August 2011 Table of Contents

August 2011 Table of Contents



SPECIAL Section ISTE Wrap-up
Tech & Learning compiles highlights of the many ideas and tools shared at ISTE 2011.

ISTE 2011 Highlights from the conference and related events

Highlights from TEDxPhiladelphiaEd 2011

5 Take-Aways from Edubloggercon

Tech & Learning’s Philly Fete 2011

SPECIAL Section SchoolCIO
By Ellen Ullman

Safety First
A look at how two districts use surveillance cameras and other physical security technology to protect their schools.

Back Office Business
How use schools use tech to solve challenges.


Put to the Test: T&L editors take some new products for a test drive.
Toshiba Portégé R830
Roxio Toast 11 Titanium

Now You See It
Which projector is right for your classroom? A first step toward narrowing down the field of projectors is to see if 2D or 3D is a better fit. Here, two educators share their thoughts on that subject.

SPECIAL Section ISTE Wrap-up


Editor’s Desk
Back to the Future

News & Trends
• Next Big Thing: Google+
• Top 10 Web stories
• Top Tweets
• Blog Bits
• Schools Buying Despite Shrinking Budgets
• Additional E-rate Funds
• Imagine Cup Winners
• Barriers to Offering Online Courses
• Which Sites Are the Most Copied?
• Google Science Fair Winners
• Educator Priorities In Using Tech
• How Does Professional Learning Impact the Classroom?
• Cheating Scandal Unfolds
• 14 Ways to improve Your School Web site
• New Whitepapers Explore Next-Gen Assesments
• Vision K-20 Survey Results Are In