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1. Inspirational Messages About Life
Inspirational Messages About Life
Life is a wonderful gift but it is also challenging and sometimes heart-wrenching. We can all use a little motivation and inspiration from time to time to help us navigate the small and large hurdles we encounter on our journey. Discover here a collection of inspirational quotes and messages that...
Healthy Living - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:54:17
2. Summer Fun Trivia Quiz
Summer Fun Trivia Quiz
Some of my best childhood memories come from summer fun activities. It seems that my childhood summers were spent swimming, playing baseball, and just hanging out with my friends. My family camped a lot when I was younger and then when I was older we had a boat and spent a lot of time on the wate...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:54:17
3. Labor Day Trivia Quizzes
Labor Day Trivia Quizzes
Most of us work our entire lives. Some of us work to feed, clothe, and house or families while others are able to work for the joy and meaning of their work (while of course simultaneously feeding, clothing, and housing our families). My father worked most of his adult life for one employer whil...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:32:19
4. Gifts For 10 Year Old Boys
Gifts For 10 Year Old Boys
I have a 10-year-old boy and spend a lot of time with boys around his age so I know first-hand what boys like and this lens is all about sharing gift ideas for boys whether you need Christmas gift ideas, birthday gifts, or fun gifts for other occasions -- like Easter! Now my son is into video ga...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:51:18
5. Inspirational & Motivational Quotes
Inspirational & Motivational Quotes
If you are looking for quick inspirations and daily inspirational sayings then look no further than Quick Inspirational Quotes for inspiration, wisdom, and motivation. Inspirational quotations can help us through both good times and bad and offer guidance and other messages about life. Are you ...
Healthy Living - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:42:24
6. Gifts For 9 year old boy
Gifts For 9 year old boy
My son Noah is 9-years-old going on 10 (Feb. 15) and I thought it might be useful to share some of the items on his wish list for those who have 9-year-old boys to shop for. I have chosen to include things that he has asked for and some things that I know he wants but he didn't think to write do...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:43:19
7. Bird Trivia Quiz
Bird Trivia Quiz
We are bird watchers in our family. Some are more serious and consult guidebooks while peering through binoculars, while my immediate family simply enjoys the sights and sounds of birds flitting about the fields and trees surrounding our home. Wherever you fall on the bird watching spectrum, su...
Pets & Animals - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:43:20
8. Gardening Galore Trivia Quiz
Gardening Galore Trivia Quiz
Do you have a green thumb -- or perhaps just wish you did? Whether you spend your days in the garden or simply admire them from afar you should test your knowledge of all things garden-related with this fun and challenging trivia quiz. You will find funny trivia questions and answers about plants...
Home & Garden - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:41:30
9. How To Write A Memo
How To Write A Memo
The memo is an important form of professional communication -- a sort of internal (within the organization) business letter. It is used so commonly in professional settings that it is frequently taught in college courses. Memos are often brief (or they are supposed to be) and tend to be formal b...
Business & Work - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:51:18
10. Inspirational Quotes and Sayings
Inspirational Quotes and Sayings
We all need inspiration to see us through troubled times and move us forward when we lack the will and drive to do so on our own. There is nothing like good inspirational quotes to help us through difficulties. I have often found the best source of inspiration is the words of others who have str...
Culture & Society - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:44:28
11. Ice Cream Trivia Quizzes
Ice Cream Trivia Quizzes
How much do you love ice cream? We love it quite a bit at our house and most trips to the grocery store usually result in the purchase of some frozen treat and at least once a week someone suggests we make a run out for ice cream. I am fascinated not only by how ice cream tastes but also its his...
Food & Cooking - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:44:29
12. Dog Trivia Quiz
Dog Trivia Quiz
Do you have a dog? If you do then you know your dog knows every trivial detail of your daily routine at home. He knows your every move, every bite you eat, and your every bodily function. Also, thanks to his super duper smellivision he probably knows a whole lot more about your time apart from hi...
Pets & Animals - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:41:30
13. Mohandas Gandhi
Mohandas Gandhi
Mohandas or Mahatma Gandhi? Mohandas is his proper name but Mahatma is an affectionate title meaning "Great Soul" which was given to him out of love and the wish to honor him. Learn more about the life, wisdom, and teaching of Mohandas Gandhi and enjoy the Mahatma Gandhi quotations (or is it Mo...
Culture & Society - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:40:23
14. Inspiration & Personal Growth
Inspiration & Personal Growth
Inspirational thoughts are important as they provide motivation -- and we all need motivation. Sometimes we need simple motivation to get ourselves moving and ready to deal with daily life, but often we need extra inspiration that will help us when facing challenges or to help us make difficult d...
Healthy Living - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:53:18
15. How To Write A Literature Review
How To Write A Literature Review
A literature review is a survey and discussion of the literature in a given area of study. It is a concise overview of what has been studied, argued, and established about a topic, and it is usually organized chronologically or thematically. A literature review surveys scholarly articles, books a...
Education - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:50:24
16. Vignettes
Vignettes
A vignette can be used by writers, scholars, and artists in many walks of life as a way to focus in on a particular character, issue, or moment. A vignette is a "snapshot" of a particular moment that can help the writer come to terms with a personal or professional issue or illustrate that moment...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:50:23
17. Writing Reflection
Writing Reflection
Good writing doesn't just happen and good writers aren't born that way. Good writers become so only after a lot of hard work and a lot of hard thinking about writing. If you want to be a good writer, or at least a better write, then you must write -- frequently -- but that alone will not help y...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:43:19
18. Learning The Alphabet
Learning The Alphabet
One of the first steps in becoming a successful reader is learning the alphabet letters. The alphabetic principle teaches that spoken language is represented by written words that are made up of varying combinations of letters, and that these letters and combinations of them make up all of the so...
Parenting & Kids - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:50:24
19. Irish Trivia Quiz
Irish Trivia Quiz
Ireland is a beautiful and magical place. I love visiting Ireland although it has been many years since my last visit and I love reading about Ireland. There are so many wonderful stories, myths, and songs about Ireland and her people that I do not think anyone can resist its charm. "Ireland is ...
Travel & Places - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:52:17
20. Knowing Discourse Community
Knowing Discourse Community
As an experienced conversationalist who has been wielding verbal words since toddlerhood, you easily move from one group of people to another adjusting your tone, your vocabulary, and your syntax accordingly. Often without thinking about it, you speak differently to your parents than you do to yo...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:41:31
21. How Do You Define Success?
How Do You Define Success?
I believe success is something you make. Certainly others can help you, just as others can provide obstacles, but ultimately you make your own success and your own failure. Arnold H. Glasow said: "Success isn't a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire." This is a very a...
Healthy Living - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:40:29
22. Gifts For 11 Year Old Boy
Gifts For 11 Year Old Boy
I have an 11-year-old boy and spend a lot of time with boys around his age so I know first-hand what boys like and this lens is all about sharing gift ideas for boys whether you need Christmas gift ideas, birthday gifts, or fun gifts for other occasions -- like Easter! Now my son is into video g...
Gift Guide - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:30:31
23. Horse Trivia Quiz
Horse Trivia Quiz
Living in Kentucky and loving horses as I do has inspired me to collect these horse facts to create my horse quizzes. Come test your knowledge with my fun animal quiz and learn something more about these fascinating creatures with my interesting animal facts. If you enjoy fun quizzes about animal...
Pets & Animals - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:54:17
24. Miracle Worker Anne Sullivan
Miracle Worker Anne Sullivan
Anne Sullivan is best known as the "miracle worker" who taught and worked with Helen Keller. I have always found the life and work of Anne Sullivan to be a very inspiring story -- both as a woman and an educator as well as someone who loves learning and teaching as much as Sullivan. Anne Sulliv...
Education - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:50:24
25. How To Write A 5-Paragraph Essay
How To Write A 5-Paragraph Essay
The 5-paragraph or 3-point essay is also known as a keyhole essay or hamburger essay. It is a basic essay form that has been used by countless generations. Its advantages include its simplicity which makes it an easy essay to understand and write. Its disadvantages include its simplicity which...
