juneDon’t miss these highlights in your June issue

  • eSN Special Report
    21st-century teacher education:
    How education schools are ramping up efforts to teach ed-tech integration.
    — Christine Van Dusen
  • eSN Special Feature
    A growing number of school libraries are using open-source software; here’s why.
    — Laura Devaney
  • eSN Curricular Focus
    iPods help ESL students achieve success.
    — Meris Stansbury

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What’s News

  • Unused eRate funding totals billions (pg 1)
  • iSchools lift hopes in New York City (pg 1)
  • Amazon courts students with new Kindle (pg 1)
  • Schools react to swine flu scare (pg 8)
  • Obama budget calls for cuts to ed tech (pg 10)
  • Google’s book scanning faces new scrutiny (pg 12)
  • ACLU to schools: Stop blocking gay sites (pg 13)
  • Virginia tests video games as a teaching tool (pg 14)
  • Blackboard acquires another software rival (pg 16)
  • Study: Ed tech leads to significant gains (pg 18)
  • Feds seek input on education law (pg 20)
  • Survey shows barriers to Web 2.0 use in schools (pg 22)
  • Stimulus aims to help close digital divide (pg 23)
  • DVD copying software goes on trial (pg 24)
  • Support for common standards grows louder (pg 33)
  • University teaches the keys to ‘viral video’ (pg 36)

Departments

  • Default Lines (pg 4)
    Wags and dogs.
    Gregg W. Downey
  • Letters to the Editor (pg 4)
    Our readers respond with their opinions.
  • eSN Online Update (pg 8)
    Check out our new Superintendent’s Center.
    Nancy David
  • Education in Focus (pg 44)
    Student film documents Holocaust memories.
  • Security Checkpoint (pg 45)
    Campus network used in spamming scheme; feds recruit ‘white hat’ hackers..
  • Grants & Funding (pg 46)
    Allow plenty of time for writing federal grant proposals. Plus,new grant deadlines and awards.
    Deborah Ward
  • Stakeholder & Community Relations (pg 47)
    Frequent communication is even more important during tough times.
    Nora Carr
  • Netwatch (pg 48)
    The best new web sites for teaching …and leading.
  • State Tech Perspectives (pg 49)
    Making content ‘king’ is Vermont’s crowning ed-tech achievement.
    Peter Drescher
  • Prime-Time Product Preview (pg 50)
    New product information from eSN advertisers.
  • Tech Buyer’s Marketplace (pg 52)
    Buying wisdom from our K-20 Tech Solutions Center.
  • eSchool Partners (pg 53)
    Key organizations that support the eSchool movement
  • eSN.tv Viewer’s Guide (pg 54)
    This month’s highlights from our video news archive

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