Daily Archives: June 3, 2011

Baker Street – 221b – Gerry Rafferty & Sherlock Holmes

Winding your way down on Baker Street Light in your head and dead on your feet Well another crazy day, you’ll drink the night away And forget about everything. This city desert makes you feel so cold It’s got so … Continue reading

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“On Lying In Bed” by G. K. Chesterton

Lying in bed would be an altogether perfect and supreme experience if only one had a coloured pencil long enough to draw on the ceiling. This, however, is not generally a part of the domestic apparatus on the premises. I … Continue reading

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Google Geo Bee

Test your geography smarts right here online. Each day we’ll post ten questions from the National Geographic Bee. Some of them are real stumpers, but it’s okay if you miss a few—you can play as often as you like. Come … Continue reading

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2011 National Geographic Bee’s Tense Final Moments

June 13-16, 2011: See the story behind the Bee on the National Geographic Channel Each year thousands of schools in the United States participate in the National Geographic Bee using materials prepared by the National Geographic Society. The contest is … Continue reading

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Scripps National Spelling Bee: Who Will Spell ‘Winner’?

http://huff.to/ld6tTV Get out those dictionaries and keep up with the finalists of the 84th Scripps National Spelling Bee, who will compete Thursday night. Out of 275 young spelling aficionados, just 13 advanced to the championship finals of the Scripps National … Continue reading

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What Works in Public Education?

Why is teacher development important? Because students deserve the best. Learn more about teacher-preparation programs that provide educators-to-be with the tools, mentors, and hands-on experience they’ll need once they begin their career: http://www.edutopia.org/teacher-development-introduction

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The Teacher Development Continuum in the Unites States and China

This 12-minute video features the highlights of a workshop held in Newport Beach, California from July 31 to August 2, 2009. The workshop brought together 40 mathematics educators, mathematicians, education researchers, and other mathematics education specialists from the United States … Continue reading

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Free! More than 4,000 National Academies Press PDFs Now Available to Download for Free

The National Academies—National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine, and National Research Council—are committed to distributing their reports to as wide an audience as possible. Since 1994 we have offered “Read for Free” options for almost … Continue reading

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