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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”:

‘Growth Mindset’ Gaining Traction as School Improvement Strategy is from Education Week. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On Helping Our Students Develop A “Growth Mindset.”

Climate Change Has Reached Our Shores is by the President Of The Marshall Islands, and appeared in the New York Times. We have a number of Marshallese students at our school, and I have related resources at The Best Sites For Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.

For Schools Implementing iPads, the Importance of Being Patient is from Mindshift. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Beginning iPad Users.

And if you want to read about a district that didn’t show any patience — or even common sense — in implementing an iPad program, read about what is happening in Los Angeles.

Grow Your Network: Become a Detective is by Langwitches. I’m adding it to The Best Guides For Helping Teachers Develop Personal Learning Networks.

YouTube’s Cutest Baby Panda Videos is a great collection. I’m adding it to The Best Sites To Learn About Pandas.

A Nation Built for Immigrants is from The Wall Street Journal. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Learning About Immigration In The United States.

Digital Worksheets is by John Spencer. I’m adding it to The Best Advice On Using Education Technology.

Child labour falls by a third to 168 million, says ILO is from The Guardian. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For The World Day Against Child Labor.

The One Conversational Tool That Will Make You Better At Absolutely Everything is from Fast Company. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles About Asking Good Questions — Help Me Find More.