February 2014 Table of Contents
CCSS Assessments: Are You Ready?
By Doug Levin and Geoff Fletcher
For many districts, the shift to computer-based assessment
for the majority of students will be new. This feature covers a
helpful checklist for districts preparing for these assessments.
Beyond the Hardware
These districts dive into what makes a successful 1:1 and
BYOD initiative. Which policies and procedures need
rethinking? How do you keep these expensive programs going?
Four districts share their stories.
School CIO: X:1: How to Manage a Multitude of
By Ellen Ullman
As districts try to help students learn to use multiple types of
hardware for various purposes, the IT department’s role gets
even more challenging. Here, a handful of district leaders share
how they are handling this issue.
School CIO: Back Office Business
Put to the Test: T&L Editors take some new
products for a test drive.
Bretford 36-Unit MDM Cart
Britannica Pathways: Science
DEPARTMENTS & COLUMNS
Editor’s Note: Past the politics
News & Trends
• Top 10 Online Stories
• BLOG BITS
• TOP TWEETS
• PISA RESULTS: Good, Bad or Irrelevant?
• Teacher Confidence in Use of Technology
• Site We Like
• Grants & Contests
• Best Apps for Teaching