SCHOOL CIO: The New One-to-One
As administrators scramble to offer ubiquitous technology in their districts, the goal has moved away from one laptop for each lap to a plethora of alternatives.
By Ellen Ullman
SPECIAL SUPPLEMENT Race to the Top Update
Tech & Learning presents an update on the Race to the Top fund, including interviews with winning states, a fund primer, news, and opinions on whether or not the billions of dollars will have an impact on education reform.
Whichever tools your district chooses for its one-to-one laptop initiatives, there are a few essential issues to consider.
By Ellen Ullman
The Long Review
T&L editors follow the stakeholders at Village Charter School in Trenton, NJ, as they implement Pearson’s SuccessMaker software on a 40-seat Dell PC desktop network.
February 2011 What’s New
Bretford NETBOOK36 Cart • Follett Destiny 9.9 • NBC Learn’s Chemistry Now • Serif PagePlus X5 • Pearson CloudConnect • Excent MyGraduationPlan • Varitronics VariQuest Visual Learning Tools • PB S TeacherLine Inspire Elementary • and more
DEPARTMENTS & COLUMNS
New and improved
News & Trends
• Next Big Thing: Samsung Sliding PC 7 Series
• Which device do you think is best for one-to-one?
• Can online learning work?
• How are CEOs coping with 21st-century changes?
• E-book resources
• 10 reasons students say they prefer learning online
• K-12 educators’ views on e-books
• Contests & Grants
• Back Office Business
How It’s Done: Teachers Teaching Teachers
By Sascha Zuger
The Lee County SD in Fort Myers, FL, developed a creative approach to funding teacher certification.
They Said It: How to grow a “textbook”
By Joyce Kasman Valenza
Regardless of how you feel about textbooks, this may be the best time ever to be without them.