FEATURESSCHOOL CIO: The Pros & Cons of Open-Source ProductsBy Ellen Ullman, SchoolCIO EditorBy now School CIO readers know a lot about the benefits as well as the limitations of using open-source products. So we decided to go right to the source (pun intended) and ask some of our School CIO advisors about their experiences.
SPECIAL?supplement Assistive Tech: May We Help You?By Sascha ZugerMany teachers who work in special needs classrooms find that their biggest challenge lies in handling students each of whom has very different needs. Here is a sampling of tools that have put the “assist” in assistive tech and the teachers who use them.
Put to the Test: T&L editors take some new products for a test drive. PSS Review360 GenEdRead&Write 10 GoldPearson digitsRM Slate
The Long ReviewT&L editors follow the stakeholders at Village Charter School (VCS) in Trenton, NJ, as they implement Pearson’s SuccessMaker software on a 40-seat Dell PC desktop network.
Social WorkersBy Ellen UllmanWhile Twitter and Facebook dominate press coverage, these products may not be the best fit for school projects. Here are some other options.
April 2011 What’s NewAspen 3.1 • Atomic Learning iPad Content • Blackboard Analytics • Campus Mail • DataLink4 • Hitachi StarboardLink • HP TouchPad • M86 VuSafe • PolyVision eno flex • TriCaster Virtual Set Editor • LabQuest probes and sensors • and more
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Active concert sound system (High-Frequency Module) by Fohhn Audio AG. Model: FV-100
Active concert sound system (Low-Frequency Module) by Fohhn Audio AG. Model: FV-200
FPS Electric Lift Mobile Display Stand for Cisco Spark Board by Salamander Designs. Model: FPS1/EL/CS/GG