economic stimulus means for the nation’s schools and for you? Education Week editors have hand-picked essential news stories, infographics, and Commentaries on the stimulus for a timely package that is available now in a downloadable PDF. “Spotlight on the Stimulus” provides crucial perspective on the multibillion-dollar federal stimulus legislation. Get it now.|| |
|+ Principal, Orion Charter Academy -- National Heritage Academies, Cincinnati OH|
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