Five for Friday- Links and Ideas

Want to connect and partner with another school that has the same philosophy as MRH; try King Middle School in Portland, ME. They are an expeditionary learning school and 1:1. Be bold, e-mail a teacher there and start a partnership today.
http://king.portlandschools.org/

Another article that promotes our technology integration policy of teach how to use what is available responsibility, not restrict
http://mindshift.kqed.org/2010/09/help-kids-be-safe-and-comfortable-with-social-media/

This may be one of those articles that sparks a whole new way of gathering and sharing feedback in your classroom.
http://mindshift.kqed.org/2010/09/blogging-another-teaching-tool/

Great daily bit of professional development from other great teachers throughout the state.
http://paper.li/stevejmoore/missouried --

With the much hyped Oprah episode about schools this week, I thought this essay did a much more fair review of the current state of public education.
http://www.newyorker.com/talk/comment/2010/09/27/100927taco_talk_lemann#ixzz1068eAQHD