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Entries from September 2009

Rachel explains creativity

September 30th, 2009 · 1 Comment

6 year old Rachel did a good job “explaining creativity” as part of the Storychasing Creativity project this week. Nice work, Rachel! Technorati Tags: creativity, video, youtube

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Tags: littlesister

I’m going to Maine!!!!!!!!!!!

September 28th, 2009 · 2 Comments

For fall break I’m going to Maine! I’m going to Augusta,Maine. here are some links. For Augusta, Maine: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Augusta,_Maine for the conference: http://www.actem.org

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Tags: dad · sister · technology · travel

Lego people are driving web publishing

September 24th, 2009 · No Comments

I thought I’d share the video “The Secret Behind The Real-Time Web,” which is a lego stopmotion video I encountered today thanks to Alan Levine. I’ve always wondered how all these things are getting posted to the web so regularly… now I know. Technorati Tags: lego, stopmotion

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Tags: technology

YouTube Honors for Sarah’s video response to President Obama’s speech (<24 hours after posting)

September 9th, 2009 · No Comments

Wow. I had no idea Sarah’s YouTube-posted response to President Obama’s speech would receive such a response. In the 35 hours that have passed since we posted this online, it’s been viewed over 26,000 times, commented on over 350 times, rated over 600 times. And we’re not even 2 days out. Here are the current […]

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Tags: sister · technology

Watch and Respond

September 8th, 2009 · No Comments

Alexander: Since you were not able to join Sarah and I to watch President Obama’s speech today “live,” I’d like you to watch the speech and then compose a response you can either post here on Learning Signs, record as a video on YouTube, or record as an audio message via AudioBoo. Let me know […]

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Tags: brother · sister · socialstudies · technology

Sarah responds to President Obama’s speech

September 8th, 2009 · 16 Comments

Since Sarah’s 4th grade teacher chose NOT to show President Obama’s speech during class today, I (dad) pulled her out of class so we could watch it at home on CSPAN and participate in a live-blog “backchannel” with students in Littleton, Colorado. You can view the archive chat there on their classroom blog, “East Dragon […]

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Tags: sister · technology

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