October 2013 Table of Contents - Tech Learning

October 2013

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Special Supplement: Creativity & the Common Core
By Ellen Ullman
It’s not easy to come up with creative group projects that satisfy Common Core standards—or is it? Here are four projects that integrate CCCS standards—as well as collaboration and creativity.

School CIO: Using Social Media as a Professional Learning Tool
By Ellen Ullman
Whether you’re new to Twitter or have 5,000 LinkedIn connections, one thing’s for sure: social media keeps getting more popular and more powerful. If you haven’t used it for your own professional development, what are you waiting for?

Meet the Makers
Sylvia Martinez and Dr. Gary A. Carnow discuss why they are excited about the Maker Movement—and why you should be, too.

Back Office Business

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What’s New


Editors Desk: Minecraft Mania

News & Trends
Top 10 Online Stories
ConnectED Month Launches
Site We Like
Do you think the revised e-rate program will be enough to fund all of the connectivity needs of schools and districts?
Internet for Everyone?
The Bug Report
Educator Survey Results
Apps for Learning How to Program
Under the Cloud, a Climate Change for Info Tech
From the Classroom: Best Tech Practice Video of the Week Blog Series

They Said It: School Librarians Have Knowledge to Share
Steven Baule makes the case for saving librarians.



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