Sunday, August 11, 2013

Classroom Redesign

After attending the Tapestry Workshop at Purdue this summer, one of my goals was to redesign the computer lab to be less gender offensive. So after scouring Goodwill and Pinterest, I finally pulled everything together. Here's the result:

Saturday, August 10, 2013

Book Review: Gathering Blue

Gathering Blue is the second installment in Lois Lowry's Giver quartet. While not possessing any of the awkward coming of age moments found in the first book, Gathering Blue follows a similar formula. The young protagonist Kira, slowly understands how dystopian her society is and must choose to stay, fighting to change her world, or flee to a better life.

T-Shirt Seat Cover Instructable

Posted a new Instructable on how to make seat covers from old t-shirts. View and download a copy at

This is part of my room redesign. I don't have enough t-shirts for all the chairs (yet), but it helps soften the look of the room. By using school related t-shirts from dramas, sports and previous classes it also adds a bit of school spirit.

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Eye Spy the Google Street View Car

Coming home from school today, I saw the Google Street View Car heading south on I-65. I doubt they were actually recording, but if they were, look for my car on the access road just south of exit 138.