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Articles from District Administration (June 1, 2005)

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"Troops-to-teachers" creates new wave of instructors for districts nationwide: classrooms get savvy and experienced military personnel moving to "second career" stage. Advertisement 609
A portable feast. Kinnaman, Dan 412
A Practical Guide to Effective School Board Meetings. Brief Article 114
Administrators follow the librarian's lead, from managing schedules to in-class assessments: Pennsylvania district is big on small handheld experimentation. Schachter, Ron 1738
Amato falls in New Orleans. Sausner, Rebecca 374
AR-M355U, AR-M455U: Sharp. Ezarik, Melissa 160
Bullying shoots into cyber space. Brief Article 133
By the numbers on the G8 countries: a data bank on education trends for district leaders. Dianis, Laura Illustration 309
Charter schools still in question. Silverman, Fran 286
Co-nect Literacy: Co-nect. Ezarik, Melissa 106
Counterfeiters caught. Brief Article 85
Diagnostic testing gets to root of the problem. Brief Article 216
Down under gives over ideas. Brief Article 204
Ed leaders talk tech. Pascopella, Angela 457
Education administrator: for on-the-go education administrators the Treo 650 is data connectivity and communication defined. Calendar 244
ENCORE! 4GL School Solutions Inc. Ezarik, Melissa 129
eReader Pro & The Classics Collection. 87
Evolution pressures come from students, parents. 316
eWalk[TM]. 87
Fast lane: online tutorials help users get up to speed: five-minute lessons boast narration, step-by-step instructions and examples taken from a teacher's typical needs. Tyre, Terian 1373
First things first: this superintendent took on the tough task of building a district from scratch. Sausner, Rebecca Biography 599
Florida's A+ plan: ace over NCLB? Pascopella, Angela Brief Article 162
Gary Stager on tech insurgents: do your teachers need a computing IEP? Stager, Gary 679
Go! Motion: Vernier Software & Technology. Ezarik, Melissa 108
Got varieties of milk? Brief Article 82
Grammar makes a comeback. Scarpa, Steven 359
Honing the power of technology. Pascopella, Angela 621
Interactive pentop computer gives voice to K-8 students: FLY pentop computer brings life to paper-based media this fall. Interview 1240
Las Vegas District's literacy initiative improves students' academic chances: fastest-growing district taps LeapFrog SchoolHouse for portable, engaging, and effective tools and improved assessments. Tyre, Terian 533
Latitude 110L: Dell. Ezarik, Melissa 105
Lean on me: with reform math programs, parents need to be more prepared than ever for the "Help me!" plea at homework time. Aiding them is a district's duty. Ezarik, Melissa 3400
LearnStar, Inc. Brief Article 80
LifeDrive: first mobile manager has gigs of storage Tungsten E2: Bluetooth wireless & protected memory: two new products introduced by palmOne, Inc., this spring are sparking interest among educators who are looking for advanced capabilities to meet their needs in offices and classrooms. Dixon, Kathleen 1472
Mac OS X version 10.4 "Tiger": Apple. Ezarik, Melissa 304
Marilyn Burns Classroom Math Libraries: Scholastic/Marilyn Burns Education Associates. Ezarik, Melissa 81
Math, science and tech careers a closer reach. Brief Article 109
MathAmigo: Valiant, USA. Ezarik, Melissa 182
MathAmigo[R] your helping hand. 85
Mining up. Sturgeon, Julie 684
Montgomery County District adopts handheld-to-Web assessment tool for early learners: palmOne and Wireless Generation team up for new approach to reading diagnostics. Shannon, Dan Cover Story 1152
MovieTime DV10: Optoma Technology, Inc. Ezarik, Melissa 94
NCLB & IDEA make room for creative learning tools and alternate approaches: federal mandates alert educators of a shift from process to student academic accountability. 1264
NCLB & IDEA support handheld learning: electronic learning tools fulfill the NCLB requirements for federal funding. Here's how you can tap into some sources. 490
NEA files first national lawsuit. Pascopella, Angela Brief Article 309
No child's guessing game. D'Orio, Wayne Editorial 628
Odvard Egil Dyril on affinity groups and Wikicities: interest groups are one of the Web's hottest trends. Dyrli, Odvard Egil 672
One, Two, Three, Follow Me: Linworth Learning. Ezarik, Melissa 96
PalmOne expands commitment to education--and educators: do you work for a school, or serve on a board of education or a parent-teacher organization? If so, now you can buy your own personal Zire, Tungsten, LifeDrive or Treo thanks to the new Education Individual Store from palmOne. 290
Personal learning tools take a leap forward with engaging assessment programs: PLTs are portable and affordable and they may be helping close the achievement gap. Smiley, James 845
Presentation systems buyer's guide. Buyers Guide 1232
Prince George's District tracks 1,300 school buses with mobile phone network: Nextel delivers real-time tracking for emergencies, routing efficiencies and overall safety. Advertisement 514
PrintBoy. Brief Article 82
RFID moves to academia with palm OS software: keeping tabs on endangered plants at University of Hawaii can aid medical research. Solomon, J.D. 720
ScheduleFinder[TM]. 84
Smart Tutor: Learning Today. Ezarik, Melissa 89
Solutions in special education: smart districts use tech-based approaches to keep special education requirements from draining staff and budgets. Fratt, Lisa 1978
SpellChamp! 81
Student mobility and achievement. 676
Study: leadership preparation falls short. Dessoff, Alan 539
Tango Software. 85
Teachers: for the intense daily demands of teaching, the Tungsten E2 is a powerful and competent, assistant. Calendar 238 National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Ezarik, Melissa 91
Tennessee makes teaching easier. Brief Article 105
Test scores rising but schools still struggle with mandates. Silverman, Fran Brief Article 200
Text demands on students don't meet life's demands. Ezarick, Melissa 358
The handheld learning environment. 92
The world of wireless: more districts than ever are pulling the plug on their traditional networks. Tablet PCs, PDAs and A/V equipment are just some of the tools being used to take advantage of the wireless trend. Millard, Elizabeth Cover Story 2779
Timeline of a waiver request: how one set of questions from Connecticut set off a volley of name-calling and a potential lawsuit that have thrust this small state firmly to the front of the No Child debate. D'Orio, Wayne 2664
Title IX expands. Brief Article 81
Toronto's Greenwood College School opts for all-digital curriculum: Thomson Gale delivers 100% of course-work to the wireless-enabled students, faculty and administrators. Martin, John Advertisement 555
Turning book burners into lifelong learners. Barth, Roland S. Book Review 372
Utah is not alone. Pascopella, Angela Brief Article 96
Utah takes action. Pascopella, Angela 381
What's Your Strategy? Children as Constructors: Building Strategies in Math: AuthorHouse. Ezarik, Melissa 81
Wishing for wellness: tackling adolescent health issues brings improved academic performance, reduces teen pregnancy and enhances the entire community's economic and physical health. Fratt, Lisa 1072
Zen and the arts of Bill's philosophy: rural school superintendent William Mathis truly listens, does his homework and stands up against conceived inequities in the federal education law. Pascopella, Angela Interview 4208

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