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.
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."
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/.