Monthly Archives: October 2011

Zombies in the Classroom

By KellyAnn Bonnell, MA On October 25,2011 John Fuglesang tweeted, “I live in a society where a network called the History Channel can run a 2-hr prime-time special on Zombies.” The actual title of the show was Zombies: A Living … Continue reading

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USA Today Tip Jar: St. John’s Bible and the Gutenberg Press

KellyAnn’s newest tip is up on USA today. Check it out! The recent completion of the first Bible, the St. John’s Bible, to be hand written and illustrated in 500 years attracted a great deal of media attention; including  the … Continue reading

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Weekly #popchat on Twitter

Join @kellyannb on twitter at 5PM Pacific for #popchat, a weekly conversation about integrating popular culture into the classroom.

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Visual Learning: Are You Really What You Wear? — YES! Magazine

Images, photos, and pictures stimulate the mind. For the viewer, they offer a chance to connect and question. They also offer potential for play and imagination, and pulling the observer into purposeful messages. Most often, newspaper and magazine readers take … Continue reading

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New Workshop Added in November

Effective Education and Outreach Initiatives Using  Social Media What makes a good education and outreach initiative? How can you engage your followers with such an initiative? Infinite Spectrum Productions Education and Outreach Director KellyAnn Bonnell shares insights into effective campaigns. … Continue reading

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New Scientist Blogs: Top 10 Science Pop Songs

Top 10: Science Pop Songs With the help of you, lovely reader, we would like to solve one of science’s most intractable problems – one that is more controversial than the existence of dark matter, more pressing than global warming … Continue reading

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Education Week Teacher: How Jay-Z Can Help Us Remix Education

By José Vilson Recently, I bought “Watch The Throne,” Jay-Z and Kanye West’s collaborative album. Since Jay-Z’s debut album “Reasonable Doubt,” he’s undergone a metamorphosis: from a young spitfire to a mature statesman, reigning over the hip-hop community lyrically and … Continue reading

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All Hallow’s Read

Last year, when Neil Gaiman made his modest proposal, he partnered with UNICEF promoting their Book or Treat program. This year the focus is much more on a book exchange. This makes it a perfect opportunity to explore some of … Continue reading

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Good Culture: Something Doesn’t Add Up

        Dylan C. Lathrop Senior Editorial Designer Craig Damrauer Artist The former CBS show Numb3rs, otherwise known as CSI-Mathor “the show with the number three in its title,” is one of those series that seems like it … Continue reading

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