March 2015

March 2015



35th Anniversary: Know Your History
As part of Tech&Learning’s 35th anniversary celebration, we look back at those people who have made today’s advancements possible.
Meet the Influencers (opens in new tab)
In the 1980s, it was all about the software (opens in new tab)
The Day I Got Pearson Du Bois (opens in new tab)

Time to try tablets (opens in new tab)
In our effort to prepare our students for the increasingly mobile world they already inhabit, tablets may be the best choice of hardware purchase. These schools explain which devices they chose and why.

Can Social Media Impact Learning? (opens in new tab)
By Lisa Gonzales and Charles Young
This article presents just some of the ways social media can be used to create high levels of engagement, explore the possibilities of collaborative learning environments, and enjoy the measurably positive effects on the teaching and learning process.

Reading Assessment Programs (opens in new tab)
By Shannon Mersand
This guide presents some of the top reading assessment programs available and compares their features.

Coding, Making, 3D Printing, and Learning (opens in new tab)
By John Umekubo
St. Matthew’s Parish School in Pacific Palisades, CA, has created what they believe to be the necessary environment to foster creativity.


Put to the Test: T&L Editors take some new products for a test drive.
Defined STEM (opens in new tab)
Wrise (opens in new tab)
Mobile Edge Rev360 (opens in new tab)Rotating Case for iPad

What’s New (opens in new tab)


Editor’s Note: Future present (opens in new tab)

Top10 Web Stories (opens in new tab)
BLOG BITS (opens in new tab)
TOP TWEETS (opens in new tab)
Discovery Education and 3M Search for America’s Top Young Scientist (opens in new tab)
Site We Like (opens in new tab)
T&L Reader survey What is the best social media tool for your PLN? (opens in new tab)
Do’s and Don’ts of E-Rate Funding (opens in new tab)
Report Provides Insights into School Web Navigation (opens in new tab)
K-12 Decision-Makers Predict Massive Growth in EBooks (opens in new tab)
Get Moving
Apps of the day From (opens in new tab)
The Best of Bett 2015 (opens in new tab)