If you are not 30 years old or younger it is mandatory that you read this book:
Our kids learn differently from us. You will be glad you read it!
1) AAAAAAHHHH!!!! I'm over 30!!! How the hell did that happen????
2) How lovely. I have an assignment on how interactive learning works.
Let's see if I can pull at what I learned through interactive media today:
I checked out one of my favorite blogs to see what was new and found this paean to removing one's prejudices and making the world a better place in the process, no matter what your sexual orientation is.
There's even a plea at the end for emotional considerations of all that you love when embarking on new relationships. Don't make Jen Kwok cut you.
Needless to say, I have a new addition to the blogroll, and it was in the archives of this latest that I found one of the funnier Britcoms ever and spent a good chunk of time watching it in a vain effort to put off getting rid of the soggy pile of detritus in our backyard we haven't been able to bag due to the weekend downpours:
So bad, it's good, even this godawful episode and its commentary near the end...
...and it was through the YouTube links on one of the episodes that I found some instruction on how not to behave at a funeral and what happens when one enters Google into Google:
So, after all this accumulation of pop cultural knowledge, I can probably somehow assist with helping my child through the minefields of 21st century learning, right?
Yeah, I'm better off operating a streetcar.