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February 2016

February 2016

FULL ISSUE

FEATURES

REVOLUTIONIZING LEARNING SPACES WITH PROJECTORS AND DISPLAYS (opens in new tab)
By Tara Smith
Collaboration and learning go hand-in-hand for students who have access to these dynamic tools, and teachers in the following four schools are seeing exciting new levels of engagement.
Creating Collaborative Learning Spaces (opens in new tab)

A PERSONAL STATEMENT: HOW SCHOOLS USE LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS TO CREATE INDIVIDUALIZED LEARNING JOURNEYS (opens in new tab)
By Ellen Ullman
One of the greatest benefits of using technology in our classrooms is the ability to deliver highly relevant, pertinent materials individualized for each child’s learning style and other needs. That’s where a learning management system (LMS) comes in. Used properly, an LMS allows teachers to help each child soar.

WHAT’S IN A WORD? (opens in new tab)
By Christine Weiser
The difference between “personalized” and “individualized” learning is more than just semantics: a conversation with Diana Laufenberg.

BETT 2016 HIGHLIGHTS (opens in new tab)

PRODUCTS

PUT TO THE TEST: T&L EDITORS TAKE SOME NEW PRODUCTS FOR A TEST DRIVE.
Achieve3000 BOOST Programs (opens in new tab)
Autodesk Design Academy (opens in new tab)
Adobe (opens in new tab)
Insight’s ADVANCEfeedback (opens in new tab)
Newsela (opens in new tab)

WHAT’S NEW: NEW TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS (opens in new tab)

DEPARTMENTS & COLUMNS

EDITOR’S NOTE: EDTECH: IT’S A SMALL WORLD (opens in new tab)

TRENDING: 10 WAYS TO DELIVER THE WORST PD EVER, VIRTUALIZATION, AND MORE (opens in new tab)
Top10 Web Stories
BLOG BITS (opens in new tab)
TOP TWEETS (opens in new tab)
Top 10 Ways to Deliver The Worst PD Ever (opens in new tab)
SITE WE LIKE (opens in new tab)
T&L READER SURVEY: ARE YOU CONCERNED ABOUT THE PRIVACY OF YOUR SCHOOL DATA? (opens in new tab)
MODEST DECLINE IN HOME BROADBAND ADOPTION (opens in new tab)
STATES SANCTION ROBOTICS AS AN EXTRACURRICULAR SPORT
APPS OF THE DAY FROM TECHLEARNING.COM (opens in new tab)
MAKERBOT THINGIVERSE LAUNCHES #MAKERED CHALLENGE (opens in new tab)
DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP RESOURCES (opens in new tab)
TECH & LEARNING LIVE PD LIBRARY (opens in new tab)
HASHTAGS CAN EMPOWER TEACHING (opens in new tab)
PINTEREST PAGES FOR MATH TEACHERS (opens in new tab)
PERSONALIZING PD IN EDUCATION (opens in new tab)

BIG IDEAS
Fulton Schools Deploy Software-Defined Networks in New Data Center (opens in new tab)
Bold Predictions Sure To Go Wrong In 2016 (opens in new tab)
Why audio books in the classroom? (opens in new tab)