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. 14, No. 2, March/April

A Look at . . . Secondary-Level Software and Webware
TODAY, computer-related resources for secondary education include everything from exciting new software for video-editing tasks that weren't really possible in high schools 20 years ago to extraordinary subscription databases. In between can be found...
E-Scheduling
ARE you and your teachers using an online calendar to schedule classes in the media center and labs? Last fall, I posted an inquiry about e-scheduling on LM_NET (www.eduref.org/lm_net/archive; Inquiry posted on Nov. 20, 2006). The responses were diverse,...
Featuritis Fever and Gizmo Flu!
WHILE mulling over my topic for this column, I kept hearing a song in my head, but with words pertaining to technology. It was Johnny Rivers singing "Rockin' Pneumonia and the Boogie Woogie Flu." Clearly this reveals my age and also may have something...
First in MATH
GENERAL INTEREST SOFTWARE/WEB SITES***** REPORT CARDInstallation AContent/Features A+Ease of Use AProduct Support ALocated online: www.firstinmath.com.Company: Suntex International, Inc., 3311 Fox Hill Road, Easton, PA 18045. Phone: (800) 242-4542.Access...
Great Source Iwrite
MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL SOFTWARE/WEB SITES***** REPORT CARDInstallation AContent/Features AEase of Use AProduct Support ALocated online: www.greatsource.com/iwrite.Company: Great Source Education Group (a division of Houghton Mifflin Co.), P.O. Box 7050,...
Healthy Choices
THE most recent numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that 17 percent of children and adolescents are overweight. Statistics show that one in five kids abuse prescription drugs. These are only two examples of the health...
In the Spotlight
THE PRODUCT:GenevaLogic Vision Kits: Classroom Computer Management SoftwareTHE COMPANY:GenevaLogic15725 SW Greystone Court, Suite 105Beaverton, OR 97006Phone: (866) 725-7833Internet: www.GenevaLogic.comGenevaLogic offers three new education kits designed...
Library Resources: A Critical Component to Online Learning
Advancements in online education (commonly referred to as virtual learning) continue to sweep the nation, with ever-growing numbers of educational institutions endorsing the format as a viable alternative to the traditional brick-and-mortar classroom...
Net Watch
<NetNEWS>YALSA's New Electronic Discussion ListTheYoung Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of ALA, recently introduced a new open discussion list, YA-MUSIC. Available to YALSA members and nonmembers, the list was created to...
News Watch
NEWS of the Latest Products and Technology for K-12NEWSISTE Opens Career CenterThe International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) launched a new career center focused on educational technology positions. ISTE member job seekers can use the...
SCHOOL LIBRARIANS Help Students Achieve: Here's the Evidence!
[Editor's Note: When we went looking for an author and expert to cover the theme Librarians and Assessment, we quickly found our way to Violet Harada of the University of Hawaii's Library and Information Science Program, whose considerable work in this...
School Librarianship in the New Era
IT'S coming! Internet@Schools, along with Computers in Libraries, is next month-specifically April 16-17 in Arlington, Va. I talked in some detail about the conference last time in this space, so I won't do so again, except to point out two important...
Shooting Themselves in the Foot
SO, TIME magazine declared "you" the person of the year. Give yourself a pat on the back. Besides applying millions of Mylar mirrors to the cover of TIME, they received an enormous ripple effect of press attention from the choice and highlighted the...
Title Watch
New Software and ElectronicMedia Titles for K-12CROSS CurriculumThe American Film Institute's (AFI) K-12 screen education program, LIGHTS, CAMERA, EDUCATION! is now available online on Discovery's unitedstreaming service. The program trains teachers...
Virtual History-Ancient Egypt
**** REPORT CARDInstallation AContent/Features AEase of Use AProduct Support ACompany: Knowledge Matters, Inc., 85 Woodland Drive, Florence, MA 01062. Phone: (413) 587-9917; Fax: (413) 584-8485; Internet: www .knowledgematters.com.Price: $195-Five-user...
WebLessons
***** REPORT CARDInstallation AContent/Features AEase of Use AProduct Support ALocated online: www.weblessons.com.Company: Learners Online, Inc., 3616 Maple Ave., Dallas, TX 75219. Phone: (800) 672-6988; Email: sup port@weblessons.com; Internet: www.learnersonline.com.Price:...
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