Half-finished or half-baked? 003

Random musings. Half-finished (and quite possibly half-baked) thoughts.
Things that have caught my eye…

Helpful school guidelines

Ewan McIntosh kindly shares
East Lothian’s self-publishing and social media
guidelines
for students and for staff:

Commas rule. Comma rules.

Jim Coe shares his awesome presentations on comma rules. I’m
quite partial to Rule 1. These are
great for teachers looking for examples of interesting and effective pedagogical
uses of technology. Thanks for the link, Global
Learner
!

Hoochie skirts

Regarding teacher dress codes, Miss
Profe asks
, “Would we take a trial attorney seriously if he came to court
dressed in a Hawaiian print shirt and board shorts? Or a hoochie skirt and
midriff-bearing top?”

Madison dust-up

There’s a battle raging over the Madison (WI) school district’s decision
to turn down $2 million in Reading First money:

Teen lit

Despite concerns about media immersion (television, music, Internet, etc.),
teens are
reading like never before
.

Remember the Celestine Prophecy?

Check out David Truss’ Web2.0 Prophecy.

We need a plan. We really do.

Patrick
Higgins nicely extends
my contrarian
post regarding Web 2.0
. Thanks, Patrick!

Oops!

Rulers
for New York’s state test don’t measure up
. There’s probably a lawsuit in
there somewhere. The last two paragraphs of the story are spot-on.

Have I mentioned that I like Seth Godin?!

Have a great weekend, everyone!

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