September 2013

September 2013



Special Supplement: SchoolCIO Leadership Summit Highlights
You have questions. They have answers. Read these digital strategies from the country’s most innovative school districts. Topics include:
• Common Core: Preparing for 2014
• Leveraging the Cloud
• Social Media
• Blended and Flipped Learning
• BYOD and One-to-One
• Defining Digital Curriculum
• Profile: Richard Culatta

Common Core Goes Global
By Ellen Ullman
Teachers who reach out to schools around the world to do global collaborative projects know it’s a perfect way to dive into the Common Core curriculum or just to connect students to the real world. If you’re looking for new ways to help students learn about themselves and about each other, here are some ideas to help you get started.

Back Office Business

CIO Profile: Debbie Sullivan

Put to the Test: T&L Editors take some new products for a test drive.
• MyCore
• Grammaropolis
• Texthelp

Product Guide: Comparing Chromebooks

What’s New


Editor’s Note: Big Ideas

News & Trends
• Top 10 Online Stories
• Site We Like
• Teens Want Privacy, Too
• What is the state of bandwidth in your school?
• Grants & Contests
• Graphic of the Month
• Four new realities for this generation
• Can Digital Tools Improve Student Writing?
• Building Oral Language Skills with Tech
• Apps for Creativity and Imagination