Even in the year 2016, when we have all of the technology in the world right at our fingertips, the old-fashioned practice of handwriting notes in class continues to be the best method of learning. Actually writing things down on paper – not typing them, not plugging them into your iPhone, not listening to a recording or watching a video – is still the most effective way to memorize and comprehend the material.
Explore the world of Ancient Egypt by playing the terrific games shared by the Museum of Scotland: Egyptian tomb adventure, Land of the Egyptians, Dress like an Egyptian, Egyptian hieroglyphics and Temple stores game
How Should We Live: History’s Forgotten Wisdom on Love, Time, Family, Empathy, and Other Aspects of the Art of Living
Today's trend to visualise data goes a long way back, as this book shows. "Graphic representation is among our most important tools for organizing information" Cartographies of Time: A History of the Timeline by Daniel Rosenberg and Anthony Grafton
I have a 6-year-old daughter and we’re trekking on through our first year schooling at home. I chose to use Story of the World for the basis of our history lessons, and I’m super stoked to be doing little Egyptian crafts with her. We made a few paper cartouches as we practiced some of the …
Joan Clarke Murray codebreaker at Bletchley Park during World War II, became deputy head of Hut 8 in 1944. Code breaking was almost exclusively done by men during the war. Clarke was paid less than the men and felt that she was prevented from progressing further because of her gender. She was a English cryptanalyst and numismatist ~