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Top 10 Online Stories

1 Flipping Your Faculty Meetings

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

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

3 From the Principal’s Office: Penultimate

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

4 Bett Chats

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

5 Teaching Resources for Teachers, by Teachers

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

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

7 Keyboard Apps

Vicki Windman shares her favorite keyboard apps.

8 Site We Like: Race in the U.S.A.

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

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

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.