Sunday, May 09, 2010

Selected SCC English Tweets

Selected tweets, links, resources from the last week from our Twitter account:

  1. 49 techniques to become a 'champion teacher'?
  2. Guardian launch new site dedicated to technology in schools as teaching/learning tool.
  3. King Lear podcast 3: revision for Leaving Certificate. Albany and Kent:
  4. Thanks to Scoilnet for putting a link to our podcasts on their Post-Primary Students page:
  5. 'Krapp's Last Tape' at the Gate last night: great play, great playwright, great actor:
  6. In pictures: Puffin's 70 best books for children
  7. Mark Lawson talks w Andrew Motion re election for Oxford Professor of Poetry. BBC R4
  8. What do climate scientists make of Ian McEwan's "Solar"?
  9. Called 'Alone in Berlin' over here... RT @GrantaMag: on Hans Fallada’s stunning “Every Man Dies Alone"
  10. 100 Most Educational iPhone Apps:
  11. A lost world: names of 38 typewriters:
  12. New excellent free PDF mag 'Five Dials' out: 'Broken Britain', Alan Hollinghurst, 38 typewriters, Stephen Vizinczey:
  13. 'The wonder of Wordles':
  14. Our own list (some overlap): @mrspal "15 Fictional Boarding Schools We Wish Were Real"
  15. Congrats to Patrick McGonagle ,winner of Irish Times/YSI essay competition, attending award ceremony in Croke Park:
  16. Three word letter to the Irish Times today. "Ar ais aris." Genius.
  17. Sir Christopher Lee reads Jabberwocky:
  18. I like this line from Lorrie Moore: "A reader gets in and out of a short story, like a cold bath."
  19. Lots of accessible useful poems for English classes at 'American Life in Poetry: a project for newspapers' :
  20. Go on, admit, it: we all like a little weep ... RT @GuardianBooks: Children's stories that can still make you cry
  21. Nice activity when teaching Shakespeare: set up a character's 'Shakesbook' account:

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