I thought some of you might like this. You can design (a little bit) your own roller coaster.
Check out Dropbox. The 2 GB service is free and allows you to share files very quickly and easily between two or more computers. It automatically backs up, syncs files between computers, and allows you to go back in time to view previous versions. It's a very cool and very efficient system.
You can find a link to it in the Helpful Tools page.
The following is a slideshow I created to introduce the idea of standards-based reporting at our parent meeting tonight. Hope it helps!
I was researching fun ways to set and track goals and I came across Goal for It. It's a pretty cool service that allows you to set goal, set small steps to achieve them, and also track them.
There are also some other cool options like something that helps you form good habits, and a to do list application.
If you use it, let me know what you think in the comments. I'm thinking of using it next year.
You will use the following resources to complete your historical fiction writing assignment. Download them and save them on your hard drive or your Google Docs account.
Prewriting: Gathering Historical Info
Prewriting: Planning a Story Arc