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!
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 […]
Yet another post in the ongoing drama of an old lady learning new tricks, Learning to Code, Part 4. I actually put some of what I’ve learned (not programming, but updated web knowledge) to use and re-formatted my résumé so that it looks much better (to me, anyway).
Today’s main post is at Academy Caritas, Learning to Code, Part 3. I spent part of the day helping Steven with his new web site, which was fun. I’m looking forward to reading lots of food porn there. Y’all go over and say hello, please?
I stayed up WAY too late last night studying programming. Yes, for fun. That’s my idea of fun, anyway. I’ve been yawning all day as a result, and I should already be in bed tonight because I need to be up early tomorrow. So this will be brief. I’ve been enjoying correspondence with a dear old […]
Yet another Academy Caritas post today, Learning to Code, Part 2. That’s what I’ve been doing for most of the day!
The NaBloPoMo prompt for today: What was your favourite part about returning to school? That’s not an easy question. It wasn’t cool to acknowledge being happy to return to school each year, of course, so while I was glad, I didn’t really acknowledge it to myself. As a result, it is more difficult to access those […]
Swedish group renames hymen ‘vaginal corona’ …(T)he term hymen is rooted in the Greek word for membrane. Rather than a fragile membrane that breaks, however, the hymen is actually multiple folds of mucous membrane. The vaginal corona is a permanent part of a woman’s body throughout her life. It doesn’t disappear after she first has […]
Via the inestimable : Teaching girls to program “Kids learning to storyboard, brainstorm, critique, design, pitch ideas, psuedocode, actually code, and make toys do things.”
Doris Lessing, Introduction to The Golden Notebook Ideally, what should be said to every child, repeatedly, throughout his or her school life is something like this: “You are in the process of being indoctrinated. We have not yet evolved a system of education that is not a system of indoctrination. We are sorry, but it is […]