News and Trends
Top 10 Web stories, May 2011
1 Six simple ways to use cells for learning
Lisa Nielsen loves cell phones. Here she shares some of
her favorite ways to use these tools in the classroom.
2 Twelve Reasons to Teach Searching
Techniques with Google Advanced Search
Michael Gorman’s latest post points out why you may
still want to start teaching search skills using Google
David Andrade reviews Evernote, a free resource that
allows you to capture information with whichever
device or operating system you use.
4 Web 2.0-—Like Drinking Water from a
Frank Pileiro reports on how to develop your own Web
2.0 tool kit.
5 American Geological Institute
This is a sample of T&L’s weekly Sites We Like,
sponsored by NetTrekker.
6 What’s New
The latest tools for schools
7 iPads in the Classroom
By Autumn Kelley
Special Education uses iPads to supplement
instruction in reading and math as well as to facilitate
communication for students with autism spectrum
disorders and others who require support.
8 iPads Versus Netbooks for a One-to-One
Ben Grey reports on his middle school’s journey to
implementing a one-to-one program.
9 iPads, iPod touches, and iPhones as
Assistive Technology in Education
Eric Lawson explains how his school uses iPads for its
10 iPad Apps for Children with Special-Needs
Vicki Windman shares her favorite iPad apps for special