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ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD EDUCATION


Educators may sometimes feel they are in a race against several clocks-the class period, the school day, the semester, the academic year, high school exit exams and so forth-as they prepare students for academic success. What can district leaders do to appropriately address issues of time and time management? How can they ensure that what is most important-student learning-is not at the mercy of things that are less urgent? As leaders weigh their options, research offers some important reminders.


All Time Is Not Created Equal


Handheld computers can leverage the power of technology to enable all students to succeed, including children with special education needs. They are cheaper than laptops, are more portable, and have more memory and power capabilities than handhelds possessed just five years ago.


There are numerous commercial videoconferencing-related products and services used widely by K12 school districts. These generally offer comprehensive and unique features, performance guarantees, user guides and the advantages of company technical support. "The proliferation of collaboration tools from videoconferencing to electronic presentations has dramatically extended the reach of teachers and administrators," says NCast's vice president Tom Mitchell. The following is a cross section of companies and examples.


AT&T


The Manatee County (Fla.) School District is located on the Gulf of Mexico, just south of the city of Tampa, and includes 42,000 students and 7,000 employees.


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TOSHIBA


Satellite Pro Series, Laptop Computers, Hardware, $699-$1,149


The Pulse: Education's Place for Debate, features provocative articles by leading education thinkers. Many of these contributors are also authors. The following is a selection of books by contributing editors to The Pulse. The books cover a wide range of topics and perspectives. While many of these authors have overlapping interests and expertise, their work may be organized by different topics.


LITERACY


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