Articles tagged with learning
Finished Writing - I Think
On Target I am on target to submit my thesis by the end of the month, I think. I finished writing today, earlier this evening. I am waiting for my supervisors to get back to me on a part that I emailed them yesterday, to see if it is good enough. Next Jo
So You Think You Are Smart?
Many people believe that, since they are formally educated, hold advanced degrees, or have an IQ worthy of inclusion in Mensa International, they are also the great thinkers or visionaries of the world. This is also not uncommon to th
How Can I Keep Kids Happy in the Summertime?
This post is a response to &Kasman's question about things to do with kids during the summer holiday. We have four kids who range in age from 10 to 17, one of whom is developmentally about age 4. We often have &k_mccormick2's 5- and 7-year-old alon
Free Microsoft Office Online Training
My friend &Seren3 indicated a couple of days she is migrating from Open Office to Microsoft Office and stated she needs to become proficient in MS Office. Even though, as an advanced user of Open Office this transition should not be traumati
There is Always Something New to Learn
I had a really interesting email this morning from Microsoft Virtual Academy. This was something that I signed up to a few years back and had forgotten about till this morning. The Microsoft Virtual Academy hosts several technology based courses which
How Not to Learn Russian
During my junior year at UCLA, I met my future husband, Kosta. He was born in Serbia, and his first language was Serbian, better known as Serbo-Croatian. The two languages are almost identical when spoken (at least to the untrained ear), but they use diffe
Enroll and Learn Again in Massive Open Online Courses
I've already graduated in college, and I'm currently taking up my Master's Degree, but I feel so bored and listless. I'm only taking up two courses because of the current course offering in my school, and I feel like I'm wasting a lot of money, knowing tha
Latin: First It Killed the Romans, Now It's Killing Me!
Every student of Latin is familiar with this little ditty: "Latin is a dead language, as dead as it can be. First it killed the Romans, and now it's killing me." Oh sure, we laughed as first semester students at this little rhyme, but most of us weren't la