Education - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:42:22
26. Fathers Day Trivia Quiz
Fathers Day Trivia Quiz
One of my students wrote an essay explaining the difference between a Daddy, a Dad, and a Father. In her mind, a Daddy ties ribbons on pigtails, tells silly jokes, and cuddles on the couch while a Dad will play catch, go fishing, and barbecues. She describes Fathers as a bit more distant and les...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:00:30
27. Best Alternatives To Video Games
Best Alternatives To Video Games
I must admit that I have a 9-year-old son who put multiple video games on his Christmas list, but I am happy to report that he has other interests and will be happy to receive other items this holiday season. Here are some of my suggestions for parents and grandparents who are looking for altern...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:34:21
28. Metawriting for better writing
Metawriting for better writing
Metawriting, a.k.a. metadiscourse, is writing about writing. Of course the real challenge of metawriting is the fact that in order to write about writing you must also think about writing. The purpose of metawriting is to help the writer more fully understand what happens when writing so as to b...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:53:18
29. Wow For Women Trivia Quiz
Wow For Women Trivia Quiz
"Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their reputation and social standing, never can bring about a reform. Those who are really in earnest must be willing to be anything or nothing in the world's estimation, and publicly and privately, in season and out, avow their sympathy...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:43:19
30. African Safari Trivia Quiz
African Safari Trivia Quiz
I have always wanted to go on an African Safari. Well, the photographic kind of expedition as I don't see myself shooting big game. I love the romance of such a trip and think it would be amazing to see the wild life in their natural setting. I have always loved movies and documentaries about Afr...
Pets & Animals - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:52:17
31. Me Museums make great ice breakers
Me Museums make great ice breakers
A Me Museum is a brief autobiography that incorporates props. Traditional Me Museums are low-tech but alternatives include Life Maps which are rather medium-tech and digital stories which are high-tech. Me Museums are icebreakers and writing prompts all rolled into one fun activity. Me Museums...
Education - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:41:18
32. Online Trivia Questions
Online Trivia Questions
Fresh, free trivia questions and answers! We've got it all here: Fun themed trivia quizzes Lots of trivia links Tons of trivia fun Even trivia about trivia! What are some of the reasons you might look for trivia fun facts? Trivia makes you smarter, more interesting, and more fun! New trivia q...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:50:24
33. Expanding Your Short Essay
Expanding Your Short Essay
The 3-point structure is often an useful tool for writing essays because it offers a starting point and it can be adapted to suit most purposes. The 3-point structure simply follows the direction determined by the classic thesis which indicates a claim with three supporting reasons. Each supporti...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:32:18
34. Free Preschool Songs
Free Preschool Songs
Making rhythm and rhyme a part of your child's life will have a tremendous impact on your child's speech, literacy, reasoning, physical, emotional, and social development. Simply introducing your child to preschool songs, preschool poems, and nursery rhymes can have a lasting impact on the way yo...
Parenting & Kids - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:42:26
35. Earth Day Trivia Quiz
Earth Day Trivia Quiz
How down to earth are you? One way to find out is through our fun Earth Day Trivia Quiz which offers lots of trivia fun and trivia questions and answers about Earth Day and other environmental topics such as parks, wildlife refuges, and ecology. But first, enjoy these quotes: "Never doubt that ...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:52:17
36. Reptile Trivia Quiz
Reptile Trivia Quiz
Did you know that Oct. 21 is National Reptile Day in the United States? Some people are fascinated by reptiles. I admit that I like certain kinds of reptiles -- like this cute little fellow here. I am a bit fascinated by all kinds of reptiles -- as long as they stay safely away from me and the c...
Pets & Animals - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:44:16
37. Treatment Bursitis Pain
Treatment Bursitis Pain
Bursitis is an ailment that afflicts people of all ages. It is not only a problem for older people, but young people can suffer from bursitis if they do not take proper precautions. The pain mimics that of arthritis, but the symptoms and causes of bursitis are quite different. We would like to ad...
Healthy Living - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:00:30
38. Homo Universalis or Universal Person
Homo Universalis or Universal Person
A Homo Universalis is a sort of Jack-of-all-Trades for the mind and knowledge. A Homo Universalis really is a know-it-all. Some historical examples include Leonardo DaVinci, Benjamin Franklin, and Thomas Jefferson. Popular Culture portrayals include the Professor on Gilligan's Island and Doc Brow...
Culture & Society - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:33:18
39. Adam Blade
Adam Blade
My son has been an Adam Blade fan for years. After finishing up the Harry Potter series, we looked around for a new series and selected Blade's Beast Quest series. This turned out to be a great choice because these are great books for boys -- really great books for children to read. We read a...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:44:29
40. 6-Word Memoirs
6-Word Memoirs
As a teacher of writers and other writing teachers I love using the six-word memoir. It is the first writing assignment I give to my students because it is a marvelous ice breaker but it can also be used at any time as a way to spark writing and learn more about your students or group. I often u...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:34:20
41. Writer Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Writer Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Although she is most famous for being the wife of Charles Lindbergh and the mother of the Lindbergh baby whose kidnapping captured the attention of the world, Anne Morrow Lindbergh is an interesting person in her own right. She was a pilot herself and an accomplished writer. Learn more about Ann...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:32:18
42. Best Gifts For Grad Students
Best Gifts For Grad Students
While all higher education involves hard work and challenges, graduate school is especially difficult. Not only do the hours involved increase as does the work load, but the level of thinking, reading, and problem solving increases dramatically. Students pursuing a Master's Degree or Doctorate a...
Education - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:33:15
43. Scary Horror Movie Trivia Quiz
Scary Horror Movie Trivia Quiz
No matter whether you are a huge horror movie fan or watch them only through your fingers, these are a huge part of our modern day culture. Test your knowledge of horror flicks with our scary movie trivia questions and answers. If you are looking for awesome trivia questions and answers then look...
Entertainment & Media - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:31:20
44. Dauphin Island, Alabama
Dauphin Island, Alabama
We recently returned from a wonderful vacation on Dauphin Island and just had to share this special place with everyone! This was a wonderful spring break destination and a great place for a quiet beach vacation for the whole family. Learn more about this unique family vacation destination and ho...
Travel & Places - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:30:35
45. Beast Quest - The Original Quest
Beast Quest - The Original Quest
We read a couple chapters of the Beast Quest Series by Adam Blade each night and it always leaves my son wanting more. The characters, adventures, and beasts have truly captivated his imagination and he often incorporates Beast Quest stories into his imaginative play. These stories have all the ...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:34:23
46. Interesting Facts and Trivia Fun
Interesting Facts and Trivia Fun
Trivia is little tidbits of knowledge, sometimes funny and sometimes not, but always interesting. What draws people to trivia? There are a number of reasons why people enjoy trivia. These include its sheer entertainment value, the ability to feel smart, an interest in learning something new, and ...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:54:17
47. Writing Self Efficacy
Writing Self Efficacy
Writing self-efficacy is your personal believe in your ability to write. Writing self-efficacy is a self-fulfilling prophecy with those who possess high writing self-efficacy experiencing more writing success and those with low writing self-efficacy experiencing more failure. While it can be com...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:31:20
48. Avi
Avi
Teachers told young Avi that his writing didn't make any sense. Little did they know he had dysgraphia, a learning disability that makes writing difficult. Yet, with boundless talent and the encouragement of an understanding tutor, Avi kept writing. Today, he is the prize-winning author of The Tr...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:43:18
49. March Trivia Quiz
March Trivia Quiz
March is not a popular month. After all, it doesn't have any of the really big holidays in it and it often has a bad reputation for driving people to drink or outright madness. And of course Shakespeare prophecies death to Caesar and warns "Beware the Ides of March!" I admit when I lived in the ...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:32:27
50. Dav Pilkey
Dav Pilkey
My 9-year-old son and many of his friends (boys and girls alike) find Dav Pilkey's books hilarious. You have to admit that simply the title of book series like the Adventures of Captain Underpants and Dumb Bunnies are funny. Do you get pre-teen boy humor? I admit that I don't always -- and somet...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:31:19
51. You Can SOW Your Own Happiness
You Can SOW Your Own Happiness
Today's world is full of unhappy people. We see these unhappy people every where we turn. They are driving on the roads with us, shopping at the local grocery store, dining in our favorite restaurant, teaching in our schools, and working beside us. We even find those unhappy people living in our ...
