As we plan our next lesson, let's keep in mind that our students do best when they are given control. This is achieved most comprehensively through process and product differentiation and layered curricula.
Joaquin Phoenix, looking eerily like Kevin Kline, falls in love with his computer operating system. This is totally understandable (the falling in love part, not the Kevin Kline part), since his operating system is played by Scarlett Johansson.
When was the last time you stepped on a mountaintop? If recently, then you probably know the hiking drill. If not, it can't hurt to brush up on the do's and don'ts of hiking etiquette. No matter how short or long your trail, being smart goes the distance when it comes to the outdoors.
Whether you've picked Spain, Portugal or Italy for your self guided cycling tour, chances are you'd like to stay connected with friends or family using email or social media. It's essential to plan ahead when deciding on an international cell phone plan or SIM card for your travels in Europe.
It's a seductive thing, a GPS device. At first you can't imagine why you'd need it. Then you give it a try, just for kicks. Before you know it, you can't find your way to the kitchen without a green line.
Now Husband, for a reason known only to himself, chose a hotel that had the following reviews from most people on Trip Advisor: Good hotel, but you won't find it from the airport. Now Husband decided to test that out, using LBL as a hapless passenger in his car.
Just for fun, today I'd like to use my column to skate perilously close to the edge of rampant paranoia. I'm really doing this to make an ironic point, at the end, but I can't deny that this type of thing is certainly fun to write.