Futurekids Inc. releases Infusing PDA Technology into the Curriculum
(June 5, 2003) - Futurekids, Inc., a leading global provider of education technology solutions for K-12 schools, has introduced Infusing PDA Technology into the Curriculum, a new six-hour professional development course. Designed to familiarize teachers with the handheld computer and its potential for student learning in the classroom, the course uses the Pocket PC 2002 operating system.

The first part of Infusing PDA Technology into the Curriculum examines the features and functionality of the Pocket PC. Through instruction, demonstrations and interactive activities, participants become comfortable with the handheld computer and experience its flexibility as a personal and professional tool. The second part of the course focuses on the Pocket PC lesson creation process, sample lessons, evaluation and resources.

David Offill, Manager of On-line Content for Futurekids states, "Infusing PDA Technology into the Curriculum is an efficient and effective way to empower teachers with all they need to integrate handheld computers into their classrooms. The Pocket PC is a cost-efficient and versatile tool to address learning goals and excite student interest."
About Futurekids
Futurekids is the premier provider of technology teacher training solutions for schools and universities around the world. Futurekids has a 22-year record of success in technology education. Their core competency is providing technology training as it relates to teaching and learning. They have relationships and achievements with many key educational partners such as Intel, IBM and Dell.  Futurekids is privately owned with headquarters in Los Angeles, CA. For more information on Futurekids, please visit http://www.futurekids.com/.


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