FEATURESSCHOOL CIO: Getting Easier to Be Green Faced with steep energy costs and shrinking school budgets, cash-strapped IT directors are discovering that going green is not just good for the environment; it’s good for the wallet. By Pam Derringer
In the Money: Best practices from grant-winning districts In 2009, the Web site Grant Wrangler (www.grant wrangler.com) listed more than $166 million in grants and awards for K–12 schools and the people who work in them. Learn how four districts turned their tech wishes into reality. By Ellen Ullman
Put to the Test: T&L editors take some new products for a test drive. HP 5102 Touchscreen Adobe’s Creative Suite 5 Goodreader for the iPad
Details“R”Us With all the things your IT department does, keeping track of your district’s computers, along with their OSs and software, shouldn’t be an added burden. Thanks to asset-management software, it isn’t.
July 2010 What’s New A+® VLabs: Science Pack 1 • Agreensign.com • AmpliVox Sound Systems PA systems and podiums • CourseCare • Dell KACE • Desire2Learn Learning Suite 9.0 • DrawPlus X4 eBeam Engage • Einztein • ELMO Wireless Tablet • ePrep Test Preparation • Giddy Up • Hitachi networkable 3LCD projector models • HP 4320t Mobile Thin Client • K-12 Progress Monitoring Bundle • Lightspeed Guide Browser • Motorola AirDefense Network Assurance • Polycom H.264 High Profile • Scholastic News Interactive • SoftChalk v6 CONNECT • and more
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News & Trends• Next big thing: Crestron’s RoomView Green Light • Did you go to ISTE this year? • Early-adoption trends of LMS • Top 10 sites for creating timelines • Tech it easy with very young learners • Sites we like • Back office business
They Said It: Go or No-Go, Get to Work Whether you’re successful at securing your grant or not, once you’ve completed the proposal, your real work is about to begin.
• Education Grants: 2010–2011 Deadlines • 5 Tips for Grant Writing Strategies
Emory & Henry College Turns to Managed WiFi for Wireless Revamp
Ohio State Will Give Incoming Students iPads. But Do Tablet Programs Work?
The Social Campus
[VIDEO] AV/IT Weekly Update: Barco, Atlona, Roland ProAV, Crown by Harman
New Camera System Delivers Image Perspectives for Macquarie University
AVIXA Announces New Membership Structure
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Optoma NuForce BE Free8 Truly Wireless Earbuds by Optoma Technology, Inc.. Model: BE Free8
Wall Mounted Lift Stand for Single Extra Large Monitors by Audio Visual Furniture International Inc.. Model: LFT8800WM-XL