Daily Archives: Thursday, May 15, 2014

MET Blog Post

Posted by & filed under Humanities.

This is my first time posting on this site, so I hope I’m doing this right. Here is a link to a blog I found about humanities; it is the MET museum blog. MET Museum Blog  Great resources.  

Mindfulness

Posted by & filed under Good Reads, metacognition, Passion, Wellness.

    Fear is inevitable, I have to accept that, but I cannot allow it to paralyze me.” ~Isabel Allende When you think of a fearless person, you might imagine a real-life James Bond who performs death-defying stunts knowing he could die at any second. But for most of us living “normal” lives, fear operates […]

Bill and Melinda

Posted by & filed under Good Reads, Passion, Wellness.

Many years ago I worked with a student to help him graduate, all on my free time.I cannot tell you how many hours we spent, but finally success was ours. Years later my mother-in-law came to live with us and was in need of more care than my wife and I could commit to at […]

$$$ and Sense

Posted by & filed under infographic.

I find that many , if not most, students are initially driven by the dollar, as opposed to passion, when looking at a career. This sobering graphic helps put some of the costs into perspective. It might, just might get some to re-evaluate their choices. http://www.infographicsvillage.com/education/infographic-is-your-bachelors-degree-worth-it.html

Yes Comma, No Comma

Posted by & filed under EAP, Education, English Composition, infographic.

The serial comma, also known as the Oxford comma, always sparks a discussion among the teachers, and its rules are not well represented in the textbooks. That creates more confusion in the classroom. This poster makes some clarification when the Oxford comma can be omitted and why.

Blog: History in the Crimea and Ukraine Today

Posted by & filed under Education, Humanities.

Understanding the complex relationship between Ukraine and Russia is pivotal to understanding the current unrest that is afflicting the area. In the blog “History in the Crimea and Ukraine Today” Professors Serhii Plokhii and Mark Kramer discuss the economic dependence that Ukraine has on Russia and how the Russian government has exploited that dependence to […]