February 2014

February 2014

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FEATURES

CCSS Assessments: Are You Ready?
By Doug Levin and Geoff Fletcher
For many districts, the shift to computer-based assessment for the majority of students will be new. This feature covers a helpful checklist for districts preparing for these assessments.

Beyond the Hardware
These districts dive into what makes a successful 1:1 and BYOD initiative. Which policies and procedures need rethinking? How do you keep these expensive programs going? Four districts share their stories.

School CIO: X:1: How to Manage a Multitude of Mobile Devices
By Ellen Ullman
As districts try to help students learn to use multiple types of hardware for various purposes, the IT department’s role gets even more challenging. Here, a handful of district leaders share how they are handling this issue.

School CIO: Back Office Business

PRODUCTS

Put to the Test: T&L Editors take some new products for a test drive.
Bretford 36-Unit MDM Cart
Odysseyware
Britannica Pathways: Science

What’s New

DEPARTMENTS & COLUMNS

Editor’s Note: Past the politics

News & Trends
• Top 10 Online Stories
• BLOG BITS
• TOP TWEETS
• PISA RESULTS: Good, Bad or Irrelevant?
• Teacher Confidence in Use of Technology
• Site We Like
• Grants & Contests
• Best Apps for Teaching

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