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Gale, CyberScience 3D Partner on New Interactive Science Learning Programs

Three new Web-based reference products that cover science topics are now available with optional interactive 3D models.

U Nebraska-Lincoln Opens High-Tech Learning Commons

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has opened a new high-tech gathering place where students can study and collaborate 24 hours a day.

U California Builds $250 Million System-Centered Venture Fund

The University of California has launched a new venture fund specifically to capitalize on innovation coming out of the university system.

Lenovo Building Phone To Run Google Project Tango

This summer we can expect to see the first mobile device engineered to run apps on Google's Project Tango, and it has education possibilities written all over it.



10 Products From CES That Will Impact the Classroom

The annual tech-fest known as the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is taking place Jan. 6- 9 in Las Vegas, and companies new and old have already unveiled their latest bells and whistles. Here are 10 newly introduced products with the most potential for education.

Kansas College Initiates Online Incident Reporting System

Students and faculty at Hutchinson Community College can now report any kind of suspicious activity by clicking a button on the college’s Web site.

Stanford Launches MOOC for Science Teachers on Helping Students Read

Next week a new massive open online course will begin for K-12 science teachers who want to learn how to help their students read and understand scientific texts.

Campus Fundraising Becomes Social

Increasingly, social media and crowdsourcing is being used by schools to call out to alumni, share community stories and, most importantly spark donations.

ED Opens Competition for ELL Professional Development

The United States Department of Education is tackling professional development of teachers and others working with English language learners.

Online Report Cards Grade Teacher Prep Programs

In the state of Texas the University of Houston got an A for its elementary and secondary education programs, while Texas A&M received a C+ for secondary education, and Wayland Baptist University earned Fs across the board. These grades, along with 2,300 others, were issued on a new online resource that ranks the teacher education programs run by American colleges and universities. The site was developed by the National Council on Teacher Quality, a research and policy organization focused on improving the teaching profession.

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