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18 ways to educate yourself every day (because nerds are sexy) « ♥ Malavika ♥ “Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at 20 or 80. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.” Henry Ford At the start of this year I made a decision that I want to commit to myself to a pursuit of intellect. Wow, I did not just say that. 1. “Riveting talks by remarkable people, free to the world.” 2. They are quick, easy, informative, and give you a glimpse of a subject that you may decide to do more research on later! A lovely reader recommended the podcasts “Stuff you should know” and “Stuff mom never told you” which can be found on the website. 3.

This is such a monumental suggestion. 4. Focus more at work. 5. Well, it should already be fun that you are taking the time to invest in yourself and learning more about your world – but you know how you could make it more fun? 6. This could be jigsaw puzzles, riddles, math puzzles etc. 7. 8. Work on your vocabulary whilst simultaneously feeding the hungry!

9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. Architecture | 4.A21 Stories Without Words: Photographing the First Year, Fall 2006. Sensing Place: Photography as Inquiry | Students Circle Network. Reading and Telling Landscape. Marium Gul "The New England Holocaust Memorial", 2009. read more James Moore "The Borderland: Between Southie and the Seaport", 2008. read more Ethan Lacy "The Charles River", 2009. read more Buck Sleeper "Flip (Fort Point)", 2009. read more Mishayla Greist Schmidt "Pika 69 (Ft. Washington Park)", 2009. read more Sawaka Kajima "Harvard Bridge", 2003. read more Nancy Kim "Green Grey (Boston Ice Storage Company)", 2010. read more Morgan Pinney "20 Marney Street", 2008. read more Charlie Byrd Hagen-Cazes "Z garden (MIT)", 2008. read more Alexis Mills "Newbury Street", 2008.

100 Intro Open Courses on Everything You've Ever Wanted to Learn. Posted on Wednesday May 12, 2010 by Staff Writers While the classes you take through an online college are a great resource, you can augment your learning by taking some time to see what entirely free courses are out there offered by universities. Taking these courses can be a great way to get a foundation of knowledge or expand on what you already know. Here are 100 open courses that are designed for beginners, so you can start your educational journey on the right foot.

Business and Finance These courses will help you learn a little bit more about the business and financial worlds. Introductory Economics: Take this course to learn the basics of economics. Math Improve your understanding of math with these courses. Introduction to Probability and Statistics: Learn how to better use statistics and probability in real life through this course. Science Through these courses you can gain some valuable scientific knowledge. Literature Social Sciences History and Politics Technology Engineering. Tech Talk : Free Online Education and Organization Tools | The Contemplation. Introducing Tech Talk. Think “Dear Abby” but instead of relationship advice the topic is technology. If you have any questions about software, hardware, internet, programming, web pages, blogs, video games, video consoles, cell phones, money saving technology, local tech resources, security, error messages, virus, spyware, or any other topic concerning technology that you would like answered write to Tech Talk.

The questions and answers will be printed and available on “The Contemplation”. Evergreen Country ShopperAttention: Tech Talk P.O. Box 408 417 9th Ave. An autodidact is a person who is self-taught using books, podcasts or alternative resources available without a teacher or traditional classroom. Some of the most successful people in history (and in modern tech industries) taught themselves.

I am a college graduate, but I have a strong appetite for knowledge. OpenCourseWare (OCW) Consortium – The OCW Consortium is a collaboration of more than 200 higher education institutions. 5 Ways to Give Yourself an Education That Kicks the Crap Out of the One You Got in School. 5 Ways to Give Yourself an Education That Kicks the Crap Out of the One You Got in School One of the biggest reasons that people are denied the privilege of education is because they can’t afford it.

However, today we live in a world where knowledge and information are at our finger tips like never before. Technology has leveled the playing field so that anybody with an interest and an internet connection can receive a world class education. Bloggers, podcasters, search engines and digital content creators of all types of have made it possible for us to learn virtually anything we want to even if we don’t have the money. If you want to learn anything chances are there is somebody creating content about the subject and sharing it with the world at no cost. Self Motivation is Not Optional Taking this kind of approach to educating yourself requires an extremely high degree of self motivation. 1. 2.

Want to learn how to get in shape? 3. 4. 5. Education as we know it is changing rapidly.