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April’s Best Tweets — Part One

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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. Now and then, in order to make it a bit easier for me, I may try to break it up into mid-month and end-of-month lists (and sometimes I’m a bit late).

I’ve already shared in earlier posts 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 Twitter profile page or subscribe to their RSS feed.

Here are my picks for April’s Best Tweets — Part One (not listed in any order):

“The Mother of All Languages” Wall St. Jrnl

“The Tragic Death of the Flip” by David Pogue, NY Times

“New Orleans schools ‘miracle’ not so miraculous” by Valerie Strauss at Wash Post

“How to Fix (Or Kill) Web Data About You” NY Times

“Budget Idea: Divert Money From Prisons to Schools” Miller McCune

“Why people with a European background can’t help but judge a book by its cover” Mail Online

Field Museum exhibition on “The Horse” now online

“Meet Duolingo, Google’s Next Acquisition Target; Learn A Language, Help The Web”

Some day, you, too,can have a 360 deg video recorder in your classroom taping you & your students’ every move everyday

Very interesting interactive on Islamic face veils, Wall St Jrnl

“The Geography of Music on Google Maps”

David Brooks writes about the central role of metaphors in our thinking, NY Times

“America in 2010″ impressive interactive from Wall St Jrnl

“From Russia with love: The doting father bear who can’t help cuddling his cub “

10 Ways to Help Students Ask Better Questions

” Nick Kristof on Story Telling and Development”

“Feline fisticuffs: Cat goes Tyson on Dog” pretty funny video

You might also be interested in seeing a list of favorite tweets at:

Shelly Terrell’s blog

Kalinago English

Eye On Education

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Author: Larry Ferlazzo

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

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