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Hoover Dam Safety Concerns

We’re exploring Hoover Dam as part of our wrap-up this week. I invite my students to leave some comments on this post …

This Day In History

February 7, 1964: Beatles arrive in New York On February 7, 1964, Pan Am Yankee Clipper flight 101 from London Heathrow lands …

Reading: Death by Bureaucrat

Here’s the reading: Death by Bureaucrat Here’s the assignment. Reading is due before class on Tuesday, February 8th.

2600 Words

I found something I wrote a while back, in response to some questions from my first students, 6th graders at Fairless Middle …

This Day In History

February 6, 1952: Elizabeth becomes queen On this day in 1952, after a long illness, King George VI of Great Britain and …

Econ Announcement

Just as an FYI… The Chapter 1 Essay test is due today (here, online), so make sure you get that done. Also, …

World News from BBC

Egypt holds talks with opposition Egypt’s government holds landmark talks with members of the opposition, following days of protests calling for President …

It’s DEFINITELY a Kind of Magic

I love Eme, but that doesn’t mean that every day is a picnic.There are some days, however, when I am convinced that Mommy Magic is a very real, very powerful force. Of course, while I’m calling it Mommy Magic, it’s not exclusive to mommies. It’s that …

World News from BBC

Mubarak moves to restart economy Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak holds talks with key ministers to try to revive an economy hit by …