January 2015

January 2015



Top 10 Ed Tech Trends of 2014: Part One (opens in new tab)
Since 2010, journalist, blogger, and self-described rabble rouser, Audrey Watters, has annually summarized, poked, prodded, and dissected this amorphous blob we call edtech. This year’s dissertation once again captures the Zeitgeist in action.

No More Mobile Mayhem (opens in new tab)
By Ellen Ullman
Whether you’re in a 1:1, BYOD or combo program, or somewhere on the continuum, mobile device management (MDM) software can be a CIO’s best friend. We asked your colleagues to weigh in on how they handle their ever-growing assortment of tablets, laptops, and smartphones.

E-Rate Update
The latest and greatest on the country's biggest edtech initiative.

What It Means When We Talk About Student Data (opens in new tab)
By Bill Fitzgerald
Don’t worry (too much) about what edtech vendors do with it.


Put to the Test: T&L Editors take some new products for a test drive.
LG Chromebase All-in-One Desktop (opens in new tab)
Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Education (opens in new tab)
Naiku for Teachers (opens in new tab)
WIN Math (opens in new tab)

What’s New (opens in new tab)


Editor’s Note: Present Perfect (opens in new tab)

Big Ideas
Top10 Web Stories (opens in new tab)
BLOG BITS (opens in new tab)
TOP TWEETS (opens in new tab)
Gaps in Student Career Skills (opens in new tab)
T&L Reader Survey: When was the last time you Googled yourself? (opens in new tab)
Site We Like (opens in new tab)
Six Steps to Flipping a Classroom (opens in new tab)
Win Gear for Engineers (opens in new tab)
Current Events Resources (opens in new tab)
Amazon Survey Highlights Help for Math Teachers (opens in new tab)
Digital Badges
Apps of the day from techlearning.com (opens in new tab)
100 Web Tools/Apps of 2014