News Stories on Digital Frontiers

Those Seeking Science Answers Find a Link (Washington Post)

Ask a Scientist, a website operated by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, enables anyone to ask a scientific question and get an answer from a working scientist.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/12/05/AR2005120501603.html

Remote: New Tool for Alert Classes (St. Petersburg Times)

A Florida educator demonstrates how using clickers can help engage students in learning genetics.

http://www.sptimes.com/2005/10/03/news_pf/Hillsborough/Remote__new_tool_for_.shtml

School Just a Click Away (Stateline.org)

A growing number of schools offer students the option of taking classes online and earning their diploma without ever taking step into a classroom.

http://www.stateline.org/live/ViewPage.action?siteNodeId=136&languageId=1&contentId=126973

Study Aims to Improve Internet Literacy (eSchool News)

Researchers from two universities test a way to teach internet comprehension skills to students.

http://www.eschoolnews.com/news/showStoryts.cfm?ArticleID=6578

Digital Divide Separates White, Minority Students (Boston Globe)

A federal study finds that many more white students use the internet compared to black and Hispanic students.

http://www.boston.com/news/education/k_12/articles/2006/09/06/digital_divide_separates_white_minority_students/

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