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October 2016

October 2016

FULL ISSUE

FEATURES

HOW ADAPTIVE LEARNING REALLY WORKS (opens in new tab)
By Tara Smith
This collection of success stories showcases schools and districts that are celebrating achievements gained through the efforts of dedicated staff implementing adaptive learning strategies.

MAKE BELIEVE: 2016 3D PRINTER ROUNDUP (opens in new tab)
With the flood of available 3D printers, determining what is right for each school and its students can be overwhelming. T&L reviewer Shannon Mersand takes a look at five 3D printers to consider for your school.

THE MAKING OF A MAKER SPACE (opens in new tab)
By Sascha Zuger

SCHOOLCIO REPORT: FOSTERING DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP: A SCHOOL DISTRICT’S ROLE (opens in new tab)
The June 2016 SchoolCIO Summit worked to create specific policies and procedures to educate school communities on their roles in the appropriate use of social media. Here are highlights.

PRODUCTS

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

DEPARTMENTS & COLUMNS

EDITOR’S NOTE: WE’RE DOING IT LIVE! (opens in new tab)

TRENDING

Top10 WEB STORIES (opens in new tab)
BLOG BITS (opens in new tab)
TOP TWEETS (opens in new tab)
LETTERS TO THE NEXT PRESIDENT 2.0 GIVES VOICE TO TEENS’ OPINIONS IN   ELECTION (opens in new tab)
EBOOKS PROMOTE INDIVIDUALIZED LEARNING (opens in new tab)
VIDEO GAMES IN EDUCATION (opens in new tab)
SITE WE LIKE (opens in new tab)
T&L READER SURVEY DOES YOUR SCHOOL PLAN TO PARTICIPATE IN THE GO OPEN INITIATIVE FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION? (opens in new tab)
GAMER SCIENCE: ARE VIDEO GAMES MAKING KIDS SMARTER? (opens in new tab)
EDUCATION LAGS IN SHIFT TO MOBILE, RECEIVES LESS WEB SITE TRAFFIC (opens in new tab)
APPS OF THE DAY FROM TECHLEARNING.COM (opens in new tab)
OCTOBER IS NATIONAL BULLYING PREVENTION MONTH (opens in new tab)
QUESTIONS TO ASK BEFORE SEARCHING FOR A GRANT OPPORTUNITY (opens in new tab)
CLASS TECH TIPS (opens in new tab)

BIG IDEAS
Spreading the Good News About Schools; Don’t Fear the Click Bait; Quit Teaching Tech
GET OUT THE GOOD WORD (opens in new tab)
DON’T FEAR THE CLICK-BAIT (opens in new tab)
DO WE EVEN NEED TO TEACH STUDENTS TO USE TECH ANY MORE? (opens in new tab)