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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”:

Any Making is a new online photo editor. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Online Photo-Editing & Photo Effects.

Collateral Crisis: The Catastrophic Famine in Somalia
is a TIME Magazine slideshow. I’m adding it to The Best Web Resources About Somalia’s Drought & Famine.

How To Twitter Effectively is a helpful infographic. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Beginning To Learn What Twitter Is All About.

Book Lamp is a new book recommendation site that looks interesting. Salon just published an article about it — Can a computer ever give good book recommendations? However, since, as far as I can tell, it is few, if any, adolescent books in its data base, I’m not adding it to The Best Places To Get Blog, Website, Book, Movie & Music Recommendations.

What’s 6 Feet Tall and Weighs 1,500 Pounds? A Minicomputer is a Wall Street Journal slideshow about Seattle’s Living Computer Museum. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Learning About The History Of Technology.

Writing A Book — Structure
is Chris Brogan’s latest post in a series on writing a book. I’m adding it to So, You Want To Write A Book? Here’s The Best Advice….

Bloom’s Taxonomy and iPad Apps
is a useful post from Langwitches. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Helping Teachers Use Bloom’s Taxonomy In The Classroom.

Boy, if I was a math teacher or if I even could understand what this article was talking about, the next time a student throw a ball of crumpled paper at a student I would love making it into a learning opportunity — The Cutting-Edge Physics of a Crumpled Paper Ball is from Wired. Now that would be making lemonade out of a lemon!

Remembering September 11
is a compilation of lesson resources from Pearson Education. I’m adding it to The Best Sites To Help Teach About 9/11.

Crazy: 90 Percent of People Don’t Know How to Use CTRL+F is an article in the Atlantic about a simple way to search for a word in any document or webpage. I’m embarrassed to say that I was among that 90 percent. I’m adding it to My Best Posts For Tech Novices (Plus A Few From Other People).

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Author: Larry Ferlazzo

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

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