Monthly Archives: October 2011


October 25, 2011 Comments Off on Crusty

Pie crust makes everything better.  Consider: is an omelette too low-brow for you?  Throw it in a pie crust, and you’ve got quiche! Stew too runny?  Pie crust it and you have pot pie, with its own little container!  Apples ... Read More »

New cards

October 21, 2011 4 Comments »

I was running out of my old ones, so I ordered some new business cards from Vistaprint recently. They just got here, and I thought I’d show them off: They came out just a little darker than the proof images, ... Read More »

Daily links 10/21/2011

October 21, 2011 Comments Off on Daily links 10/21/2011

CubeStormer II – YouTube Crazy fast Lego Rubik’s cube solving. tags: youtube rubik’s cube video mindstorms lego Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here Read More »


October 19, 2011 2 Comments »

Just some observations: Every teacher that I have seen committed to making the switch to outcome-based assessment has been spending more time per student than under the previous assessment method. Class sizes are not going down. If anything, they are ... Read More »

Daily links 10/19/2011

October 19, 2011 Comments Off on Daily links 10/19/2011

Cookie Monster – Xbox 360 Parental Controls PSA – YouTube After witnessing a mother buying her 10-year old kid two M-rated games in BestBuy the other day, this is even more relevant. tags: youtube video PSA parental control video games ... Read More »

Daily links 10/14/2011

October 14, 2011 Comments Off on Daily links 10/14/2011

Scientists figure out how to switch off peanut allergy New research may show a method to gradually acclimate the body to peanut proteins without setting off an anaphylactic immune response. tags: scientists peanut allergy science biology medicine immunology Posted from ... Read More »

Daily links 10/07/2011

October 7, 2011 Comments Off on Daily links 10/07/2011

Pac-Man the Musical: A Pacapella Song – YouTube Flipping hilarious Claymation Pac-Man musical! tags: Pac-Man musical song youtube video humour video game Coat Hanger Sculptures Bizarre and beautiful sculputures made with coat-hangers. tags: coat Hanger sculptures art Best of WordPress ... Read More »

Daily links 10/04/2011

October 4, 2011 Comments Off on Daily links 10/04/2011

dy/dan » Blog Archive » Five Lessons On Teaching From Angry Birds That Have Nothing Whatsoever To Do With Parabolas Dan Meyer explains how Angry Birds helps teachers design learning experiences. tags: blog teaching classroom education dan meyer design game ... Read More »

Daily links 10/01/2011

October 1, 2011 Comments Off on Daily links 10/01/2011

Starcrossed – YouTube Cute short film about a unique relationship. tags: youtube video short relationships If Computer Problems Were Real – Awkward Spaceship – YouTube Humourous video about the language of computer problems. tags: Computer problems youtube video humour Posted ... Read More »