Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Symbaloo - Social Bookmarking

I'm not sure what symbaloo's marketing phrase is but it's a really neat visual system for saving bookmarks.  Check it out. Here's mine:
Durn, I'm not sure how to make it fit on this page. If you set up your own account on symbaloo,do it and then import:     http://www.symbaloo.com/mix/educationalwebsites5



And while we are on the topic, I've seen a new blog of merit:

http://3rdgradelearningsites.edublogs.org

Sunday, January 29, 2012

Todays Students

I admit that the kids are different these days. My instinct is to focus on how much I learned at their age but then, maybe I didn't. I read this line in today's New York Times:

"the generation born in the 70s was raised to have more emotional sensitivity than it's forebears."


Isn't that interesting?  Do they really mean that I'm the last generation of emotionally undeveloped? That my toughness and stoicism is really a lack of sensitivity on my part to myself and others?   What a completely different way of looking at things.

While I'm looking at things differently, check this out:
Online Homeschooling