Friday, March 26, 2010

using education technology in classes

National Council for the Social Studies (USA) Ning,
EdTech Teacher,
Tips, sources, techniques,

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

body image - Hidden World of Girls

via National Public Radio, March 22, 2010

Hidden World Of Girls - Taking Surprising Risks For The Ideal Body 

In Jamaica, like all over the world, there are deep conversations about the ideal body type. While there are competing norms of beauty, some women are using extreme methods to fit their vision of beautiful, like ingesting chicken pills for broader hips and butts, and bleaching their skin to be whiter. And they're taking health risks to do so.

Friday, March 19, 2010

underwater long ago in Sweden

Ancient Shipwrecks A Wonder Of 'Baltic Triangle'

March 13, 2010 A dozen ancient shipwrecks have been discovered in the Baltic Sea, just east of Sweden. The well-preserved ships are hundreds of years old. The oldest wreck may date back 800 years. [National Public Radio]

Saturday, March 6, 2010

archeology underwater - wrecks of Belgium

Our series on maritime archaeology in Europe continues with sites in Belgium. 
...sites from various time periods including the Doel Cog, the
eighteenth-century Buiten Ratel wreck, and the early twentieth-century
French military vessel Bourrasque.
The main webpage for all projects of the Musuem of Underwater Archeology is at