Archives for January 23, 2013

Doing a poll on a blog post

I may want to do a poll here in the medium future, and I thought I’d try out some different methods to see what works. This first one is from this site. If there was a poll on this blog, would you participate? Yes No    pollcode.com free polls  From the same site, a different…

The Teachers are Revolting!

In a good way! This is a very interesting story; I’m going to pass along the press release without modification: NEA PRESIDENT SUPPORTS SEATTLE EDUCATORS WHO REFUSE TO GIVE FLAWED STANDARDIZED TEST ***Standardized test takes away from student learning*** WASHINGTON—National Education Association (NEA) members at Garfield High School in Seattle, Wash., voted to not administer…

NOAA says 2012 was the hottest year on record. According to the National Climatic Data Center of NOAA, 2012 was the hottest year on record in the US lower 48: According to NOAA scientists, the average temperature for the contiguous U.S. for 2012 was 55.3°F, which was 3.2°F above the 20th century average and 1.0°F…

This is smallish, but many of you will appreciate it: Comments now have numbers, like they should! So, we’all can more effectively yell at each other in the comments section! Yay!