Newt Gingrich visited a BASIS Charter School in Tucson. Here's what he had to say:
But, what is the curriculum like? Is it simply rigorous or crushing? Are students cherry-picked or challenged? Watch these other videos...
A look at BASIS in Tucson
Al Sharpton Visits BASIS
PBS Examines BASIS Schools
BASIS DC Symposium
(This video repeats the video above, A Look at BASIS in Tucson, so you might want to skip to the 8:30 minute mark.)
It's a word that has exploded in our written and spoken conversations. Selfie. A picture you take of yourself, usually with your cell phone.
The first known use was in 2002, and it has an Australian history.
'2002 ABC Online (forum posting) 13 Sept.
“Um, drunk at a mates 21st, I tripped ofer [sic] and landed lip first (with front teeth coming a very close second) on a set of steps. I had a hole about 1cm long right through my bottom lip. And sorry about the focus, it was a selfie.”'
Scott Helfinstine wrote and created this tribute -
Scott wanted to thank the following people:
Special thanks to wife Nancy.
Pictures - Chief Darrell Willis and daughters Kimmy and Courtney
Musicians and vocalists - Bob and Julie Huch and Bob Donaldson
Audio - Jeff Robertson and Zack Drake of Big Picture Video
Inspiration - Hotshots everywhere, especially son Luke