Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Education Buzz Life's A Carnival Slacker Edition

It's the end of the year and I know many of you are busy trying to close out the school year so submissions were a bit thin this carnival (other than the onslaught of advertising folks and people that have nothing to do with educational type issues). And since I was swamped with yearbooks and yearbook distribution, I didn't even get a chance to write anything particularly funny or insightful. I guess we're all just a bunch of slackers.

But here are three submissions worth looking at…

Darren on Right on the Left Coast questions an appeals court decision that upheld the dismissal of a San Diego schoolteacher who was fired for posting a sexually explicit ad and photos on Craigslist.

Stephen Karlson  provides us with an illustrative gallery of economic concepts as interpreted by elementary and middle school students while Joseph Kaye said we should incorporate graphic design for deeper learning.

We probably will take a break this summer. However, I will leave the carnival submissions open for those of you who still plan to write over the summer and will run the carnival once I receive enough stuff, so make sure you check back here throughout the summer.

Remember if you want to submit to the carnival, you can use this handy, dandy form.

In the meantime, here are people worth dropping in and checking out  through the summer. They tend to post on a regular basis…

Of course, I plan to post throughout the summer, so you will want to check back hereJoanne Jacobs posts frequently. Does does Pat over at Successful Teaching, Mr. Teacher, Darren on Right on the Left Coast, and Old Andrew at Scenes from the Battleground. Mamacita over at Scheiss Weekly is worth a gander as well as our science guru Steve Spangler. 

And, of course, don't forget Tim over at Assorted Stuff.

Also, I am launching a new blog featuring Howard the Shelter Cat and my German Shepherd Jack. It's an animal advice thing. Check it out here. You can send your animal questions, funny animal stories and funny animal photos there.


3rseduc / handsinthesoil said...

Found your blog through Right on the Left Coast and I like it. I will have to check back periodically. I miss the classroom antics and all, well, sometimes. I also have a blog but it is not as "fun" as your's. Oh well.

Darren said...

Gracias for the shoutout.

Mamacita (The REAL one) said...

You always put together a good Carnival, even when us end-of-the-season teachers forget to submit!

Susan Wells said...

Thanks for mentioning our favorite "Science Guru." We are definitely not taking the summer off at Steve Spangler Science. I hope everyone has a great summer filled with rest, learning and fun!