Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Blogger Play

Blogger Play - View the most recently uploaded photos to as a slide show movie.

Thursday, September 13, 2007

Tuesday, September 11, 2007


Evolution from Past to Future at Bionic Teaching

View a clip of the late Carl Sagan narrating an animation of evolution. Pretty interesting stuff!

Saturday, September 01, 2007

Dressing Teachers

Dressing Teachers

Nashville’s 75,000 public school students must now adhere to a strict dress code. Collared shirts are mandatory; hoodies and jeans are no longer acceptable. But what about teachers? Nashville parent Rebecca Willocks thinks there’s a double standard. "I saw a teacher’s navel piercing last year and was surprised," she says. "Students can’t get away with that." Nashville’s school board doesn’t think teachers should either.

Tech Ed Left Behind

Tech Ed Left Behind

Vocation programs in New York public high schools have sharply decreased over the past decade due to a lack of funding and an NCLB-driven curriculum. In 1992, 41 percent of the state’s public high school students completed at least one vocational course, compared with 25 percent last year. “We started raising standards and adding more requirements, and something had to fall off the plate,” Buffalo Schools Superintendent James A. Williams told the Buffalo News.