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Top 10 Web Stories, September 2011

Vicki Windman provides some apps to help document goals for special-needs students.
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1 Assessment Apps

Vicki Windman provides some apps to help document goals for special-needs students.

2 Campaign to Thank Teachers

The “You Made A Difference” campaign records people thanking a teacher who made a difference in their lives.

3 14 Ways to Improve Your School Web Site

Terry Freedman shares his tips for creating a dynamic and useful school Web site.

4 Roadmap to Online Assessments Released

Pearson has developed a new resource to help states and districts navigate the transition from paper-andpencil to online assessments.

5 Checklist for 21st-Century School Leaders

School CIO Advisor Nancy Caramanico posted this communications checklist for School Technology Leadership.

6 Which Sites Are the Most Copied?

A recent white paper from TurnItIn lists the most popular Web sites for student-matched content on the Web.

7 Facebook in Education

Lisa Nielsen posts a report featuring school leaders who ban and block as well as those who empower and prepare.

8 Site of the Day: NASA Kids’ Club

Explore the universe through a variety of colorful activities, engaging videos, and captivating photographs.

9 154 Ways to Use Moodle

Guest blogger Michelle Vance says there is no wrong way to create a Moodle page. Here is a list to help you decide what to include on your page.

10 Google+, Facebook, Twitter, and Blogs-- When and Why to Use Each

Lisa Nielsen asks, do we really need another social network? Her answer: Yes. She offers the benefits of the top social networks, including the new Google+.



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From’s “Site of the Day,” sponsored by netTrekker, this site comes from the British Library, whichpresents in it a series of illustrated essays on the different ways that the human body has been represented in art and science through history.

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Lots of schools are talking about the importance of preparing their students for an increasingly interconnected, Webcentric world.