September 2012 Table of Contents

September 2012 Table of Contents



Report from the SchoolCIO Technology Summit
What impact are virtual and blended solutions having on the way students learn and teachers grow professionally? How have K-12 learning environments changed as a result of cloud computing and ubiquitous mobile technologies? These are the sorts of questions that were addressed at the SchoolCIO Technology Summit in San Diego on June 22 and 23, immediately preceding ISTE’s annual conference. Here’s what we learned.

  • Professional Development
  • Mobile Computing
  • Blended Learning
  • The Cloud
  • The Best Defense

Go Global
Technology has enabled us to stretch our virtual arms across the globe to shake hands with students almost anywhere. Read best practice edtech examples from countries around the world and meet some U.S. students who are working with them to make a difference.

  • Edtech Snapshot: England
  • International Schools
  • Edtech Snapshot: Turkey
  • Edtech Snapshot: Singapore
  • Edtech Snapshot: New Zealand
  • Global Connections


Put to the Test: T&L Editors take some new products for a test drive.
HP MagCloud
LiveBook & LivePlanner
Lenovo ThinkCentre M92p Tiny

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


Editor’s Desk
Editor’s Note: Back To The Future

News & Trends
• Top 10 Online Stories
• Site We Like
• Survey: PD Key to Tech Success in Classroom
• Should the phrase 21st CENTURY LEARNING be retired?
• Race to the Top Redux
• Free Literacy Apps
• Connected Educator Month
• Cyberbullying Survey
• New Acronyms to Remember
• Motorola Grant Funds STEM Education
• Best Tech Practice Videos