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May 25, 2001

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Web Logs - Tools & Hosting Services Useful site with links to tols and information about creating and maintaining web logs (also known as blogs). Submitted on May 25, 2001

School Testing Bandwagon Spawns Web Coaching Sites OK, school testing may be a bandwagon, but web coaching is not. These sites prepare students for standardized tests. They are the first edge of the wedge that will redefine learning - after all, if the student is actually learning from the coaching service, why should they be wasting their time in a school? And for that matter (it will be argued) why should the school get all the taxpayer support whent he coaching service is doing the actual teaching? Like I said, thin edge of the wedge. By Bonnie Rothman Morris, New York Times, May 24, 2001 Submitted on May 25, 2001

A Global Education Market? This white paper presents a brief summary of the motives, cautions, strategies and lessons associated with the movement from home markets to global markets through interviews with Asian, European, Latin American and North American education firms. Link to a PDF document. By Peter Stokes, Eduventures.com, May 2001 Submitted on May 25, 2001

Can PDAs Pass Stanford Law School Trial? Stanford University's Law School has teamed Palm in a test to see how well the PDAs help students learn and communicate. By Ian Stokell, NewsFactor Network, May 24, 2001 Submitted on May 25, 2001

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