Class Procedures and Reminders
Canvas and Blogger Tech Tips. Each week, there are lots of different extra credit options, including Tech Tips; you might even want to do several Tech Tips (week 2, week 3, week 4, and so on). In particular, you might want to take a look at the Canvas Tech Tips and Blogger Tech Tips.
The following items are for fun and exploration:
Storytelling. Do you remember the cartoonist Tom Gauld from back in Week 1? He did the Holiday Home Map, and here's another of his wonderful cartoons:
Reading. Here is a great graphic from the Last Lemon: There's no such thing as too many books.
Word from Mythology. This supernatural creature from Greek mythology is now a commonly used English word: SIREN.
Featured Storybook. This project is from the Indian Epics class: Janaki's Journal: Sita's Story in Her Own Words. After Sita returns to the earth, her twin sons find her journal, which relates the story of their mother's life as they had never heard it told before.
Words of Wisdom: Today's saying is Dig a well before you are thirsty (a Chinese proverb). Find out more at the Proverb Lab. This applies to real wells... and to metaphorical resources too.
Growth Mindset: Today's growth mindset cat needs a blog for learning and sharing: Learn, and then share what you learned. You can find out more at the Growth Mindset blog.
Event on Campus: It's the Third Norman Chess Festival today (details). Find out more about this and other events at the Campus Calendar online.
(from Stories of the Magicians)
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