Tuesday, January 31, 2012
"The Witness: From the Balcony of Room 306" is a poignant retelling of a crucial turning point in the civil rights movement and a vibrant reminder of Dr. King's impact on the movement and our nation. Discussion will include reflection on what it means to be a witness today in the struggle for equity and social justice.
Come join us in exploring and deepening our collective understanding of the historical context of race and racism in the United States of America.
Space is limited to 30 participants. You must make a reservation in order to attend, and will receive confirmation via email. To reserve your space, please email Lauren D. Jones at email@example.com. For content questions, please contact Kc Nelson-Oliveria at firstname.lastname@example.org.
On March 5th we will feature Black in Latin America and on April 9th, Little Rock Central: 50 Years Later.
Friday, January 27, 2012
TutorCloud is aiming to provide quality online tutoring that enables parents and students to search for tutors who have particular subject expertise and interests. The bank of tutors are primarily from Ivy League colleges. Online sessions are held using video chat and interactive whiteboards. The program is designed to encourage students who may be reluctant to sign up or go for face-to-face tutoring to seek help and potential mentorship. Check it out at http://tutorcloud.com/ and yes, there is a fee, sorry not free, however it might be a great alterative to face-to-face tutoring. According to the site you can hire a tutor for an hour every week, just 15 minutes when you need help, pay by the minute so you only pay for the help you need. You have access to hundreds of experienced tutors searchable by subject!
Thursday, January 19, 2012
Okay ---- while I know that sometimes ------ okay most times when it comes to "techie things" I am behind the times (I confess I have only been texting for about a year and half), however, that does not mean that I cannot tell you about new "techie things"! Recently in several list serves I saw this article,
The article is about a review of iPad and iPhone apps currently available for students with learning difficulties. Check out the article to see what you think.
Wednesday, January 11, 2012