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

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

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DiscoverySchool.com has added a Teacher's Store, accessible online through its Teacher Channel. The new online store offers instructors 300 unique teaching products, all correlated with national education standards. These products, organized by core curriculum topics, include Discovery's award-winning original videos and CD-ROMs, along with flexible A-Z teacher resource books, Internet guides and student activity books, all of which are designed for supplemental classroom use. All products are available for purchase either individually or in sets, and every video comes with a lesson plan, comprehension questions, extension activities and links to complementary Web sites. Visit the Teacher's Store at www.discoveryschool.com/teacherchannel.

AdvanTG Web allows schools and lenders to access student loan data online, making it easier to update records and make corrections to loan applications and financial records. The tool's Web-based operation also eliminates the need for software or hardware updates. In addition, new features are automatically added. The new tool also permits users to manage loan/disbursement changes using a common file layout rather than proprietary layouts, allowing for increased communication with other lenders, schools, services and guarantors. This is beneficial to the financial aid offices because it empowers them to make changes electronically without contacting the lender directly by fax or phone. The new tool will be incrementally introduced in student financial aid offices and lending institutions over the next few months in a pilot phase to be completed by fall 2001. For additional information about AdvanTG Web, visit www. …

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