Begins Online Testing
6,000 third- through tenth-grade Oregon students in about 30 schools
will be taking their annual math and reading tests online this
year. The state plans to add schools to the program over the next
several years until all 1,200 Oregon schools are able to administer
487, TEACH Act
has become a moving target in the digital age. The U.S. Senate
will soon consider legislation that would update existing copyright
law to accommodate digital distance learning and the virtual classroom.
The Technology, Education and Copyright Harmonization (TEACH)
Act (S 487), cosponsored by Senate Judiciary Chairman Orin Hatch
(R-UT) and ranking member Patrick Leahy (D-VT), would allow educators
to use the same material in distance learning via the Internet
that they use in face-to-face classroom interaction.
Tech into Classrooms
Georgia INtegrating TECHnology (InTech) program helps to connect
students, teachers, and technology. With the use of modern technologies
such as wireless laptops, InTech participants are learning how
to create exciting, technology-connected classrooms.
excerpted from the Consortium for School Networking and Technology
& Learning www.techlearning.com/content/ednews.
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