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Links You’ll Love – 3/4/12

Here’s a great resource for some terrific websites for language arts teachers.

Have you noticed? Purim is coming! Here are some delightful links to get you in the Shushan mood:

Students at HUC’s Jerusalem campus put on The Book of Purim, their own parody of The Book of Mormon:

I’ve often wished I could see what Israel was really like in years past, before the car traffic and the fast food restaurants. Here’s a fascinating glimpse of Purim in Tel Aviv… in 1932:

Posted to YouTube by Jacob Gross, this is part of his larger project to pierce together archival footage to show Israel in the early 20th century. He has other videos on YouTube as well, including Jerusalem in 1925:

And, if you’re hankering for a “green Purim,” visit Hazon for their post on healthy, sustainable Purim resources.  Don’t forget the fair trade chocolate for your mishoach manot!

Last week because I presented at the Illinois Computing Educators’ annual conference. I gave a half-day workshop on building your PLN (personal learning network). My resources for the workshop can be found here. And did you know that you could peruse lots of presenters’ materials, even if you didn’t attend the conference? Visit the wiki and click on the various links on the right, under Navigate Pages.


March 7, 2012 Posted by | Links | , , | 1 Comment


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