Healthy Living - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:52:17
52. Business Writing & Technical Writing
Business Writing & Technical Writing
I have worked as a professional writer my entire adult life (let's just say that's a couple of decades and leave it at that) and I expect to complete my Ph.D. in Technical Communication and Rhetoric in May. Ever since I entered my Ph.D. program at Texas Tech I have struggled with the answer to t...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:30:32
53. Cat Trivia Quiz
Cat Trivia Quiz
How well do you know your cat facts? This fun pet quiz offers quiz questions about cats and kittens as well as interesting facts about cats. But first some cat quotes to get in the mood: "Who among us hasn't envied a cat's ability to ignore the cares of daily life and to relax completely?" - Kar...
Pets & Animals - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:44:29
54. How To Write A Summary
How To Write A Summary
A summary is a brief, concise description of a piece of writing, such as an essay or article. Frequently, you will need to write summaries for many types of academic and business writing. Usually, this type of summary is used to place your current project within the context of the work that othe...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:34:22
55. Mothers Day Trivia Quiz
Mothers Day Trivia Quiz
Mothers Day is a celebration of motherhood and mothering. It is certainly a day when we should honor our mothers and grandmothers but we should also honor the wonderful women who mother us by choice. I know I have a number of wonderful women who mother me and others who mother my son and my husba...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:52:26
56. Spring Sports Trivia Quiz
Spring Sports Trivia Quiz
How much do you love Spring? If you love Spring a whole lot then you owe it to yourself to test your knowledge of Spring -- and in particular Spring Sports -- with these fun Spring Sports Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers. While Spring is not my favorite season it is in the top two and while I a...
Sports & Recreation - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:44:29
57. Albert Bandura
Albert Bandura
Albert Bandura is a personal hero of mine. His work is the springboard for my own research (including my dissertation) as well as informing my teaching. Sometimes people ask what is the point of theory and research outside of the medical community. I think work like Bandura's is a perfect exampl...
Education - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:32:18
58. Great Places In My Life
Great Places In My Life
How much do the places where we live, work, and visit impact who we are and what we do? I think the culture and ecology of a place have a great deal with shaping the people we are and the actions we take. You can learn more about me by visiting some of the important places in my life -- at leas...
Travel & Places - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:44:16
59. Sophocles the philosopher
Sophocles the philosopher
Sophocles wrote tragic plays including Oedipus (yes, Freud's Oedipus), Antigone, and Electra. During his lifetime his writing won many awards and honors. He also invented scene painting to define the background for his plays. Sophocles was born of a wealthy family and also served in government ...
Culture & Society - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:33:15
60. Vampire Legends and Myths
Vampire Legends and Myths
There have long been vampire legends and vampire myths including a wide range of vampire stories, vampire books, and vampire movies as well as more recently vampire games. Many people live comfortably with the notion that vampires are simply legends and myths but the evidence is growing that vam...
Culture & Society - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:43:17
61. Best Gifts For Professors
Best Gifts For Professors
College professors have unique needs different from those of other teachers. I will share my decade of experience teaching at the university level to help you find the perfect gift for the college professor in your life. While many people have a picture of a college professor's life as being qu...
Education - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:42:17
62. What Is Phonological Awareness?
What Is Phonological Awareness?
Phonological awareness is an important foundation for learning to read. Scientific research has documented that phonological awareness is a better predictor of reading success than IQ, vocabulary, or socioeconomic level of the family.Research has shown that children who begin reading instruction ...
Parenting & Kids - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:43:19
63. Blog Advertising
Blog Advertising
Learn more about how you can use this great internet marketing resource to promote your business.Many people have turned to blogging to express themselves and that includes many business owners -- but these savvy business folks have found they get a lot more out of the experience than increased c...
Business & Work - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:00:31
64. Epos The Winged Flame
Epos The Winged Flame
In this conclusion to the Beast Quest series by Adam Blade, Tom and Elenna must face one of their greatest challenges yet. Tom learns some important truths about his father as well -- perhaps some truth he would rather not learn. And they learn that the while this quest has concluded there might...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:52:26
65. Bertrand Russell
Bertrand Russell
Bertrand was a British philosopher, logician, essayist, and social critic, best known for his work in mathematical logic and analytic philosophy. His most influential contributions include his defense of logicism (the view that mathematics is in some important sense reducible to logic), and his t...
Culture & Society - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:34:21
66. The Hello, Goodbye Window
The Hello, Goodbye Window
The Hello, Goodbye Window has resided on my son's bookshelf for years. I think we bought the book when he was in kindergarten. We fell in love with it from the first. It is just a delightful, heart-warming and fun story that children love. We enjoyed reading it many times. Then as Noah became a r...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:30:32
67. Motivation and Success
Motivation and Success
What sets successful people apart from the pack? Is it luck, money, good lucks, and/or talent? No, it is one small simple fact - motivation. People who are successful all share one trait - they are motivated. Of course, motivation really isn't simple at all. That is why there is multi-billion ...
Healthy Living - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:20:19
68. Abigail Adams
Abigail Adams
Learn more about this inspirational and influential First Lady Of The United States I have always been fascinated by Abigail Adams. She was an educated and opinionated woman in a time when they were a rare breed and as the wife and later mother of a U.S. President she wielded tremendous influenc...
Culture & Society - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:34:22
69. Marcus Tullius Cicero
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 BC) was a Roman writer, statesman, and orator. He was the epitome of the Renaissance Man -- before the Renaissance even happened. His words continue to educate, influence and inspire today and his words continue to be studied by rhetoricians today. As a rhetorician...
Culture & Society - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:30:33
70. Valentine's Day Trivia Quiz
Valentine's Day Trivia Quiz
Love and romance, mankind has paired into couples ever since Adam and Eve, but what makes some relationships sizzle and others fizzle? Some say it may well be the romantic nature of the individuals who make up the couple. However, whether you are single, searching or happily married, it is human ...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:31:19
71. Cypher The Mountain Giant
Cypher The Mountain Giant
Remember children learn more Cypher The Mountain Giant is the third book in Adam Blade's Beast Quest series where we find Tom and Elenna assisted by the horse Storm and wolf Silver venturing into the mountains to free the giant from an enchantment thrown over him by the evil wizard Malvel. Our h...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:30:31
72. New Year Trivia Quiz
New Year Trivia Quiz
Are you ready to ring in the New Year? Perhaps you better check your facts first and test your knowledge of New Year Trivia with this fun and challenging New Year Trivia Quiz. Find out just how much you know about New Year celebrations and festivities around the globe and have a little fun while...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:33:16
73. Philosopher George Santayana
Philosopher George Santayana
An influential 20th century American thinker, George Santayana was a philosopher, poet, and writer. According to the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy he is one of the most quoted of 20th century thinkers. He spent his early childhood in his birth-country of Spain and never relinquished his na...
Culture & Society - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:31:20
74. Writing Process
Writing Process
Developing an individual writing process is key to your success as a writer. Studies of struggling writers show that one of the reasons they struggle is that they focus on only one aspect of writing. The best writing help I can offer as an experienced writer and writing teacher is to develop you...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:34:21
75. Peter Elbow the writer
Peter Elbow the writer
A well-known advocate of innovative teaching methods Peter Elbow's techniques are especially helpful to people who get "stuck" or blocked in their writing, and is equally useful for writing fiction, poetry, and essays, as well as reports, lectures, and memos. The core of Elbow's thinking is a ch...
Education - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:31:19
76. Top 10 Classic Books For Children
Top 10 Classic Books For Children
I love to read and love books. I am so grateful that I have been able to pass that love on to my 9-year-old son. Noah has always loved books and enjoyed being read to but now that he has mastered reading he is voracious and I'm constantly striving to feed that appetite as I believe reading is th...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:32:18
77. Susan Jacoby
Susan Jacoby
Susan Jacoby, who began her writing career as a reporter for The Washington Post, is the author of five books, including Wild Justice, a Pulitzer Prize finalist. Awarded fellowships by the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities and the New York Public Library's Dorothy a...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:33:16
78. Toy Soldiers
Toy Soldiers
Toy soldiers are miniature military figurines. Toy soldiers are made depicting uniformed military personnel from military actions spanning many cultures, countries, and eras as well as other combat-related themes such as knights, cowboys, and pirates. Many of us are familiar with the simple plast...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:31:19
79. Senior Home Care Giving
Senior Home Care Giving
Find more answers for your family here What happens when the parents become the children? Nothing can prepare you for it. Suddenly you turn around and the people who cared and nurtured you through your childhood into adulthood have almost become childlike. What happened? Where did the time go? ...
