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My New York Times Scavenger Hunt for Today

If you have news hounds in your classes, have them visit the New York Times to find the answers to these questions – feel free to post your answers in the comment section. NOTE: It’s important the students – or adults - use effective keywords in the NYT’s search engine.  This assignment is geared for grades 9-12. 1) What civil [...]

My New York Times Scavenger Hunt for Today

If you have news hounds in your classes, have them visit the New York Times to find the answers to these questions – feel free to post your answers in the comment section. NOTE: It’s important the students – or adults - use effective keywords in the NYT’s search engine.  This assignment is geared for grades 9-12. 1) What civil [...]

We Feel Fine on Valentine’s Day

How do you feel today? Well if you’re a blogger, the world may already know.   Thanks to systems designer, Jonathan Harris and consulting professor of Computational Mathematics at Stanford University, Sepandar Kamvar who have spent the last couple of years gathering feelings and seeking out emotions from weblogs across the globe. "We Feel Fine has been [...]

We Feel Fine on Valentine’s Day

How do you feel today? Well if you’re a blogger, the world may already know.   Thanks to systems designer, Jonathan Harris and consulting professor of Computational Mathematics at Stanford University, Sepandar Kamvar who have spent the last couple of years gathering feelings and seeking out emotions from weblogs across the globe. "We Feel Fine has been [...]

Helping People to See: Dr. Patricia Bath an African American Inventor #I

She’s not only a lover of books, but an Ophthalmologic surgeon, inventor, and activist for patients’ rights — Dr. Patricia Bath — "In 1981, Bath conceived of the invention for which she has become famous — the Laserphaco Probe, a surgical tool that uses a laser to vaporize cataracts via a tiny, 1-millimeter insertion into [...]

Helping People to See: Dr. Patricia Bath an African American Inventor #I

She’s not only a lover of books, but an Ophthalmologic surgeon, inventor, and activist for patients’ rights — Dr. Patricia Bath — "In 1981, Bath conceived of the invention for which she has become famous — the Laserphaco Probe, a surgical tool that uses a laser to vaporize cataracts via a tiny, 1-millimeter insertion into [...]

blogs

Hi Debby,   Please see attached, the blog style guide I mentioned in my previous email.   Amy   From: Amy Bowllan Sent: Friday, January 04, 2008 11:44 AM To: Debby Schloss Cc: Marc Spivak Subject: RE: Blogs in the lowerschool   Hi, Debby!   Of course I remember you, and thank you for your [...]

blogs

Hi Debby,   Please see attached, the blog style guide I mentioned in my previous email.   Amy   From: Amy Bowllan Sent: Friday, January 04, 2008 11:44 AM To: Debby Schloss Cc: Marc Spivak Subject: RE: Blogs in the lowerschool   Hi, Debby!   Of course I remember you, and thank you for your [...]

Cai Guo-Qiang: I Want to Believe

*Open House for Educators at the Guggenheim Museum* The following invitation was in my in-box and seemed interesting enough to pass along to you - it’s also a free event for educators. Open House: Cai Guo-Qiang: I Want to Believe Wed, Mar 5, 3:30–6:30 p.m. Join us for an afternoon of looking, learning, and mingling. Tour the exhibition Cai Guo-Qiang: [...]

Cai Guo-Qiang: I Want to Believe

*Open House for Educators at the Guggenheim Museum* The following invitation was in my in-box and seemed interesting enough to pass along to you - it’s also a free event for educators. Open House: Cai Guo-Qiang: I Want to Believe Wed, Mar 5, 3:30–6:30 p.m. Join us for an afternoon of looking, learning, and mingling. Tour the exhibition Cai Guo-Qiang: [...]