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Jokes You Can Use:
Here’s an interesting video. It is an interesting take on perception. Entertaining and instructive. 4:33 long. (via Larry Ferlazzo)
A blind person describes color
What would you do?
Here is a 12-year-old middle school wrestler,Justin Kievit showing a great amount of humility and sportsmanship to his fellow competitor Jared Stevens. I dare you to watch this video and not let out a tear or two.
Middle School Science Minute
by Dave Bydlowski (k12science or firstname.lastname@example.org)
I was recently reading the December, 2012 issue of the Science Teacher, a publication of the National Science Teachers Association. In the magazine, Key Roy, Director of Environmental Health and Safety for Glastonbury Public Schools in Connecticut wrote an article entitled, "Dangers in a Dish." In this article he shares the dangers of culturing microorganisms in the K-12 classroom.
From the Twitterverse:
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Gallery of FakeBook Profiles
Some good examples of fake FaceBook profiles.
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Introduction to the Living Wage Calculator
Books to Read
‘Tis the time of year that many people pick up additional books to read. Here are some thoughts:
7 Habits of Effective Teachers who use Technology:
The Weight of Obesity
Top 10 Bad Tech Predictions
STEM Students Must Be Taught to Fail
2 Mesa students forced to hold hands as punishment for fighting