Healthy Living - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:12:19
80. Trivia Quiz Questions
Trivia Quiz Questions
The dictionary definition is: Insignificant or inessential matters; trifles Trivia is the Roman goddess of sorcery, hounds and... the crossroadsOthers think of trivia as interesting facts or useless information -- and sometimes both at the same timeIn fact, trivia is the plural of trivium which m...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:43:17
81. How to be a better writer
How to be a better writer
One of the most powerful tools in my creative arsenal is what I call unconscious creativity. No, I do not ask someone to brain me with a hammer and I don't even need to be actually unconscious. This is when I simply allow my unconscious to do all the heavy lifting for me creatively. It is the us...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:43:17
82. Ferno The Fire Dragon
Ferno The Fire Dragon
Ferno The Fire Dragon is the first book in Adam Blade's Beast Quest series. While you can read the books out of order and easily follow the story it is best to start out with the quest to free Ferno The Fire Dragon as this story introduces us to the main characters and we understand more about th...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:33:17
83. A (Not So) Secret Squidoo Lab
A (Not So) Secret Squidoo Lab
It only took me three months but at last I am celebrating because I finally achieved my goal of earning more than $300 per month and have every expectation of staying there -- and hopefully doing even better in the long run. This means I have found the best way to optimize the time I spend worki...
Squidoo Community - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:33:17
84. Lobbyists -- Problem or Solution?
Lobbyists -- Problem or Solution?
Lobbyists -- Problem or Solution? Why don't our leaders solve the problems facing America? Everyone admits there are tremendous problems with our health care, environment, taxes, fuel, education, and economy. For example, our dependence on foreign oil has been a major campaign issue for both poli...
Culture & Society - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:34:23
85. Polymath
Polymath
In truth modern humankind tends to the polymath as a rule. However a true polymath doesn't simply acquire a broad range of knowledge and skills as a side-effect of life but embraces and seeks out new knowledge and skills with great fervor. I, Deanna Mascle, am a polymath are you?
Culture & Society - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:41:18
86. Euripides the Writer
Euripides the Writer
Euripides was one of the three great tragic poets of ancient Greece. Euripides wrote nearly 90 plays, of which 18 survive today. The tragedies of Euripides present the most subtle analysis of human psychology of the three Greek dramatists. Sophocles is quoted as saying that he portrayed people a...
Culture & Society - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:43:20
87. Horace the Philosopher
Horace the Philosopher
Known in the English-speaking world as Horace, Quintus Horatius Flaccus was the leading Roman lyric poet and satirist during the time of Emperor Augustus. He reputedly lived from 8 December 65 BC to 27 November 8 BC. Born free himself, he was the son of a freedman. While still a teenager he rece...
Culture & Society - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:33:18
88. What is a Sinus Wash?
What is a Sinus Wash?
If you have allergies, colds, sinus infections, snoring, or other recurring problems with sinuses then you may find a sinus wash is the solution to your problem. Are over the counter medicines, prescriptions, and shots not solving your problem? Then you owe it to yourself to give a sinus wash a try.
Healthy Living - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:30:33
89. Halloween Trivia Tricks & Treats
Halloween Trivia Tricks & Treats
You love Halloween and wish it came more often than one day a year, but how well do you REALLY know your favorite holiday? Come find out just how much you know about Halloween and test yourself with our fun Halloween trivia quiz and Halloween trivia questions and answers. If you are looking for ...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:34:22
90. Author Emily Rodda
Author Emily Rodda
Emily Rodda has written many books for children, including the popular Deltora Quest series, and five noves about the likable hero Rowan. The first of these, Roman of Rin, won the Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year for Younger Readers Award. A former editor, Ms. Rodda is also t...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:41:18
91. L. Frank Baum
L. Frank Baum
While there really is no Wizard of Oz, the real man behind the curtain, the creator of this childhood favorite is L. Frank Baum. While searching for books to read to my son, I came across "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" and bought it. We were delighted with the story that included much more fun and...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:33:17
92. Teaching Reading
Teaching Reading
We all know that learning to read is an important part of growing up for a child. Learning to read is also essential to future success both in school and in life. Older children and adults who struggle with reading will struggle in the future in terms of both professional prospects as well as per...
Parenting & Kids - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:32:18
93. Thanksgiving Trivia Quiz
Thanksgiving Trivia Quiz
Just how much do you know about Thanksgiving? Are you ready to face this Thanksgiving Trivia Challenge? This trivia quiz is served up in three heaping courses of trivia fun. Pull up a seat and we'll dish out your first helping. Pace yourself so you can devour all three.
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:30:32
94. How to write a love letter
How to write a love letter
"For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul." ~ Judy Garland Judy Garland explains exactly what we hope to achieve when we decide to write a love letter. We want to touch the heart and the soul of the person who is the most important t...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:12:19
95. Best Credit Card Offers
Best Credit Card Offers
Learn more about online credit card offers at here Stepping into the adult world presents a lot of new issues you may never have considered before. Among these new problems is how to establish credit. So many people find themselves ready to leave their parents' home to get a home or apartment of...
Parenting & Kids - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:04:22
96. Let Me Tell You About My Boy
Let Me Tell You About My Boy
A year ago I was pretty miserable. I don't even understand what happened to me. One day I was a happy, loved dog and then my life took a turn for the worse. I was abused and neglected and finally abandoned. Fortunately for me, the good people at the Kentucky Lab Rescue organization took me in a...
Pets & Animals - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:30:32
97. James Berlin
James Berlin
James Berlin made several important contributions to the field of composition studies where he worked for many years despite originally earning his PhD in Victorian Literature. His work included placing composition studies in a historical perspective and cultural perspective. He published numero...
Education - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:30:31
98. Credit Debt Relief
Credit Debt Relief
Debt is a way of life for many Americans. We owe money on our homes, our cars, our possessions (from furniture to clothes), and our education. Many Americans are so mired in debt they aren't even sure just how much they owe and to whom - even worse they sometimes don't even remember just what cau...
Parenting & Kids - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:31:18
99. Find Colleges and Universities
Find Colleges and Universities
For Dorothy, there was only one yellow brick road in Oz and this was indeed the path she should take in order to get home. Unfortunately for future college students each school represents a possible yellow brick road and there's no Good Witch, Wizard, or pair of ruby slippers to help them determi...
Education - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:44:16
100. Freelance Writing For Money
Freelance Writing For Money
There are ways to increase business substantially. To do so requires something that will draw customers into your business. Good copywriting skills are a simple, yet very effective, way to advertise your product or service to the public. By capturing someone's attention, copywriting helps get you...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:30:31
101. SAT Test
SAT Test
The Scholastic Aptitude or Assessment Test is now known as the SAT Reasoning Test and is an examination that all high school students are required to take in order to get into college. The Educational Testing Service conducts the SAT but it's the College Board that computes the results of the test.
Education - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:41:15
102. Energy Conservation
Energy Conservation
15 In-Depth Conservation Tips We see it every morning and evening on the television news. Our air is becoming toxic, the ground is filling up with chemicals, and our dependence on petroleum-based products has skyrocketed into the stratosphere! This doesn't even begin to discuss how the cost of ...
Home & Garden - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:31:19
103. Writing by Deanna Mascle
Writing by Deanna Mascle
I am a professional writer with a long history of publication in newspaper, magazine, book, and online formats. I am a professional writing teacher and have National Writing Project training. I believe anyone can learn to be a writer, but that learning to write is hard work that never really en...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:32:18
104. Child Development
Child Development
The other day was a busy one at our house. Several rooms needed tidying, vacuuming, and dusting. Several errands needed to be run. Food needed to be prepared. My 4-year-old and I got through it all as a team. I straightened while he returned items to the proper place. We both dusted, vacuumed, an...
Parenting & Kids - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:32:19
105. Learn About Zombies
Learn About Zombies
I am sure you have heard the rumors and perhaps wondered if they were true. They are! Zombies are real and all the zombie stories you have heard are true. We are all in imminent danger of zombie attack and should begin planning our zombie defense immediately. This is not a game. This is not a jok...
