January 2009 Table of Contents - Tech Learning

January 2009 Table of Contents

FEATURES Get Better With Your TechWhether 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
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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

PRODUCTS

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

NEWS & TRENDS

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.

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January 2011 Table of Contents

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June 2009 Table of Contents

FEATURESFOLLOW THE MONEY PART 2 Read the second installment in a three part series on what the stimulus package means for education technology in America’s classrooms. This month, get inspired by projects already in the works. What To Do With

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October 2009 Table of Contents

FEATURESThe Essential Guide for K 12 Librarians Major shifts in information and communication landscapes present new opportunities for librarians. Read how your info specialist can help learners of all ages effectively use, manage, evaluate, organize and communicate in the 21st

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APRIL 2009 Table of Contents

FEATURESFacebook Faceoff It may be the most volatile question in education today—is there a place for social networking in schools? Check highlights from our ongoing online debate. This version of the story appeared in the print issue of the magazine.

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December 2009 Table of Contents

FEATURESLeader of the Year Award Tech & Learning honors four educators who know what it takes to get a project done. From “tech forts” in New Mexico to funding tablet PC programs in Kentucky, these educators prove that hard work

February 2009 Table of Contents

A Second Life for Professional DevelopmentThe evolution of the virtual world Second Life hasbeen nothing short of remarkable. Yet, its value as aprofessional development meeting place for themainstream education community is just beginningto be appreciated. Follow this online pioneer for

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November 2009 Table of Contents

FEATURESBig Picture In his new book “The World Is Open,” author Curtis Bonk makes bold predictions about a more personalized age of learning. We present a few highlights School CIO The Data Is In Student Information Systems (SISs) are already

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May 2009 Table of Contents

FEATURESThe A V Club—Next Generation Engaging the digital natives isn’t as daunting as you think. Here’s how three classrooms do it. Follow the Money Part I Read the first in a three part series on what the stimulus package means

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August 2011 Table of Contents

FEATURES SPECIAL Section ISTE Wrap up Tech & Learning compiles highlights of the many ideas and tools shared at ISTE 2011. ISTE 2011 Highlights from the conference and related events Highlights from TEDxPhiladelphiaEd 2011 5 Take Aways from Edubloggercon Tech