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Power Searching With Google

I took this course over the summer and really enjoyed the format (short videos and hands on activities). It is now being offered again from September 24 – October 5. I consider myself… Continue reading

After a long break…David Levithan!

14 months later, I’m here to attempt to start blogging again. I don’t know why I’m so bad at it, but we’ll just go from there. I’ve reading so many great books I’ve… Continue reading

Daytripper (spoilers in white)

While browsing at Desert Island Comics last week, the book Daytripper caught my eye, but unfortunately I’m a genius and had gone into the store with absolutely no money in my pockets. I… Continue reading

Summer Reading List Part I (and possibly only part)

Here’s a list of children’s books that I’m planning to read this summer so far. I may or may not post a list of grown up books, but I think that might be… Continue reading

iPad Picture Books

A few weeks ago, I read Tad Hills’ fantastic How Rocket Learned to Read to my 4 and 5 year old classes (I teach in a progressive school with multi-age classrooms, so it’s… Continue reading

Digital Literacy

This morning I attended a workshop on implementing Common Sense Media‘s  Digital Literacy and Citizenship Curriculum.  Common Sense Media is a non-partisan, non-profit organization that was created by parents, who were interested in… Continue reading

I do things in 3s.

As the school year is winding down and I’m finally starting to get a handle on things, I would like to start updating this regularly again. I do well with lists, so here… Continue reading

5 books I read this week…3 are about Hiroshima

Barefoot Gen Vol. 6: Writing the Truth by Keiji Nakazawa I’m trying to read this series slowly because I am loving them so much and don’t want it to end. This volume of… Continue reading

Great iPad Apps

Here are 3 iPad apps that I’m really enjoying this week. Flipboard – Magazine style app that gives you content from your social networking sites and blogs. Discover (Free)  – Magazine style interface… Continue reading