ITRT Aggregation Site Reflection

cc licensed ( BY SD ) flickr photo shared by bionicteaching Back in November of 2010,1 I posted about building an ITRT “mother blog”2 to share things I thought might be useful for Henrico ITRTs. It seems like it’s working on my end. There are currently 1912 posts from at least 261 different sources3 and […]

A Few English Parlor Tricks

Despite all evidence to the contrary I haven’t given up coming up with decent WCYDWT examples for English. In the meantime, here are a few English pieces that don’t make that bar but interest me nonetheless. They aren’t much more than parlor tricks but they might interest someone. “My Hands Smell Like Colon” Colon vs […]

Free Range Foie Gras and Heroin

cc licensed ( BY NC ) flickr photo shared by bionicteaching These two articles have no direct links to education but have some connections in my head. Foie Gras It helps if you understand gavage and how people make foie gras right now. “They’ll eat anything if they think that they’re wild. But that’s the […]

The textbook as unreliable narrator

NBCLearn Safe and trustworthy – each resource is selected to be K-12 appropriate, and held to the highest NBC News Standards and Practices. Washington Post NBC told this blog today that it would investigate its handling of a piece on the “Today” show that ham-handedly abridged the conversation between George Zimmerman and a dispatcher in […]