collecting images, stories and artifacts to bring to the media-rich classroom
Q: Is craigslist a nonprofit?
A: No, craigslist was incorporated as a for-profit in 1999.
Q: Why does craigslist still use a ".org" domain?
A: It symbolizes the relatively non-commercial nature, public service mission, and non-corporate culture of craigslist.
Women of color make up more than 36 percent of our nation’s female population and about 18 percent of the entire U.S. population. Yet, according to the article, minority women account for only 18 percent of cover girls on leading women’s magazines.
But how many of the women of color featured on these covers were whitewashed? How many appeared with lighter skin and straighter hair? And, among all of the cover girls, were there any who could be considered fat? Were they all able-bodied?
This week I presented a 2-hour workshop on using Google Docs to support content area reading and writing at our county’s Technology Symposium. I originally titled it “Using Google Docs in the ELA Classroom” but after planning it further I realized I was sharing a resource appropriate for any content area teacher…or even adult learners.
I created a lot of resources for teachers, and I won’t link them here but if any of my Tumblr teacher friends want a copy, let me know and I can send it separately!
Agenda: (these links are inactive but do represent a resource I could share if you want)