Academic journal article T H E Journal (Technological Horizons In Education)

Ed Tech Community Supports Katrina Victims

Academic journal article T H E Journal (Technological Horizons In Education)

Ed Tech Community Supports Katrina Victims

Article excerpt

Kinetic Books Co. (www.kineticbooks.com) will donate its comprehensive digital textbooks and virtual labs to facilitate free online physics classes for up to 1,000 high school students displaced by Hurricane Katrina, as well as those who were displaced by Hurricane Rita. The company is offering to supply curricula to schools that have instructors but lack textbooks or lab equipment. In addition, the company is looking for instructors, even displaced teachers, to work with students over the Internet, using videoconferencing and chat technologies. Students or administrators interested in participating in the program can contact Kinetic Books at displaced@kineticbooks.com. Interested instructors should write to instructors@kineticbooks.com.

Educational partners Learning Today Inc. and Let's Go Learn Inc. (www.letsgolearn.com) are providing K-5 Gulf Coast region students displaced by Hurricane Katrina an opportunity to stay ahead of their studies by giving them free access to their Web-based curricula, assessment, and instructional management systems solutions throughout the 2005-06 school year. The effort will assess each student's reading and math skills and deliver individualized learning programs to the student, which can then be accessed from any computer with high-speed Internet. For more information, call (954) 584-5250 or visit www.learning. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.