Posted by: nealchambers | November 4, 2009

Top 10 Most Clicked for October

It has been a busy month in the Twitterverse.  Here is a short recap of what was the most popular in the month of October.

hitotoki.org

Hitotoki.org - a narrative of Tokyo

10)  Hitotoki.org – an interesting website that tells the story of Tokyo in pieces.  They are adding some new cities as well.   It provides an interesting little narrative about Tokyo.

Google Building Maker

Google Building Maker

9) Google Building Maker – Google released a new tool to help you create buildings for google maps.  This is a great way to get students interested in geography or for armchair tourists to take a look at another city.  They have a warehouse of buildings you can start with too.

5 Good Image Search Engines

5 Good Image Search Engines

8 ) 5 Good Image Search Engines Apart from Google – Are you tired of the same old results google gives you?  Try out these libraries and search engines to find better photographs to use for class or blog articles.

Are you Kids Watching enough TV?

Are your Kids Watching enough TV?

7) Are your kids watching enough TV? – This is a great list of educational programs worth watching.  It includes a lot of great picks from the Discovery channel as well as the Science channel.

Teacher Loses Job over Lesson Plan!

Teacher Loses Job over Lesson Plan!

6) Teacher Loses Job over one of my Lesson Plans! – Jamie Keddie writes about how one of his lesson plans was semi-responsible for a teacher not getting his contract renewed.  Talk about controversial.

ESL Programs in the States

ESL Programs in the States

5) New Study Confirms that Long-term ESL Programs Trap Students – This is a rather biased article about the ESL programs in America.  It’s interesting because of the raging battle in the comments about ESL programs in America.

Perfect Answer to a Test

Perfect Answer to a Test

4) Perfect Answer to a Test Question – This is a great joke of a picture.  This is what happens when a question is taken a little too seriously.

Want Better Service? Just Complain on Twitter

Want Better Service? Just Complain on Twitter

3) Want Better Service? Just Complain on Twitter – I guess this tells what we Twitter users already know.  If you have a problem with a company there is no better place to complain about then on Twitter.

9 Free WordPress Hosting Sites

9 Free WordPress Hosting Sites

2) The Top 9 Free WordPress Hosting Sites – Did you know there are alternatives to WordPress.com or Edublogs.org? Here are 9 other free hosting sites packed with features.

Blogging Schools

Blogging Schools

1) Blogging Schools – Burcu Akyol’s announcement of her starting up a massive blogging project with several schools in her area.  She is organizing a massive effort to educate teachers to start using technology in the classroom.

That’s it for this month.  What were your favorite links?  Did you learn anything from these links?  Did you implement any new technology?  Let me know in the comments below.

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