This past week, I was inundated with so many great articles and resources that to help you avoid getting overwhelmed, I’m dividing up my favorites of the past week into two posts: news and resources.
Here are my favorite resources of the week, curated from my Twitter account.
Ed tech resources
6 Sites to get kids excited about Google Maps – Fractus Learning
An app to create lesson plans – Tech & Learning
Web 2.0 Tools: Tools and Teacher Resources – 2Learn.ca
The Best Education Apps at FETC – by Stephen Noonoo, the Journal
Project-Based Learning for Digital Citizens – by Andrew Marcinek
Top 10 Free Online Tutoring Tools for 2012 – Edudemic
Literacy and languages resources
5 Keys to Snagging Reluctant Readers – Shelf Consumed
ESL Literacy – Learning from Research: A Review of the Literature – Bow Valley College
General education resources
Social media resources
10 Tips for Creating a Social Media Policy for Your Business – by Jennifer Amanda Jones, Social Media Examiner
General resources that I thought were cool and useful
Starting and Managing a Small Business – Business Victoria (Note: Lots of great resources here for non-profits, too).
Step Outside Your Comfort Zone and Study Yourself Failing – by Joshua Foer
Pretty Good – poem by Charles Osgood
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Sarah Elaine Eaton is a faculty member in the Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, Canada.