What better way to start off a long winter weekend than with some snow? It’s looking pretty white out there, so be sure to tread carefully. Bundle up, get shoveling, and then enjoy some hot chocolate. And then perhaps some of these links. Happy weekending!
Serial Offers Update on Adnan’s New Hearing : Adnan Syed is back in court, and Sarah Koenig will keep you informed.
Horizontal History : Long, fascinating, and totally worth it, especially for History 300 students. “If you think of history like a tangle of vines growing upwards through time, studying one type of history at a time is like following the path of one particular vine while ignoring the other vines around it.”
The Myth of the Self-Reliant Individual : No human is an island.
Teacher Burnout is More Likely Among Introverts : “The endless barrage of ‘professional learning community’ meetings left me little energy for meaningful interaction with my kids.”
Renaissance Florence Was a Better Model for Innovation than Silicon Valley Is : Community is key.