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2010-12-11 00:01:07

A new contest called Cameras for Classrooms is encouraging teachers worldwide to write essays on why their classrooms should receive a free motion-activated or time-lapse camera. Alabaster, AL (PRWEB) December 9, 2010 Since the invention of the essay, school teachers have been making their students write about everything from current events to "How I Spent My Summer Vacation." Now, the tables are being turned. A new contest called Cameras for Classrooms is encouraging teachers worldwide to...

2010-12-11 00:00:58

Schools in California, Texas and Puerto Rico Sing Their Way to Brand New Interactive Classroom Technology Denton, TX (PRWEB) December 9, 2010 eInstruction, a premier global provider of learning technology, announced today the grand prize winners of its fourth annual Classroom Makeover Video Contest. The winners, representing the top video submissions from hundreds of entries from around the world, were selected by a guest judging panel and more than 50,000 votes submitted by the general...

2010-11-17 00:01:10

eno® one Combines an Interactive Whiteboard, Integrated Multi-media Projector, Mounting Solution and Educational Software in One Packaged Classroom Technology Solution. Suwanee, GA (PRWEB) November 16, 2010 PolyVision, a leader in the development of interactive teaching and learning technology, announced today that its newest interactive classroom solution, eno one, is now available to schools nationwide. Unveiled last June at the International Society for Technology in Education 2010...

2010-10-29 15:00:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Access to smartphones has more than tripled among high school students since 2006, according to a survey report from Project Tomorrow®, a national education nonprofit organization, and Blackboard Inc. (Nasdaq: BBBB). The report, Learning in the 21st Century: Taking it Mobile! shows that students now view the inability to use their own devices in school, such as cell phones, smartphones, MP3 players, laptops or net books, as the primary...

2010-10-28 13:05:00

BLACKBURN, England, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Promethean has announced that a number of schools will be given devices such as interactive whiteboards and student assessment devices as part of a new reality TV series School Pride. New school years are chock-full of optimism and opportunity. For teachers and students at seven of the schools featured in the new NBC series School Pride, the year started off in newly remodeled classrooms outfitted with modern learning technologies from...

2010-10-05 07:50:00

BLACKBURN, England, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Promethean, a global leader in interactive learning technology, has launched ActivEngage, a new software version of its market leading Learner Response System*. This new application enables laptops or desktop computers to act as personal response devices, meaning schools can provide voting capability in classrooms via individual student computers instead of specific handsets. Computer-per-pupil initiatives are increasingly being promoted by...

2010-09-20 12:01:00

BERNARDSVILLE, N.J. and DAKAR, Senegal, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- CyberSmart Africa's innovative techniques are helping Senegal to achieve UN Millennium Development Goal 2, universal primary education. Through its "Sustainable 21st Century Learning Initiative," CyberSmart's "tech-lite" approach puts learning first -- uniquely focusing on teacher training and putting the latest low-power, portable equipment to work directly in the classrooms of rural schools -- including those off the...

2010-08-27 11:34:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to delivering lessons, teachers know the best way to get students engaged. In a recent study by The 3M Company,* 72-percent of teachers reported their students were more focused on lessons when delivered with the latest technology, and more than half rated digital projectors among the top three most important pieces of technology used in the classroom. Now, a new solution from 3M, a leading manufacturer of short throw digital...

2010-07-15 11:49:00

SALINAS, Calif., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The first-ever Gen7 modular classrooms will be delivered today to the Bolsa Knolls Middle School in Salinas, Calif. These new, eco-friendly Gen7 schoolrooms for sixth- and seventh-graders feature a high amount of recycled and recyclable materials, low- and zero-VOC interiors, and learning-enhancing acoustical design. Eco-friendly insulation within the classroom's walls and roof serve as sound insulation and minimize heat/cooling loss. Innovative...

2010-04-07 14:30:00

MANTECA, Calif., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Fabric scraps from the denim used to make the blue jeans students are wearing to school today could be insulating the walls in their new classrooms tomorrow. Denim is just one of the recycled materials used in the new Gen7 green classrooms that will soon be seen on campuses throughout California. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100407/LA82844) Gen7 modular classroom environments are designed to be ultra green - featuring a high...


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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
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