Every month I make a short list highlighting my choices of the best resources I shared through (and learned from) Twitter, but didn’t necessarily include them in posts here on my blog.
I’ve already shared in earlier posts this month several new resources I found on Twitter — and where I gave credit to those from whom I learned about them. Those are not included again in this post.
Here are my picks for December’s Best Tweets (not listed in any order):
Visions of the Cosmos is a neat Wall Street Journal slideshow.
‘How Bad For The Environment Can Throwing Away One Plastic Bottle Be?’ 30 Million People Wonder is satire from The Onion.
When the question is either/or, sometimes the answer is both (Thanks to Bud Hunt)
What Lessons Those Carrots Are Teaching, New York Times
The Bold, the Beautiful and the Incremental, Public School Insights
More to education than data, Diane Ravitch
See how the number of crayon colors have expanded over the years in this infographic
Why You Haven’t Donated to Haiti Yet is an intriguing study of why & when we give
Vidinotes lets you create notes of video, including images
“Redefining Achievement”, Deborah Meier
Fascinating interactive showing how energy use has developed since the Industrial Revolution
The Messiah Complex, David Brooks, critical thinking about Avatar
Hitching All Our Wagons to Tests, Public School Insights
How much data do Americans consume each day? Check out this visual breakdown
You might also be interested in seeing a list of favorite tweets at Shelly Terrell’s blog.