Eve and Adam

Eve and Adam by Michael Grant Hardcover, 291 pages HL560L If you had the opportunity to genetically create your own “soul mate,” would you? Leave thoughts in the comments, and check out Eve & Adam by Michael Grant and Katherine Applegate. I enjoyed the story, though the title seems a little misleading, in retrospect. And … More Eve and Adam

Facebook Snags

I did a dry run of the facebook project that I’ve talked about here and here and that David talks about here, on Monday in my college class. What I learned from the dry run is that editing templates in Google Docs isn’t super user-friendly. Needless to say, I was disappointed and needed to go … More Facebook Snags

To Ning or not to Ning

Since I started working on my proposal for the French Award, I’ve been wracking my brain trying to figure out how to create blogs for my students that are protected–I know a number of teachers ask for outside comments on their students’ blogs… I’m not there yet. I wanted to create self-contained community that included … More To Ning or not to Ning

>French Award Proposal

>In the laundry list of things I had to have done by Tuesday, one of the most interesting was my proposal for the French Award. The French Award gives $5000 to a teacher to fund a project they’re interested in incorporating into their class. My project involves using video as a synthesis of student learning. … More >French Award Proposal

Wiki Anyone?

I just started a wiki for my class and I’m excited about it. There were a couple of reasons I decided to create a wiki: I love doing book talks, and I love that my students are reading. I think my students should have a forum to list/discuss/berate the books they’ve read, too. Students can … More Wiki Anyone?