October 2012 Table of Contents - Tech Learning

October 2012 Table of Contents

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Mix It Up
By Ellen Ullman
Why should students have all the fun when it comes to learning? The following five districts have come up with innovative ways to deliver professional development opportunities to their teachers.

The State of STEM
By Sascha Zuger
What are the real educational outcomes of programs with a science-tech-engineering-math focus, and how will the current economic climate affect future programming? Here’s a look at STEM today, and what STEM might look like tomorrow.

School CIO: The Perfect Blend
By Ellen Ullman
Although each district handles blended learning differently, we can all agree that it’s a great way to let teachers differentiate instruction.

CIO Profile: Patricia Haughney, Chief Information Officer, Barrington (IL) Community Unit School District 220

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Put to the Test: T&L Editors take some new products for a test drive.
Study Pad Splash Math
LG N2210WZ Monitor
Study Blue
Apple Mountain Lion (OS X 10.8)

What’s New
T&L’s round-up of the latest tools for schools.


Editor’s Desk
Editor’s Note: Numbers Up

News & Trends
Top 10 Online Stories
Site We Like
Are Students Prepared for a Global Economy?
Connected Educator Month by the Numbers
Mobile Device Survey
Must-Have Free iPad Apps
Grants & Contests

They Said It: Challenge the Status Quo



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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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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