Daily Archives: November 17, 2008

The World is Hot, Flat, and Crowded

If you are a Thomas Friedman fan as I am, you will be interested in this link http://macmillan.hosted.panopto.com/CourseCast/Viewer/Default.aspx?id=610215c3-a3c8-429c-9dcd-3f8b72ee8a99 that features a video and PowerPoint of his latest book Hot, Flat ,and Crowded. Educators may find many of Friedman’s comments in this presentation are very timely with the possible collapse of the American auto industry. World

Region 1 Day of Discovery (Edinburg TX)

We had the perfect recipe for fun on Saturday for the Region 1 Day of Discovery including a full room, paper cow patties, ideas…ideas…and more ideas, playdough, and a crew keeping an eye on the TX/KS game for us! Seriously, it doesn’t get much better than this. On behalf of Linda, Brad and myself, we

Where the Wild Things Are

In 1963 Maurice Sendak published Where the Wild Things Are.  A story of Max, who is sent to his room without supper.  In his room, Max’s imagination takes over and he journeys to the land of the Wild Things.  It has been a beloved children’s book ever since. Discovery Education Streaming has the Where the

Tip From the National Blog

This is such a great tip I wanted to post it here for everyone to see. Downloading pictures doesn’t have to be such a drag… but it can be a lot of fun to do!  Here’s a quick tip that is super cool. Find any image from the site –  my favorite image is called

Animoto Upgrade

Hello Missouri!I just found out abut a new enhancement for Animoto I thought I would share with you. Animoto is a great site for creating slide shows with your pictures. Check it out and  post your animoto videos so we can see what creative teachersare doing in Missouri. You can now insert text into your