Notes from MOOCs for Professional Development Presentation at TCEA 2015 Dr. Kay Abernathy, Lamar University http://www.slideshare.net/kayabernathy/moo-cs-for-professional-development-tcea-feb-2015-44308825 Lamar University sponsored the MOOC on Social Med...
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Image Used With Permission Under a Creative Commons License Agreement Am I the only person who finds it adorable when kids try to wear, and walk in, the shoes of an adult? Often the shoes belong to Mom or Dad. What's their motivation? I've always assumed it...
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