Must Reads #education Edition: Search Operators, Twitter Insights, Ed Tech Guide and More

What were the best, most fascinating, exciting, puzzling, or inspiring things I read or watched this week? Some will be about technology, photography, or education. Some will not. Catch up on things you missed. Maybe I dug up a few obscure gems that are totally new to you. Check out the brief ones now and save the more lengthy ones for later. Share and share alike…here’s the Must Read list:

 

Tech

How To Make Good Use Of Google’s Search Operators

I thought I was an experienced Google Search users until I read this. Target your searches in a simple way by adding these search operators to your searches. Useful for teachers and students.

The Popularity of Your Tweets Can Be Predicted

Interesting read about the importance of your connections on Twitter, who reads, and who retweets.

The Only Hashtag Guide You’ll Ever Need

Excellent, comprehensive guide to Twitter hastags.

Grow Your Twitter Network With a Spiffed Up Profile

Great advice for teachers getting started with Twitter or for students.

Education and Ed Tech

A snapshot of Google’s uphill battle getting Android into schools

A quick, interesting read.

Hack Education Ed Tech Guide

An awesome ed tech resource in the making. The site has different sections depending on your stake in ed tech and is still being updated with not ideas and resources. Keep this one in your back pocket.

Allow Your Teachers to Teach—Before They Leave

Inspiring teachers to do what we do best, and inspiring administrators to let us do it.

Navigating the Rough Waters of Teaching

Another inspirational post (I do not like overusing the word, but it fits).

And finally, here is what happens when spammers slack off…

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