If you hadn't heard, there is something big going on overseas... the Tour De France! With 19 teams of riders covering of 2,000 miles of land, this massive bicycle race will finish on July 21st at dusk on the streets of Paris. I myself have been following along online, and am always inspired by the … Continue reading The Tour De France Explained in Animation
I wanted to share an awesome project called Marginal Revolution University started by Tyler Cowen and Alex Tabarrok at George Mason University. Essentially, MRUniversity offers MOOCs, or massive open online courses, to the general public about a range of different economics topics. Currently there are six courses offered, including Great Economists, Economics of the Media, and … Continue reading Marginal Revolution University: Free Online Economics Courses!
If you haven't ever used Google Forms before, it is a fantastic way to gather data, manage surveys and assess students online. Recently, the fine folks at Google added another feature to make this platform more robust: embedded images. You can now insert images from your computer or online into your forms with ease! Check … Continue reading Video Tutorial: How To Add Images To Google Forms
As the person in charge of resetting student passwords for the school, you can guess that I often have parents and teachers coming to me asking me how their students can create strong, secure passwords. I'm working on creating a post that outlines this in more detail, probably in a printable handout, but for now, … Continue reading How To Create A Strong Password: Video Tutorials By Google & Mozilla
The Period Table of Videos, true to its name, is a website that features 118 videos (one per major element). The videos include introductory information as well as interesting and engaging experiments, conducted by a team of chemists from the University of Nottingham in collaboration with BBC. Although they now have a complete table of … Continue reading Periodic Table of Videos
The Known Universe video below completely blew my mind! It takes viewers from the Himalayas into the atmosphere and across space to the edge of our known universe. The accuracy and visualization of each star, planet, and beautiful piece of space viewed here are possible because of the Digital Universe Atlas, the world's most complete … Continue reading The Entire Known Universe in 6 Minutes and 29 Seconds
The fine folks at TED recently published an updated list of the 10 most popular TED-Ed videos to date, which range from topics such as plankton, atoms, and alien life forms. These videos are spectacular demonstrations of educators across the globe sharing the expertise with the world. In essence, they are flipped videos for the general … Continue reading Top 10 Most Popular TED-Ed Lessons