Good morning from Maine where it is going to be a beautiful early fall day. By the time that most of you read this I’ll be racing my bike on some of the prettiest dirt roads in all of New England. I don’t harbor any illusions of winning the Northwoods Gravel Grind today, I just hope to have fun and go a little faster than the last time I pedaled over those roads. Bonus! There’s a fun Grateful Dead cover band playing at the end. I hope you have something equally fun on tap for your weekend. 

These were the week’s most popular posts:
1. A Great Alternative to Quizlet
2. A Free STEM Toolkit for Librarians
3. Quizalize Games – Turn Any Quiz Into an Epic Game
4. vs. Blackbird Code – Which One Should You Use?
5. Fun With Soda Pop – A Nice Weekend Science Experiment
6. Great Resources for Family Phys Ed Week
7. Free Webinar and 5 Posters to Help Students Learn to Read Like a Historian

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