My apologies to anyone on the subscription list who doesn’t have a student in the band, but here’s my recording of last night’s Holiday Concert. I hope you kept a program because I edited out all of the introductions to keep the file size as small as possible. I think everyone will agree, they did [...]
Several years ago I was cleaning out the basement of my parents’ house when I happened upon the trusted Alder J-5 portable typewriter that I used to produce four years of college writing that predated the personal computer (barely!). Instead of carting it out to the curb with the rest of the junk, I thought [...]
We just role-played to learn about ancient Chinese philosophies. Which lesson did you learn the most from? You should be able to click on your choice below. If the links aren’t working, try reloading the page! Make your own poll voting question with Poll Everywhere
I was downtown on Friday for the Michigan Association for Computer Users in Learning conference when I walked past the Wah-Hoo Chinese restaurant on the corner of Congress and Shelby. Since we’re studying ancient China in class right now, including the development of their writing system, I was greatly amused by the restaurant’s logo:
Just playing with a new web app. This has nothing to do with our classroom! My apologies to those of you with an e-mail subscription to new posts! Well, clearly the width of the embedded project exceeds the space I have to display it properly. That’s disappointing. Here’s a link to the Mapwing page.
We were reading about Egypt’s Middle Kingdom period when we came across the 12th Dynasty pharaoh Amenemhet I. As you might imagine, pronouncing his name was an immediate challenge, even for me (ah-mə-NEM-het). Our initial attempts sounded a lot like “M&M head” and the name sort of stuck. I was inspired to put our creation [...]