Mindy Southern

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Scientists find the brain’s missing ‘pipes’

“Throw out the textbooks” and “missing link” are words rarely heard anymore in science, but that’s what researchers around the world are saying about the recent discovery of microscopic lymphatic vessels connecting the brain to the immune system.<p>That physical link was long thought absent, …

Neuroscience

GooglePlus, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn - Complete Social Media Sizing Cheat Sheet - infographic

Social media profile dimensions are constantly changing. With every little tweak or page layout change for Twitter, Googleplus, Pinterest, Instagram …

Personalized Learning Consultants

One of the pitfalls of being new to any situation is the mistake of being quick to rush to judgment. Entertaining the idea that what you see as a …

The Science of Kissing

Tomorrow is Valentine's Day so this is a good time to take a look at the science of kissing. The following video from It's Okay To Be Smart (produced …

Typeform: Create Beautiful, Cross-Platform Surveys

For companies wishing to garner feedback from the global masses, there’s no shortage of survey and polling platforms already. But now, 50,000 sign-ups on and after more than a year in beta, Barcelona-based Typeform is throwing its hat into the virtual polling ring, with a sweet, user-friendly …

Find Science Lesson Plans, Videos, and Animations on BioInteractive

HHMI's BioInteractive is a good place for science teachers to search for science lesson plans, videos, animations, and slideshows to use with …

ScreenCastify - A Screencasting Option That Works on Chromebooks

ScreenCastify was the star of my Google+ feed yesterday. It seemed like everyone was talking about this new Chrome tool that allows you to create …

How to separate fact and fiction online

By the end of this talk, there will be 864 more hours of video on YouTube and 2.5 million more photos on Facebook and Instagram. So how do we sort …

The power of vulnerability

Brené Brown studies human connection -- our ability to empathize, belong, love. In a poignant, funny talk, she shares a deep insight from her …

Public Speaking

16 Tools Every Social Media Manager Should Use

<i>This post was originally published on Feb 4, 2014, and updated on Dec 2015.</i>Smart businesses know that social media is a power to be reckoned with: …

Infographics

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How to Create Placemarks, Layers, and Polygons in Google Maps Engine Lite

Google Maps is a versatile tool that I've been using with students and sharing with teachers for years now. From simple virtual scavenger hunts to …

Google Makes it Easier to Search for Creative Commons Images

Posted on Feb 2, 2014 | 0 comments<p>Google Images has always been a great place to find images, but it does cause problems since they may well be …

Social Media Savvy? Four Tips to Help You Get Started

As I think about this and with summer here, let me make a suggestion. Take some time to think about how you can use social media to support <i>you</i>, and …

Education Technology

Disney Online Video Series: “The American Presidents”

Thanks to Michelle Henry, I learned that Disney has produced a series of short online videos about the U.S. Presidents. The narration isn’t …

Practical Ed Tech Webinars

Earlier this month I launched my new site, PracticalEdTech.com, which is devoted to offering PD webinars for teachers. The first two webinars I'm …