We’re not alone… BBC Nature – Birds hold ‘funerals’ for dead: “Giraffes and elephants, for example, have been recorded loitering around the body of a recently deceased close relative, raising the idea that animals have a mental concept of death, and may even mourn those that have passed.” One day we’ll realize that humans aren’t […]
I’m excited that Andy, Kevin and I will all be starting the year with the same challenge in our 7th and 8th Grade Science classes… Beginnings | andylammers: “This year I am rolling out the Marshmallow Challenge (MMC), a design activity that Autodesk‘s Tom Wujec uses in his innovation workshops. The MMC seems to have what I […]
Here we go… Papers, Please! » Blog Archive » San Antonio public schools plan to make students wear radio tracking beacons: “Unless the school board changes its mind, public school students at Jay High School and Jones Middle School in San Antonio, Texas, will be required to wear ID badges containing RFID chips (radio tracking […]
What did you do this summer? It’s the question we ask of all our returning students we haven’t seen since June. It’s been a bit of a crazy summer for me. Well, more than a bit, really. Our Middle School technically let out June 14. That following Monday, I boarded a plane with our new […]
So very true at any school… From the backchannel: "My 2 year old takes more risks with my iPad than all of the staff in my building combined." — Will Richardson (@willrich45) August 16, 2012 Time for us to grow young.
I’ll take that: User Profile | Khan Academy Pretty awesome, indeed.