Monthly Archives: March 2010

Little emissaries

Little emissaries
March 31, 2010 Comments Off on Little emissaries

I’m really enjoying the new Matt Maher album, Alive Again.  A line from one song in particular (Flesh And Bone) has stuck with me: I met a man who walked on water Who wore His crown like a blue collar. ... Read More »

Go, sell everything you have…

Go, sell everything you have…
March 30, 2010 3 Comments »

Given what Jesus had to say to the rich young man, what do you think He would have to say to a church that is using a $4.5 million Easter Egg Hunt to get people to come to church on ... Read More »

Funbulist Friday

March 26, 2010 Comments Off on Funbulist Friday

fabulist (n): one who invents fables. funbulist (n): one who shares links.  Here we go! Language Arts: Reading together – Heartwarming story about a father and daughter who read together at bedtime for over three thousand consecutive nights. Libraries – ... Read More »

Undermine the system

March 24, 2010 2 Comments »

Marks are due today, and my usual angst about the meaninglessness of mid-term grades has been amped up this year with two classes whose mid-term reports are going to be even more inaccurate than usual.  One class is basically a ... Read More »

Funciferous Friday

March 19, 2010 Comments Off on Funciferous Friday

Furciferous (adj): bearing a forked appendage. Funciferous (adj): forkloads of fun!  Here we go: Language Arts: Godzilla Haiku – Just like the title says, these are haikus composed by the rampaging monster, each accompanied by a photo.  Aside from the ... Read More »

PAATA Convention 2010 – My presentation

March 17, 2010 Comments Off on PAATA Convention 2010 – My presentation

Monday afternoon I gave a presentation on Personal Learning Networks.  I’m not sure I was at my best – not because my presentation was bad, but I’m not sure I managed to get across why I think PLNs are so ... Read More »

PAATA convention 2010 – Keynote

March 15, 2010 1 Comment »

Farley Flex, really?  Okay, I admire the things he’s done as a record producer, radio station manager and community activist, but we all know that the reason he’s in Prince Albert speaking to 1000 educators is that he’s a judge ... Read More »

Funbricant Friday

March 5, 2010 Comments Off on Funbricant Friday

Febricant (adj): causing fever.  Funbricant (adj): feverishly fun.  Here we go! Science: Space & Numbers – Do your eyes glaze over when you hear astronomers talk about the hundreds of billions of stars in the galaxy, and the hundred of ... Read More »

Real medal counts

March 1, 2010 3 Comments »

Alfred Thompson mentioned earlier today via Twitter that he was interested in seeing medal counts per population for the countries involved.  Realising that this kind of math was right up my alley, I decided to make such a table for ... Read More »