Monthly Archives: March 2010

The "Dynamic" Earth Project

Fellow earth and space science teacher, Connie Quackenbush and I came back from February break charged to shake up our ‘business as usual’ approach to an upcoming unit on earth processes and their effect on the earthen landscape. Instead a … Continue reading

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The Machine is Us/ing Us

Michael Wesch is an assistant professor of cultural anthropology at Kansas State University, teaching a course on digital ethnography (the scientific-based study and description of people and cultures in a digital format.) Through various internet misadventures I was recently catapulted … Continue reading

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Reinventing the School Newspaper

This week marks the kickoff for a lost Parker Middle School tradition. Long before I became a faculty member at Parker, “The Quill” student newspaper had lost its way. But this year English teacher, Brian James was charged with resurrecting … Continue reading

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