Entries Categorized as 'travel'

Twitter Map On Yahoo Pipes

Date January 6, 2009

My friend Alan Levine posted on Yahoo Pipes and a clever little bit of code that gives you a map of your Twitter followers. The code requires plain text Twitter password entry, so neither Alan nor I posted the actual map, but here’s a screen shot of mine!

Science Fiction and Gaming in the High School Classroom

Date December 31, 2008

In Novemember at NCTE I headed into a session where PJ Haarsma, the author of The Softwire series, was presenting on Science Fiction and Gaming in the High School Classroom. I was hoping to have PJ sign his up and coming book The Softwire: Wormhole Pirates on Orbis 3. When I walked in, Jim Blasingame, […]

AP Institute Bellevue, WA

Date June 25, 2008

This week I am at the AP Institute in Bellevue, WA. Last year I came to this same institute alone, because I’d heard it’s the best around. I agree. Last year it rocked, and my presenter was the Chief Reader for AP Language. The beginning of the week began a bit quieter until my friends […]

Going to travel

Date April 22, 2008

In 1999 my wife and I began traveling with students. Our first trip was to England, Ireland, and Wales the summer we were married, and we’ve been doing it since. The longest trip was to London, Paris and Rome, and the coolest trip was to Central European Citites, and now that we have Claire we […]