techno logy. The ArtStamps program
o th ermerchandisethatcanbesold
as fundraisers. Twenty percent of
p urch aseofamimiointeractiveunitor
and projectors. Additionally, if the program has at least a
25% participation rate, ArtStamps will donate up to $150 for
MORE INFO: www.myartstamps.com
KeyRight is a standard QWERTY color-coded keyboard
offering an easy approach to touch typing. The keyboard
comes with a software
tutorial, typing tips, and
universal computer compatibility. KeyRight is
available for $39.95.
MORE INFO: www.keyright.com
Epson has introduced a new
short-throw, wide-screen projec-
tor. It”s designed to fit small K– 12
c lassrooms. The PowerLite 410W features
WXGA resolution with 2,000 lumens for use with wide-screen computers and 16: 10 interactive whiteboards. It features reduced shadow and glare and an optional adjustable
wall mount that can be used with a variety of screen sizes.
Epson is offering the wall mount plus the projector for a discounted price of $1,199 for schools.
MORE INFO: www.epsonbrighterfutures.com
Web Wise Kids, WILL
and the ESA Foundation have developed It’s Your Call. This online interactive
educational game allows children to practice responsible
cell phone use and personal safety. Players take on the role
of live-action characters in an interactive movie, make decisions, view the consequences, and learn important lessons
about cell phone use. It’s Your Call is free.
MORE INFO: www.webwisekids.org
Key Curriculum Press now provides a set of online tools
at its Key Online webpage. Sketchpad Lesson Link is a
library of geometry lessons aligned to state standards. Key To
Tracker workbooks cover fractions, decimals, percents, and
algebra problems. Online textbooks and teacher resources
include free electronic teaching materials for schools that
have Key textbooks. Fathom Surveys allows educators who
use the Fathom Dynamic Data software program to compile
lab results and conduct surveys for free.
MORE INFO: http://keyonline.keypress.com/home/login
The U.S. Dep artment of
E nergy, the X
Discov-e ry Education
h ave created a
d ynamic online
center inspired by
Automotive X PRIZE. Fuel Our Future Now is designed
to engage students in the science of alternative fuels and
energy-efficient engineering by offering targeted curriculum
and lesson plans for all grade levels, high-quality video,
interactive programs, and additional resources from the U.S.
Department of Energy.
MORE INFO: www.FuelOurFutureNow.com