Is It Just Me....
...or is there a family resemblance here?
WebQuest lore, rants, travels and online discoveries by Bernie Dodge
I'm in a hotel with broadband in Austin. Since I'm already prepped for my workshop tomorrow, I have time to explore the web just for my own edification and spiritual growth.
Here's an amazing/troubling/not-without-bias video from Guerrilla News Network:
"On September 11, 1776, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams and Edward Rutledge were sent by the Continental Congress to met with Admiral Howe at the Conference House in Staten Island, New York. Their mission was to avoid a war. After only three hours the meeting ended. They failed!
What could have happened that day? That's what our project is all about. The goal of this project is for students to learn how to negotiate and try to come up with a treaty that could have avoided the American Revolution! A good way to conduct the project is via email. If you use email you can negotiate with other students or classes down the hall or around the world!"
Democrats Say Iraq Spending With Tax Cuts Is Unaffordable (washingtonpost.com): "To put it in perspective, Bush hopes to spend more in Iraq and Afghanistan than all 50 states say they need -- $78 billion -- to finance the budget shortfalls they anticipate for 2004.
Came back last night from my first trip to Syracuse since defending my dissertation on a snowy day in 1982. It was a kick to return to the IDD&E program where I spent five years learning instructional design, motivation theory, research methods and generally growing up somewhat.