var linkwithin_site_id = 563873; http://www.linkwithin.com/widget.js Cheerleaders are an essential part of American society. We don't really want to admit that, but it is true. Lots of folks like to poke fun at their boundless energy and upbeat demeanor. For years, cheerleader skits have turned mundane episodes of Saturday Night Live into instant classics. Our society … Continue reading All for Cheerleaders, Stand Up and Holler!
var linkwithin_site_id = 563873; http://www.linkwithin.com/widget.js Do you remember the short-lived high energy drink, Jolt? I think today's modern version of Jolt is a Coke product called Vault. I don't drink it, but I see it everywhere. It's funny how many folks need a product like Jolt or Vault to get them in gear. Like many … Continue reading The Jolt into 21st Century Learning
The first nine weeks of the 2007 school year ended this week. It amazes me how significant this is for students and teachers. It is equally amazing how little we do with the significant information this ending provides. I'd like to figure out how we can change that. First, the end of the first nine … Continue reading 1st Nine Weeks Ends (What did we learn?)
var linkwithin_site_id = 563873; http://www.linkwithin.com/widget.js Click here for picture of FHS team at Microsoft’s Innovative Teacher Forum Where to begin? Participating in Microsoft's Innovative Teacher's Forum in late September continues to cause me severe pain. My enlarged brain is now so full, I'm sure it will blow any time now. Trying to figure out how … Continue reading Pain is a good thing, right?
var linkwithin_site_id = 563873; http://www.linkwithin.com/widget.js Years ago an eye doctor told me I was near-sighted. After wearing the eyewear he prescribed, I had to agree. If I want to know what's going on ten yards away, I better wear them. I'm not sure why this has bothered me all these years. I don't like being … Continue reading To See or Not to See