Culture & Society - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:31:19
106. Happiness: Do you TEND to yours?
Happiness: Do you TEND to yours?
Many of us wish for more happiness. We want to lead happier, more fulfilling, lives, but the sad truth is that so many of us that wish for more happiness spend much more time tending the happiness of others than we do tending to our own happiness. Happiness does not simply happen. A person does ...
Healthy Living - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:33:15
107. Profitable Squid
Profitable Squid
Are you making money on Squidoo? We are here for the love of Squidoo--and the fun and friendship we find on this special spot on the web, but we also like making a profit--whether for ourselves or a special charity. I invite you to weigh in on the profit debates and share your lens that tracks/...
Squidoo Community - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:31:19
108. Patricia Bizzell
Patricia Bizzell
Patricia Bizzell is Reverend John E. Brooks Professor of Humanities at the College of the Holy Cross. A Professor of English at the College of the Holy Cross, where she has taught since 1978 as well as founded and directed the Writer's Workshop, a peer tutoring facility, and a writing-across-the-...
Education - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:32:18
109. Learning To Read Books
Learning To Read Books
It is never too early to begin teaching your child to read, or at least laying the foundation for early literacy skills, and it can definitely be left too late! If you are not sure then think about this. Statistically, more American children suffer long-term life-long harm from the process of le...
Parenting & Kids - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:33:15
110. Rwoman's Squidoo Honors
Rwoman's Squidoo Honors
In 2007 I originally joined Squidoo for SEO. My intent was to create Squidoo backlinks for my blog marketing and other internet marketing enterprises. Now, four years later, I have essentially retired from those other online marketing efforts and other than some passive income (from parked web si...
Squidoo Community - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:34:21
111. My Renaissance Lensography
My Renaissance Lensography
This is a lensography of the lenses I have recently updated, revised, or improved in some way so they are experiencing a renaissance or rebirth or revival. Doesn't every Squidooholic need a Renaissance Lensography? They do if they have taken the Squidoo Pledge! I have been one busy Squidoo lensm...
Squidoo Community - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:30:31
112. Pedagogy
Pedagogy
The art or profession of teaching as well as the activities of educating or instructing or teaching. Typically when educators refer to pedagogy they mean "strategies of instruction or a style of instruction" Pedagogy can be as variable and individual as the individual teacher that employs it
Education - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:31:19
113. My Rocket Moms Lensography
My Rocket Moms Lensography
Rocket Moms is a gathering of the smartest women on the web, working together to make Squidoo lenses (and a whole lot more). The core of the Rocket Moms experience is a 6-week exclusive program where the members build lenses in response to a weekly challenge.
Squidoo Community - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:32:18
114. Benefits of adopting a pet
Benefits of adopting a pet
There are many benefits to adopting a fuzzy, feathered, or finned member to your family. Of course many of us know about the benefits of having a creature to love who loves you back, but there are many personal benefits to you that will improve your health and well being.
Pets & Animals - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:43:17
115. RWO Lensography
RWO Lensography
As the Squidoo lensmaster known as Rwoman I have created an awful lot of lenses. I am a bit addicted to Squidoo lens creation. I hate to even number them as I'm constantly adding more new ones all the time. I have lenses in six broad areas: family, marketing, money, self improvement, trivia, and ...
Squidoo Community - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:34:21
116. Small Business Management
Small Business Management
One problem that many small business owners run into is simply thinking too small. I often have readers writing to me asking for helping getting their business ideas off the ground. I also often hear from folks who have run their small businesses into the ground. There are five key areas where yo...
Business & Work - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:31:19
117. Find A College
Find A College
As early as first year high school, students can ask help from their high school counselors to chart the future for them and assist them in choosing the best college for their personalities and abilities. One can never plan too early for the future and if you or your child has the foresight to de...
Education - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:32:18
118. Family Budget Help
Family Budget Help
Money management is the number one cause of marital strife and family stress. Help your family create a family budget they can live and learn about other personal money management issues with these useful family budget resources.
Parenting & Kids - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:34:22
119. Internet Home Business
Internet Home Business
Learn how to start your own small business at home There really is only one way to make money on the internet - sales. Really it is the truth. Of course there are a lot of different variations in how and what you sell on the internet and another dramatic difference is the lack of the dreaded co...
Business & Work - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:40:23
120. Coffee
Coffee
Find more fun trivia here An Interestingly Brief History of CoffeeCoffee has come a long way from being a little known beverage that was said to be accidentally discovered by a goatherder a long, long time ago. The origins of coffee as a beverage can't exactly be pinpointed. What has been accept...
Food & Cooking - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:31:19
121. Multigenre Lesson Plan
Multigenre Lesson Plan
Multigenre essays are an effective writing assignment for students K-16 because it is more challenging and interesting to both student and teacher. It allows the writer to really be a writer and choose the genre that fits the writing task rather than forcing students to write within a very restri...
Education - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:30:31
122. Family Fun With Thomas & Friends
Family Fun With Thomas & Friends
My son has been a big Thomas & Friends fan for years and we have spent countless hours building sets and acting out stories. Thomas and Friends train sets are a great activity for young children as not only does it encourage imaginative play but there are many important skill sets that can be ta...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:34:21
123. Advice For Women
Advice For Women
Are you a career-oriented woman who also happens to be a parent?  If you are, you may be dealing with a number of different issues. Many women, just like yourself, find it somewhat difficult to balance having a career and a family.  While it is more than possible to do both, it can be overwhelmin...
Relationships & Family - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:32:18
124. Best Gifts For Writing Teachers
Best Gifts For Writing Teachers
Writing teachers are special people. They are both writers themselves and teachers who help their students become writers, too. This is a challenging and difficult job, but very rewarding and can be very fun, too. What are the best gifts to give to the writing teacher in your life? I share my de...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:42:22
125. Sleds Make The Best Gifts
Sleds Make The Best Gifts
Tis the season for sledding around here and so sleds make a perfect gift for the young and young at heart on your list. There are three important factors -- the 3 Ts -- to consider when attempting to select the perfect sled for your gift: Texture, Terrain, and The sledder (I know that is pretty...
Sports & Recreation - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:40:29
126. Seneca
Seneca
Roman dramatist, philosopher, & politician who lived 5 BC - 65 AD Learn more about the life and work of this important historical figure -- some of it through his own words! He has a number of great quotes that I want to share but here is one of my favorites: "It is not because things are diff...
Culture & Society - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:44:29
127. Save Marriage And Family
Save Marriage And Family
We live in a stressful world what with work, children and financial pressure. Before we know it, our marriage has taken a back seat. It's no wonder that marriages are failing at an alarming rate. You can breathe new life into your relationship and we are going to show you just how to do it in ou...
Relationships & Family - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:50:24
128. Cream Of Squid
Cream Of Squid
We love Squidoo for its diversity and all-inclusive nature but also believe that the cream rises to the top! This lens is a tribute to the outstanding lensmasters who have created the cream -- also known as Lens of the Day and Purple Star. This is not meant to be a definitive list of the LOTD or ...
Squidoo Community - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:44:16
129. Computers and Writing
Computers and Writing
As a tool for practice in writing, the word processor's usefulness is unparalleled. Writing researchers have long advised that the key to fluent writing is to write as much as possible and the word processor makes it easy to draft, revise and edit. However technology also offers additional benef...
Education - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:40:23
130. Activity Preschool Education
Activity Preschool Education
This lens offers a collection of lenses created by lensmasters who focus on the niche of early childhood and preschool education. We want to start children off in the right way with fun, challenging educational opportunities that help them grow up to be everything we for and more.
Parenting & Kids - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:31:20
131. Sepron The Sea Serpent
Sepron The Sea Serpent
Sepron The Sea Serpent is the second book in Adam Blade's Beast Quest series where we find Tom and Elenna assisted by the horse Storm and wolf Silver struggling to free the enchanted sea serpent Sepron. Sepron is wreaking havoc in their kingdom thanks to a spell cast on him by the evil wizard Mal...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:31:19
132. Fishing For Lenses
Fishing For Lenses
If you are on the hunt for the freshest lenses on Squidoo then look no further than Fishing For Lenses! We offer lensographies of new lenses for many different Squidoo lensmasters plus the #newlens Twitter feed so whether you are an Angel looking for new lenses to bless, on a Purple Star Quest a...
