Monthly Archives: August 2015

These Notes Look a Little Sketchy

Earlier this month I wrote about thinking about note-taking differently in my classes this year. That post shot to the top of my “posts most read” list since starting this blog about year ago. I’m not sure why it has been so popular. When I shared the described differences with my students, they weren’t clamoring for more information. They had ...

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I’m Gamifying my To-Do List

I am always on the lookout for a good to-do list app. Every one that I’ve tried is too complicated or too needy. I download new ones from time to time and try them out, but always abandon them for paper and pencil. My fave so far has been Google Keep. Simple, shareable, easy. But yesterday I saw another one ...

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Fury Doesn’t Pay At All – Story

Fury Doesn’t Pay At All Short Story on “Fury Doesn’t Pay At All” North Wind is very, very cold as it comes from ice-capped mountains. When it blows, people shiver all over even in the warm sun. Seeing the people shivering hard, the North Wind came to have a false pride of his strength so much so that he challenged ...

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Islamic Economics and Place of Interest – English Essay

Islamic Economics and Place of Interest English Essay on “Islamic Economics and Place of Interest”       Islamic Economic Order, based on the revealed teachings of Islam by Allah, the Knower, the Wise, is unique in its nature, teachings and methodology. It is fundamentally poles apart from both capitalism and communism possessing the birtues of both but free from ...

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Affectation Seldom Works – Story

Affectation Seldom Works Short Story on “Affectation Seldom Works” Once upon a time there was a jackdaw who lived near a farm-house. The owner of the farm had kept some pigeons and he fed them with grains regularly. The jackdaw looked at the pigeons and envied them everyday. Deciding to share the feed, the jackdaw painted his body like that ...

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Is Islam a Name of Fundamentalism? – English Essay

Is Islam a Name of Fundamentalism? English Essay on “Is Islam a Name of Fundamentalism?”     Would you call it an irony of fate or international vilification of Islam by some nations that a religion which, by its very name, is peace-preaching has come to be associated with Terrorism and condemned under, the newly coined term fundamentalism. Basically, fundamentalism ...

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A Nearpod Update that is an Instant Improvement

It’s no secret to anyone who has ever read this blog that I am a big fan of Nearpod. If you are unfamiliar, Nearpod is one part presentation tool, one part student response system. You import your slides and then add interactive components like quizzes, polls, drawing, websites, and more. This week’s update made this already great tool even better.Today at ...

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