Internet Radio Directory by MultilingualBooks.com now
offers a clickable world map to make finding an international radio station easier. Want to listen to French Internet
radio? Simply look for France on the world map, click on
it, then choose from the list of radio stations that appears.
The Internet Radio Directory gives you the option of listening
to streams in MP3, Windows Media Player, and RealPlayer
formats. You can go back and forth between stations without
having to return to the radio stations’ homepages or check
out the homepages if you prefer. Browse MultilingualBooks.
com’s listing of more than 2,000 radio stations in more than
30 countries or search by genre.
MORE INFO: http://multilingualbooks.com/online-radio.html
Hitachi has introduced the StarBoard
WT- 1 interactive wireless tablet, which
comes equipped with an interactive pen
with two customizable buttons. The
WT- 1 features a range of up to 30 feet
by deploying RF technology and has a
battery life of up to 16 hours. The tablet includes 16 shortcut
function keys, handwriting recognition, search engine integration, and a built-in LCD indicator screen. It also features
volume control from tablet to computer as well as the ability
to advance PowerPoint slides with a function key. The tablet’s pen also features two shortcut options.
FotoMagico 3, an
update to its storytelling software
for digital photographers. FotoMagico 3 allows users
to mix photos with HD movies. With support for multiple
audio tracks and an integrated audio recorder, every show
can be enhanced with soundtrack, audio effects, and narration. The new Instant Slideshow Assistant helps create
presentations immediately. FotoMagico 3 allows users to mix
high-resolution video provided by current camera models,
such as the Canon EOS 5D Mark II, Canon EOS 500D (Rebel
T1i), Nikon D90, and Nikon D5000, seamlessly with images.
MORE INFO: http://boinx.com/fotomagico/overview
TeachersFirst, a nonprofit group for educators, is offering
free access to
10,000 online learning websites containing a wide variety of content for all subjects for grades
K– 12. The resource reviews include descriptions and highlights of each resource as well as practical suggestions for
implementation in the classroom. All reviews are available,
sorted by subject and grade level, at www.teachersfirst.com/
matrix.cfm, or searchable by keyword at www.teachersfirst.
com/ search.cfm. About two dozen new resources are added
each week. Some are created by TeachersFirst staff, and the
rest are existing websites, including both education-oriented
resources and general-interest sites.
MORE INFO: www.teachersfirst.com
NSF International, a nonprofit public
health and safety organization, has
developed a website that teaches
children how to properly wash their
hands. With flu season just around
the corner, the NSF’s Scrub Club provides an effective way
for kids to learn the importance of hand washing to protect
them against influenza. The site features interactive games,
educational music, and downloadable activities for kids as
well as educational materials for teachers and program information for parents.
MORE INFO: www.scrubclub.org