Archive for ‘Education’

September 6, 2017

Wednesday Words: Active and Passive Voice Explained — Finally!

A reader wrote and asked if I would explain Active and Passive voice, because she has been using an electronic grammar checker and it keeps…

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September 2, 2017

Social Democracy Can Only Tame Capitalism. We Need to Overcome It.

To achieve radical democracy, we need to rethink our undemocratic economic system.

Source: Social Democracy Can Only Tame Capitalism. We Need to Overcome It.

September 2, 2017

Keeping kids frenetically entertained is ruining our museums | Aeon Ideas

Source: Keeping kids frenetically entertained is ruining our museums | Aeon Ideas

September 1, 2017

A New Book Offers Advice on How to Effectively Spread Science and Secularism

How can we nudge religion in the direction of liberalism and inclusiveness? It begins with the ability to communicate so that your ideological opponents will listen to you.

Source: A New Book Offers Advice on How to Effectively Spread Science and Secularism

February 13, 2017

The 1000 Day MFA – The Coffeelicious – Medium

A while ago I wrote about what might be involved in a do-it-yourself MFA. Basically: lots of reading, lots of writing, some mentoring, and connection with other writers. The best advice I’ve ever…

Source: The 1000 Day MFA – The Coffeelicious – Medium

December 12, 2016

Progressive Picks

As part of its commitment to providing independent information and resources to its readers, Truthout chooses a Progressive Pick every week: an independent book or DVD that we find thought-provoking and insightful.

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December 11, 2016

30 Books You Need to Read to Earn ‘Well-Read’ Status | Inc.com

With this list, you’ll feel like you can dominate the Trivial Pursuit literature section.

Source: 30 Books You Need to Read to Earn ‘Well-Read’ Status | Inc.com

December 4, 2016

The Mixed Reality Revolution is here, and it’ll change your world forever – FuturePi – Medium

The past 30 years have set the stage for technological and cultural change at an unprecedented scale. The rise of Personal Computing…

Source: The Mixed Reality Revolution is here, and it’ll change your world forever – FuturePi – Medium

December 4, 2016

A Daily Reading Habit In 4 Steps (A How-To For People With No Time)

Will December be the month you finally pick up a book again?

Source: A Daily Reading Habit In 4 Steps (A How-To For People With No Time)

December 4, 2016

Give Yourself an Informal Education that Kicks the Crap out of Your Formal One – The Mission – Medium

Many people don’t read a single book after they complete their formal education.

Source: Give Yourself an Informal Education that Kicks the Crap out of Your Formal One – The Mission – Medium