BBC News: “Primary eudcation ‘too narrow‘” – article arguing that early education focusing too much on math, English, and testing is leaving kids with a deficient education.
The Crisis of Credit Visualized – the video does a pretty good job of breaking down how our economy got the way it is today.
“My Top Tips for Teaching Teens” by Alan Sitomer – examines issues such as teaching teens to “bounce back,” change their attitudes, set goals, never give up, etc. Well worth reading.
Last, but definately not least, two sites that highlight the Inauguration of President Obama. The first is “The Big Picture” from The Boston Globe which has photographs of the event and from around the world. The second is from Gigapan and has one large photograph that you can zoom or pull out to get the whole effect of the swearing in of President Obama. Yes, it’s a little late in the scheme of things, but it’s still useful!