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NewProducts THE LATEST OFFERINGS IN HARDWARE, SOFTWARE and THE INTERNET • Ken Royal T TOSHIBA Portégé M700-S7002, Convertible Tablet H Hardware, $1,799 T Toshiba’s Portégé M700-S7002 convertible tablet has all the attributes Toshiba has become t known for, including an integrated SuperMulti k drive media reader, a fingerprint reader, integrated d Webcam, Bluetooth, and a very responsive digitized pen. The W d Portégé weighs 4.6 pounds, with a 12.1-inch anti-glare diagonal widescreen LED backlit P display. It includes Intel’s Core 2 Duo processors, supports wireless 802.11agn, and comes with up to 160GB hard drive capacity. Furthermore, three USB 2.0 ports, as well as ports for an external display, a microphone and a headphone are also provided. The Portégé comes with comprehensive 3rd Generation EasyGuard technology to help protect the hard drive from bumps and shocks, as well as a spill-resistant keyboard. SANFORD SANFOR D R Sanford Back to School Supplies Books and Materials, Pricing varies Sanford’s new back-to-school supplies include the Sharpie Accent Jumbo Highlighter, its longest writing highlighter, with chisel tip and bold colors such as fluorescent pink, orange and green. It is priced at $2.27 for a two-pack and $4.54 for a four-pack. The Parker Jotter pens have ultrabright hues with new shades that include funky fuchsia, arctic blue and neon green. Each pen is accented with stainless-steel trim. Pricing for the Jotter is $6.15 each. The Expo Click introduces the first retractable dry erase marker from Expo. Its Safety Seal valve prevents marker dry out, and the cap free design makes the marker easy to open and close with one hand. Additionally, the marker colors—black, blue and red—are bold and can be seen from a distance, and the low odor ink is ideal for classrooms. The Expo Click is priced at $4.50 for a threepack. More new back-to-school products can be found at the Sanford Web site. www.toshiba.com CORWIN PRESS Keys to Curriculum Mapping A Multimedia Kit for Professional Development Books and Materials, $299 The Keys to Curriculum Mapping kit is designed around Susan Udelhofen’s bestselling book of the same name. This multimedia presentation is a complete resource for staff developers, offering practical strategies and answers. A 44-minute VHS videotape, DVD, facilitator’s guide, and companion books are included in the kit. Topics covered are understanding the role of curriculum mapping, promoting staff development, matching teaching to assessment, adapting curriculum mapping to support other school-based programs, and how curriculum mapping helps to implement No Child Left Behind mandates. www.corwinpress.com 3M PROJECTION SYSTEMS 3M SCP712 Projector Hardware, $2,645 The 3M SCP712 can stand alone as a tabletop projector, or it can be ceiling mounted if a wall mount is not practical. The projector’s dimensions are 13.5 x 6.1 x 12.7 inches, and it weighs 9.9 pounds. Features include 3M’s Vikuiti Super Close Projection technology, XGA (1024x768) resolution, and a maximum rating of 2,000 lumens. techno Normal lamp life is 2,000 hours (3,000 in economy mode). With a folding wall mount Norma (optional), the 3M SCP712 provides additional safety and can project an image that is (option 60-80 60- diagonal inches. Image size projected from a tabletop is 30-180 inches. It’s a great choice for educators to use with existing dry erase boards or interactive g whiteboards. Cables, power cord, remote control with batteries, safety guide and w multilanguage operator’s guide on CD are included. m www.sanford.com www.3m.com 36 July 2008 District Administration http://www.toshiba.com http://www.corwinpress.com http://www.sanford.com http://www.3m.com

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District Administration - July 2008
Contents
Editor’s Letter
Letters
News Update
Curriculum Update
Administrator Profile
Conversations
Getting Mobile
School Supplies on a Budget
The Silent Issue
How Well Does This Web Site Work?
New Products
Management Books
Speaking Out
Calendar of Events
Research Center

District Administration - July 2008

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