I handed out Ipads today. It went something like this.
Student: This is like Christmas! I'm so excited
Me: I thought you had said you didn't really like technology.
Student: Well there's technology and then there's the ipad.
Me: Oh. Right. :)
Just handed out a class set of iPads to my spring term Cultural Studies class. This is going to be a fun term full of experimentation!
PBL: 9th Grade Humanities Video Project on Chinese...
My cultural studies students finished and presented their video documentaries, in which they had to examine an event(s) in Chinese history through the lens of Confucianism, Legalism, and Taoism. Like any project, some of them are good, and others —- we’ll let’s just say there’s lots of room for improvement. In reflecting on the final products I can see where I should put...
Spring term -- feels more like Work term
I feel like I’ve never been so busy and exhausted in my life. We started classes last week, and I’ve been going non-stop. Today we had two visitors from Harvard’s Project Zero, Veronica Boix Mansilla and Flossie Chua, hold a workshop on Interdisciplinary assessment construction. Honestly, the day was fascinating. I went in very confused about how to frame interdisciplinary work, but I now...
Map of the Internet
An unusual way to explore the web http://mapoftheinternet.com/start01.shtml
It may be the warriors who get the glory, but it’s the engineers who build...– B’Elanna Torres (STV)