Class Procedures and Reminders
Week 3 Blog Comments. The blog commenting assignment is now available, with new random groups: I hope you will enjoy meeting new people and reading new stories!
Project Stack. Yesterday I finished replying to all the Week 2 assignments, and today I hope to read and reply to the Week 3 assignments in the stack. As always, you can check the stack to make sure I received your assignment.
The following items are for fun and exploration:
Emojis.Here's a fun cartoon: What if our use of emojis gradually becomes so extensive that we actually circle back to writing in hieroglyphics?
Attention Love words, agonize over sentences. And pay attention to the world... wise words from Susan Sontag.
Word Mix-Ups. Here's another pair of words the spellchecker cannot help you with: ROLES v. ROLLS.
Words of Wisdom: Today's saying is Waste not, want not (an English proverb). Find out more at the Proverb Lab. This is an old saying with a new meaning in the modern age: it's ecological!
Growth Mindset: Today's growth mindset cat is a connected cat: Connect with others to reduce stress. You can find out more at the Growth Mindset blog.
Event on Campus: Come celebrate banned songs in the Fine Arts Library from 5:30-7PM: Censored Songs: Dangerous Ideas & "Dirty" Words Included (details). Find out more about this and other events at the Campus Calendar online.
Check out the Twitter stream for information and fun stuff during the day.