Terrible News: The Internet May Kill Snow Days

Snow days! Those joyful days when school is canceled because of the snow is the only redeeming quality of growing up in shitty weather. But some schools are stripping that joy away, they're experimenting with hosting classes online. NOOOOOOOOOOOO! » 5/18/11 6:40pm 5/18/11 6:40pm

Elementary School's LEGO Club Makes Whiteboard Using Wii

Remember Johnny Lee's how-to last year, on how to make a whiteboard out of a Wiimote? Kofi Merritt, a computer resource specialist, challenged the members of the LEGO Club at the Clara Byrd Baker Elementary School to follow the Carnegie-Mellon Ph.D student's video instructions and make themselves an interactive… » 3/24/08 6:14am 3/24/08 6:14am

Teachermate Handheld Educational Computer Costs $50, Launches in Chicago

Innovations for Learning just announced a blue GameBoy-like handheld computer designed for schools. It's got directional buttons, a few face buttons, a 2.5-inch LCD, USB sync, SD card storage, AC/USB charging, and a 3.5-hour battery life. Inside the teachermate is a "complete reading and math curriculum that is… » 3/13/08 1:30pm 3/13/08 1:30pm