Friday, December 30, 2011

Links to Keep You Up at Night

Get it? 'Cuz New Year's Eve is coming? Funny, funny...

Today's resources focus on information and perspective on a number of topics. Enjoy, and have a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year!

Rebel Tomato

The name alone is reason enough to click this link, but the site is a wealth of information on starting a garden. HoneyFern School, in partnership with the Hollydale Methodist Church in Marietta, is bouncing around the idea of starting a community garden (to extend our bimonthly efforts with the food pantry and in the same vein as "Give a man a fish, he eats for a day; teach him how to garden and he doesn't need your stinking fish anymore because he has eleventy million quart jars of canned tomatoes, beans and pickles."), and this is the site that is helping us formulate our plan.

100 Cool Classroom Blogs

You could start reading this RIGHT NOW and not finish until well into the next year. These cover all grades, all subjects and range from totally teacher-driven to 100% kid-written. An excellent sample of what a classroom blog can be.

Lucky Foods for the New Year

What are you having on New Year's Day? This site offers a plethora of traditions from around the world, food that promises good luck and prosperity in the new year. Here at HoneyFern, we are having Hoppin' John from Hugh Acheson's new cookbook A New Turn in the South. When in Rome...

5000 Historical Novels Listed by Time and Place

This is an invaluable resource for, well, anybody.  You could piece together a reasonable history of the world by choosing several novels from each time period, reading and discussing.

32 Ways for ADHD Adults to Get Organized

This should eliminate any mention of ADHD and just talk about getting organized; if you follow these steps you will be decluttered and organized for the new year. I am also fond of the 27-Fling Boogie, but it is way too much for me to keep up with.

That's all you really need for the weekend. Stay safe, and we will see you next year!

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