education / homeschool / Online Classes

MIT Gives Away Its Knowledge for FREE

MIT is stepping to the front by making their scholarly articles available to the public. They will be available through an open source platform DSpace, a scholarly repository for over one-thousand organizations (if you have a favorite University, i.e., Notre Dame or USC, check to see if it’s listed here). MIT’s corner is called DSpace … Continue reading

homeschool / words

Beautiful Words

What makes you want to remember a word like cornucopia, abecederian, heterodoxy, circumlocution when you read it? ? Do you try to decode it first–Is ‘-locution’ the root?  and what’s the prefix–‘hetero-‘ tell you about the meaning? What about the suffix -ian–does that make it a noun? Here’s a great word that roles off your … Continue reading