Looking through my 1000+ articles saved to Pocket, I've amassed quite the collection of disparate things to read. I'll be sharing them with you on a semi-regular basis.
If you're like many of us and sometimes need reminders to take care of yourself, especially mentally and emotionally, you might benefit from creating your own Emotional Toolbox.
What the heck is the Cornell Note-taking System? And where was it all the years I was going to school, taking so many disorganized notes?
Though there are some drawbacks to working at home (work/life balance? clocking out? foreign concepts), by far, the good outweighs the bad. Here are ten good reasons to work at home.
Jane Austen Mad Libs*. Because why not. This was a very popular post last time (when I did a Mad Libs-type activity for Pride and Prejudice), so this time around, it's Sense and Sensibility! This book was Jane Austen's first published work, and was attributed to her only by saying it was "By a Lady".
Andrew Carnegie. Steel magnate. Important man of the 19th century. Immigrant. Philanthropist. Fascinating guy. Wish I could have met him.
Humor, history, poignant essays, pop culture, adorable crafts, contemplative ideas... These are a few of my favorite blogs.
In Montessori education, kids use their hands, move their bodies, and engage their minds instead of sitting at a desk trying to stay awake during a lecture.
Residential floor plans have always been one of my special interests. But only recently has that become clear to me.
I'm an INFJ. That either means something to you or it doesn't.
When I was a kid, we played outside with the other kids in the neighborhood with most of our free time. We also made the most of recess at school. We kept ourselves quite occupied without any of today's modern technologies.
Used in education and teaching, Bloom's Taxonomy describes gradually deeper levels of understanding, and can be used in pretty much any subject, including math, science, history, literature, and more.
I mostly think of Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs as a mental exercise. There is a lot of truth in it, but it is more food for thought and discussion.
Jane Austen Mad Libs*. Because why not. If I run out of other ideas, I may make this a semi-regular feature, at least making it through her six major works. And maybe some other public domain works. Let me know if you have any requests!
Wherein I give my take on the many characters of 'Winnie the Pooh'. The ones that "everyone" likes I don't necessarily like. And the "universally" reviled characters, well, sometimes I understand where they are coming from.