So that's my take. Other #ds106 folks want to chime in?
The most exciting thing is that for the first time ever, I saw a pair of Montezuma quails. They are the rarest of the three kinds of quails here (the other two of which I see daily). I am not really a birdwatcher, but I was thrilled! (Of course, I didn't have a camera.)
I'll hopefully soon be posting a soundscape of what I heard.
Perhaps some of you might want to contribute:
Where is your closest public land?
If you're not from the U.S., how is public land designated or managed where you live?
did, and we appreciate it!
As a child, I was often to be found carefully moving large numbers of worms from the puddles when it rained to the grass, so that they wouldn't become those little dried worm remains on the hot concretes.
Now, living in the desert, I celebrate every time I find a worm in the garden beds. And there are many!
My name is Karen. I am a writer (and NaNo enthusiast), educator, open ed evangelist, and carpenter.
I have a keen interest in the area of open educational resources, particularly in elementary and secondary education (K-12).
Currently, I run a small educational technology company that works with mobile technology integration in schools. I also run the K12 Open Ed web site and am co-founder of the Kids Open Dictioanry. I have worked in
education, including software and textbook publishing, for over 15
years. I have also lived overseas in Africa.
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