The science graduate asks, “Why does it work?” The engineering graduate asks, “How does it work?” The accounting graduate asks, “How much does it cost?” The liberal arts graduate asks, “Would you like fries with that?”
A woman was arrested for shop lifting. When she went before the judge he asked her, “What did you steal?” She replied: “A can of peaches.” The judge asked her why she had stolen them and she replied that she was hungry. The judge then asked her how many peaches were in the can. She replied 5. The judge then said, “I will give you 5 days in jail.” Before the judge could actually pronounce the punishment, the woman’s husband spoke up and asked the judge if he could say something. The judge said, “What is it?” The husband said, “She also stole a can of peas.”
A man who was just married was flying to the Florida Keys for a business trip. His new bride was to accompany him the next day. When he got there he E-mailed his wife to let her know he made it there safely. When he sent the E-mail, he mistyped the address. In Boston, a grieving widow, whose husband has recently passed away, receives the E-mail. She reads it, screams, and faints. Hearing her grandmothers cry, the widow’s 18-year-old granddaughter runs into the living room to see the computer on with a message. It reads: Dear love, Just got here. Preparing for your arrival tomorrow. Can’t wait to see you. Love, Me P.S. Sure is hot down here.
On Our Mind:
From our Listeners:
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Half an idea: Belly Button Bacteria.
From the Twitterverse:
|*netbook_news Kineo Android Education Tablet from Brainchild This March: When I was 11 I actually went to school on a snow day… http://bit.ly/f7jH3h|
|*russeltarr Tweetreach: How far did your tweet travel?: http://tinyurl.com/q7zhvp|
|*jcalvert4 Finished the 1st post in a series about our Google powered curriculum portal on my new blog http://me.lt/7lPZ #GCT|
|*BethRitterGuth RT @m_yam: Free Technology for Teachers: Quicklyst – A Quick Way to Create Outlines (@rmbyrne) http://ow.ly/3MlbG #engchat|
|*BethRitterGuth RT @johnfaig: Excellent mind map of web2.0 tools - http://www.mindomo.com/view?m=8423d4adcc56d262e6a058163334a92a #engchat|
|*drmmtatom Student Suspended for Calling Teacher Fat on Facebook: http://on.mash.to/gjOnkH #fhuedu610|
|*davekinkead Libyan frogman sent to Italy couldn’t swim http://bit.ly/hw2QRM classic #wikileaks|
|*stardiverr oh. my. RT @gjmueller: Belly button bacteria, in full bloom http://ow.ly/3NoKd #scichat|
|*drmmtatom Art Teachers, You Have to See This! #fhuedu508 http://tinyurl.com/4uowvjs|
|*bjnichols Social Media Guidelines for Schools Wiki http://diigo.com/0f108 #edchat|
How do I take notes?
- To start taking notes in Quicklyst, click on the appropriate button in the upper right corner of your web browser’s window.
- Click on the first textbox to enter a title for your notes.
- Click on the area underneath the title box and start taking your notes.
- Press the “enter” key on your keyboard to add a new line to your notes.
- Use the up/down arrow keys on your keyboard to move between your different bulet points, and use tab (indent) and shift+tab (un-indent) to create an outline.
- If you want instant-access to the DuckDuckGo search engine, enter a question mark followed by what you’re looking for. Press enter, and we’llautomatically fetch the best result for you.
- If you want instant-access to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, enter a colon followed by the word you want to define. Press enter, and we’ll automatically fetch the best definition for you.
- If you want to edit, delete, or view your notes, click on the All Notes button in the menu. From there, you should see a list of notes. If you hover over a particular note, you will see small icons.
- The trash can icon deletes the note
- The pencil icon takes you to the note-taking page to edit the notes
- The plus-sign icon adds the selected notes to your Study Queue
- The ‘x’ icon removes the selected notes from your Study Queue
- Easily print custom study guides
- Automatically send your notes to an Amazon Kindle™ device
- Download your notes for Microsoft Word™ and other word processing programs
What is my Study Queue?
- Your Study Queue is a place to save all your notes that are relevant to upcoming exams. There are some unique features that take advantage of the Study Queue that allow you to:
Can I enter a fake email address to register?
- Sure. Actually, you don’t need to enter an email address at all. You can just enter a desired username instead if you want, but you will never be able to recover your account if you forget your password and didn’t enter a valid email address.
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Project Based Learning:
Welcome to PBL-Online, a one stop solution for Project Based Learning! You’ll find all the resources you need to design and manage high quality projects for middle and high school students.
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Events & Happenings:
- National Conference: Thursday, November 08, 2011 —Saturday, November 10, 2011 Louisville, Kentucky.
- Promotional Materials:
- Crossword Puzzle! (Maryland Conference)
- Promotional Materials:
- ISTE Eduverse Talks are the recorded sessions held on ISTE Island every week. Join ISTE in their Second Life conference location for their weekly talks on education.
- The ISTE Special Interest Group: Virtual Environments is holding meetings on Mondays from 4:00 – 6:00 pm (SLT) on ISTE Island.
- The Ohio Middle Level Association will hold their annual conference February 17 – 18, 2011.
- The Michigan Association of Middle School Educators Annual Conference is coming up March 17-18, 2011 in Coopersville, MI. Coopersville Middle School is a National Schools to Watch School. (Phone: (616) 997-3400)
- The National Substitute Teacher Association’s Annual Conference July 22-24.
- The North Carolina Middle School Association’s Annual Conference March 13-15, 2011
- Classroom 2.0’s Live Calendar.
- Second Life:
- Regular Tuesday meetings are scheduled. See the board on the ISTE Island for up to the minute details. Check frequently this week as the ISTE Annual Convention is this week.
- Video: Educational Uses of Second Life