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Another Special Edition Of “Links I Should Have Posted About, But Didn’t”

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(NOTE: I usually publish this kind of post once-a-week. However, even more links than usual accumulated during this last week of school”)

I have a huge backlog of resources that I’ve been planning to post about in this blog but, just because of time constraints, have not gotten around to doing so. Instead of letting that backlog grow bigger, I regularly grab a few and list them here with a minimal description. It forces me to look through these older links, and help me organize them for my own use. I hope others will find them helpful, too. These are resources that I didn’t include in my “Best Tweets” feature because I had planned to post about them, or because I didn’t even get around to sending a tweet sharing them.

Here is Another Special Edition Of “Links I Should Have Posted About, But Didn’t”:

The World Food Programme has developed an impressive interactive map showing the famine areas in the Horn of Africa. I’m adding it to The Best Web Resources About Somalia’s Drought & Famine. Cholera Breaks Out Amid Famine is a Wall Street Journal slideshow I’m adding to the same list.

Educational Technology Through The Years is a slideshow from David Deubelbeiss. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Learning About The History Of Technology. This doesn’t quite fit into that “The Best” list, but it’s so amazing that it had go to somewhere: Timeline of Systematic Data and the Development of Computable Knowledge.

San Diego Zoo Panda celebrates Birthday by Attacking Cake! is video I just had to add to The Best Sites To Learn About Pandas.

Here are several new additions to The Best Sites To Help Teach About 9/11:

Ten years after 9/11: New York transformed is an Associated Press interactive.

Remembering 9/11 is from National Geographic.

Amazing new pictures of Ground Zero site shows One World Trade Center soaring above New York’s skyline is a photo gallery from The Daily Mail.

The Center For Middle Eastern Studies
at Harvard has some very useful curriculum resources on 9/11.

Writing a Book — Making Money is another in a series of posts by Chris Brogan about becoming an author. I’m adding it to So, You Want To Write A Book? Here’s The Best Advice…

How Europeans Know You’re American is a slideshow from LIFE. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Walking In Someone Else’s Shoes.

Remembering The Berlin Wall is a slideshow from The Boston Globe. The border fence is a wall by any other name is from The San Francisco Chronicle. I’m adding both to The Best Sites To Learn About Walls That Separate Us.

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

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