Squidoo Community - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:33:16
133. Personal Finance Budgeting
Personal Finance Budgeting
Few of us have any formal training when it comes to dealing with our personal finances. Most of us learn the hard way -- through the school of hard knocks. For some those personal finance lessons cost very dear in the form of bankruptcy and lost homes. Others are fortunate to ride the storms faci...
Parenting & Kids - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:31:20
134. Best Graphic Novels For Kids
Best Graphic Novels For Kids
Everyone enjoys some light reading during the summer and that includes even our younger readers. Graphic novels are the perfect way to to read and relax on the beach, by the pool, or in the back seat of the family minivan as you travel. When we were young we didn't have the option of graphic nov...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:44:16
135. Web Site Traffic
Web Site Traffic
Increasing website traffic is a great way to gain popularity, increase your sales and get your message out there. Without traffic, a website just gets lost amid all the other failed websites out there. If you want your internet venture to get noticed, you need to concentrate on certain techniques...
Internet - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:32:18
136. Which Christmas Tree Topper Is It?
Which Christmas Tree Topper Is It?
There are many divisions when it comes to Christmas tree traditions. There is the real vs. fake tree debate. There is the colored vs. white lights debate. Let's not even get into the debate about which kind of tree makes the perfect Christmas tree. But one of the most vicious debates centers aro...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:34:21
137. Pursuit Of Happiness
Pursuit Of Happiness
The pursuit of happiness is one of the basic elements of human existence. We want to be happy. So why are so many people unhappy then? Most likely people are not happy because they are missing one of the six keys to happiness. What is the secret of happiness? We are all looking for happiness in ...
Healthy Living - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:43:19
138. Learning How To Write
Learning How To Write
I have spent my entire professional life writing and editing as well as teaching to help others improve their writing skills. I love writing and love helping others learn to write as well. I intend this lens to help others improve their writing by sharing writing tips and writing resources. I ...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:30:32
139. Teaching Reading Strategies
Teaching Reading Strategies
Sometimes the best thing you can do for your child's early literacy development is simply to let them play. Turn off the TV and anything battery operated then let your child pick up their toys, build blocks or duplos, or manipulate puzzles or game pieces. Not only are you giving your child the gi...
Parenting & Kids - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:33:16
140. Tartok The Ice Beast
Tartok The Ice Beast
The Beast Quest stories by Adam Blade have all the standard fairy tale adventure story elements -- an evil wizard, a beleaguered kingdom in need of a champion, and a young hero plus magic, friendship, and bravery. It is an engaging story with characters who are good role models for young childre...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:33:16
141. Lev Vygotsky
Lev Vygotsky
He was a pioneering psychologist and a highly prolific author. His interest in the fields of developmental psychology, child development, and education were extremely diverse and his innovative work in psychology includes several key concepts such as psychological tools, mediation, internalizatio...
Education - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:34:21
142. Snuggly Winter Gear Makes The Best Gift
Snuggly Winter Gear Makes The Best Gift
Is there any better way to show a loved one how much you care than to make sure they are warm outside as well as inside? This holiday gift guide is dedicated to the small, but not insignificant, ways we can keep our loved ones warm: hats, scarves, and mittens! I grew up in the snow belt of Upst...
Fashion & Beauty - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:30:31
143. Polyhistor
Polyhistor
Are you a polyhistor ? I sure am. I have many talents and a wide pool of knowledge. Some of it trivial I must admit (I am the QuizQueen) but some of it very serious as well. However now I find that there are actually many different titles that apply to me and I'm at a loss to determine just whic...
Culture & Society - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:34:22
144. Teaching Reading Programs
Teaching Reading Programs
You want to raise a reader. That much you know. But how? That's the $20,000 question. You could probably spend that $20,000 on how-to books for you, readers for your child, flash cards and other accessories, and specialized reading programs promoting every possible avenue to full literacy. You c...
Parenting & Kids - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:32:18
145. Internet Advertising Online
Internet Advertising Online
You have put your all into your internet business -- your time, energy, and money. But now that you are ready to share your new creation with the world you are not sure what your next step should be. Try one of these three web advertising tips or visit internet advertising online for even more ti...
Business & Work - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:02:22
146. Meet the Maxinator
Meet the Maxinator
When our beloved black lab Shamus died in 2004 our family was devastated. She was such an important part of our family that it seemed like a betrayal to welcome a new dog. We simply weren't ready yet. Then life got busy and it seemed wrong to adopt a pet who would be left alone so much. However, ...
Pets & Animals - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:41:15
147. I Want A Portable DVD Player
I Want A Portable DVD Player
We only have one television set in our house -- and really for a family of three that is plenty. My theory has always been that if we buy another TV then we will simply watch more television and is there anyone who NEEDS to watch more TV? Also, when I have free time or (more often) am just too ti...
Computers & Electronics - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:33:16
148. Work From Home Based Business Opportunity
Work From Home Based Business Opportunity
Learn how to start your own home based business opportunity I have lost track of the number of discussion board posts and emails I have answered about that topic. I admit for those first venturing into the uncharted waters of internet business it can be challenging and more than a little dauntin...
Business & Work - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:34:22
149. Genre
Genre
What is genre and why does it matter? Genre is a descriptive category in composition ( as well as other fields, such as film and literature). The writing done within a particular genre generally shares a basic form and traits (sometimes even content). Understanding the form and traits of differ...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:30:32
150. Intriguing People
Intriguing People
People of all ages and backgrounds and interests fascinate me. I learned as a reporter that every person has a story to tell and we share so many stories through our lenses! This lens features the many lenses about intriguing people here! Fictional people welcome!
Culture & Society - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:31:20
151. Pokemon
Pokemon
Share the love of Pokemon with other Pokemon fans! Pokemon is an entire entertainment enterprise that includes TV shows, movies, cards, books, and games. It is very popular with young and old alike. It is a phenomenon that has taken the world by storm and offers hours of entertainment with game...
Entertainment & Media - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:41:15
152. Renaissance Woman Online
Renaissance Woman Online
A Renaissance Woman is a woman (as opposed to a Renaissance Man) who has broad intellectual interests and that is definitely me! I am interested in all sorts of fields from business and marketing to writing and education. I love trivia and quotes too! So this lens is all about ME -- a Renaissance...
Squidoo Community - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:33:16
153. Geodyssey
Geodyssey
Piers Anthony wrote the Geodyssey series of books concerning the evolution, history, and nature of mankind using research, speculation, and creative license which makes these books not only interesting and informative but also more captivating through his use of stories to illustrate key events (...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:34:21
154. Learning To Read
Learning To Read
Providing positive, enjoyable literacy experiences give young children opportunities to gain the knowledge, awareness, skills, and love of learning that they need to later learn to read independently. Learning to read is fun and exciting, if you know the right activities to make learning to read...
Parenting & Kids - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:30:32
155. Deanna Mascle
Deanna Mascle
Choosing one label for myself is extremely daunting. You see, I have a bit of an identity crisis. That is why I have 15 lenses labeled "about me" on Squidoo. Is there a 12-step program for that? Whenever anyone asks me about myself I really have to think. It is not that I don't know myself -- I ...
Squidoo Community - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:31:20
156. Preparing to welcome a new family member
Preparing to welcome a new family member
Are you ready to meet the needs of your new family member? Whether your new pet is fuzzy, feathered, or finned there are many things to consider to make your home pet friendly. I've included tips for things you will need or at least consider acquiring before welcoming your new pet into your home.
Pets & Animals - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:32:19
157. PLOW your own happiness
PLOW your own happiness
Perhaps it is because I am a gardener at heart, but for me the new year really begins in the Spring. Even though Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow, I am beginning to see signs of Spring here in Kentucky. There are sprouts of that wonderful fresh spring green in my garden today. The sight of those ...
Healthy Living - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:30:32
158. Writers Resources Lensography
Writers Resources Lensography
I have spent my entire professional life as a writer, editor and teacher of writing. I am published in both fiction and nonfiction including three novels, several newspapers, magazines and web publications. I imagine I will be a professional writer until the day I die. Here you will find a collec...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:33:17
159. How You Can Learn More
How You Can Learn More
Do you think about the importance of education in our life? I don't mean formal schooling (although I do think that is important) but continuing education and lifelong learning. Learning to improve our lives -- personally and professionally -- as well as learning just to learn something new or so...
