Sunday, April 18, 2010

Dance Mat Typing

One important skill for students of all ages in the 21st will continue to be typing on a standard keyboard. Here is a great site for introducing touch typing. Check out Dance Mat Typing.

Dance Mat Typing logo

Sunday, April 11, 2010

Do You Remember "The Last Airbender"?

This show is getting the live-action treatment.

Star Wars Clone Wars: Boba Fett Returns

The son of Jango Fett, destined to be the best bounty hunter in the galaxy, rises to prominence to avenge his father's death from the lightsaber blade of Jedi Master Mace Windu.

Right-click and select the option to watch this clip in full-screen mode.

Thursday, April 08, 2010

Star Wars Clone Wars Video

Did you know that the latest episodes of Star Wars Clone Wars are available for viewing on StarWars.com? Here's a synopsis from the latest episode.

Anakin, Obi-Wan and Ahsoka form an uneasy partnership with four deadly bounty hunters to help protect a local farmer from Hono Ohnaka and his band of pirates

See the Video from Season 2, Full Episode 17: Bounty Hunters.

Even More Star Wars News

Thursday, April 01, 2010

Did You Know?

  • An average person walks the equivalent of twice around the world in a lifetime.
  • A typical lightning bolt is 2 to 4 inches wide and 2 miles long.
  • Golfers use an estimated $800 million worth of golf balls annually.
  • An albatross can sleep while it flies. It apparently dozes while cruising at 25 mph.
  • Every person has a unique tongue print.
  • The human brain is 85% water.
  • The can opener wasn't invented until 48 years after the can!
  • Mockingbirds can imitate any sound from a squeaking door to a cat meowing.

Back to School Savings!

Here are some rotating deals just in time for back to school.