Author Archives: frydrykd
Perhaps this post is better for the CN, but I really wanted to include some images and elaborate on how I stay on top of the 1000 things I do. Obviously these work for me and not for others but … Continue reading
My Doug Funnie Closet
I grew up watching Doug, one of Nickelodeon’s original “Nicktoons” and have always remembered his closet. To the best of my knowledge this is one of the only cartoons that acknowledges the fact that characters wear the same thing day … Continue reading
My classmate and fellow engineer (or so it seems!) “Prof T” wrote a great entry about gender related stereotypes in STEM fields at her blog here. Besides that horrible spider she keeps as her banner, I loved the post! She … Continue reading
Devil’s (Food Cake) Advovate
We talked last night more about Food Deserts and how they are affecting the folks who live across those proverbial train tracks from the upper echelons of society. For those people reading this (to my adoring fans: hello!) who might … Continue reading
My Easy Bake Brain
So for class this week we read a little bit about the Hidden Brain, and idea written down by Shankar Vedantam but readily recognized by many. This article is under copyright restrictions, so I found this NPR interview that pretty … Continue reading
One of these things….
… is not like the others! Not much content here except to notice that one of our pods has been destroyed! I walked in this morning to find the tables a little bit rearranged. As you can very well see … Continue reading
My Mother the SMART Board
Okay, so my mother isn’t actually a SMART Board. But she has one and uses one on an almost daily basis. I should stop and forward you here if you have no idea what a SMART Board is or does! … Continue reading
Finally! After a few failed attempts at a successful prompt in problem based learning, I got one to work! We were asking the students to calculate the theoretical density of iron (which for the purposes of this post I don’t … Continue reading
Not Cool, Robert Frost!
First off, this is unbearably awesome. Secondly, it has quite a lot to do with the PBS documentary we just watched! Granted, the concept of “inspire someone today” can be applied to many many different realms and is applicable to … Continue reading