Dr. Sarah’s favorite resources of the week (Jan. 30 – Feb. 5, 2012)

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

Social Media Resources

The art of writing great Twitter headlines – Copyblogger

Social Media News

How brands can manage Facebook comment overload – by Jason Keath, Mashable

Tweet lightly: How social media could someday affect your credit score, insurance and more – by Geoff Duncan

Twitter’s censorship policy stirs up a storm – by Jessica Guynn

Honesty is the best policy: how to stop worrying and learn to love social media – by Marcus Body

The “cancelled future” generation has gone from apathetic despair to inspired action – Adbusters

Educational Technology

40 iPad Apps For Language Learners – by Sathishkumar

Audioliterate – Stream and download audio books – by Richard Byrne, Free Technology for Teachers

Technology Resources and News

Use Twitter to brush up on a second language – by Glen Gilmore, B2C

The worst Internet privacy scandals of all time – by Carolyn Duffy Marsan, TechWorld

Best apps and tools for serious photographers – by Kristy Korcz, GeekSugar

Why Game Designers Are Better Motivators Than Your Boss – by Bryce Christiansen

Literacy Resources

Valentine’s Day books to make your heart sing – by Gail Terp

Literacy and Language News

David Suzuki: Science literacy is good for society – by David Suzuki

Low literacy in Canada equals high costs – by June Striegler

Education News From Around the Globe

Teachers tell parents: ‘Raise your own damnded kids’ – by MamaMia

Teacher: I won’t ‘teach and shut up’ – by Valerie Strauss, Washington Post

“Coming out” at school – by David Weston, The Guardian

Britain’s (lack of) language skills are hurting international growth – Real business

Canadian Education News

Canadian schools ‘falling behind with e-learning implementation’ – Virtual college

Don’t shut disabled kids out of society – Andre Picard, Globe and Mail

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Sarah Elaine Eaton is a faculty member in the Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, Canada.

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2 Responses to Dr. Sarah’s favorite resources of the week (Jan. 30 – Feb. 5, 2012)

  1. Gail Terp says:

    Thanks for including me in this outstanding list! I’m checking everyone out! Gail

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