October 2011 Table of Contents - Tech Learning

October 2011 Table of Contents

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SchoolCIO: eMail Trouble
Managing the online communications structure for a school district is hard. Managing your own personal email inbox? Probably harder. This article presents specific tips for keeping that inbox under control.

Hit the books: Superintendents go back to school to sharpen tech savvy

SchoolCIO Profile
Patrick Higgins discusses how he uses his social network for professional development.

Top 20 Social Networks for Education

Back-office business: How Schools Get PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Done

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Put to the Test: T&L editors take some new products for a test drive.
TI-Nspire CX Handheld
OmniPage Professional 18
Lion, OS X 10.7
Fantastic Flying Books of Morris Lessmore
McGraw-Hill Spark!

Why Go Virtual?
In talking with network managers at schools across the country, one thing is clear: Virtualized networks are the way to go. Here are the biggest benefits.

October 2011 What’s New
Air Display app • Bookstream • WriteExperience • CINCH Learning • Cogmed Working Memory Training • Discovery Educationstreaming • Faronics Insight 7.6 • HP new portfolio of All-in-One PC products • Inkling Version 2.0 • and more


Editor’s Desk
It’s in the Eating!

News & Trends
Next Big Thing: Califone’s iPod Wireless Portable PA System
Top 10 Web Stories
Top Tweets
Blog Bits
Sites We Like
Survey: K-12 Experience Key to STEM Learning
Wireless Lab Sweepstakes Winners Announced
Contest and Grant News
8 Ways to Reduce Special Education Costs

They Said It: What I Miss from Paper and What I Want from Ebooks



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October 2010 Table of Contents

FEATURESA Rural Revival An interview with Karen Cator, director of education technology, and John White, deputy assistant secretary for rural outreach for the U.S. Department of Education. PRODUCTS Put to the Test T&L editors take some new products for a

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April 2011 Table of Contents

FEATURESSCHOOL CIO The Pros & Cons of Open Source Products By Ellen Ullman, SchoolCIO Editor By now School CIO readers know a lot about the benefits as well as the limitations of using open source products. So we decided to

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May 2011 Table of Contents

FEATURESSCHOOL CIO Follow the Leader In recent years, national and state school administrator associations have stepped up to help their members, especially superintendents, understand and expand the role of technology in their districts’ operations, including business as well as teaching

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February 2011 Table of Contents

FEATURESSCHOOL CIO The New One to One As administrators scramble to offer ubiquitous technology in their districts, the goal has moved away from one laptop for each lap to a plethora of alternatives. By Ellen Ullman SPECIAL SUPPLEMENT Race to

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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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July 2011 Table of Contents

FEATURESAward Winning Grant Strategies By James Careless As school budgets shrink, grants are an increasing important way to support core activities, and to pioneer innovative new approaches to education. Here are strategies that won significant grants for these schools. SPECIAL?REPORT

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June 2011 Table of Contents

FEATURESSCHOOL CIO Heads in the Cloud For years schools have been using software as a service in one area or another. So where does cloud computing come in? The schools and districts in this article have already turned to the

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August 2011 Table of Contents

FEATURES SPECIAL Section ISTE Wrap up Tech & Learning compiles highlights of the many ideas and tools shared at ISTE 2011. ISTE 2011 Highlights from the conference and related events Highlights from TEDxPhiladelphiaEd 2011 5 Take Aways from Edubloggercon Tech