An old favorite: The Favorite Poem Project

October 31, 2007

Let’s do an exercise together. Find a favorite poem of yours – pull it down off the bookshelf or out of your head or the folder on your desktop – and recite a few lines. If you just said a … Continued

I've Got My (Squashed) Philosophy

October 30, 2007

Have you only got 36 minutes left on your lunch break? Then why not take the opportunity to slurp down some philosophical knowledge for dessert? Glyn Hughes has taken some of the most famous texts of the world’s greatest philosophers … Continued

NaNoWriMo – Get Your Fingertips Ready!

October 29, 2007

Last year, I participated in NaNoWriMo for the first time. Alas, a constant editor, I did not meet my goal and didn’t come close to reaching the finish line. For the uninitiated, NaNoWriMo is also known as National Novel Writing … Continued

Make Fun Science Projects by Reading Comics: Howtoons

October 25, 2007

Finally, educational comic books students might actually enjoy. Howtoons are single-page comics that provide an illustrated tutorial of kid-friendly science projects like an ice skateboard, or a zoetrope. The illustrations are top-notch, with bright colors and panels to give it … Continued