Entries from October 2008 ↓

How do you bookmark a pumpkin?

(true story alert) A friend of mine who is an instructional coach at a local elementary school relayed a very telling little story to me today via e-mail. => She said that a friend’s first grade daughter, named Riley, was trolling through a pumpkin patch this past weekend…  and apparently, she eventually found one she [...]

Textually-Challenged Love

Every so often it makes sense to emerge from the trenches we dig for a living, and ascend to a 30,000-foot view, where we see, to our astonishment, an intricately interconnected whole.

The Biggest Windbag… in 140 Characters or Less?

Is this post about Twitter? No.  But I did find this site originally from a random tweet David Warlick (@dwarlick) chirped onto the Twitterverse a week or so ago.  It has idled alone in its own browser tab until now.  It is one of those things I have been meaning to share here -particularly with [...]

Blogging: Building Bridges Within The Brain?

If the act of web surfing might keep dementia at bay, then blogging might just allow your brain to outlive your body. The Context I found this brief, but intriguing article from MSNBC interesting enough to engage a read-aloud with my Dual-Credit Biology class this past week.  This classroom of curious minds is full of [...]