8.09.esnCovereSN View Point
Students, adults have different views of technology’s influence on behavior.
— Julie Evans

NECC 2009 Coverage
Educators anticipate reform, future of education.
— eSN staff reports

InfoComm 2009 Report
New technologies hold promise for education.
— Dennis Carter

View the August 2009 Issue today…
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What’s News

  • Support for statewide data systems grows (pg 1)
  • New developments in brain research (pg 1)
  • Layoffs spur interest in online teaching (pg 1)
  • New recommendations for STEM instruction (pg 4)
  • Judge overturns cyber-bullying conviction (pg 6)
  • Push for 21st century skills increases (pg 8)
  • New rules for rural broadband grants (pg 10)
  • Software rivalry reveals options for schools (pg 11)
  • Groups ask for tech training funds (pg 12)
  • Project would measure ed-tech’s value (pg 14)
  • Frustrations surround e-Rate audits (pg 15)
  • New Kindle alternative piques interest (pg 16)
  • Proctors, logins for college web tests (pg 16)
  • Groups debate student copyright education (pg 17)
  • ED study supports blended learning (pg 18)
  • Online courses in high demand (pg 18)
  • Poll shows students’ views of tech,cheating (pg 20)
  • Two states differ on tech funding (pg 22)

Departments

  • Default Lines (pg 4)
    Schools vs. Businesses.
    Gregg W. Downey
  • eSN Online Update (pg 6)
    Updated Best Practices and SAFE Center.
    Nancy David
  • Newslines (pg 13)
    More news affecting eSchools
    —quick and to the point.
  • Grants & Funding (pg 34)
    How grant reviewers can help applicants.
    Plus,new grant deadlines and awards.
    — Deborah Ward
  • Stakeholder &Community Relations (pg 35)
    Tips for eCommunication this fall.
    — Nora Carr
  • Tech Buyer’s Marketplace (pg 36)
    Purchasing wisdom from our K-20 Tech Solutions Center
  • Prime-Time Product Preview (pg 37)
    New product information from eSN advertisers.
  • eSchool Partners (pg 37)
    Key organizations that support the eSchool movement
  • eSN.tv Viewer’s Guide (pg 38)
    This month’s highlights from our video news archive

View the August 2009 Issue today…
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Download eSchool News August Issue in Adobe (PDF) format.

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