Here are my favorite resources of the week, curated from my Twitter account.
Social Media Resources, Policy tools and How To’s
Follow your interests. Discover your world. Twitter – YouTube video (2:44), posted by Twitter
Social Media News
A Dispute Over Who Owns a Twitter Account Goes to Court – John Biggs, NY Times
Volkswagen shuts off employee BlackBerry e-mails after work – Globe and Mail
Jesse Brown: why smart phones in the classroom equals smarter kids – by Jesse Brown, Toronto Life
Educate before we have to incarcerate – by Nick Martin
Creating a literate home – by Patrick Berkery, PhillyBurbs.com
International Languages News
Famous Bilinguals (Who May Surprise You!) – Pimsleur Approach
Should Portfolios Replace Placement Tests? – by Liz Dwyer
The perils of teaching a second language in a foreign country – by Barbara Webb, Troy Media
International Languages Resources
Alchemical Lexicon – by New World Order
How to Learn Any Language – A website on teaching yourself new languages
Tips for Parents Who Want to Raise Bilingual Children – Abroad Languages.com
Calgary Board of Education considers changes to limit public input at meetings – by Matt McClure, Calgary Herald
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Sarah Elaine Eaton is a faculty member in the Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, Canada.