Monthly Archives: December 2007

Free Rice … New Year’s Resolution

Happy 2008 to everyone! Here is a great web-site that Mr. Thakkar forwarded to me before the vacation, but that I somehow overlooked. FreeRice.com is associated with the United Nations World Hunger Program. Through a deal with advertisers the site allows people … Continue reading

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HHS Literary Magazine Online

Hope that everyone is having a great time with their families and that your new year’s resolutions list is short and sweet.  Just dropping a note to let everyone know that the HHS student art and literature magazine (thinker) is working … Continue reading

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Online resources from CJR

Thanks to Mr. Cosgrove for passing along this resource he found online. The “Power Reporting” site is maintained by the Columbia Journalism Review, a publication of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.  The site is subtitled, “resources for journalists” and … Continue reading

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Sit in at Yale, M.I.T

Wonder what it’s like to be a student at Yale or M.I.T? Well now you can at least “sit in” on some of the classes at these two prestigious institutions. Yale has started offering its entire curriculum on-line, just as … Continue reading

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About Virtual High School

Maybe you’ve heard of VHS or Virtual High School by now. You might even know enough to explain that VHS offers courses over the Internet to middle and high school students. What else is there to know? How about: VHS courses are facillitated … Continue reading

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Favorite Sites List 1

I don’t want to overwhelm anyone with a whole bunch of links that never get looked at, but I would like to share some of the sites that I find either interesting or useful as an educator.  OWL Center at Perdue: The webpage for the … Continue reading

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tv programs, Dec. 17 – 22

Get your VCRs ready. Here is just a sampling of some upcoming programs that may be of interest. All descriptions are lifted from the original programs’ websites. National Geographic Channel Thursday, December 20, 2007, at 9 PM/ Death of the … Continue reading

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