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March, 1998
Updated JUNE, 2007


Learning Connection
http://www.benton.org/publibrary/Schools/home.html
GRADE LEVEL: Professionals

CONTENT:
A Web site devoted to improving the use of technology in classrooms. The site provides research and resources.

AESTHETICS:
The site is entirely text-based. Most sections are formatted as articles and are easy to read.

ORGANIZATION:
Each page has text navigation menus on the left-hand sidebar and at the bottom of the page. The menus have links to other sections of the site and back to the home page.

REVIEW:
This Web site provides information to ensure that the attention being given to technology in the classroom is not wasted. Users will find information on the content of the Internet, curriculum reform, professional development, assessment, equity, and community involvement. The site showcases a report that examines "how educators are grappling with the difficult interplay of technological change and educational values." The report, "The Learning Connection," comes from The Benton Foundation, and users can find more information about the sponsor at the site. This Web site is a good resource for individuals looking for background information on the technology movement.