February 2010 Table of Contents - Tech Learning

February 2010 Table of Contents

FEATURESSCHOOL CIO Making 1 1 Work Despite their avid loyalties to different hardware devices, these school administrators concur on one to one strategy successful advocacy and implementation of one to one programs must focus on educational vision and goals, and
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SCHOOL CIO: Making 1:1 Work
Despite their avid loyalties to different hardware devices, these school administrators concur on one-to-one strategy: successful advocacy and implementation of one-to-one programs must focus on educational vision and goals, and educators must frame the issues and solve the problems.
By Pam Derringer

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PRODUCTS

Put to the Test: T&L editors take some new products for a test drive.
Texthelp Fluency Tutor
Aspen Open Learning
Google Squared
Epson Brightlink

Taking Control
You’d be hard-pressed to find a school or district today that doesn’t apply some level of Internet filtering to protect its PCs. For this month’s roundup, we asked districts to tell us why their Web-filtering solution is the best fit for their needs.
By Ellen Ullman

february 2010 What’s New
A-List Education • Aven • Chief Manufacturing’s new mount • Crestron MP-AMP30 • eBeam software upgrade • ELMO Doc-Tor • Vernier Mini Gas Chromatograph • HP SchoolCloud • K2 Logistics • My Virtual Tutor—Reading • SAFARI Montage new video titles • SMART Notebook Express • Texas Instruments DLP Pico technology smartphone • and more

DEPARTMENTS & COLUMNS

Editor’s Desk
Time To Go Global

News & Trends
Next Big Thing: Time for Tablets
More Teachers Digitally Inclined
Online-Learning Study
Web Tools for Enhancing Collaboration
Education Apps for Smartphones
8 Free and Easy Ways to Begin Educating Innovatively
Sites We Like
Back-Office Business

How It’s Done: Blended PD
Combining online and offline lessons is the key to successful professional development in Texas.

They said it: The PLN Spirograph
T&L blogger Jennifer Wagner discusses how a Personal Learning Network (PLN) can grow like a Spirograph using various Web 2.0 tools for networking.

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November 2010 Table of Contents

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July 2010 Table of Contents

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August 2010 Table of Contents

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April 2010 Table of Contents

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September 2010 Table of Contents

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October 2010 Table of Contents

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February 2009 Table of Contents

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