I’ve been using Babbel to study French every day for the last few months, having taken advantage of one of their Yuletide specials to get a Lifetime membership. Tuesday morning, I received notice of a new press release from them. Babbel Launches Free Language Courses For Ukrainians On Its Platform Babbel to launch language courses for […]
33 Ways to Learn That Are Way Better Than Traditional Schooling Nowadays, I am inclined to think, as Clark Aldrich writes, that “What a person learns in a classroom is how to be a person in a classroom.” And, frankly, being a part of the broken, immoral education-industrial complex, the monolithic monopoly forever, futilely trying […]
Hi! It’s been a while, I know. Katie is nearly finished with college now, but I’ve been busily learning online again! Codecademy still rules as far as the resources available and the quality of the lessons they offer. FreeCodeCamp is either newer or I’ve just discovered them. In any case, they’re great! Skillcrush has some good […]
Today’s post at Academy Caritas lists some free online courses that look very good. I’m considering using some of those to get back into the groove of school until I can go back “for real.” I’m in a good mood, as I’m at the girl’s place and I got to see Steven today. Happy day!
I’ve been looking into online education lately, beyond my experiment with learning programming (which is still ongoing). These are some of the resources I’ve identified. They’re all free, although you don’t get college credit for the courses. Coursera — courses taught by instructors various top universities. Khan Academy — video courses on every topic under […]
Or, at the very least, give yourself more resources to fight it! Cognitive abilities are like muscles, in that they have to be developed and exercised regularly, even stretched to keep them flexible. We can’t necessarily avoid the cognitive deficits that come with some of our illnesses, or as a side effect of our medications. What […]
Y’all are tired of me doing this, aren’t you? Learning to Code, Part 5. Well, I had some fun away from the computer when my oldest nephew visited today. He’s a non-stop bundle of energy! We got the air hockey table cleared off for a game. Woof! And I went to the library and checked out […]
After looking around at the Q&A forums at Codecademy and finding that most of the other beginners are as lost as I am, I’ve decided that maybe I’m stuck on the current lesson because the author just isn’t very good, rather than because I can’t understand the content. A friend has offered to write up […]