Monday, April 19, 2010

Local Teacher and Rhodes Alum Picked as NEH Summer Scholar

Here's a link to a brief article about my NEH grant in the Rhodes magazine.

Sunday, April 11, 2010

Ten Questions

I assigned my students a project in which they had to fill out a questionnaire about themselves, and then choose twenty questions and answer them in a blog.  If they had to do it, I have to do it, too.








Wednesday, April 7, 2010

A Wish Granted

I’m not good at winning things.  In fact, the last time I genuinely won an individual award was in 9th grade, when I was nominated to the All-Star team for my rec baseball team in the Germantown Youth Athletic Association. 

That changed on April first, when I learned that I had won a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities that will allow me to study at Yale University for six weeks.



Man, It's Gonna Be Classy

A couple years ago, my wife and I recorded a version of an old song by the Collins Kids called "Hot Rod."  You should be able to play it on the player below.