Healthy Living - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:12:20
160. Cream of Squidoo
Cream of Squidoo
There are many lenses on Squidoo -- more and more every day! But only the Cream of Squidoo will rise to the top. How can you create a creamy lens? Perhaps the best place to start is by studying the Cream Of Squidoo which means studying the very best lenses Squidoo has to offer.
Squidoo Community - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:43:17
161. All About Dauphin Island, AL
Dauphin Island, Alabama, is a wonderful historic island beach community that offers much to do, to see, and to enjoy whether you visit for a week or a lifetime. This quiet, self-contained island offers a great vacation destination if you are looking for a relaxing change of pace and a place to s...
travel-and-places - Sun, 25 Nov 2012 14:31:39
162. National Writing Project
National Writing Project
The National Writing Project (NWP) is a professional development network that serves teachers of writing at all grade levels, primary through university, and in all subjects. The mission of the NWP is to improve student achievement by improving the teaching of writing and improving learning in th...
Education - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:34:22
163. Squidooholics Unite
Squidooholics Unite
Are you a Squidooholic? Are you addicted to Squidoo? Do you ever ignore family, work, friends, or pets to create or update a lens? Do you ever deny yourself sleep or food because you are Squidooing? Do you sometimes worry you might be squidoodling your life away? If you answered yes to one o...
Squidoo Community - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:30:33
164. Curious Squid
Curious Squid
Have you ever started a Squidoo lens just because you were curious about that subject? Then you are a Curious Squid. Does your Squidoo lens creation process sometimes take you in unexpected directions? Then you are a Curious Squid. Do you have Squidoo lenses on a variety of different topics? Th...
Squidoo Community - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:31:20
165. Squid Storm
Squid Storm
Storms are powerful and awe-inspiring. Just imagine how impressive a storm of squids can be! What is the collective name for squid? Why not a storm? This lens is dedicated to collections of Squidoo lenses -- also known as lensographies -- that are focused on a specific theme or niche.
Squidoo Community - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:32:19
166. All About Williamson, NY
Hello! I grew up in Williamson, NY, as did my father and grandfather before me. While I no longer call Williamson my home it still plays an important role in my life. Come find out why I love it so! Enjoy, Deanna Mascle
travel-and-places - Wed, 21 Nov 2012 19:52:33
167. Successful Squid
Successful Squid
Are you a Successful Squid? Are you on the road to success? How do you define success on Squidoo? Is it: Status? Trophies? Popularity? Points? Money? Weigh in on the debate and nominate someone who defines a Successful Squid for you! We can use a number of measures to determine what constitute...
Squidoo Community - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:33:17
168. FRONTLINE
FRONTLINE
It is one of the few television news shows that actually incorporates reflective, in-depth review of important topics from political issues to health issues to financial issues. FRONTLINE's reports not only report but also explore a topic fully and from every angle so viewers can fully understan...
Entertainment & Media - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:20:31
169. All About Mount Sterling, KY
I have been very happy to call Mount Sterling, Kentucky, home since 1994. Come learn more about this small city that has so many points of pride! Mount Sterling offers many advantages to its residents. It is a small city with a small town feel yet due to our strong economic base that includes tw...
travel-and-places - Mon, 19 Nov 2012 21:07:18
170. You Can Learn More
You Can Learn More
Fundamental reasons to keep your desire to learn. Have you ever thought upon how key learning is to your life in terms of your ability to not only survive but also to thrive both professionally and personally? Becoming a lifelong learner is important to your health, your success, and your happine...
Culture & Society - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 01:11:17
171. Dixie Chicks
Dixie Chicks
I love many of the Dixie Chicks songs -- the more musical ballad type of songs with great lyrics and a great sound. I am not a big country music fan although I do like many individual musicians or at least select songs. If I like the sound then I like it. It is not about a particular type of musi...
Music - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:40:24
172. Phonemic Awareness
Phonemic Awareness
In recent years the field of reading education has changed dramatically and many reading instructors have divided between phonic instruction and whole language. Various reading programs that fall into one of the two camps have spent millions advertising the relative merits of both.The simple trut...
Parenting & Kids - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:33:16
173. Jeff Kinney
Jeff Kinney
Writer Jeff Kinney's semi-autobiographical "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" series is a sensation among young readers. My 10-year-old son just loves the "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" series and has read each book multiple times. He laughs out loud and snickers to himself. He also likes using it to jumpstart his ...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:44:29
174. My Momography
My Momography
I have spent a lot of time over the past 10 years thinking about that question. Love is key, of course, but that is the easy part as that comes with the built-in rewards of smooches and squishes (as we call them at our house) but being a good mom take a lot of hard work, difficult decisions, and ...
Parenting & Kids - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:32:18
175. Lens Building 101
Lens Building 101
So you have decided to create a Squidoo lens. Or perhaps you already have a lens or two but are not quite sure what to do with them now? The most important thing to consider when you build a lens is your target. Who is your target audience and what do you want that audience to receive from your...
Squidoo Community - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:34:22
176. Random Squids
Random Squids
Random squids have a wide range of lenses on a far-reaching array of topics. I'm a random squid myself with topics on everything from inspiration to trivia and books to pets. I do have some definitely themes within my work but those themes are pretty random. Perhaps a better word might be eclecti...
Squidoo Community - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:30:33
177. Online Education
Online Education
Knowledge is power. Education and learning are an important part of growing as a person as well as succeeding in the world today. This is true whether you are 6 or 106 -- or somewhere in between. Learning should be fun as well as challenging and it can help you make the world a better place!
Education - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:33:16
178. Home Business Schedule
Home Business Schedule
One of the attractions of working at home is the vision of freedom it invokes - no time clock, no time sheets, and no one to account to for how you spend your time. Yes, it is an attractive proposition, but like so many attractive propositions there is a heavy downside - you are likely wasting a ...
Business & Work - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:32:19
179. Lady Liberty: A Monument To Freedom
Lady Liberty: A Monument To Freedom
She is a beautiful symbol of our country and holds such meaning for us. I also find the story behind the Statue of Liberty extremely interesting. My son and I both enjoy learning more about her history and importance to Americans.
Travel & Places - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:33:17
180. Proud Squid
Proud Squid
Every Squidoo lensmaster is a proud squid, I am sure. In fact, I have lots of lenses that I am proud of, but when I saw GrowWear's lens dedicated to her 10 Newest Lenses I decided to make a lens of my own for that very purpose. Actually, I chose to re-purpose an old lens but the intent is the sam...
Squidoo Community - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:34:22
181. Renaissance Lensmaster
Renaissance Lensmaster
A Renaissance Lensmaster is a lensmaster of many talents and interests -- and reflects that variety and scope in the lenses they create. A Renaissance Lensmaster cannot count their lenses on their fingers and toes. A Renaissance Lensmaster is about variety and quantity but also quality. Are yo...
Squidoo Community - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:34:22
182. Squidoo Pledge
Squidoo Pledge
There are a number of reasons I took the pledge but first and foremost I knew I was neglecting some of my lenses. Are you? 2008 was a momentous year for me on Squidoo. I celebrated my first anniversary on March 11. I became a Giant Squid on May 2. I came to terms with my Squidoo Addiction! W...
Squidoo Community - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:42:22
183. Rhetorician Deanna Mascle
Rhetorician Deanna Mascle
The practice and study of rhetoric are important to me. It has shaped who I am and what I do. My entire professional life has been focused on writing -- growing as a writer myself as well as helping others grow as writers. I have worked as a reporter and editor for newspapers, magazines, and on...
Education - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:44:29
184. A Squidooholic
A Squidooholic
I am addicted to Squidoo so that makes me a Squidooholic. Let the Squidoctor check your vital signs below to see if you might be a squidooholic too! When did I first know? * Perhaps it was the day I had to create a lensography to keep track of my lensographies. * Perhaps it was the day I creat...
Squidoo Community - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:41:15
185. Monstrous Halloween Trivia
Monstrous Halloween Trivia
Whether you enjoy it for the thrills, chills, or treats Halloween is a popular holiday for young and old alike. Do you enjoy Halloween as much as my family enjoys Halloween? One way to prove yourself is to demonstrate just how much you know about this fun holiday. Test your knowledge of Hallowee...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:33:17
186. Activity Preschool Education
Activity Preschool Education
Helping preschoolers prepare for school and life is both exciting and challenging--and more than a little confusing. There is so much information about there that it is hard to sift and sort through all the preschool lesson plans to determine which preschool activities are best for your little on...
