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ARCHIVES : TECHNOLOGY : 2005

NOVEMBER 2005

Bytes for Learning’s Ultrakey 5
By Mitchell Levine
Although not everyone would agree on the actual educational efficacy of the current emphasis in our schools on computers, there’s little doubt that in the New York City schools, at least, they’ve become a focus. READ MORE

Smartdesk’s iFlip Computer Suspension System
By Mitchell Levine
Over the last couple of years, thousands of students and teachers have received portable computers as part of an initiative carried through by the Department of Education and the Laptop Foundation of America. READ MORE

OCTOBER 2005

Product Review
Stepware’s AceReader
By Mitchell Levine
Reading’s been on the radar of education for, well, forever. As literacy is one of the generally accepted keys to collective social success, ensuring functional reading has always been a major focus of education as an organized institution. READ MORE

Balance Education’s Professional Development Seminars
By Mitchell Levine
In order to offer students the most effective education possible, school personnel must be aware of the most current best practices to effectively curtail bullying, harassment and social aggression. READ MORE

Technology Profile:
Bytes of Learning’s Ultrakey 5.0
By Mitchell Levine
With the launch of UltraKey 5.0, software manufacturer Bytes of Learning now offers districts the ability to easily manage keyboarding instruction from a centralized location no matter where that instruction is taking place – at school or at home. READ MORE

SEPTEMBER 2005

IntelliTools Announces Two Exciting Releases
IntelliTools, Inc., a pioneer in learning solutions for pre K-8 classrooms, has been producing software and adaptive hardware products for 25 years, earning 14 Technology and Learning Awards of Excellence.
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Product Review
Doublesight DSP-1900 Dual Monitor
By Mitchell Levine
Although maximizing visibility might be of only partial interest to the typical home user, to the technology managers in the New York City schools, it’s a vital necessity. READ MORE

Product Review
Teaching Edge’s Ragtime 5
By Mitchell Levine
Now that what was once exotic technology has become commonplace, many of us have become uncritical about the tools we use: although there are a few alternatives, it seems like almost everyone in the tech rank and file, keep using applications software from the big-time players. READ MORE

Product Review
Smartroom’s Beyond Question System
By Mitchell Levine
If there’s anything that the technology ramp-up process that’s occurred over the last several years in the New York Schools has proven, it’s that just spending money on products alone will accomplish nothing to improve student learning in itself. READ MORE

Product Review
TSFS’s Technology Integration Kit
By Mitchell Levine
To successfully implement a technology program for your school that will actually impact learning, you need more than just hardware.
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