Monday, March 30, 2009

Win a Complete Home Technology Makeover from Power to Learn

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Power to Learn, Cablevision has announced "The Power to Learn Optimum Technology Makeover" essay contest. Families are invited to submit an essay of 500 words or less focused on technology’s significant impact on learning, both at home and at school. Five families in Cablevision’s service area will win the Grand Prize of a complete home technology makeover that includes 10 prizes to celebrate 10 years, including a 42" HDTV, an Apple MacBook, an iPod touch and much more.

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Thursday, March 26, 2009

SMART Notebook SE students can learn in their own style

SMART Notebook SE software makes it easy for students to create graphic-rich content and customize their assignments and other school work. They can search for and access files in a variety of simple and intuitive ways, including subject and keyword searches or a convenient Web 2.0 tag cloud. And, all of their files are automatically saved in one location, making it easy for students to keep everything organized.

Monday, March 16, 2009

SMART introduces interactive learning software designed just for students

Engaging students just got easier. The folkes at SMART are introducing, new interactive learning software designed especially for today’s technology-savvy generation.

With the SMART Notebook SE (Student Edition) software students can complete school work, take notes, manage due dates and organize digital material - all using the visual, free-form style they find most comfortable. Educators, you’ll be able to assign digital homework and be confident that each student has access to the same files and software.

Watch this video showcasing how SMART Notebook SE software benefits students. You can also find it on SMART’s TeacherTube channel.

Monday, March 9, 2009

Ideal for students on the go

Students can experience the benefits of SMART Notebook SE software in two ways. It can be downloaded directly onto a classroom computer, and it’s available on a portable bracelet. The SMART Notebook SE bracelet contains a USB key with the software loaded on it and storage space for files. It means no matter where students go - the computer lab, the public library or home - they will always have their files and SMART Notebook SE with them.

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

American Honda Foundation: Grants for Youth and Scientific Education

The American Honda Foundation makes grants to K-12 schools, colleges, universities, trade schools, and other youth-focused non-profit organizations for programs that benefit youth and scientific education.

Maximum award: $60,000.

Eligibility: schools and youth-focused nonprofit organizations.

Deadline: Grant applications are accepted four times per year; next deadline is May 1, 2009.

Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Visit Connect! Tech4Learning's Social Network

Connect is a place for educators implementing Tech4Learning tools to ask questions, raise issues, share the fabulous projects their students are building, and celebrate student learning.

To join this network and begin connecting with other educators blending technology, creativity, and curriculum, visit: