Category Archives: Thoughts

How I Teach

I have lots to say about my camp experience, but I’m finding that I have precious little time to say it in. Each night and weekend, I’m either preparing for the next day of camp, taking care of mandatory “not … Continue reading Continue reading

Posted in Learning Moment, Teaching, Thoughts | Leave a comment

Getting invited to TEDxCambridge (expressing my thankfulness)

Happy Thanksgiving, all. =) I’ll be blogging about my experiences at the TEDxCambridge conference very soon; I’ve been mocked a bit for saying this, but I’m maintaining that it was the best day of my life. I just really like learning! When I sat down to write, though, I ended up at the beginning, so […] Continue reading

Posted in Thoughts | Leave a comment

Slow Motion Kitten

I saw this and couldn’t resist posting it: http://www.collegehumor.com/video/6422028/slow-motion-kitten Not only is it adorable, I love watching how its body moves and transfers energy. So amazing. I believe it is generally agreed that such play is great for honing an … Continue reading Continue reading

Posted in Thoughts | Leave a comment

African Cats and The Zookeeper

To celebrate the upcoming Earth day (April 22), we should take a class field trip to watch DisneyNature’s “African Cats!” “The Zookeeper,” filmed in Boston and the Franklin Park Zoo,  is set to come out on July 8th.  The Franklin Park Zoo is almost unrecognizable in the following trailer.  What do you think? Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Class, Thoughts | Leave a comment

Lazy Sunday

Happy Almost Marathon day! I’m feeling lazy… There are so many things I could be doing to be productive, but I don’t feel like doing it by any means what-so-ever. “5 more minutes… 5 more minutes..” *Yawn* Yup.. Words cannot … Continue reading Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Thoughts | Leave a comment

Animal Myth Busters (Part 1)!!!

I haven’t gotten the chance to update recently apologies. But this one will be a TWO parter so hung on tight everyone! I LOVE random facts. I love knowing new and interesting things, everyday, and therefore I am addicted to … Continue reading Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Thoughts | Leave a comment

Gender Bending

When we were discussing the sex of different types of animals and how some animals reproduce with out males, some produce males only sometimes, some change sex, some get stimulated by males of a different species and then reproduce on their own. Its all totally crazy!!! And since humans are a part of the animal […] Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Thoughts | Leave a comment

Jewel Beetles, Escaped Cobra, and Hungry Gators, Oh My!

We discussed many different forms of adaptive mechanisms of different animals in class yesterday.  I scoured the internet for some others, but found these guys to be especially awesome: Jewel Beetles, Melanophila acuminata of the Buprestidae family, breed in forest fires since the charred trees provide them with a safe place to have sex and lay their eggs.  These … Continue reading Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Thoughts | Leave a comment

Yes I do have a pet… Jaguar

Prr…?? I usually don’t like cats. I am more of a dog person, if anything, then a cat person. I think dogs are more fun. But if I could have ANY animal as a pet, I want anteater. But that … Continue reading Continue reading

Posted in Animals, JITTs, Observations, Thoughts | Leave a comment

I hope you missed me

Hi Guys!!! I have lots and lots and lots to say today!!!! Well I’ve have lots to say for a while, but thats ok. So there will be multiple (short-ish) posts on multiple topics.Get ready for some tributes, photos and activism! First, a tribute to the class: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/03/22/baby-jaguar-vs-caiman-alligator_n_838477.html Caiman vs jaguar – awesome video http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/03/08/elephant-intelligence-study_n_832522.html […] Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Class, Thoughts | Leave a comment