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January’s Best “Tweets”

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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.

If you don’t use Twitter, you can also check-out all of my “tweets” on my Twitter profile page or subscribe to their RSS feed.

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

Understanding the development of academic langauge for ELLs, Judie Haynes

See how the number of crayon colors have expanded over the years in this infographic

“The time has come for detracking”

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

Interactive on Doomsday Clock

Intriguing review of data used by author of Atlantic Teach For America article (Thanks to Susan Ohanian)

Fascinating interactive showing how energy use has developed since the Industrial Revolution

9 Amazing Bridges

Reading In The Brain: The Science and Evolution of a Human Invention
, New York Times

“Make Beautiful Music on YouTube With This Interactive Video”

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.

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Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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