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
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
There’s a battle raging over the Madison (WI) school district’s decision
to turn down $2 million in Reading First money:
Despite concerns about media immersion (television, music, Internet, etc.),
reading like never before.
Remember the Celestine Prophecy?
Check out David Truss’ Web2.0 Prophecy.
We need a plan. We really do.
Higgins nicely extends my contrarian
post regarding Web 2.0. Thanks, Patrick!
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?!
- Better start buying your [school
district]sucks domains now! (be sure to click through to read the
various domain names that were bought)
are monopolies (almost). Ouch.
- Are digital
refugees really just fear
- Most schools fall in the good, not great, category. Godin believes that there’s
a big gap between good and great.
Have a great weekend, everyone!