Archive for February, 2009

HUSH: A Vignette of Genocide in Rwanda

Wednesday, February 25th, 2009 Posted in game theory, HistoryRemix | No Comments »

This deceptively simple 'rhythm' game created by a student in the USC Interactive Media program packs a powerful message. The object of play is to calm your child by ... Read more..

Biography vs. Memoir

Monday, February 16th, 2009 Posted in reading | No Comments »

In a traditional sense, there is some difference between biography (even autobiography) and memoir. In it's purest form, a biography relates the "life story" of a person, generally of ... Read more..

HistoryRemix: On being the expert…

Monday, February 9th, 2009 Posted in HistoryRemix | No Comments »

In Rounding Up Unusual Suspects: Facing the Authority Hidden in the History Classroom, Robert Bain explores the predicament faced when history teachers, criticized for their "omniscient tone" attempt pedagogical reform ... Read more..

Enduring Understandings and Curriculum Revision

Thursday, February 5th, 2009 Posted in HistoryRemix | No Comments »

Our district has been going through the process of reconstructing our curriculum. This sort of thing happens all the time. Not just in our district ... in all districts. There's ... Read more..