The school of one minute from now will be an information hub--a complex, omni-directional experience involving thinking, reading, and writing. These are some thoughts on how to make the schools of Missoula part of this vision.
SLA English teacher Zac Chase had his 11th graders read and then write essays from the "This I Believe" project. Many of the students submitted their essays to NPR, and we just found out that many of our students had their pieces published! Congratulations to all the kids and to Mr. Chase for inspiring them!
Welcome to this Wikipedia Selection. This 2008/9 Wikipedia DVD Selection is a free, hand-checked, non-commercial selection from Wikipedia, targeted around the UK National Curriculum and useful for much of the English speaking world. It has about 5500 articles (as much as can be fitted on a DVD with good size images) and is about the size of a twenty volume encyclopaedia (34,000 images and 20 million words).