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Fourth graders in Barbara Preziosi's class at Sebastian Elementary School are so taken with their Palm Tungsten handhelds that they won't let them go. They carry them in holders around their necks, taking them from task to task, and from classroom to library.

Special education teacher Lynn Parsons had some encouragement for a mother that doubted that her high-school daughter would be interested in attending the teacher's after-school social-skills class for students with high-functioning autism or Asperger's syndrome.

Preparing for a Pandemic

Unsure if or when the next flu pandemic might strike, public health officials are telling school districts to be prepared should the bird flu virus evolve to the point where it can spread easily from person to person.

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An International Class

. In order to challenge and educate each child, all district schools offer a rich and rigorous curriculum.

Creating Superior Teachers

The skills of 3.1 million teachers in elementary and secondary school classrooms across the nation can make or break school reform, according to a recent report from The Brookings Institution.

"Without the right people standing in front of the classroom, school reform is a futile exercise," according to The Hamilton Project, Identifying Effective Teachers Using Performance On the Job.

The project, named after the nation's first treasury secretary Alexander Hamilton, seeks to advance America's promise of prosperity.

One-to-one computing may be a goal at many schools across the country, but it's a way of life at 22 elementary campuses in the Texas Panhandle, where students are using Palm handhelds for reading and math instruction every day.

Achievement Gains Offset By Stress and Reducing Course Time

FilePoint Classroom

Bachmann Software

Filepoint Classroom Edition lets students and teachers exchange files wirelessly in a classroom environment. With FilePoint Classroom, you can:

Math Class Difficulty Increases Exponentially in Virginia

How do you teach students who have run out of math courses? That's what educators in Fairfax County (Va.) Public Schools have been pondering.

Grading Tests

Harold Dodge has bragging rights when it comes to his Mobile County (Ala.) Public School System students' achievements. But these days, the superintendent is crowing simply because he can access those stats in the first place.

The Education Buyer's Guide To Audio-Visual Systems & Solutions 2006.

Easy reference guide to manufacturers and vendors of A/V solutions for educational institutions.

Featuring categorized listings of companies providing the latest AV-related solutions including manufacturers, consultants and sellers of:

LCD and DLP Projectors.

Large Format Displays

Digital Image Capture Systems

Multi-Media Production Systems

Command and Control Systems

2006 AV Buyers Guide

Marketing guru Guy Kawasaski teaches us not to be concerned when others begin to pervert your innovation. That is evidence that your idea has taken root. It may even produce benefits you never imagined.