Multimedia & Internet@Schools

Consumer guide to high-tech school products. Includes purchasing recommendations, cost-saving tips, and technical advice. Written for and by K-12 school professionals.

Articles from Vol. 16, No. 1, January/February

Adaptive Curriculum
MIDDLE SCHOOL/HIGH SCHOOL SOFTWARE/WEBSITESCompany: Sebit, LLC, Arizona State University, Sky Song, Suite 200, 1475 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ, 85257. Phone: (480) 884-1689. Internet: www.adaptivecurriculum.com.Price: An annual license for the...
Energy Challenges
ENERGY is an essential and, at times, a controversial subject. At EPCOT Center's Universe of Energy exhibit, the lyrics, "Energy makes the world go round," sum up the role it has in the daily lives of people everywhere. From a global perspective, there...
ESL Resources
MANY of the challenges facing those who learn English as a second language (ESL) are the same as those facing anyone learning a language. In fact, I sometimes think ESL is an artificial distinction, although the problems confronting an American learning...
Global Projects and Digital Tools That Make Students Global Learners
Back in 1988, the dean of the school of education from the City College of New York was visiting London, and she met with the director of the Polytechnic of South Bank (now called the South Bank University). The director, Lady Perry, informed the dean...
In the Spotlight
THE PRODUCTGreenovation Lighting System Upgrade & Companion CurriculumTHE COMPANYLutron Electronics Co., Inc.7200 Suter RoadCoopersburg, PA 18036Phone: (610) 282-3800Internet: www.lutron.com/greenovationGreenovation, a sustainable lighting system...
Net Watch
Net NEWS'Teens, Video Games, and Civics'The Pew Internet & American Life Project released the results of the first large-scale study examining the relationship among specific aspects of gaming and teen civic activities and commitments. The research...
News Watch
NEWS of the Latest Products and Technology for K-12NEWSAlice Kurtz Named American Star of TeachingMultiMedia 6 lnternet@Schools product reviewer Alice Kurtz was named an American Star of Teaching by the U.S. Department of Education. Kurtz, a 5th and...
Teachscape XL
GENERAL INTEREST SOFTWARE/WEBSITESCompany: Teachscape, 731 Market St., Suite 400, San Francisco, CA 94103. Phone: (877) 988-3224. Internet: www.teachscape.com.Price: $1,500 per school site, per year, for a single content family. $2,500 per school site,...
Title Watch
New Software and ElectronicMedia Titles for K-12CROSS CurriculumAventa Learning added 20 online middle school courses to its grade 6-12 catalog covering core and elective subjects in the areas of language arts, math, science, social studies, world language,...
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