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Where Did All This Traffic Come From? — Infographic

Where Did All This Traffic Come From?

If you’ve driven, especially around big cities, you’ve hit traffic.  Sometimes it’s very easy to see where it comes from — construction, an accident, a rogue bull(!), but other times, it’s a total mystery.  How does that happen?  Today’s infographic sheds some light on how one small action by a couple drivers can have a big impact on the entire traffic pattern.  [VIA]

If this is interesting to you and you’d like to experiment further or get more information, check out today’s website and video posts too!

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Posted by on November 29, 2016 in Infographics

 

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147 Words to Use Instead of “Very” — Infographic

147 Words to Use Instead of “Very”

I know I often find myself in a rut or getting trapped using the same words and descriptors over and over again in my writing.  I am sure it’s not an uncommon ailment.  Many times our students get caught in this trap as well.  Try having them speak without using “like” and their heads might explode!  Today’s infographic helps give a a little relief and some suggestions for avoiding another trap word, “very”.  [VIA]

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Posted by on November 28, 2016 in Infographics

 

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Eat Like a Pilgrim — Infographic

Eat Like a Pilgrim

Want to make makeover your Thanksgiving table to look a little more 17th century authentic tomorrow?  What are usually considered the staples of a traditional Thanksgiving dinner may be a little foreign to the pilgrims who feasted in 1621.  Based on a letter from Edward Winslow and William Bradford’s Of Plymouth Plantation, today’s infographic makes a few substitutions to our modern plate.  Enjoy and Happy Thanksgiving!  [VIA]

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Posted by on November 23, 2016 in Infographics

 

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The Ultimate Guide to Note Taking in Class — Infographic

The Ultimate Guide to Note Taking in Class

It’s been a while, but I came across this infographic in my travels around the Internet and thought it was fantastic.  One of the toughest things we need to help our students with are study skills and habits.  One of those things that is the bane of many students is the ability to take notes during classes to help them remember important details and concepts from your lessons. The tips presented here focus solely on handwritten notes.  [VIA]

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Posted by on November 22, 2016 in Infographics

 

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Egyptian God Family Tree — Infographic

Egyptian God Family Tree

Trying to keep up with the lineage of most gods and goddesses in ancient mythologies is quiet a task.  However, in today’s infographic, Korwin Briggs at Veritable Hokum does a great job at tackling this very thing in the Ancient Egyptian pantheon. He’s also done the same for the Greek and Norse gods, and rest assured, I’ll post them soon as well! [VIA]

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Posted by on November 24, 2015 in Infographics

 

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32 Life Lessons from the Cute Creatures of Fiction — Infographic

32 Life Lessons from the Cute Creatures of Fiction

Sometimes inspiration comes from the strangest of places.  Oftentimes, we find these in our fictional works, and today’s infographic compiles 32 of these great life lessons from arguable 32 of the cutest creatures from across different media. Hopefully you can find something (or someone) to relate to.  [VIA]

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Posted by on November 23, 2015 in Infographics

 

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An Anthology of Mythical Creatures — Infographic

An Anthology of Mythical Creatures

I love myths, mythology, and legends!  Today’s inforgraphic is a wonderful collection of some of the mythical creatures from almost every culture’s tales.  A wonderful mix of the well known, wild, and weird, there will be some you are familiar with and others you may have never heard of before, but it’s all very insightful.  [VIA]

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Posted by on November 19, 2015 in Infographics

 

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