I’m not holding my breath. Jay Mathews’ Washington Post article (free registration required) about the best education blogs somehow managed to exclude me. I think I know why. One of the very first things I did as a doctoral student was to try to statistically “disprove” (I was a kid; I thought you could actually “prove” […]
Archive for April, 2008
April 7th, 2008 by Jon Becker
I’ve been domiciled in Virginia now for over 6 months, and I enjoy learning the nuances of the Commonwealth. Today, I learned that Virginia is the first state in the nation to mandate that public schools offer Internet safety classes for all grade levels. I’m now curious to see what the actual regulation(s) look like, […]
April 4th, 2008 by Jon Becker
a snake bit a girl named Manuela Ramirez while visiting Yankee stadium. That punchline follows this crazy story.
April 2nd, 2008 by Jon Becker
I teach a research design course to a group of doctoral students in a local middle school. I wanted to demonstrate Google Docs to them and encourage them to use it since they’re working in small groups on a research project. 4 people, 1 report; perfect situation for Google Docs. But, sure enough, when I went to […]