Monday by the numbers

July 21, 2008

15 Awesome Tutorial Websites You Probably Don’t Know About A couple weeks ago I decided to take up juggling. Right away I was amazed at the high quality tutorials I found online. If you have a random hobby you’d like … Continued

Escuchen la One Semester of Spanish Love Song

March 5, 2008

I took three years of Spanish in high school plus two semesters in college, and I don’t remember much more than “jugar boliche.” But having a small vocabulary doesn’t mean you can’t communicate big ideas. Some guy named Mike from … Continued

Carnival of Education #158

February 13, 2008

Welcome to your romantic and eerily educentric Valentine’s Day date. But will it end in love, tears, or possibly food poisoning from an undercooked Valentine’s dinner? These kind educators were gracious enough to share their Valentine’s Day experiences: Dinner and … Continued

Monday By the Numbers (Tuesday Edition, pt. II)

February 5, 2008

Sorry to not have your precious MBTN done yesterday, voracious reader. Here it is today to make up for it. (February is a beast!) 10 Tips to Retain More of What You Read Online – You took the time to … Continued

Know the Score with LilyPond Free Music Notation Software

January 29, 2008

While trying to score for “When Johnny Comes Marching Home” as a duet for flutophone and ocarina I found an open source application called LilyPond that handles the messy job of transcribing music notation. Lilypond handles anything from a simple … Continued

They Deafened Me with Science: The Element Song Returns

October 18, 2007

Every science teacher’s favorite musical jaunt through the periodic table, Tom Lehrer’s “The Elements,” now has an animated video. This fun flash animation gives students a fighting chance at singing along by displaying each element as it’s sung. At the … Continued