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Multiple Intelligences: Random Disney Imagineering In A Box LEGO Engineering Workshop Skype A Scientist LUNCH DOODLES with Mo Willems #GADBookClub : Actor Josh Gad (Olaf from Frozen) is reading bedtime stories live on his Twitter every night. National Geographic Kids... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2020 at Anecdotes, Antidotes, and Anodes
Here are some ideas for creating an at-home field trip. If you've ever wanted to visit a national park or explore the surface of mars from the comfort of your home, there's never been a better time. I haven’t checked... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2020 at Anecdotes, Antidotes, and Anodes
Learn Something New Learning something new doesn't need to cost money. You can keep your brain active and learn a new language in just five minutes a day. Perhaps you would prefer to learn how to draw or code? Learn... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2020 at Anecdotes, Antidotes, and Anodes
Online Concerts and Shows You can stream nightly concerts and Broadway as we all ‘shelter-in-place’ 15 Broadway Plays and Musicals You Can Watch On Stage From Home Stream the Met Opera nightly for free Check out STAGEIT for access to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2020 at Anecdotes, Antidotes, and Anodes
Virtual Museum Tours Many museums have closed their doors but they are open for business online. Here's a list of museums that have put their collections online for you to enjoy. 1. British Museum in London 2. Guggenheim Museum, New... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2020 at Anecdotes, Antidotes, and Anodes
This post follows the format of this YouTube Video Multiple Intelligences 2. (Clink the Link) Objectives:(What We Gone Do Is) Review Multiple Intelligences Video 1 Introduce Musical Rhythmical 1. Create a chart listing the 8 intelligences in rows on the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2020 at Anecdotes, Antidotes, and Anodes
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One of the most important things that you can do to make children feel safe is to establish as much of a routine in their lives as possible. Not only children, but adults feel the most secure when their lives... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2020 at Anecdotes, Antidotes, and Anodes
Here is the YouTube video that was made in conjunction with MI Lesson Plan #1. Please feel free to subscribe to my channel as there will be more Lesson Plans and videos to come. "Clink the Link" below: MI Video... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2020 at Anecdotes, Antidotes, and Anodes
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This is an experiment. Several of my former students have reached out and asked me to 'help' with ideas about 'Homeschooling.' First of all, I am thrilled and honored. Right now, I plan to create a blog post with each... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2020 at Anecdotes, Antidotes, and Anodes
Sub-title: What is Your Truth? Sitting in the Union Train Station in Denver, waiting on Amtrak to take me home, provided me ample time to people watch. Every socio-economic level is represented on the money- spectrum in that building. From... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2019 at Anecdotes, Antidotes, and Anodes
Okay. So there weren't seven suitcases. There was a large green duffle bag that five people could have fit into. And judging by its weight, there very well may have been five people in it. There were two guitar cases.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2019 at Anecdotes, Antidotes, and Anodes
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She is inescapable . . . in the even the smallest things: Her food and water bowls remained untouched. Her beds haven't been slept in. No one is curled up on our bed by our feet at night. There is... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2018 at Anecdotes, Antidotes, and Anodes
There is a story that's been going around for about forty-eight years, and because when stories are told over and over again, some things tend to become exaggerated. The way tall tales happen. I've decided to put this story in... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2017 at Anecdotes, Antidotes, and Anodes
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If you sat down to supper with my parents on December 31 around their drop-leaf kitchen table covered with a mustard-colored oil cloth, there’s a one-hundred per cent chance a very large bowl of black-eyed peas would be sitting there,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2016 at Anecdotes, Antidotes, and Anodes
. . . well, FOUR if you count my camera ! At 64 years old it’s surprising that I’ve not fallen that many times in my life. Probably, maybe five or ten. The ones that come to mind first include... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2016 at Anecdotes, Antidotes, and Anodes
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For many who have been reading here for the past several years, HansMan (pronounced 'Hans Mahn') has entertained us with his antics... everything from climbing trees and attacking web worms to using our vacumn cleaner to eradicate fruit flies from... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2016 at Anecdotes, Antidotes, and Anodes
A Letter to Benjamin An Account of Ellen Sue Crumpton as seen through the eyes of her student, co-worker, admirer, and friend Traci Marich Sneed Some things in our lives are constants, somewhat like the moon. While the moon isn't... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2015 at Anecdotes, Antidotes, and Anodes
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One of my favorite pictures of Sue and me. Ellen (Sue) Smith Crumpton, age 73 of Grand Prairie, passed away peacefully at her home July 3, 2015, surrounded by family and friends. She was born in Antlers, Oklahoma, on January... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2015 at Anecdotes, Antidotes, and Anodes
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Before heading out on our road trip through Eastern Europe, it was suggested by a friend to watch the movie, "Operation Daybreak." So, we did. May I suggest that if you've not seen this movie, and you are interested in... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2015 at Anecdotes, Antidotes, and Anodes
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My mom was a school teacher ! She received her degree from what was then known as Southeastern Teacher's College. (I think that was the name.) Later, when I graduated from there, it was Southeastern State College. And now, it's... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2015 at Anecdotes, Antidotes, and Anodes
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If you're planning a trip to Europe, may I suggest going by way of Iceland ? I have several reasons . . . here are a few: Icelandair is cheaper than the other airlines. You can fly their 'business class'... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2015 at Anecdotes, Antidotes, and Anodes
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This is the LAST post about Auschwitz. The next four photos were taken from the same spot just looking in different directions. Below: The Gallows Shortly after the war, camp commander Rudolf Höss was tried, convicted, and sentenced to death.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2015 at Anecdotes, Antidotes, and Anodes
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A few escaped and were heroes. A few helped them. They were heroes, too. A startling statistic follows this post . . . Alfréd Israel Wetzler (May 10, 1918 -February 8, 1988) was a Slovak Jew and later wrote under... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2015 at Anecdotes, Antidotes, and Anodes
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There are a few 'inspirational' stories that I found in Auschwitz. One of them is about a Polish priest. For the past several posts, there have been photos of hundreds of prisoners who died here, and it seems fairly easy... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2015 at Anecdotes, Antidotes, and Anodes
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Block 11 was intended solely to punish prisoners through torture. The block contained special torture chambers in which various punishments were applied to prisoners. It was the most feared place among the prisoners because no one ever left this place... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2015 at Anecdotes, Antidotes, and Anodes