Pixar’s Lesson on Bullying: It’s For The Birds

It is a very well known fact that I am nothing if not a massive Disney nut! I love everything about Disney and the Pixar branch of the studios is no exception. From their shorts to their full-length features, there is a wonderful lesson to be learned. Pixar's short film "For The Birds" teaches viewers … Continue reading Pixar’s Lesson on Bullying: It’s For The Birds

Social Networking in the Classroom: Facebook

Last week I introduced my all new blog series and in the introductory entry I talked about the pros and cons of introducing social networking to the educational environment. The series continues, looking at each network and it's uses in the classroom! Facebook, for all its flaws, is still on top when it comes to … Continue reading Social Networking in the Classroom: Facebook

Hello Summer! Time to Start Thinking About The Fall…

Hello Summer! Time to Start Thinking About The Fall...   If I ignore last week’s heat wave in Boston, I’m pretty excited that summer is here. With the weather finally under control kids and educators alike are counting down the days to freedom (some of you are already free but we’ve had an INSANE number of snow … Continue reading Hello Summer! Time to Start Thinking About The Fall…