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Gutenberg Books for Kindle

Gutenberg’s directions for downloading their books to your device. Youtube video on downloading Gutenberg books from their website to your Kindle 3: Step by step directions for downloading Gutenberg books for Nook or Kindle using your USB cord Or… save the book to the computer.  Be sure you have installed  the “send to kindle app” […]

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Kindle Reads

Free: The Memoirs of Victor Hugo Boys’ Book of Famous Soldiers Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 1 A series of pen and pencil sketches of the lives of more than 200 of the most prominent personages in History The Daily Devotional Series: The Gospel of John If you were ever curious about what the […]

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February, 2016 Books

1) The Test: Why Our Schools Are Obsessed with Standardized Testing – But You Don’t Have To Be ~ by Anya Kamenetz ~ I’ve got mixed feelings on this one. Parts of it felt rather hastily written and like they’ll be out of date in a very short amount of time, as I mentioned earlier. […]

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Writing changed how we think

“Writing supported social enterprises of unprecedented complexity, but it also had a powerful effect on the human mind. As Walter Ong memorably put it, “Writing is a technology that restructures thought.” Reading knits together regions of the brain that evolved for different purposes but connected around the challenge of recognizing and deciphering texts. Writing also […]

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Romping through mathematics

Following excerpted from an oop book, Romping through Mathematics: AS Easy as One, Two, Three ARITHMETIC ARITHMETIC is the science of numbers just as botany is the science of plants and astronomy the science of the stars. Even in the very early days of recorded history men knew something about numbers. They had to. They […]

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