Tuesday, January 23, 2007

Student Survey for Volunteers of America

Please take some time to fill out this survey for our sponsor, Volunteers of America. Copy and paste these questions into a Word document or an email and just fill in your answers. Please let me know agrimm@edvisionshighschool.com that you completed the survey.

Completed surveys can be emailed to mek@voamn.org.

(If you show your advisor this completed survey, you may be able to get lifelong learning credit if you discuss)

Survey Questions:

Learning Program

· What kinds of learning activities take place in this school? Describe a typical class.

· What are you learning?

· How responsive are teachers to student needs?

· Can you share some samples of your work from different classes?

Organizational Viability

· Why are you attending this school?

· How is this school different from others which you have attended?

· What are the most important things about this school?

· Do you feel safe in this school?

· In what ways do students have ownership of the school?

· Name one thing you like and one thing you dislike about the school.

Cool Program: Write ToMyBlog

Write ToMyBlog

While checking my email this morning, I ran across this site that seems quite interesting. I am going to play around with it, but I wanted to share it. Write ToMyBlog is a free web based word processor. You can do all sorts of fun things with it, copy the html code and paste it into your web site or blog.

Wednesday, January 17, 2007

Jake Displaying His Passion

Check out Jake's band, Oddly Familiar. He played in St. Paul on Jan. 11.

Oddly Familiar on Myspace

Jake also has a podcast he did for a project. Check out Wholesome Goodness.

Thursday, January 04, 2007

40 College Courses that Are Podcasting

For those students looking to see what goes on at college or looking for projects in the sciences, check out this blog which has a list of about 40 podcast that you can listen to: Free Academic Podcasts