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College Greenlight. LearningNerd. Spanish uses accent marks (or diacritics) to show which syllable should be stressed, to differentiate homographs (words with the same spelling but different meanings), and to break up dipthongs (two vowels that combine into one syllable).

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All linguistic jargon aside, … Continue reading This word always reminds me of that line from Pirates of the Caribbean: “I’m disinclined to acquiesce your request.” Acquiesce is a fancy, French-derived word that simply means to agree. More specifically, though, it means to agree passively, to “submit … Continue reading The Spanish alphabet is very similar to the English alphabet, but the nice thing about Spanish is that pronunciation and spelling are much more predictable. A pleonasm is “a redundant word or expression”, like “free gift” or “true fact”.

I’ve set my eye on the WordPress Custom Fields Contest from Technosailor. I’m no linguist. Finishing this drawing was frustrating at times, but the end result was worth it! Learning to learn: a guide on exploring your learning style. Your path for most effective learning is through knowing yourself your capacity to learn the process you have successfully used in the past your interest in, and knowledge of, the subject you wish to learn It may be easy for you to learn physics but difficult to learn tennis, or vice versa.

Learning to learn: a guide on exploring your learning style

All learning, however, is a process which settles into certain steps. The following is an exercise of four steps to help you understand how you learn: Begin by selecting each step and answer the questions. Learning series: Learn Anything: 100 Places to Find Free Webinars and Tutorials. Many people want to learn things like how to fix their own sink or speak another language but just don't know how to find the information they need or realize that free educational materials are out there to help them learn.

Learn Anything: 100 Places to Find Free Webinars and Tutorials

Lucky for them, the Internet is full of tutorials and webinars that can be a great help in learning just about anything, whether practical or academic. We've compiled a list here of 100 places you can go to find all kinds of free educational information to get you started. General Find all kinds of tutorials and webinars on these sites. Find Tutorials.com: Find tutorials on hundreds of topics ranging from crafts and hobbies to education on this comprehensive tutorial collection.

Learnthat.com: Get a little education on topics like business, finance, home repair, lifestyle and more on this site. DIY Ultimate Note-Taking Notebook. This is sort of mid-range between what I do and a Moleskine.

DIY Ultimate Note-Taking Notebook

What I do: 1. Take a regular pad of yellow notepaper (glued at the top). Preferably 100 post-consumer because it's only practical to write on one side. 2. 2a. Cheaper than other systems, only takes a few minutes to accomplish, still includes removable paper for easy scanning, and no guilt for using a $20 notebook. I do this because I really can't justify the expense for note-taking. How I Study... in an Organized Way.

I'm super crazy about organization.

How I Study... in an Organized Way

I'm no where near OCD, but anyone who knows me knows that I'm all about things being in order. Perfect example: my closet is organized by type of clothing and then organized by color. I like to know where something is when I go looking for it, but I'll put that in another post. Today I'm going to explain how I study and get homework done in an organized way. I'll go through this step by step. Syllabi Let's start with the syllabi. Grammar. Learn Biology Online For Free with our Huge Collection of Open Courses. If you’ve always been interested to learn more about nature and the diversity of life, you can now Learn Biology Online for Free!

Learn Biology Online For Free with our Huge Collection of Open Courses

Free Biology courses are easy to find yet some of the ones you find may not be worth your time. We’ve put together a list of Biology courses from well-respected institutions such as John Hopkins, Yale, MIT, Stanford, and UCLA. Hopefully, this free resources will help you advance your knowledge of Biology towards a career in education, medicine, research, and agriculture. MOOCs are Massive Open Online Courses. They are university courses that have been put online, often with enhanced functionality such as Lecture Notes, mini-quizzes and other special features. These are University-level courses that have been put online.

Many textbooks to help you learn biology online are now made available for free, in either PDF or Digital Format. We have listed here some of the more popular K-12 Resources available for learning Biology Online. Top20biology.com. Biology - Science. Organize-It: Test Yourself on Biology Categories. Clearly. Distraction-free reading Create the perfect online reading experience by clearing away everything but the content.

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Make it your own Choose from several pre-set themes or build one to suit your needs. Save it for later. Note taking and organization. What is KeepNote KeepNote is a note taking application that works on Windows, Linux, and MacOS X.

Note taking and organization

With KeepNote, you can store your class notes, TODO lists, research notes, journal entries, paper outlines, etc in a simple notebook hierarchy with rich-text formatting, images, and more. Using full-text search, you can retrieve any note for later reference. KeepNote is designed to be cross-platform (implemented in Python and PyGTK) and stores your notes in simple and easy to manipulate file formats (HTML and XML). Archiving and transferring your notes is as easy as zipping or copying a folder. Read more about KeepNote's design philosophy or follow my development ideas on twitter (@mattrasmus).

Features Rich-text formatting (e.g. Updates.