29 Sep 2009

Penguins aren’t cute.

September 29, 2009 501A, assignments, responses Comments Off

To paraphrase, “It’s the experience, stupid.”

(I tried to post this last night, but was having some issues. I think WordPress lost a few of my posts as well.)

This cute little penguin was posing for photographs. Coincidentally this is a Gentoo penguin. It's nice that they named the species after a Linux distribution. I wonder what a Debian Penguin would look like?  -photo from Paul Boxley (Lord Biro) on flickr.com

This cute little penguin was posing for photographs. Coincidentally this is a Gentoo penguin. It's nice that they named the species after a Linux distribution. I wonder what a Debian Penguin would look like? -photo and caption from Paul Boxley (Lord Biro) on flickr.com

Penguins and experiential learning

Linky goodness:

Penguin Experience at the Mystic Aquarium
Beluga Experience
The Secrets Inside Your Dog’s Mind
Mars 2112
Max Brenner
The Overscheduled Child
Obama would curtail summer vacation

Other stuff about reading, play and developmental readiness:
Can the right kinds of play teach self-control? (New York Times Magazine, Sept. 25 2009)
Educators differ on why boys lag in reading (Washington Post, March 15, 2005)

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