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September 22, 2005

Education World's Internet Scavenger Hunts

Check out the Education World's lesson planning resources on "Internet Scavenger Hunts."

URL: http://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/archives/hunt.shtml
Posted by hchung on September 22, 2005 | Resources

September 16, 2005

T+L2 Conference in Denver Oct. 26-28, 2005

"T+L2 : Leading Learning to a Higher Level takes place October
26-28, 2005 in Denver, Colorado. This is the nation's only K-12 education technology conference designed for district leadership teams. Over 2,000 education leaders from across the country are expected, including education technology directors, superintendents, principals, school board members, administrators, curriculum directors, and educators."

URL: http://www.nsba.org/t+l/
Referred by: GLEF
Posted by mbiswas on September 16, 2005 | Resources

Grants for Teaching and Learning Resources and Curriculum Development

"National Endowment for the Humanities supports projects that improve specific areas of humanities education and serve as national models of excellence. Projects must draw upon scholarship in the humanities and use scholars and teachers as advisers. Deadline: October 14, 2005."

URL: http://www.neh.gov/grants/guidelines/teachinglearning.html
Referred by: PEN
Posted by mbiswas on September 16, 2005 | Funding

September 14, 2005

Teachers and Technology

"A survey of 1,000 randomly selected K-12 teachers throughout the nation found that teachers are using computers more for both administrative and instructional purposes, but administrative uses appear to predominate."

URL: http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2005/09/14/03report-3.h25.html
Referred by: Education Week News
Posted by hchung on September 14, 2005 | News

A Techtorial: Creating Tech Handouts

"CREATING THE BEST TECH HANDOUTS!
So, you want your students to find five facts about dolphins from two Web sites. Or, perhaps they have measured the distance of the school flagpole's shadow at different times of the day and need to record the data in a spreadsheet. You could tell them what to do and hope they remember all the steps -- and spend valuable time reminding them of the steps -- or you could provide them with effective tech handouts and teach them to work independently."

URL: http://www.educationworld.com/a_tech/techtorial/techtorial083.shtml
Referred by: Education World Newsletter
Posted by hchung on September 14, 2005 | Activities

September 02, 2005

CFE: Student Video Competition $1000 First Prize; deadline 1/23/2006

"The Auburn Film Society & the Department of Communication & Journalism at Auburn University are pleased to announce the 2006 Movie Gallery Student Video Competition and issue this Call for Entries. Competition is open to U.S. and International entries completed by students enrolled in accredited colleges or universities for the College Videomaker category, and students enrolled in accredited high schools or equivalents for the High School Videomaker category. The maximum total running time allowed for entries is 15 minutes. There are no minimum length requirements for the videos. The videos should not be more than 2 years old and cannot have been previously submitted to the Movie Gallery Student Video Competition."
[Deadline: Entries received by January 23, 2006.]

URL: http://www.ufva.org/articleReader.php?id=0000000071
Referred by: University Film and Video Association (UFVA) Listserv
Posted by hchung on September 02, 2005 | Activities