Volume 29:08-09-Nov - Tech Learning

Volume 29:08-09-Nov

November 2008 Volume 29 Issue 4
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Tech&Learning Magazine

November Issue Cover
2008 Editorial Calendar
2009 Editorial Calendar
Writers' Guidelines
Advisory Board
Back Issues & Reprints

Highlights from T&L top classrooms

From making movies to saving money, these tech-savvy schools share their best practices.

Keeping VoIP from being the Wrong Number by Burain Nadeau See if you have the right number.

Watch it by Matt Bolch Two districts share how video surveillance keeps their campuses safe.

Back Office Business The latest ed tech installations and district news. — Staying Safe — Texas District Adds Follett's Destiny Textbook Manager


Put to the Test
T&L Editors take some new products for a test drive. — WeeWorld — Adobe Creative Suite 4 Master Collection — SAS Curriculum Pathways — Rosetta Stone Classroom Version — Pulse Smartpen

Keeping Tabs By Jeffrey Branzburg One big reason why computers are still relegated to labs and not part and parcel of a teacher's everyday classroom instruction: They're bulky. Tablet PCs solve that design flaw.

What's New LS Education Backpack * AfterClass * MySchoolAlerts * Califone Got It! SRS * Mead Interactive Whiteboard * AVerVision SPB370 * Samsung SDP-850DX * AbleNet Impulse * and more

Departments and Columns

Editor's Desk
Groupthink for Good by Kevin Hogan The future classroom as seen at Techforum

Professional development, funding, and free stuff: Check out our Web offerings from teachers, administrators, and tech coordinators.

News & Trends
Next big thing: G1 PhoneSites we LikeiTouch in the ClassroomWorld Report

Leader of the Year Profile: Music to their ears
Carol Broos, a music teacher at Sunset Ridge School in Northfield, IL, created a remarkable music program that combines composition and performance with cutting-edge uses of technology.

Fundamentals of K-12 Technology Programs
Thin Client and Server Virtualization: The Path to Security, Manageability, and Savings



T&L News(29)

FL Considers Discounted PCs for Students Both houses of the Florida legislature are considering bills that would make it possible for students to purchase computers and Internet access at discounted prices. Stanford University To Open Virtual School for the Gifted Stanford University is expanding its existing

Put to the Test: Apple iWork '09 promo image

Put to the Test: Apple iWork '09

Education is all about choice. The more you learn, the more options you have. iWork '09, Apple's latest suite of Macintosh only productivity tools, consisting of Pages '09 (word processing and page layout) Numbers '09 (spreadsheet tables, graphs and charts),

T&L News(153)

Highlights from NSBA T+L in Seattle, WA, October 27-29, 2008; Highlights from NSBA T+L in Seattle, WA, October 27-29, 2008; Highlights from NSBA T+L in Seattle, WA, October 27-29, 2008; Put to the Test: Adobe Creative Suite 4 Master Collection; A Touch of E-Learning

Free Podcast from AEP Summit 09 on 21st century learning platforms promo image

Free Podcast from AEP Summit 09 on 21st century learning platforms

The Association of Educational Publishers just released a podcast from the AEP Summit 09 titled "Learning Platforms for the 21st Century and Beyond" in which representatives form Google Apps, Amazon Kindle Books and and the Rochester Institute of Technology's Open Publishing Lab discuss the impact of technology on today's classroom - now and in the future.