The Global Chalkboard not only meets the Technology Protection Measure requirements of the Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA), but adds educational benefits by integrating Internet resources into curriculum.
Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA) was established in 1980 to support educators in learning about technology and using it in the classroom. The Texas Computer Education Association is the largest state organization devoted to the use of technology in education. The organization has been very active throughout Texas supporting instructional technology. Their primary focus is on integrating technology into the K-12 environment and providing their members with state-of-the-art information.
About the Global ChalkboardBASCOM's Global Chalkboard is an innovative and flexible teaching tool that uses the Internet for learning. The Global Chalkboard provides immediate access to educational Web sites and builds Web-enriched lessons mapped to curriculum goals and state standards.
The Global Chalkboard is both flexible and easy to use. It offers a novice user immediate access to educational sites with the Web Library; it offers an intermediate user prepackaged, ready-to-use BASCOM lessons; and it offers an advanced user a method of building their own, web-based lessons using the Global Chalkboard's Lesson Creator.
BASCOM Global Internet Services, Inc. is a software development company specializing in curriculum-based, Internet management solutions for K-12 schools. From our beginning in 1996, BASCOM has focused on producing, next-generation, curriculum tools for the K-12 education market.
BASCOM's goal is to help children become successful learners by safely extracting the educational content of the Web. This is accomplished by building Internet teaching tools based on input we've received from K-12 educators. We are constantly adapting our products to meet the changing needs of today's teachers.
BASCOM is a privately held company located in Hauppauge, New York. For more information, visit www.bascom.com