Dr. Sarah’s favorite resources of the week (Dec. 11-17, 2011)

Here are my favorite resources of the week, curated from my Twitter account.

Social Media Resources, Policy tools and How To’s

Best practices for confronting employee sexual harassment – by Judy Greenwald

15 WordPress Plugins For A Better Facebook Experience – 1stwebdesigner.com

Social Media News

Underground Industry Aims to Dupe Social Media Users – by Tom Simonite

Canada’s Tories to take questions in inaugural Twitter town hall – CTV news

What Insurers Could Do With Your ‘Social Media Score’  – by Sheryl Nance-Nash

Adult Literacy and Essential Skills

Computer Use Tip Sheet – HRSDC

Writing Tip Sheet – HRSDC

Reading Tip Sheet – HRSDC

Tips on Working with others – HRSDC

Oral communication tips – HRSDC

Children’s Literacy

Reading Companion – Great literacy resource by IBM

Robert Munsch’s Reading Website for Kids

Starfall – Excellent literacy resource for children

Top 10 Tips for Teaching Basic Reading Skills – Worksheet library

Technology and E-learning

Bringing Speech Recognition to Reading Instruction – by Marilyn Jager Adams

A lesson plan to introduce YLs to blogging – by Dina Dobrou

Apps and software for students with language-based learning disabilities – by Inov8-Ed

Popular educational Twitter feeds live and streaming – from Splaysoft

Tip of the Week – Six Great Ways to Publish Student Work – Historytech blog

Tutpup – Competitive Educational Games – by Mark Brumley

10 Instructional Design Tips for e-Learning Development  – TheNewLearner.com

The Gamification of Education: What School Can Learn from Video Games – Terrell Hick

Languages and Multilingualism

10 Myths you will be told about multilingual children – Multilingual Children’s Association

Christmas resources in 4 languages – LanguageNut

80 Apps to Learn a New Language – by Joshua Johnson

Elements Of Style Rap: Columbia Journalism Students Tackle Strunk And White Grammar Classic – Huffington Post

Education News

How the Left Side of the Brain Got Left Behind: A Hypothesis – GettingSmart.com

Online schools score better on Wall St. than in classrooms – NY Times

English Continues to Be World’s Most Influential Language, TalktoCanada Reports – SacBee

Teachers concerned about Inclusive Education Planning Tool – Alberta Teachers’ Association

Tech startups ride surge in online education – AsiaOne.com

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