Saturday, March 3, 2012

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

"Congratulations!
Today is your day.
You're off to Great Places!
You're off and away!

You have brains in your head.
You have feet in your shoes
You can steer yourself
any direction you choose.
You're on your own.  And you know what you know.
And YOU are the guy who'll decide where to go."

quoted from Oh, The Places You'll Go by Dr. Seuss

What an amazing man and author! He has inspired so many people with writing. Disguised as books for children, the themes range from caring for the environment, to being kind to others, to the dangers of nuclear proliferation.
My favorite is still The Lorax with his message of "Unless.. someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better.  It's not."

Sunday, February 26, 2012

Blog Fail :)

I guess blogging may just not be my forte.  It is now February and I haven't posted since a week before school began.  I guess I just wonder if I have anything really noteworthy to share.
The school year has been going pretty well.  My second grade team of teachers are the best people to work with! My class is adorable and the parents are incredibly supportive - so what do I write about?
We've been adding a lot of technology into our lessons.  I love sharing what I learn with other teachers and finding out what they have been doing.  I really enjoy Google Docs and how I can share spreadsheets, forms and presentations.  If you haven't checked them out, you really should. 
YouTube about Google Docs

Hopefully I will become a little more regular in blogging rather than twice a year.

Embed Code Now Available in Google Sites

Google just rolled out the ability to embed code into the new Google Sites. The first thing I thought of was that this will be great to shar...