Here in California water has a topic of conversation wherever we go. Creeks and ponds dried up (some we think might never recover) and the water table dropped, forcing a few neighbors to have their well pumps lowered or to even have deeper wells drilled. Many folks have shared memories of rain barrels, cisterns, hand pumps and drawing water with a well bucket as a child, usually on grandpa and grandma’s farm. Some said they’d never want to rely again on those old-time methods of getting…
We have come a long, long way since using floppy disks and having to actually remember people’s telephone numbers. Technology since the millennium has changed drastically and is only set to get even more sci-fi on us. Remember films like Blade Runner and The Matrix, well; we are living this now and it's only going to get more exciting!
Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch (Retina Display). It's not leather, but shouldn't it be? My current computer got me through my undergraduate work, but I don't think it's got the gusto to get me through my graduate work. If, and only if, you have a spare MacBook lying around, perhaps you could show me how well it fits in the bag!
Get children to copy photos which I took using shapes I have in my class. I'm thinking about using idea with real objects, construction etc. Iwanted children to copy pictures made from 2d shapes but needed them to look exactly the same so I just made my own. I'm then going to have a camera available and ask the children to make their own pictures and take a photo and I will then print those for the children to copy. This will add a technology strand and make a nice display.