New Rochelle Links from over the Holiday Weekend

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New Rochelle Links from over the Holiday Weekend

September 09, 2009 - 22:53

Blogging has been a bit slow. I have been out of town most of the past two weeks -- getting my freshman son squared at Notre Dame and then heading back there for a college reunion and a football game (Notre Dame beat Nevada-Reno 35-0). There were a few articles that caught my attention which I've linked below.

Any chance Google can help solve the Hebrew Immersion issue?

Oy! Google Translate now speaks Yiddish

You all know I cannot stand when people type in all upper case letters so you know I am hoping this next story is the beginning of a trend!

Woman Fired For Using Uppercase in Email
New Zealand Herald

Traveling in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and Illinois over the past month only served to highlight how incongruous our most recently passed school budget. When everyone else is cutting we are actually adding new entitlement programs (universal kindergarten), giving out across-the-board pay increases and not firing a single employee.

Schools Aided by Stimulus Money Still Facing Cuts
New York Times

We spend a great deal of time talking about tech for the kids but what about the teachers. Here are some really cool apps and gadgets for teachers.

What is the Future of Teaching?