Top 10 Online Stories

1 The 6 Cs for Using Social Media During Times of Grief
Lisa Nielsen offers six ideas that outline how social media can be used to strengthen the school community in tough times.

2 Gaggle Long Review
Richard Fair of James Weldon Johnson College Prep Middle School in Jacksonville, FL, updates his school’s experience with Gaggle.

3 Understanding Geometric Figures
Watch a webcast of teachers learning how to teach the properties of two-dimensional figures.

4 T&L Reviews the Belkin Tablet Stand
Henry Thiele shares his evaluation of the Belkin stand.

5 Choosing a Social Network Platform for Learning
When deciding on a social networking platform to use with your school community, Lisa Nielsen suggests several considerations to keep in mind.

6 Working It Out
This feature shows examples of how today’s districts are preparing students for tomorrow’s jobs.

7 Acid (and Base) Rainbows
Get kids excited about science and experimentation by watching for color changes in several different test materials.

8 From the Principal’s Office: Using Google Forms to Create a Walkthrough- Observation
J. Robinson explains how to create a Google Form in your Google Drive account, and set it up as an iPad observation app.

9 Get Organized With Free Apps
Vicki Windman suggests apps for preparing for end-of-year exams or just regular coursework.

10 Do’s and Don’ts to using PowerPoint
Lisa Nielsen shows examples of what you should and should not do when delivering a lecture.