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August’s Best Tweets

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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 August’s Best Tweets (not listed in any order):

“The Haimish Line”
by David Brooks, NY Times

“Animated Sheet Music” makes music make sense (and looks cool while doing so) video

“The Nation’s Cruelest Immigration Law” NY Times

NYTimes: Commemorating Those Lost Through Time

“How to understand regret — and 2 ways to avoid it” by Daniel Pink

“Smartphone cameras bring independence to blind people” BBC

Language Lessons by the Peace Corps

Thoughtful article on differentiated instruction by Michael Petrilli

“Jon Stewart Has Had It with How Fox Talks About Class Warfare”

Storytelling to boost scientific literacy

Do we only save the endangered animals that are cute?

How a book is made, from the Middle Ages to today

Volleyball playing dog video

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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