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November 2016

November 2016


FULL ISSUE

FEATURES

COLLABORATION: AT THE ROOT OF STEM SUCCESS (opens in new tab)
By Tara Smith
Whether you call it STEM, STEAM, or STREAM, cross-curricular, real-world education is helping students to make a difference in their communities now and preparing them for further education and careers. And creative collaboration is the key.
CRACKING THE CODE TO STEM WITH ARDUINO

FOUR TIPS FOR EFFECTIVE DIGITAL LEADERSHIP (opens in new tab)
By Lisa Gonzales
Here are four ways you can become an effective digital leader.

LEARNING TECH: NOW IT’S GETTING PERSONAL (opens in new tab)
By Sascha Zuger
Facebook’s new partnership with Summit Basecamp reaches new heights in connecting with students and changing the way educators approach personalized learning. T&L talks with Lizzie Choi, director of the Summit Basecamp program at Summit Public Schools, to learn more.

BRINGING 21ST CENTURY SKILLS TO A RURAL DISTRICT (opens in new tab)

BRIDGING THE EQUITY GAP WITH INNOVATIVE CONNECTIONS (opens in new tab)

SCHOOLCIO LEADERSHIP SUMMIT: BRIDGING THE EQUITY GAP WITH INNOVATIVE CONNECTIONS (opens in new tab)
School leaders from around the country gathered in Baltimore, Maryland, for the SchoolCIO Summit, where they shared their solutions and challenges related to digital equity in K-12 schools. Here are highlights from their conversations.

PRODUCTS

PUT TO THE TEST: T&L ADVISORS TAKE SOME NEW PRODUCTS OUT FOR A TEST DRIVE
ExoU ORMI (opens in new tab)
ActiveEd Walkabouts (opens in new tab)
Voyager Sopris Live (opens in new tab)
Follett Lightbox (opens in new tab)

WHAT’S NEW: NEW TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS (opens in new tab)

DEPARTMENTS & COLUMNS

EDITORS DESK: TAKING THE LEAD (opens in new tab)

TRENDING

TOP10 WEB STORIES (opens in new tab)
BLOG BITS (opens in new tab)
TOP TWEETS (opens in new tab)
STUDENTS DESIRE CLASSROOM TECHNOLOGY THAT IS INTERACTIVE, ENGAGING (opens in new tab)
SITE WE LIKE
T&L READER SURVEY DOES YOUR PRINCIPAL SUPPORT THE USE OF TECHNOLOGY? (opens in new tab)
CONTESTS (opens in new tab)
APPS OF THE DAY FROM TECHLEARNING.COM (opens in new tab)
SNAPSHOT OF E-RATE PROGRAM (opens in new tab)
SAMSUNG REVEALS IMPACT OF THREE-YEAR DIGITAL CLASSROOMS PROGRAM (opens in new tab)
CLASS TECH TIPS (opens in new tab)