Saturday, January 31, 2009

what is school for

Seth Godin writes: Seems like a simple question, but given how much time and money we spend on it, it has a wide range of answers, many unexplored, some contradictory. I have thoughts about education, how
we use it to market ourselves and compete, and I realized that without a common place to start, it's hard to figure out what to do.
So, a starter list. The purpose of school is to:

Friday, January 30, 2009

cool family pic

how cool is this. this is my sister's family. you can do it too - see

my favorite kids ever


h a p p y .

Monday, January 5, 2009

story of the dance

i had a request for the video of the guy who danced all over the world. so here's the link of matt ....

this is the one where he's dancing with everybody in 2008 - not real good resolution, click on the hd option if you can...

and here's a link to a video of him explaining the whole process..

i also had many requests for the the guy who danced all over tv...

the story of stuff

great find molly. great story. the video is long - 20 min - but very enlightening.

Sunday, January 4, 2009

powerpoints, godin

so much to learn...
this guy has a lot to share....

if his thinking stretches you like it does me...peruse his top 20 blogs for 08. for starters...

some that got me thinking about my classroom....
1) bad powerpoints:
2) nine steps to powerpoint magic:

traffic for your blog, godin

write like a blogger, seth godin

how blogging can help all of us become better writers - which means better communicators - which means one giant step closer to success/change.

is effort a myth, seth godin

nice new year's thinking. great practical suggestions if you're serious about change.

what can organization do...seth godin

for those looking for the premise or the pupose of all the tribes talk.