Another streaming option to deliver classes, Twitch!

A lot of the big digital conferencing companies have been making their products available for free because of COVID-19, but there is one service that allows you to broadcast to an almost unlimited number of people, Twitch! There are a plethora of online guides to setting up your computer to stream on Twitch, so I’m […]

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I’m presenting at #neotech2020!

If you’re going to the NEOTech 2020 Conference next week, be sure to check out my session! Google Slides is more than presentations. It can be used to not only create documents, but to create graphics, documents such as newsletters and graphic organizers, and interactive activities for your students. […]

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Creating graphics with Google Slides

Google Slides is not just for presentations. It can also be used to create graphics for documents, websites, or social media. Why not Google Drawings? Google Drawings is usually the go to for creating graphics, and it does have one big advantage over Google Slides. The graphics you create in Google Drawings can have a […]

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Facial expressions don’t necessarily tell you the whole story of emotion

But facial expressions might not be reliable indicators of emotion, research indicates. In fact, it might be more accurate to say we should never trust a person’s face, new research suggests. “The question we really asked is: ‘Can we truly detect emotion from facial articulations?’” said Aleix Martinez, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at The Ohio […]

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Smithsonian releases 2.8 million images into public domain – with more to come

For the first time in its 174-year history, the Smithsonian has released 2.8 million high-resolution two- and three-dimensional images from across its collections onto an open access online platform for patrons to peruse and download free of charge. Featuring data and material from all 19 Smithsonian museums, nine research centers, libraries, archives and the National Zoo, the […]

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Control distractions with Strict Workflow

Source: Strict Workflow – Chrome Web Store Strict Workflow is a combination Pomodoro Timer and web filter. A Pomodoro Timer is a work/break timer, where each 25 minutes working and 5 minute break is one pomodoro. Complete 4 pomodoros and get a 15 minute break. It’s a way to help you stay on task. Strict […]

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