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The best tweets of the week for education

In today’s social networking world, many people use Twitter to access good information quickly. And the editors of eSchool Media are no exception—we rely on tweets from industry leaders and social media-savvy educators to inform our stories and keep us connected to what’s happening now.

But we’re not stingy! We want to share with you, our readers, the education-related tweets that we found most enlightening, helpful, or interesting this week. Each week we’ll post the best tweets of the week for education, so keep an eye out!

We’d also love to hear from you: See a great tweet you’d like to share? Find us on Twitter at eSN_Meris, eSN_Laura, eSN_Dennis, and eCN_Sarah, or leave your find in the comment section below.

—The Editors

(In no particular order…)

1. @SBEducation

Meria Carstarphen @SXSWEDU: the era of the career educator is over. Teachers are changing just as our students are changing. #sxswedu

2. @edutopia

New! Celebrate #PiDay: 7 Classroom Resources for Pi Learning http://edut.to/YUceYV  #teacherresources #edchat

3. @education_world

Seven Must-Have Centers for Math Class http://www.educationworld.com/a_curr/math-ideas-for-centers.shtml … #EdChat #MathChat #Math #ElementaryEd #PrimaryEd #MathEd #Maths #Education

4. @WeAreTeachers

[Photo] Check out this #science project on the amount of sugar in the products we like. That’s real world learning! http://on.fb.me/ZuhzpU

5. @gcouros

Yup…hilarious –> Write your own incredible TED talk in just 9 steps with the TED-o-matic http://bit.ly/YNC92c

6. @SteveCase
Why teens are tiring of Facebook http://cnet.co/13wBMB4 “Too overrun by parents to give teens the type of digital freedom they crave”

7. @ACEducation

Peter Lange: #MOOCs can change education on our own campuses–innovation isn’t always disruption #LeadingChange13

8. @pearsonls

#STEM knowledge extends beyond a career; It’s knowledge for life: http://ow.ly/isMRD #alwayslearning

Bonus Tweets from the Editors:

Dennis Pierce, Editor in Chief, @eSN_Dennis

Linda Darling-Hammond at #NCE13: In 1900, just 10% of jobs were high skill. It’s now 90% #edchat @eschoolnews

Laura Devaney, Managing Editor, @eSN_Laura

Win 1 of 4 doc cams in this @EpsonAmerica grant, opening March 15. http://bit.ly/Y4aNoj  #schoolfunding #schoolgrants #edtech #edchat

Meris Stansbury, Associate Editor, @eSN_Meris

Are the CCSS going to the testing dark side? Fascinating read by a teacher who wrote a book initially praising CCSS http://wapo.st/VuxA15

Sarah Langmead, Assistant Editor, @eCN_Sarah

“In some ways, [#MOOCs] transcend the way students would interact with an instructor” @DaphneKoller #LeadingChange13

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