Open Culture is one of my favorite blogs for interesting and academic videos, ebooks, slideshows, and stories. Recently, I started reading another blog that is similar to Open Culture. That blog is called Brain Pickings. These are a couple of posts on Brain Pickings that I enjoyed this week: Elevator Group Think and The Hidden Beauty of Pollination.
Applications for Education
If you're a social studies teacher or literature teacher looking to bring a quick bit of culture or a thought-prompt into your classroom, Brain Pickings might have what you need. If not, it's just a cool blog for your own intellectual enjoyment.
Saturday, January 14, 2012
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Here are this week's most popular posts:
1. Investigating the Interest in Pinterest
2. Free 2012 Calendar Templates
3. Evernote in Education
4. Lit Charts - Color Coded Printable Outlines of Classic Literature
5. Create a Mobile Language Lesson With QR Voice
6. Photo Pin - Royalty-free Image Search
7. Interactive Animated Heart
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