Five for Thanskgiving

Over the past few weeks, I have still been publishing these list to my staff, but I forgot to slide them in the blog. Sorry to those following for leaving you out.


These videos are great for opening our viewpoints to a global lens. I really enjoyed the quality of the work here. The videos are more great examples of digital storytelling.
http://www.viewchange.org/videos

Someone recently was talking about how to get more from students while they are at home, and I think that there is some hope from this blended learning strategy that engages students with thoughtful questions for commenting and discussion at home
http://mindshift.kqed.org/2010/11/students-learn-in-class-think-and-discuss-at-home/

Many of us are putting our toes in the Twitter water in an effort to grow and learn from educators around the country. This is a great set of resources for beginner, intermediate, and advanced users.
http://edudemic.com/2010/11/25-important-twitter-guides-and-apps-for-teachers/

More great videos to support and enhance learning can be found here.
http://www.arkive.org/promo/

This daily post about education from the Washington Post is growing among my favorite. It has a number of voices, and it hits on issues that really matter. I think that there is a lot to the idea that best practices for gifted learners are the best practices for all learners.
http://voices.washingtonpost.com/answer-sheet/achievement-gap/how-to-help-african-american-m.html?wprss=answer-sheet

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