Today I spent the day at the Christa McAuliffe Technology Conference. It is a great conference and I wish I could have spent more than one day attending. I was on a panel discussing using mp3 audiobooks. But I did get to attend the keynote speech, Tim Tyson. I also went to workshops on digital storytelling and using moodle. And I got to play with an iTouch. Now I really want one. Hey, Santa. Are you listening?
Recent podcasts uploaded:
Cooke, Tim. ANCIENT AZTEC : ARCHAEOLOGY UNLOCKS THE SECRETS OF MEXICO'S
Washington : National Geographic, 2007
IL 5-8, RL 6.1
A long time ago, a civilization thrived in Mexico. They were the Aztecs and had a rich and vibrant culture. But they disappeared in the 1500s when the Spanish came to Mexico. If they have been gone for so long, how do we know what they were like? How do we know what their daily routines were or how they celebrated special days? These are the things that archaeologists discover. Find out how they do their job while you learn about the Aztecs.
Enderle, Judith Ross. SMILE, PRINCIPESSA
New York : Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2007
IL K-3, RL 2.6
Principessa's father loves taking pictures of her. Every day he takes lots of pictures. Picture of her laughing, crying, eating, sleeping. Everything. When her baby brother is born, Papa takes lots of pictures of him too. But Principessa doesn't want to share the pictures so she decides she will never smile again and doesn't want her picture taken anymore. Can anything change her mind?
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