Their upcoming UCET 2.0 conference will focus on some creative uses of technology in education such as:
Language Arts: Online resources such as Starfall.com for beginning readers and ESL, online interactive resources-such as MarcoPolo’s Read-Write-Think, teaching writing through Podcasting-Movie Making-Blogging-Digital Cameras (multimedia), using Inspiration for graphic organizers and writing preparation, and/or Pioneer Library for Big 6 research skills.
Mathematics: Online Virtual Manipulatives and other online resources-such as USU’s Matti’s website, spreadsheets or InspireData for analyzing data, SketchUp for Geometry, effective use of calculators, and/or the teaching mathematics through Podcasting-Movie Making-Blogging-Digital Cameras-PowerPoint (multimedia).
Science: Using probes/microscopes for science experiments, student use of National Science Digital Library or other online science resources, using online experts, teaching science through Podcasting-Movie Making-Blogging-Digital Cameras-PowerPoint (multimedia), and/or using robotics and student inventions.
Social Studies: Google Earth and SketchUp, online resources such as CultureGrams-CIA world fact book-Library of Congress, Expeditions from National Geographic, NationalAtlas.gov, original source documents-such as the American Memory Project-National Archives-American Rhetoric, Virtual Museums, teaching social studies through Podcasting-Movie Making-Blogging-Digital Cameras-PowerPoint (multimedia), and GPS/GIS.
The Utah quarter is being minted today.
I have been interested in the 3D internet for business for some time. It will be interesting to see what comes from this IBM-Linden Labs partnership.
The Web 2.0 Summit starts tomorrow.
The Utah League of Cities and Towns has a blog entitled The City Cafe discussing issues of interest to municipal government.
Bulgaria recently announced their new egov portal.