Tales of Stubborn Children
For July, we are looking at Peter Murphy’s poem “The Stubborn Child” from his book Stubborn Child which was a finalist for the 2006 Paterson Poetry Prize. The poem has its inspiration in a fairy tale of the same name from the Brothers Grimm. I never liked fairy tales as a kid. They scared me. I don’t like them much now either. I still find them creepy, and I never felt...
Heading to California for mostly business; hopefully some pleasure. Poets Online is still on vacation, though, at least, it says so on the prompt page now. All is not lost. Hoping to work out a new prompt with Peter Murphy in the next few weeks for July. There are a few new poems on the site from the rubaiyat prompt. By few, I mean 3. Not many more came in as responses to the Rumi prompt. So...
Science Park High School, Newark, NJ wikispace →
A wikispace used by the Professional Develop,ent Committee of SPHS (a math & science magnet school) to collaborate on documents and share links.
eSchool News online - Schools urged to teach... →
Spatial thinking is an increasingly important skill for living and working in the 21st century, the council said, and geographic information system (GIS) technology can help schools teach this skill to their students.
Freeman Dyson: Life After Darwin - The Open Source... →
an interesting talk by physicist and futurist Freeman Dyson that touches on biology, open source in biology, his vision of the future. Available as a free podcast download within the NJIT iTunes U area.