Short Notes: We Are Powerful Beyond Measure

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A few notes: I’ll be writing lots on the Future of Teaching blog. Here’s my first offering of the week, a congratulatory note for Dr. John Holland. [Future of Teaching] We need you to take action. If you’re against the continuing proliferation of testing, please sign. Thank you! [AFT] What …

Heath Ledger

Augmented Reality

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In the latest edition of Esquire Magazine (yes, I read Esquire, at least once a year, particularly their end of the year specials), Stephen Marche has an article entitled, “A Thousand Words About Our Culture: Aren’t We Enjoying All This Death A Little Too Much?” In it, he analyzes this …

Ed McMahon

Short Notes: Blame It On The Boogie Edition

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For some reason, that title just sounded right. A few notes: I really don’t miss school right now. So say my feet, which are having a great time not having to work 12 hours straight. Everyday Math representatives keep trying to tell parents who have to deal with the math …

Michael Jackson's Moonwalker

Letter: Man In The Mirror

Jose Vilson Jose 7 Comments

Dear Michael Jackson, First, let me say that I’m deeply saddened by your death. Your passing ranks up there in the moments where people had to remember where they were standing when they heard the news. On a day when a fellow 70’s-80’s icon in Farrah Fawcett died and so …