Best Books of 2020

Between a global pandemic, a divisive election, racial unrest, murder hornets, and killer hurricanes, to name but a few events, 2020 has been a year most people want to forget. However, there have been numerous books published this past year that merit attention, and many noteworthy institutions have compiled their “Best of” lists for the … Continue reading “Best Books of 2020”

Authors, Developing Words – Anne Perry

[Editor’s note: This post is part of a continuing series on how writers craft words to express their ideas and to connect with readers.] Anne Perry is best known for her historical detective stories, especially the Thomas Pitt and William Monk series set in Victorian London, but she has had a long career combining murder … Continue reading “Authors, Developing Words – Anne Perry”

Study Skills — Part 5: Becoming an Effective Learner

Effective learners, whether they’re in school or out in the world, are those who discover how to study smarter, not harder. For the purposes of this blog, we’re going to be focusing on classroom learning, and, in that environment, studying smarter is key to managing your time efficiently, getting good grades, building upon what you’ve … Continue reading “Study Skills — Part 5: Becoming an Effective Learner”