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AMA Superbike Movie

[youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uMQ6GEGB-iE] After my Facebook and Twitter status updates yesterday I have received a few requests to post the video I am showing in class today.  Its just a short, almost 3 minute movie about the AMA Superbike Race at Laguna Seca that I made in the car on the way home last night. A few […]

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Connecting via Google

Do you ever have random thoughts when you wake up in the middle of the night? In my case my random thoughts tend to be sort of a running to-do list. After being influenced by watching Barack Obama in Berlin and getting a few Facebook requests from long-time friends yesterday, this morning at about 3am […]

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Riding the Rails

Today Kelly and I escaped the smoky, oppressive Sacramento heat and headed for the City by the Bay, a.k.a. San Francisco. Normally we drive about an hour to an East Bay BART station and head into the city. Today, however, we tried something different and took Amtrak from Sacramento to the Richmond BART station. Let […]

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Blogging from the Road

At the moment I am sitting in a car on the way to Las Vegas. Tonight Kathy Griffin has a show at the Mandalay Bay and we have tickets. Right now we are pulling into Barstow and its a cool 105 outside. Thank goodness for AC and mobile Internet! I only wish I had had […]

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Blogging and Learning

Ever thought about blogging with your students, but you have no idea what to do or what you should even blog about? So often we ask our students to write on paper about a topic which does not interest them. Granted many of these topics are standards-related and there is no way to avoid them, […]

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