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 (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.
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.