SCHOOL 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
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
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
DEPARTMENTS & COLUMNS
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
• Sites we like
• Back office business
They Said It: Go or
No-Go, Get to Work
• Education Grants: 2010–2011 Deadlines
Whether you’re successful at securing your
grant or not, once you’ve completed the
proposal, your real work is about to begin.
• 5 Tips for Grant Writing Strategies