Category Archives: Education: Teaching and Learning

This is a category having to do with education, pedagogy, learning styles, curriculum design and related issues.

Candy From Strangers

[This article was first published on Hubpages on 09/26/09. It got 39 comments. It has since been deindexed.] Candy from Strangers Image Credit: The Wikipedia   When I was a little girl, my grandmother tried to impress upon me how … Continue reading

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The Art of Conversation

There is an art to brilliant conversation. It is more than each person talking in turn. It is more than showing courtesy to your interlocutor, pausing when needed, and listening just as much as you speak. Real conversations, the ones … Continue reading

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Back To School Supplies

  When going shopping for back to school supplies,  you’re not always sure what to get. Usually there will be lists for the supplies you will need. If not, then just get what you know you will probably be using. … Continue reading

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Marketing Tips for Authors with A Small Press: How to Market Your Book

In order to market your small press book, you must marshal all the resources available to you free of charge. Choose a title that is self-explanatory. Use your blog, your local organizations and Skype to publicize your book. Get reviews by finding people who review similar books online. Continue reading

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Is violence the answer?

Greetings and Salutations! Is violence the answer? is a new pub about violent video games, television shows and movies. My thesis is that an excessive amount of intake of violence is unhealthy, unwarranted, and unecessary not to mention damaging to … Continue reading

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Some beliefs on handwriting are beyond parody …

Some beliefs on handwriting are beyond parody … Are there beliefs SO ridiculous that they are disbelieved by the people who teach them? Continue reading

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An interesting blog about punctuation marks and their histories ……

Here is an exceedingly interesting blog about marks of punctuation and their often odd histories, where you are all but guaranteed to learn far more about the subject than you could ever have imagined … http://www.shadycharacters.co.uk/ A sample excerpt: ” … Continue reading

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What was it like being a medieval scribe? Here’s my guess …

  I wrote this yesterday in an an idle moment, while thinking what it might have been like to be a medieval scribe … SCRIBES OF CAMBREATH By Kate Gladstone (tune: MARCH OF CAMBREATH by Heather Alexander — http://heatherlands.com/mpaudio/Midsummer/March%20of%20Cambreadth.mp3 ) Downstroke slash, serif … Continue reading

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Our Mothers’ Backs

[Note: This article was originally published on Hubpages in 2009. Since the content was deemed to violate Hubpages editorial policy in 2012, it has been moved to PubWages.] Seirei no Moribito Episode 2 English Subbed | Watch Seirei no Moribito … Continue reading

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Online College or Traditional College?

Have you ever considered enrolling in an online college? Let’s say you’ve gotten to the point in your life where you’ve decided to further your education. You have an overwhelming number and variety of choices. Some of these choices include … Continue reading

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