March 2011 Table of Contents
BYOD and Security
Last month we wrote about the evolution of one-toone computing and how districts are allowing students to “bring your own device” (BYOD ) to school. This month we look at how they are handling security and other issues so they can let students BYOD .
What’s New at School CIO?
CIO Profile : Kyle Berger, executive director of technology since 2004 District: Alvarado (TX ) Independent School District
Put to the Test: T&L editors take some new products for a test drive
Dell KACE K1000 Appliance
Capstone myON Reader
Sublime Learning Portal and Library of eTeachables
The Long Review
T&L editors follow the stakeholders at Village Charter School in Trenton, New Jersey, as they implement Pearson’s SuccessMaker software on a 40-seat Dell PC desktop network.
How to Afford Interactive Whiteboards
T&L asks districts how they pay for their whiteboards.
By Ellen Ullman
Whiteboards: A modest proposal
Gary Stager shares his opinion about IWBs and clickers.
March 2011 What’s New
Calypso Systems ezRoom • Follett Cognite 3.5 • Google Apps Edu Category • HP 100B All-in-One • Netop Vision7 • and more
DEPARTMENTS & COLUMNS
Stealing your soul
News & Trends
• Trends & Resources : The latest news for school leaders
• Back-Office Business : How schools are solving problems with tech
• Next Big Thing: Freemiums
• Apple: Good or evil?
• Contests & Grants
• A new projector spec
• Today’s young Einsteins?
• Remember “Don’t copy that floppy”?
• How do you determine the real ROI on a Web-based system?
• Sites We Like
• Top 10 sites for educational resources
They Said It: A Scary Reality
By Ben Grey
Yes, bad things happen on the Internet, but we can address them in a way that doesn’t keep students from using one of the most powerful tools in history.