Coast to Coast on a Bicycle with PC

0
64

“>Lee Kreider was standing in the Pacific Ocean at Fort Steven’s State Park near Astoria Oregon.
He loaded up his bicycle and started pedaling east. 81 days, 3557.7 miles and 72,220 feet of altitude gain later I arrived at the Atlantic Ocean at Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. His left front wheel bag carried his notebook computer. Way to go, Lee!

Such contemporary personal adventures provide excellent stories of personal persistence and determination for students. Let him know how you used his story and its affect on your students.

Previous articleWatching New Orleans’ Channel 4 online
Next articleEnthusiastic Educators
Robert Heiny
Robert W. Heiny, Ph.D. is a retired professor, social scientist, and business partner with previous academic appointments as a public school classroom teacher, senior faculty, or senior research member, and administrator. Appointments included at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Peabody College and the Kennedy Center now of Vanderbilt University; and Brandeis University. Dr. Heiny also served as Director of the Montana Center on Disabilities. His peer reviewed contributions to education include publication in [I]The Encyclopedia of Education [/I](1971), and in professional journals and conferences. He served s an expert reviewer of proposals to USOE, and on a team that wrote plans for 12 state-wide and multistate special education and preschools programs. He currently writes user guides for educators and learners as well as columns for [I]TuxReports[/I].com.