Monthly Archives: April 2012

Interview | Welcome to QwertyTown!

It’s an overlooked skill in this day and age (its predecessor, handwriting, can sometimes seem to be nearly an ancient art form), but whether it’s accomplished by thumbs or with proper finger positioning on a full-sized keyboard—typing is inarguably a … Continue reading

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Trends | Clever Cartoons

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Education and the Auto Industry

Is the U.S. education system ready for a bailout?  CLASSROOM 21 | by Greg Limperis A few years back, the American auto industry was in serious trouble. Manufacturers such as Ford, General Motors and Chrysler were panicking. In tremendous debt, … Continue reading

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Trends | E-rate Applicant Demand Exceeds $5 Billion

Looking for a discount on certain communications services for your school? You’re not alone. Requests for discounts have increased for the fourth straight year as schools and libraries nationwide asked for more than $5 Billion in E-rate funds for Funding … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Pocket Literacy Coach

Scan these over: Fewer than 33 percent of America’s parents read to their nine-month-old children. Fewer than 39 percent read to their four-year-old children. Fewer than 28 percent remember to tell their child a story on a regular basis. Those statistics … Continue reading

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