June 2009 Table of Contents - Tech Learning

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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FOLLOW 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.

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What To Do With It
By Marty Weil
We survey innovative schools’ leaders on their plans for putting it to good use.

Making the Word Heard
By Matt Bolch
By Matt Bolch Routine announcements, emergency messages are easier with notification software.

A Virtual Good Idea
By Matt Bolch
Virtualization software allows districts to stretch dollars, conserve resources.

PRODUCTS

Put to the Test: T&L editors take some new products for a test drive
NetSupport DNA Helpdesk
Aha!Science WhiteBoard edition
Qwizdom Q7 Tablet
Sharp PG-D4010X
Hewlett Packard Mini 2140 Notebook PC

Shine a Light
There are as many uses for document cameras as there are styles of product, and teachers are getting more creative in integrating this technology into their curricula.

What’s New NECC Sneak Peeks
SchoolTool • MyEducationLab • weNetOK • RM Math Player • The Geometer’s Sketchpad • Computrace for Netbooks • Fast ForWord Early Learning Series • ClassLink • AVerPen Interactive Collaborative Learning Solution • ViewSonic PJL3211 • Samsung UF-130DX Presentation Station • Dukane ImagePro 8755J • SMART Notebook Math • Algebra Nspired • Promethean Developer Network • Read&Write 3 GOLD for Mac • and more

DEPARTMENTS & COLUMNS

Guide to 2009-2010 Grants

Editor’s Desk
It’s How You Use It

News & Trends
Next Big Thing: New netbooks: Dell Latitude 2100 Netbook & Fujitsu M2010 Netbook
Sites We Like
Our 1,000th Twitter follower
Why Web 2.0
Contests & Grants
Back-Office-Business: Focus on savings 
Training for tech integration

How It’s Done
By Pamela Derringer
This Oklahoma school finds one way to cut travel costs for field trips: Moodle and videoconferencing.

They said it
When T&L Blogger Ben Grey asked the question “Why are we using technology?” we were flooded with reader responses. Read the highlights.
To comment on the original blog, click HERE (link to http://www.techlearning.com/blogs/20444)

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November 2009 Table of Contents

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June 2011 Table of Contents

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APRIL 2009 Table of Contents

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October 2009 Table of Contents

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July 2009

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February 2009 Table of Contents

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September 2009 Table of Contents

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