Top 10 Online Stories

5/1/2013 7:21:00 PM

1 The 6 Cs for Using Social Media During Times of Grief

http://www.techlearning.com/Default.aspx?tabid=67&entryid=5650
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

http://www.techlearning.com/products/0038/gaggle-long-review-gaggle-is-budding/53659
Richard Fair of James Weldon Johnson College Prep Middle School in Jacksonville, FL, updates his school’s experience with Gaggle.

3 Understanding Geometric Figures

http://www.techlearning.com/site-of-the-day/0050/-understanding-geometric-figures-through--drawing-and-paper-folding/53623
Watch a webcast of teachers learning how to teach the properties of two-dimensional figures.

4 T&L Reviews the Belkin Tablet Stand

http://www.techlearning.com/products/0038/belkin-tablet-stand-and-belkin-tablet-stand-with-storage/53491
Henry Thiele shares his evaluation of the Belkin stand.

5 Choosing a Social Network Platform for Learning

http://www.techlearning.com/Default.aspx?tabid=67&entryid=5601
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

http://www.techlearning.com/features/0039/working-it-out-how-todays-districts-are-preparing-students-for-tomorrows-jobs/53637
This feature shows examples of how today’s districts are preparing students for tomorrow’s jobs.

7 Acid (and Base) Rainbows

http://www.techlearning.com/site-of-the-day/0050/acid-and-base-rainbows/53657
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

http://www.techlearning.com/Default.aspx?tabid=67&entryid=5562
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

http://www.techlearning.com/Default.aspx?tabid=67&entryid=5613
Vicki Windman suggests apps for preparing for end-of-year exams or just regular coursework.

10 Do’s and Don’ts to using PowerPoint

http://www.techlearning.com/Default.aspx?tabid=67&entryid=5600
Lisa Nielsen shows examples of what you should and should not do when delivering a lecture.

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