Go check out GraphJam.com. This site has some great commentaries on life through different styles of graphs. Maybe some could even be incorporated into a classroom. Here’s a funny one. The original location is here.
President Obama gave his speech to students today on C-SPAN, and I had not planned on having my students watch it since it’s not directly germane with the course of study; however, my students requested to watch it, and I let them.
I don’t really understand the objections to Obama’s speech since his message was to become successful in school.
However as I heard today, if you play it backwards you can hear his Communist plan to indoctrinate our youth and to destroy America…or it’s simply the perfect cheesecake recipe. I can’t tell which. 🙂
I know this Vanity Fair article is biased, but the editing marks are good and I had to laugh that someone took the time to do it. Take a look if you are curious, and if you and your students don’t object to the bias you could use part of it as an example of editing and how to mark a paper.
I officially nominate this headline as the WTF moment of the week.
Here is a great example of irony from Fail Blog: