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October 2010 Blog Posts (6)

Ken Burns' BASEBALL repeats in November on PBS

In case you missed Ken Burns' new BASEBALL episodes when they aired September 28-29 on PBS, you're in luck: they're being repeated in November. Details below.

EPISODE:TOP OF THE TENTH In 1994, baseball faced its worst crisis in 70 years when a prolonged strike alienates many of the most loyal fans. Baseball has to rebuild. And rebuild it does, with new stadiums, an infusion of new players from Latin America and the shattering of…


Added by Frank W. Baker on October 27, 2010 at 7:22pm — No Comments

Great Migrations: Upcoming National Geographic Series

Pick up almost ANY National Geographic publication and you will see a promotion for "Great Migration" the upcoming series (starting November 7th on the NG Channel). Seven episodes air throughout the month including a "Behind-The-Scenes" program. Read more in the November issue of the magazine. The homepage for the series describes each… Continue

Added by Frank W. Baker on October 26, 2010 at 9:21pm — No Comments

Creative Prompt Series at The Book Chook

If you teach kids to write, or create in some other way, you might be interested in my Creative Prompt Series. Each Friday at The Book Chook, I post a prompt that encourages kids, parents and teachers to get started with a little creativity. My latest post was about using some story elements to generate plotting ideas, but earlier prompts have used nature, a poem, a video or those two magic words, "what if?". You can link back to earlier posts via… Continue

Added by Susan Stephenson, the Book Chook on October 26, 2010 at 6:49pm — No Comments

NCTE 2010 New Media Gallery ( are you heading to Orlando?)

You’ve heard of blogs, wikis, and nings, but you’re wondering how to use them in your classroom? We have some exciting possibilities on exhibit at our New Media Gallery, Friday, November 19, 2010 from 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. in the Coronado Resort, Monterrey Room 1. Sponsored by NCTE’s… Continue

Added by Frank W. Baker on October 25, 2010 at 7:21pm — No Comments


Thanks to everyone for the congrats on the New Baby! Y'all are very cool and kind - we're excited about Téa's arrival.…

Added by Ryan Goble on October 25, 2010 at 5:30pm — No Comments

What Up Téa Lauren Goble?

Welcome the smallest MC POPPER (by birth, not interest) Téa Lauren Goble born 9.25.10 at 1:21pm - 6 lbs. 15oz., 20 inches.

The first thoughts posted here on baby Téa were my personal paranoias about princess-ness - but so far she's been a sweet baby that has been keeping mommy and daddy busy. We have already noticed that Téa's a HUGE…

Added by Ryan Goble on October 20, 2010 at 4:00pm — 24 Comments


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