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May’s Best Tweets — Part Two

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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 May’s Best Tweets — Part Two (not listed in any order):

Confirmation bias comic strip

Video: This teacher keeps her students calm as a gunfight emerges outside (Thanks to Vicki Davis)

“Teacher: Of 8,892 data points, which ones matter in evaluation?”
from Washington Post

“Goodbye Food Pyramid, Hello Dinner Plate” NY Times

“Teachers College Hopes to Empower Educators” local San Francisco NPR

“Otter and toddler laugh and frolick” video is really cute

“Children Learn Language in Moments of Insight, Not Gradually Through Repeated Exposure, Study Shows”

“The world’s most surreal landscapes” slideshow, Salon

“80 things we wish we knew before we started traveling “ CNN

“Choose Your Own Apocalypse” Slate interactive

“Educators, business team up to bridge student “digital divide”” San Diego Union-Trib

“What thinking in 140 characters does to our brains” NY Times

“Nice Guys Finish First” by David Brooks, NY Times

You might also be interested in seeing other people’s choices for their best tweets:

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

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