October 2016

October 2016

FULL ISSUE

FEATURES

HOW ADAPTIVE LEARNING REALLY WORKS
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
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
By Sascha Zuger

SCHOOLCIO REPORT: FOSTERING DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP: A SCHOOL DISTRICT’S ROLE
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

DEPARTMENTS & COLUMNS

EDITOR’S NOTE: WE’RE DOING IT LIVE!

TRENDING
Bullying Prevention Month; Teens Share Election Opinions; Ebooks & Individualized Learning; Video Games in Education; and more
Top10 WEB STORIES
BLOG BITS
TOP TWEETS
LETTERS TO THE NEXT PRESIDENT 2.0 GIVES VOICE TO TEENS’ OPINIONS IN ELECTION
EBOOKS PROMOTE INDIVIDUALIZED LEARNING
SITE WE LIKE
T&L READER SURVEY DOES YOUR SCHOOL PLAN TO PARTICIPATE IN THE GO OPEN INITIATIVE FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION?
Gamer Science: Are Video Games Making Kids Smarter?
EDUCATION LAGS IN SHIFT TO MOBILE, RECEIVES LESS WEB SITE TRAFFIC
APPS OF THE DAY FROM TECHLEARNING.COM
OCTOBER IS NATIONAL BULLYING PREVENTION MONTH
QUESTIONS TO ASK BEFORE SEARCHING FOR A GRANT OPPORTUNITY
CLASS TECH TIPS

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

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