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Quickly Improve Your Handwriting with These Fantastic Resources If you’ve always wanted to improve your handwriting but never got around to it, here’s your chance. If you’re a firm believer in graphology — the study of handwriting and its relation to character traits — you may believe that your handwriting is as fixed as your character. But you’d be wrong. You may also believe that decent handwriting is obsolete, or that teaching cursive in schools is a waste of time. But for many, teaching handwriting is still something we need to take seriously. As is teaching ourselves good handwriting.

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Illustration Friday Do you like to make art? Illustration Friday is a weekly art challenge that is super fun and inspiring! And along with that it happens to be an eye-catching blog and a lively, supportive online community that has been growing since 2003.

Read These Books Instead of Getting an MBA I don’t blame people for wanting to get an MBA. It’s not their fault they’ve been duped into believing it’s the best way to further their career in business. But, as we all know, (and Goldman Sachs agrees) spending over $100,000 for a useless education — and putting yourself in debt for the next 10 years — is the wrong move for 95% of people. So how are you supposed to learn what you need to get ahead?

Open Edu We use cookies to make sure our websites work effectively and to improve your user experience. If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with this. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Skip to content The home of free learning from The Open University since 2006 Drawing Nature, Science and Culture: Natural History Illustration Whether an aspiring scientific or medical illustrator or someone who enjoys drawing nature’s wonders, this first-of-its-kind MOOC course is for you. The field of Natural History Illustration is about observing and illustrating subjects from nature, science and culture, with their linkages to the environment being central. Our natural world is a fascinating place. Being able to observe and replicate it through illustration provides insights into life that can change how we think about ourselves and our surroundings. You will learn essential skills and techniques that form the base for creating accurate and stunning replications of subjects from the natural world.

lifehack Today, you can learn practically anything online — from mathematics, coding, speaking new languages, and almost anything else you can think of. Dozens of online tutoring sites have educated millions of students around the world for a fraction of the cost of college courses. The key to maximizing this accessibility of information is not just choosing which topic you want to learn about, but which online tutoring sites provide the best learning experience. We’ve narrowed down the sites to the best of the best, each with a different focus and value proposition (such as focus on age, language, higher education, etc.). Here are six of the best and most useful online tutoring sites to boost your learning and take your knowledge to the next level.

Harvard Open Learning Initiative At Harvard Extension School, free and open learning is hardly a new concept. In fact, the Extension School was founded with this mission in mind: to create an affordable way for any motivated student to take courses at Harvard. We stay true to this mission today, offering several free courses and nearly 800 for-credit courses at reasonable tuition rates. Explore our series of free or low-cost courses below. In addition, you can also browse Harvard University's Digital Learning Portal, which features online learning content from across the University, both free and fee-based options. Abstract Algebra

Design and Arts College of New Zealand Bonnie Choi - 2015 Young Designer of the Year Eda Tang - 2nd Place Furniture Design - Intermediate 2014 Katherine Song - 3rd Place - Visual Arts Design 2014 Noel Zheng - Honourable Mention - 2015 Living Environments 13 Non-Traditional (And Under-Used!) Websites for Reading The Whooo’s Reading Blog Team Keep students engaged with these non-traditional reading websites. They’ll learn fun science facts, discover new people and places, and much more. More: 15 Unusual (But Awesome!) Websites

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Art Appreciation Videos July 11, 2014 Hoping to enrich your knowledge of art history, but unsure of where to start? With this selection of free videos, podcasts, and audiobooks, LearnOutLoud.com has collected a great primer designed to boost your art appreciation on all levels. Here you will be introduced to the finest painters and sculptors, and will get guided tours of the world's great architectural achievements. From Roman architecture, to Renaissance painting, to 20th century avant-garde developments and everything in between, these resources bundle together the most important eras, movements, and aesthetic trends in one place.

12 ways to use Google Classroom’s newest features Google has released some great new features for Classroom. But what can we do with them? Here are some ideas. (Sketch by Matt Miller) In fall of 2014, Google released Classroom to anxiously awaiting teachers.

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