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Great cheat sheet on why your social media customer service needs to get social (if it’s not already).

explore-blog:

For Hemingway’s birthday, his timeless advice to aspiring writers

Yes, yes, YES.

This isn’t a definitive list - not least as it only covers the West, mostly - but it’s a damn good start.

pearsonlabs:

Video games to play in your classroomWe are big fans of adding game-based learning to the general education portfolio - as are a growing number of educators - but how do you choose which video games will really deliver tangible learning opportunities for students? EdTech Magazine has come to the rescue with their handy list of three games that definitely will…and yes, Minecraft is one of them. 
        (via Video Games Are Playing a Pivotal Role in the Classroom | EdTech Magazine)
    

Need to get acquainted with Minecraft, sharpish.

pearsonlabs:

Video games to play in your classroom

We are big fans of adding game-based learning to the general education portfolio - as are a growing number of educators - but how do you choose which video games will really deliver tangible learning opportunities for students? EdTech Magazine has come to the rescue with their handy list of three games that definitely will…and yes, Minecraft is one of them.

(via Video Games Are Playing a Pivotal Role in the Classroom | EdTech Magazine)

Need to get acquainted with Minecraft, sharpish.

And we almost bought this guy. Ugh. #Gunnersdodgedabiter

explore-blog:

The Art of Silence – a montage of Martin Scorsese’s “deliberate and powerful use of silence.” Pair with the origin and cultural evolution of silence.

buzzfeed:

These kids have a bright future ahead of them.

Ha!

sex-positive-bitches:

pussyharvest:

jesuswithalacefront:

gadaboutgreen:

scienceyoucanlove:

How many women can you guess? Do you remember/know what each one of them did/discovered?

Once you make your guess, head over to All Science, All the Time to see if you were right:http://ow.ly/pXjrG

Oh wow, that’s AN AWESOME LIST OF WHITE WOMEN SCIENTISTS! But how could you forget:

Asima Chatterjee: The awesome Indian woman who help discover drugs we use to treat cancer, malaria, and epilepsy!

OR

Chien-Shiung Wu: THE FIRST LADY OF PHYSICS?! 

OR WHADDABOUT

Ellen Ochoa: The first Latina in SPACE! AND the First Latina Director of the Johnson Space Center.

Oo, and don’t forget!!

Flossie Wong-Staal: The woman that successfully map HIV and pave the way to prove that HIV causes AIDS. 

GURL!

Mae Jemison: First Black woman IN SPACE!!! And worked the first flight into space after the Challenger Accident.

But don’t stop!

Patricia Bath: The First Black woman doctor awarded a patent for a medical device: a laser that removes cataracts! (Fancy that!)

AND THE BOSSEST!

Shirley Ann Jackson: The first Black woman to earn a PhD from MIT in nuclear physics.

Hot damn! Women of Color in Science!!! 

reblogging solely for the criticisms and shade.

I’m fucking cackling

gurllllllllllll 

(via hilaroar)