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.

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

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

School Just a Click Away (

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

Study Aims to Improve Internet Literacy (eSchool News)

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

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.