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April 2015

April 2015

FULL ISSUE

FEATURES

FOUR REASONS TO WORRY ABOUT “PERSONALIZED LEARNING”

Alfie Kohn shares his observations on this latest edtech buzzword.

A BETTER WAY TO EVALUATE (opens in new tab)
Ellen Ullman interviews districts that are trying to integrate professional learning into the teacher evaluation process.

NEW CLOUD SOLUTION SOLVES SCHOOL BOARD’S FILE SHARING DILEMMA (opens in new tab)

CLOUD COLLABORATION TOOLS: NOW OR LATER? (opens in new tab)
David Kapuler shares his favorite cloud-based tools, along with ideas for in-class collaboration now and anytime, anywhere connections later.

SUPPORT FOR THE SUPPORTERS: STAYING CURRENT WITH THE LATEST TECH (opens in new tab)
Lisa Gonzales and Jason Borgen offer tips for creating a school culture of continuous professional development.

IT AND CURRICULUM: CAN THIS MARRIAGE BE SAVED? (opens in new tab)
IT and Curriculum: Can This Marriage Be Saved? Highlights from T&L’s event series on this topic.

LIBRARIANS LEAD THE WAY IN EDTECH (opens in new tab)
Shannon Mersand’s feature celebrates April’s School Library Month with this insightful survey of her peers.

35TH ANNIVERSARY SERIES
Veteran experts Gwen Solomon and David Warlick reflect on highlights from the past 35 years in edtech.
TWO TIN CANS AND A STRING: THE INTERNET BEGINS (opens in new tab)
GUESS WHO I MET TODAY ON THE INTERNET? (EARLY 1990S)

PRODUCTS

PUT TO THE TEST: T&L EDITORS TAKE SOME NEW PRODUCTS FOR A TEST DRIVE.
T&L Reviews SMART kapp board (opens in new tab)

WHAT’S NEW

DEPARTMENTS & COLUMNS

EDITORS DESK: THE EDTECH REVOLUTION—THIS TIME IT’S FOR REAL! (opens in new tab)

BIG IDEAS

Top10 Web Stories (opens in new tab)
BLOG BITS
TOP TWEETS
Investors Predict 2015 Startup Trends (opens in new tab)
Site We Like (opens in new tab)
T&L Reader survey How do you best develop your Personal Learning Netw ork (PLN) (opens in new tab)?
Hour of Code Resources (opens in new tab)
New Contest from Epson (opens in new tab)
Class Tech Tips: Current Events Resources (opens in new tab)
New Survey Reveals Significant Growth in EdTech (opens in new tab)
The State of the Cloud (opens in new tab)
Apps of the day From techlearning.com (opens in new tab)