The World

Posts in this category relate to world events and issues that are connected to the global society.

George Washington Carver_Invention Day

George Washington Carver_Invention Day

Today we explore the works and wonders of George Washington Carver.  There is a challenge involved (if you are willing to accept).  We have been studying inventors in first grade and include Thomas Jefferson, Thomas Edison, Benjamin Franklin, and now George Washington Carver. DIRECT LINK TO THE INTERACTIVE MAP: With Georgia Washington Carver, we will […]

Expeditionary Learning (exposed) … the POSSIBLE

Expeditionary Learning (exposed) ... the POSSIBLE

I encourage you to read this, look in to this, think about the “possible”. There were witnesses yesterday to a discussion that involved a paradigm shift leading to the reformation of educational awareness and access.  New technology does not define or even refine us.  It is a tool that can extend, deepen, and facilitate exploration […]

New Year … Same old thing … Or not :-)

We are off to a new start at Spring Hill Elementary School. Here is a drop down, accordion style of key elements that I ask you to consider as the year progresses.  There are more thoughts in my mind but these four in particular are laden with risk and challenge and take … Mr. Hudson […]

Spring Hill Suns Winter Holiday Concert 2016 (Periscope and Twitter)

As sent to the staff of Spring Hill Elementary School Yesterday the Winter Holiday Performance was recorded using Periscope, Twitter’s live stream tool.  You can check out the App to explore and services like YouTube Live and Facebook Live; additional options.  Compared to previous SNN (news) broadcasts and challenges with equipment, time, challenges on set […]

Lend Me Your Ears

“Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears” is the first line of a speech by Mark Antony in the play Julius Caesar, by William Shakespeare. Occurring in Act III, scene II, it is one of the most famous lines in all of Shakespeare’s works. I was a participant in an elusive ring of student choices […]

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