June 2014 Table of Contents

June 2014 Table of Contents



SUPPLEMENT: The Leadership Issue

The Big Ten
Some of our honorees have been working in education for decades. Others have only appeared on the edtech scene far more recently. All of them are making a lasting impact on the future of U.S. schools. Reported by Holly Aguirre.

Leaders of the Year Meet the four winners of the Tech & Learning 2014 Leader of the Year contest. Also included are Honorable Mention winners. By Ellen Ullman:
Leader of the Year: Carl Hooker
Leader of the Year: Lisa Gonzales
Leader of the Year: Debra Jackson
Leader of the Year: Txe Kolstad
The Leadership Issue: Honorable Mentions

The Realities of 1:1
By Ellen Ullman
Tech & Learning interviewed 1:1 districts to see if there were any steps to take—or to avoid—to ease implementation and everything thereafter.

School CIO: How to Fix Your Bleeding Heart
Tech & Learning’s Christine Weiser spoke with two edtech experts to get their tips to keep your school’s networks secure.

Tech Forum Conversations
The latest and greatest ideas and insights from Tech & Learning’s day of professional learning.


Put to the Test: T&L Editors take some new products for a test drive.
HP Slate 21 Pro All-in-One
Microsoft Office for iPad

LMS Product Guide

What’s New


Editors Desk: Who’s who in edtech

News & Trends
• Top10 Web Stories
• The Pros of Moving to the Cloud
• T&L Reader Survey: Do you allow students to use Wikipedia?
• Site We Like
• Initiating BYOT? Get advice from a PLN
• Top Online Summer Programs
• 5 Ways to Use Social Media On Your Next Museum Trip
• Turning wasted time into study time
• Apps of the day from techlearning.com
• Grants & Contests
• Little Knowledge of—But Keen Interest in—Coming Changes to State Accountability Tests