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3 Great Learning Sites

  Software and Business A lot of people love lynda.com to learn software. I’ve been a big fan for several years. However, another site I love is creativelive.com. Similar to lynda.com, creativelive is more than just learning about software. They have classes that relate … Continue reading

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Resources
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My 5 Learning Resolutions

Dear Inspired Learners,

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Bearing the Bard: How to Make Let Kids Like Shakespeare

In the 2001 BBC short film Black Adder: Back and Forth a time-traveling Rowan Atkinson runs into none other than the famous William Shakespeare. After obtaining an autograph, Atkinson punches Shakespeare (played by Colin Firth) right in the kisser. “That … Continue reading

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Mother and Daughter Publishing Duo, Sheryl and Carrie Berk

One of the most important things any parent can do, is show their child that learning is fun by example. Writer Sheryl Berk wanted to encourage her daughter Carrie’s creativity and so the two turned Carrie’s love of cupcakes and … Continue reading

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Notes from the (Achievement) Gap

While the achievement gap has narrowed between races, it has widened significantly between rich and poor. Access to educational opportunity is a fundamental promise made by America and its citizens, a promise that has been sorely compromised. Continue reading

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Blog
Blog

Make Confusion Your Friend

Confusion is natural:  don’t fight it – use it. It is quite natural to be confused or feel awkward when dealing with a new concept or skill.  And it is quite natural to resent feeling confused.  But the bottom line is that confusion and awkwardness are natural.  And one of… Read More


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