Extra Credit Reading: Friday, December 01, 2006
As it is History Friday, we humbly submit for your consideration the following: Pennsylvania college professor Dr. Joseph Rogan's has some ideas on how teachers can make history lessons "come alive" for elementary students. (Will they work? Judge for yourself...) Meanwhile, as an alumnus of The Florida State University, I couldn't resist this blurb about how my alma mater has finally gotten around to offering a college-level course on the history of the Seminole Indians. (Sadly, the
Heh. We have more than our share of these here in California's so-called "Imperial" Valley: Bilingual public school teachers who aren't proficient in either English or Spanish.
In Wyoming, high school students can win a brand-new car for simply by showing-up and answering roll call.
Today's Red Apple Salute goes to Billionaire philanthropist Eli Broad, who has donated some $10.5 million in order to help bring public charter schools to Los Angeles.
The Los Angeles Times' edublog School Me! shows us once again that it's
Today's Non Sequiturs: On December 14, look for the official British report into the death of Princess Diana to be released to the public. (No matter what the report has to say, the conspiracy theories will multiply like bunnies.) And... take a peek at the woman who went to war over a cell phone call.