My grandmother was a staunch believer that if you wanted to make a child a reader you had to find their interests and feed them books that stoked that interest. For me this was comic books. Whenever she knew I was coming she would go to the rack at the local supermarket and buy them out. I still have the stacks of Casper, Wendy the Good Little Witch and Richie Rich comics all courtesy of Grandma. Well as it turns out science has finally proved what she knew to be right. Comics make you a better reader.
Punk Archaeology happened this weekend. A recap from one of the participants.
Some thoughts on technology as it pertains to education and of course politics.