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This Week’s “Links I Should Have Posted About, But Didn’t”

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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. 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 are This Week’s “Links I Should Have Posted About, But Didn’t”:

Don’t believe the haters. College is a great deal — and it’s getting better. is from The Washington Post. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Showing Students Why They Should Continue Their Academic Career.

Why PBL is Good for the Brain is from ASCD. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Cooperative Learning Ideas.

8 Ideas, 10 Guides, And 17 Tools For A Better Professional Learning Network is from Teach Thought. I’m adding it to The Best Guides For Helping Teachers Develop Personal Learning Networks.

5 Critical Mistakes Schools Make With iPads (And How To Correct Them) – From Tom on Edudemic is from Ed Tech Teacher. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Beginning iPad Users.

Explain Everything looks like it might be a useful iPad app. I’m adding it to the same list.

Listening to Students is an excellent post by Elena Aguilar. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Planning The First Days Of School.

Education Week Launches Common-Core Newsletter is from…Education Week. I’m adding it to The Most Useful Resources For Implementing Common Core.

The rise of megacities – interactive is from The Guardian.

Forget ‘Won’t Back Down’ – Here Are Some Movies Educators DO Love is from NEA Today. I’m adding it to The Best Places To Learn About (And View Video Clips Of) Teachers In The Movies.

A math quote I love is from Epsilon Delta. I’m adding it to
The Best Posts & Articles About Asking Good Questions.

Here are some other regular features I post in this blog:

“The Best…” series (which now number 985)

Best Tweets of The Month

The most popular posts on this blog each month

My monthly choices for the best posts on this blog each month

Each month I do an “Interview Of The Month” with a leader in education

Periodically, I post “A Look Back” highlighting older posts that I think are particularly useful

The ESL/EFL/ELL Blog Carnival

Resources that share various “most popular” lists useful to teachers

Interviews with ESL/EFL teachers in “hot spots” around the world.

Articles I’ve written for other publications.

Photo Galleries Of The Week

Research Studies Of The Week

Regular “round-ups” of good posts and articles about school reform

This Week In Web 2.0

Around the Web In ESL/EFL/ELL

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Author: Larry Ferlazzo

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

2 Comments

  1. Hi Larry,
    I really like your idea of posting this ‘should-have-done’ list. Useful way not to lose stimuli we found interesting but didn’t have time to explore.
    A similar approach could be suggested to students when exploring sources and ideas at the initial stages of their research projects.
    Lara

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