January 2009 Table of Contents


Get Better With Your Tech
Whether you are a novice or seasoned vet, it never hurts to reassess your technology prowess. Along with your other New Year resolutions, read this guide to help with getting your professional development back on track.
By Dr. Patricia MacGregor-Mendoza

The Future is in Your Hand
In an exclusive interview with Tech & Learning, ed tech luminaries Elliot Soloway and Cathleen Norris
spell out how mobile computing is the ultimate answer for twenty-first century education.
Q&A by Scott Traylor


Put to the Test: T&L Editors take some new products for a test drive.
VS Revo Group
Mimio Studio 6 software
NewTek TriCaster
Type to Learn 4
Pure Digital Flip Mino Video Camera

Write On! A Guide to Buying Printers
Finding the right printers is a challenge. Between the multitude of questions (inket? laser? network? standalone? buy?
lease?) and vendors, you’ll have a lot of decisions to make. Here are four districts’ stories for you to ponder.

January 2009 What’s New

Read&Write GOLD for Windows Version 9 * Tech Skills Assessment * Netop 6.0 * WebSwami 1.0 * HyperStudio 5 *
Flourish * SMART Board 600i * HP xw9400 Workstation * SANYO PLC-XW57 * Fujitsu LifeBook U820 mini notebook *and more


Editor's Note: From Rhetoric to Reality

Next Big Thing: eInstruction’s Interwrite Mobi System

How it's Done: STEMming the Tide

Wendy Green, technology educator at the 274-student Marine Academyof Science and Technology high school,
in Sandy Hook, NJ, has found one way to get students interested in STEMrelated subjects: Make it interesting.