Sponsors and Exhibitors
Tech Forum thanks its sponsors for their invaluable contribution to this event.
Atomic Learning provides web-based software training and support. Do you need to know how to produce an outline in Word, create a web page using Dreamweaver, or use transitions in PowerPoint? Atomic Learning has the answers! Atomic Learning uses a web-based show-and-tell approach to answer the common questions people have when learning software: just-in-time, just-enough. Atomic Learning's library of 25,000 tutorials covering over 100 different software applications works great as an integral part of a professional development program or as a curriculum supplement with students. It's like having a technology specialist in every classroom.
Benefits of Atomic Learning:
- Full access to Atomic Learning's library of over 25,000 software training tutorials for your entire staff and student body for a full calendar year. This includes access from school and home.
- Access to all additional tutorials added throughout the year. We are presently posting over 500 new tutorials every 45 days!
- Lesson Accelerators and Curriculum Resources that assist teachers in integrating technology into the curriculum.
- Telephone and email support for all subscribers. This covers items related to the use of the Atomic Learning site.
- A tracking feature that displays which tutorials have been accessed by individuals, as well as usage levels by IP addresses.
netTrekker - powered by Thinkronize
netTrekker is the award-winning academic search engine created by educators expressly for students, teachers and librarians. netTrekker delivers only the best educational resources from the entire Internet in an organized, safe, standards-aligned format to every desktop.
- Voted #1 for school use by educators for powerfully productive Internet searching
- Over 180,000 educator-selected resources organized around the K-12 curricula
- Only safe, relevant content aligned with your state academic standards, including more than 18,000 lesson plans and learning exercises
- Helps you easily integrate technology and standards into the classroom and daily curricula
Qwizdom, Inc is a leading designer, developer and marketer of innovative, technology-based learning products and related proprietary content. Dedicated to making learning effective and engaging, Qwizdom products are designed for all age groups, in schools and corporations.
Qwizdom offers the most advanced infrared and radio-frequency classroom response technology (patents pending), a software learning system, and over 150 interactive titles that encompass over 200,000 slides of exclusive, school-only curriculum content. These interactive products are used in thousands of classrooms and corporations around the world. Qwizdom was founded in 1984 and has offices in Washington State and the United Kingdom.
Library Video Company (LVC) is the largest distributor of educational media to schools and libraries nationwide, and recently introduced SAFARI Montage. This award-winning, broadcast quality, Video-On-Demand solution for schools and districts comes preloaded with educational video titles from the industry's leading video publishers, including LVC's own award-winning Schlessinger Media library. SAFARI Montage WAN Manager — the only Wide Area Network Digital Media Management and Video-On-Demand solution for school districts — provides maximum flexibility for a district to upload, manage and disseminate all of their digital video from their head-end. For more information about SAFARI Montage, go to www.SAFARIMontage.com.
Every day, tens of thousands of teachers around the world trust SMART's products to create an engaging learning environment. Whether in the kindergarten classroom or the university lecture hall, SMART is there. SMART products have been proven effective in increasing student engagement, motivation and learning, and in helping educators streamline lesson preparation.
SMART Technologies Inc. is both the industry pioneer and global market leader in easy-to-use interactive whiteboards and other group collaboration tools. SMART products include the family of award-winning SMART Board interactive whiteboards, as well as interactive pen displays and software. Visit www.smarttech.com for more information.
St Bernard is the trusted advisor focused on delivering enterprise-grade, managed and self-managed solutions that meet the broader IT needs of the small to midsize business. Our security, collaboration and continuity solutions are easily customized to fit your needs and are designed to be up and running quickly; enabling you to focus on running your business efficiently.
iPrism is the dedicated Internet filtering solution originally designed for schools. With its ease-of-use, rich feature set and low price, it's the perfect choice for schools and libraries. iPrism delivers perimeter protection from emerging Internet threats in HTTP, IM and P2P traffic including spyware, malware and phishing. St. Bernard offers iPrism in several different appliance models to match your school's requirements.
Please visit us at www.stbernard.com for more information.
eInstruction, headquartered in Denton, Texas, is the global leader of assessment and response pad technology. Together with its subsidiary company, FSCreations, Inc., based in Cincinnati, Ohio, eInstruction is uniquely positioned to offer the only wireless, interactive learning tools built to work exclusively with the high-quality assessments and content from ExamView® educational products. Every student is involved in learning using Classroom Performance System and ExamView for daily monitoring of achievement and progress in the classroom. For more information, call 800.549.3415 (ext. 39) or visit www.einstruction.com and www.examview.com.
Lightspeed Systems description of Total Traffic Control
Protecting Your Network from the Great Unknown:
Built specifically for securing K-12 networks and protecting millions of students nationwide, Total Traffic Control gives you a single admin console to see everything running on your network and control any detected issues. Monitor and report network and user activity, let end users manage spam, manage Internet access for various groups, limit or block P2P and instant messaging, secure the gateway and desktops from known/unknown threats, and manage your bandwidth — all from a single interface.
Computer-Using Educators, Inc. is a nonprofit California corporation founded in 1978. CUE's goal is to advance student achievement through technology in all disciplines from preschool through college. With an active current membership of thousands of educational professionals, CUE supports many regional affiliates and Special Interest Groups. CUE Conferences are California's premier educational technology events. CUE is the largest organization of its type in the west and one of the largest in the United States.