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Articles: Technology

 

COOPER INSTITUTE

Fitnessgram/Activitygram 8.0, Physical and Fitness Assessments Software, $299-$1,500 depending upon school needs

03/2008
 

VOYAGER EXPANDED LEARNING

Vital Indicators of Progress (VIP), Reading Monitoring Tool, Internet, Free with any reading program purchase

 

In each issue, District Administration presents the products, books and materials that we think are important to our readers, culminating in a year's-end Top 100 Products.

 

SPECTORSOFT

Spector 360 Internet Use Monitor

Software, $1,995/50 PC lab

The following selections are the DA editors' choices of important and useful books and materials reflecting trends in K12 education today. Most of the books selected deal with technology and emerging Web 2.0 tools such as podcasting and handheld devices. Other books and materials cover new developments in measurement/evaluation, preschool/primary transitions, and knowledge regarding at-risk learners. These are excellent resources both for adding to your professional library and for recommending to colleagues.

The National School Board Association included Jennifer Ziolko on its 2006 list of the 20 most outstanding emerging leaders in education, based on her work implementing technology and supporting its use in special education classes throughout the West Linn/Wilsonville (Ore.) School District.

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