Top 10 Online Stories

3/28/2013 3:46:00 PM

1 Flipping Your Faculty Meetings
http://www.techlearning.com/features/0039/flipping-your-faculty-meetings/53436

By flipping the faculty meeting, Nancy Caramanico shows how formerly leader-driven meetings transform into distributed leadership meetings.

2 Class Tech Tips: Score Rubrics on Your iPad
http://www.techlearning.com/Default.aspx?tabid=67&entryid=5472

If you use rubrics to grade student work, guest blogger Monica Burns recommends ForAllRubrics.

3 From the Principal’s Office: Penultimate
http://www.techlearning.com/Default.aspx?tabid=67&entryid=5412

J. Robinson recommends the Penultimate app for taking handwritten notes on the iPad.

4 Bett Chats
http://www.techlearning.com/features/0039/bett-participants-chat-up-online/53413

Highlights from conversations and panel discussions from the Bett 2013 conference.

5 Teaching Resources for Teachers, by Teachers
http://www.techlearning.com/site-of-the-day/0050/teaching-resources-for-teachers-by-teachers/53498

The American Federation of Teachers’ new online community, Share My Lesson, offers teachers access to the resources and knowledge of their peers.

6 How Social Media Can Transform Your Classrooms
http://www.techlearning.com/features/0039/being-social-how-social-media-can-transform-your-school-classrooms/53437

Cathy Swan reports how demonstrating best practices can often be the best publicity tool for social media.

7 Keyboard Apps
http://www.techlearning.com/Default.aspx?tabid=67&entryid=5471

Vicki Windman shares her favorite keyboard apps.

8 Site We Like: Race in the U.S.A.
http://www.techlearning.com/news-and-trends/0061/site-we-like-race-in-the-usa/53440

This site explores the concept of “race” in the United States from its colonial beginnings until the present time.

9 iPad Workflow Fluency in Kindergarten
http://www.techlearning.com/Default.aspx?tabid=67&entryid=5360

Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano says there is nothing wrong with using apps for isolated skills practice, but these purposes should not be the only reasons to use iPads.

10 Research-based Proof That Students Use Cell Phones for Learning
http://www.techlearning.com/Default.aspx?tabid=67&entryid=5450

Lisa Nielsen reports on a new study conducted by TRU, providing a body of research which supports the idea that students use cell phones to learn.

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