Random Media

Stuff I’d like to use in class.

25 Word stories – slightly longer than some earlier examples of text restriction but good stuff none the less.

“Houston, We Have a Problem,” by J. Matthew Zoss.
I’m sorry, but there’s not enough air in here for everyone. I’ll tell them you were a hero.

from Hint Fiction

The NY Times terrorism euphemism generator – English teachers could have a lot of fun with this one as well.


Explaining the Internet to a street urchin flowchart
– so many things to explain to so many different audiences.


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Comments on this post

  1. Deepa Gopal said on November 5, 2010 at 12:35 pm

    Very cool – there’s a dearth of material that explains technology concepts (many in the news) to kids in an accessible way. We started Youngzine for exactly that reason. Check out articles along the same lines as this one:

    http://www.youngzine.com/article/cloud-computing-its-all-sunny
    http://www.youngzine.com/article/google-search-instant-magic

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