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The Famous Self-Educated

All of the comparisons between Abraham Lincoln and Barak Obama lately have gotten me thinking about a significant difference between the two: Lincoln was largely self-educated; Obama, with his degrees

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Pictures That Help Us Learn

I was putting together a presentation on social media and online learning recently and in doing so, wanted to come up with an example of how photo sharing might be used to support educational activity.

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Happiness is an Exercise

It’s Friday, are you happy? Can you learn to be happier? Try out a couple of exercises suggested at Life Two and find out. (Life Two is a destination for those of us who are middle-aged, but I think

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Blog Day

I noted last Friday that I do not usually post on Friday’s and then proceeded to do so. A habit may be forming, for today I was reminded by Michele Martin at The Bamboo Project that it is Blog Day,

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Freshminds Friday with Alan Watts

Here is some groovy content for your learning mix. Today I came across Freshminds and the Alan Watts Theater where South Park animators Matt Stone and Trey Parker have applied their animation skills to

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PowerPoint Again: Sex and the Grimm Facts

While I am resisting the urge to establish a PowerPoint category for this blog or even to focus to any great degree on tools for online learning development and delivery, the cognitive train wrecks—many

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E-learn Your Political Leanings

With steam now beginning to pick up on Election 2008, it’s a good time to learn more your own political leanings and maybe help others do the same. With that goal in mind, I recently paid a visit

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E-learning About Memorial Day

As Memorial Day dawns and I am preparing for a full day steeped in the venerable old American tradition of lawn improvement, I realize that this is a national holiday about which I know very little. So,

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