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July’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 July’s Best Tweets — Part One (not listed in any order):

Clockwords is a new fun word game

“Books and Other Fetish Objects” NY Times

Augmented Reality in Plain English

Enron Emails Reveal What a Web of Deceit Looks Like-shape of social networks legal & illegal

What school is all about, according to Dolores Umbridge (and the US Dept of Education) by Stephen Krashen

“Google Is Making Us Stupid and Smart at the Same Time?” The Atlantic

“What’s a Metaphor For?” Chronicle of Higher Ed

“Stanford to Lead Creation of ELL Standards for ‘Common Core’”

“Kid gets gay marriage in one minute, plays ping pong” video

“How Many Hours of Sleep on Average Different Species of Mammals Require?” infographic

“Message From a Charter School: Thrive or Transfer” NY Times

Pearls Before Swine demonstrates the importance of correct English pronunciation

Teaching creationism in Doonesbury comic strip

“Famous first words” Guardian

“The 25 Documents You Need Before You Die” Wall St Jrnl infographic

“If you thought the do-it-yourself anti-immigrant schemes couldn’t get any more repellent, you were wrong.” NY Times

New York Times article on IB program

The Eye On Education blog also regularly lists their favorite tweets.

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Author: Larry Ferlazzo

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

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