October 2009 Table of Contents

FEATURESThe Essential Guide for K 12 Librarians Major shifts in information and communication landscapes present new opportunities for librarians. Read how your info specialist can help learners of all ages effectively use, manage, evaluate, organize and communicate in the 21st
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The Essential Guide for K-12 Librarians
Major shifts in information and communication landscapes present new opportunities for librarians. Read how your info specialist can help learners of all ages effectively use, manage, evaluate, organize and communicate in the 21st Century.
By Joyce Valenza

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Assistive Tech Product Guide
Students with disabilities spend 80 percent or more of the school day in a general population. While this may create some challenges in busy classrooms, there are also many rewards in teaching a diverse population. Technology can be the great equalizer. Read more about the latest tools and trends in assistive tech, Title 1, and IDEA funding.

PRODUCTS

Put to the Test: T&L editors take some new products for a test drive.
KACE System Management KBOX
CentrifugeSolutions
Datamation Electronic Timer/Switch
Flowol
WizCom ReadingPen TS
Ginger
Faronics Power Save
Absolute Software Geofencing

Netbooks make the grade
You’ve heard the hype; now read the reality. Last year, Netbooks were the great promise for education. Now that they are being put to use, how do they measure up? We asked four districts to detail their experience.
By Ellen Ullman

What’s New
ClassMate Version 17 • Easy Computer Sync • K2 Version 6.2 • MyVision • Parallels Desktop 4 • WriteToLearn 5.3 • CLASSPAC • Dukane ImagePro 8785 • Epson PowerLite Presenter • NEC MultiSync EA190M • iLoupe • Califone Diggiditto Smart Document Camera • Numonics INTELLISLATE • InFocus DisplayLink Wireless system • and more

DEPARTMENTS & COLUMNS

Editor’s Desk
Long Live the Library!

News & Trends
Next Big Thing: Show on the Road
Sites We Like
Back Office Business
Moodle Basics
Digital Cheating
Stimulus Helps, but Not Enough
Cheap Apps

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October 2010 Table of Contents

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November 2009 Table of Contents

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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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May 2009 Table of Contents

FEATURESThe A V Club—Next Generation Engaging the digital natives isn’t as daunting as you think. Here’s how three classrooms do it. Follow the Money Part I Read the first in a three part series on what the stimulus package means

January 2009 Table of Contents

FEATURES Get Better With Your TechWhether you are a novice or seasoned vet, it never hurts to reassess your technology prowess. Along with your other New Year resolutions, read this guide to help with getting your professional development back on