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T he new Technology Application TEKS will become effective for the 2012-2013 school year. Available now through your ESC are online professional development courses designed to introduce the classroom teacher to the new elementary and middle school TA TEKS, as well as strategies for integrating these skills into the core content areas. Participants will walk away with a wealth of resources, digital tools, and strategies for creating meaningful learning experiences to increase student learning. High school TA TEKS Professional Development courses are coming soon. The Journey to 21st Century Transformation. u Available Now Grades K-2 Grades 3-5 Grades 6-8 u u u Online via Project Share Earn 6 CPEs Free to Texas Educators For more information: u Facilitated Courses http://www.tinyurl.com/TATEKSPD 09/05/12 3:28 AM 586939_Region.indd 1 ADVERTISERS’ INDEX ADMINISTRATIVE SOFTWARE Skyward Inc...................... Inside Back Cover www.skyward.com AUDIO-VISUAL EQUIPMENT TEKVOX .....................................................10 www.tekvox.com BOOKS/EBOOKS Mackin Educational Resources ..................Outside Back Cover www.mackin.com COMPUTER HARDWARE Jatheon Technologies Inc. .........................16 www.jatheon.com COMPUTER SYSTEMS Advanced Toolware ..........Inside Front Cover www.advtoolware.com CONSULTANTS eRate 360 Solutions .................................. 12 www.erate360.com COOPERATIVE PURCHASING Harris County Department of Education....22 www.hcde-texas.org EMAIL ARCHIVING SOLUTIONS Jatheon Technologies Inc. .........................16 www.jatheon.com E-READER Harris County Department of Education....22 www.hcde-texas.org KEYBOARDING Bytes of Learning Incorporated .. Inside Back Cover www.bytesoflearning.com PROFESSIONAL AND STAFF DEVELOPMENT Region 10 Education Service Center .........22 www.region10.org SECURITY - NETWORK Advanced Toolware ..........Inside Front Cover www.advtoolware.com SOFTWARE - ADMINISTRATIVE/ BUSINESS Aloe Software Group ........ Inside Back Cover www.peimsdataplus.com Incident Management Program .................16 www.theimp.ca TECHNOLOGY APPS Region 10 Education Service Center .........22 www.region10.org Purchase eReaders, eBooks and related items including The NOOK under a competitively bid contract awarded by HCDE and available through Choice Partners Cooperative. Go to www.ChoicePartners.org and select Barnes & Noble contract Toll free: 855-821-4233 (HCDE) A service of Harris County Department of Education 22 techedge 595975_Harris.indd 1 >> www.tcea.org 10/07/12 9:01 PM http://www.tinyurl.com/TATEKSPD http://www.ChoicePartners.org http://www.skyward.com http://www.choicepartners.org http://www.tekvox.com http://www.bytesoflearning.com http://www.mackin.com http://www.tinyurl.com/TATEKSPD http://www.jatheon.com http://www.advtoolware.com http://www.advtoolware.com http://www.peimsdataplus.com http://www.erate360.com http://www.theimp.ca http://www.hcde-texas.org http://www.region10.org http://www.jatheon.com http://www.tcea.org

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Tech Edge - August 2012

AT A GLANCE: Classroom Tips to Help Support a BYOT Initiative
TECA Professional Development
Resources for a BYOT
LEADING WITH TECHNOLOGY: It's Not All About the Robot
BYOT: From Potential Distraction to Real Integration
CREATING CLOUDS: From Sharing to Storing, Clouds, Help Clear the Way for BYOT
BYOT TO THE LIBRARY: Student's Learning Options Continue to Expand
TECH SMART: Tips to Promote Responsible and Ethical Digital Citzens
MOBILE LEARNING: Paving the Way for BYOT and Responsible Uses Policies
IN THE CLASSROOM: Think, Are You UP for This Robotics Challenge?
ADVOCACY UPDATE: Connecting in the Community
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