Parenting & Kids - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:40:23
187. Nat Wolff
Nat Wolff
He loves watching the show for the music and the story. He has enjoyed the movies and the albums as well. I have to admit that I enjoy watching and listening to The Naked Brothers Band myself. I'm not always a fan of boy bands but this is one I enjoy. Do you want your very own Naked Brothers Ba...
Entertainment & Media - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:33:17
188. Thought Provoking Lenses
Thought Provoking Lenses
Some lenses really make you think. Some are purely educational or informational while others are controversial or entertaining. As long as it makes us think, then your lens belongs in the Thought Provoking Lenses group!
Squidoo Community - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:40:29
189. Live And Learn
Live And Learn
Why is it important -- essential -- to keep learning?Here are just a few reasons why I think we must keep learning: Lifelong learning is important to keeping our mind active and alert and gives us a reason to get out of bed and keep doing. LIfelong learning can lead to happier and healthier lives.
Education - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:10:30
190. My Favorite Things About Halloween
My Favorite Things About Halloween
Halloween is a wonderful holiday. While it has become increasingly commercial -- like so many other American holidays. You can still have a lot of fun without spending a lot of money although of course you have the option to spend as much as you like. There are a number of things I like about thi...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:34:22
191. Wedding Planning
Wedding Planning
When you plan a wedding without the help of a wedding planning coordinator, you are accomplishing a task that you'll remember for a lifetime. It's an unforgettable feeling to put together a special day with little-to-no help and have it go off without a hitch. Though wedding planning involves a g...
Weddings - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:44:30
192. Positive Parenting Tips
Positive Parenting Tips
You can enjoy more family articles at A Mother's Notebook Show-and-Tell in various forms is a popular feature of many preschool classrooms.  When you watch children making their presentation you understand the popularity of show-and-tell.  Kids love to talk about their interests and passions but...
Parenting & Kids - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:33:17
193. All About Lubbock, TX
Lubbock, Texas, is the home of Texas Tech University and the Buddy Holly Center, Silent Wings, and the National Ranching Heritage Center. While I had never visited Lubbock, Texas, before attending Texas Tech University, I have found in the years since then that a lot more people have heard of Lu...
travel-and-places - Wed, 31 Oct 2012 00:52:33
194. Family Halloween Fun
Family Halloween Fun
Halloween is one of our family's favorite holidays. We don't have to travel but we have lots to do! Learn more about all the Halloween family fun the Mascle family enjoys including parties, pumpkin picking and carving, trick or treat, and much more. Doesn't Noah look like he is having fun at ou...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:33:17
195. Growing Up On Lake Ossipee
Growing Up On Lake Ossipee
When I was a child my family traveled every Summer to Lake Ossipee in New Hampshire where we would spend two glorious weeks camping, boating, and playing with friends at Camp Wabanaki. This is only the beginning of my walk down memory lane so please bear with me as I remember...
Travel & Places - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:34:22
196. Frightfully Good Authors
Frightfully Good Authors
I have to be honest. I can't read a lot of horror fiction because then I would never sleep. My imagination is vivid enough all on its own without adding more fuel to the fire. But when I do read something scary it is usually by one of these two authors!
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:40:29
197. Creative Writing Tips
Creative Writing Tips
Whether you intend to publish your work or only want to create for an audience of one, creative writing can be a wonderful outlet for your creativity. Creative writing includes poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. Try all forms of creative writing. You might be surprised at what you can do! ...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:42:17
198. Why I Squidoo & You Should Too
Why I Squidoo & You Should Too
This lens shares the reasons why I Squidoo (and why other people do too), why we think you should Squidoo too, just what Squidoo is and how to get started... For some people it is all about making money with Squidoo. Other use Squidoo for SEO. Others enjoy social networking on Squidoo. I admit I...
Squidoo Community - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:51:22
199. Starting A Home Based Business
Starting A Home Based Business
Every year millions of people answer "Yes" to that question and every year that answer costs many of them money, time, confidence, and heartbreak. The Small Business Administration estimates there are 580,900 new small businesses opening each year and that number does not include the small one-pe...
Business & Work - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:32:19
200. Making The World A Better Place
Making The World A Better Place
We are making the world a better place one lens at a time! Does your lens make a difference, solve a problem, make people smile, or just generally help people live better lives! Then you are welcome to add your G-rated lens to our group!
Squidoo Community - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:33:17
201. The Fourth Estate Is Essential
The Fourth Estate Is Essential
The Fourth Estate Is Essential To Our Well-Being I admit I am prejudiced. I started out my career as a newspaper journalist and editor and I have worked most of my life in one form of print media or another. While I continue my work as a writer primarily on the web, newspapers will always be my f...
Culture & Society - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:41:18
202. My Halloweenography
My Halloweenography
I may have gotten a bit carried away with Halloween-themed lenses. What do you think? I have Halloween trivia, news about our family Halloween fun, some of my favorite frightening authors, and lots of fun facts about Halloween.
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:32:19
203. Discount Travel Guide
Discount Travel Guide
Most travelers know that some of the best bargains are in the off-season, when poorer weather or the start of school makes vacationers scarce.So when do you travel to get the best deals? That depends. Peak season varies from region to region. Summer airfares to popular maintain areas, parts of Ca...
Travel & Places - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:41:18
204. On Our Bookshelf
On Our Bookshelf
We are prolific readers in our house and we have books in every room. We have books in boxes, on floors, on shelves, on tables, and in bins. I have books at home and at work and some books even travel back and forth with me too. I have also passed on this love of reading to my son. Over the year...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:30:33
205. Kentucky Parks
Kentucky Parks
We have lived in Kentucky since 1994 and every year we have visited at least one of the many beautiful parks our state has to offer. Kentucky is a popular vacation destination for many non-Kentuckians because this centrally-located state has so much to offer from mountains to grasslands to lakes....
Travel & Places - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:33:17
206. Best Home Mortgage Deals
Best Home Mortgage Deals
People will spend months or even years planning to buy their own home. They will work hard to build good credit. They will save a sizable down payment. They will search for the perfect house. Then they will settle for the first mortgage they see. What is wrong with this picture?
Home & Garden - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:34:23
207. Self Help Debt Reduction
Self Help Debt Reduction
Find more debt solutions here Television, radio and print media are filled with advertisements urging you to hand over your debt problems to a debt reduction company or law firm. Sometimes you will even receive phone, mail, and email solicitations. Despite all the hype, the truth is that most p...
Parenting & Kids - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:30:33
208. Parenting Style
Parenting Style
Find positive parenting advice and good parenting tips here Being a parents is the toughest job you'll ever love! I know that I love being a Mom but I also know how tough it is. I am comforted in knowing that I'm not the only one challenged by this role (certainly every parent I've ever talked ...
Parenting & Kids - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:30:32
209. Teaching Writing
Teaching Writing
Do you teach writing? Are you looking for tips, lessons, and strategies to make teaching writing easier and more effective? Whatever age your students and whatever your exact job title... ...understanding how to help your students develop and grow as writers is important. Writing helps student...
Education - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:41:18
210. Rwoman
Rwoman
While the Mona Lisa is perhaps the most famous Renaissance Woman, on Squidoo that title rightfully belongs to Deanna Mascle. This Squidoo lensmaster uses the handle "Rwoman" as a shortened version of her online entrepreneurial handle "Renaissance Woman Online". A lifelong learner, avid reader, a...
Squidoo Community - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:32:19
211. Save Money In Your Family Budget
Save Money In Your Family Budget
Most families are spending more and more money every year (and not just because the cost of living rose) while also saving less and less. One reason is that few household managers spend much time reviewing expenses and expenditures to find ways they can save money. However almost every family has...
Parenting & Kids - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:43:17
212. Writing Help
Writing Help
Learning to write is a never-ending process. Improving your writing skill can be challenging and difficult even if you love writing -- and incredibly daunting if you hate it. My students and readers ask me all the time how they can become better writers. So what can you do improve your writing sk...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:44:16
213. Credit Repair
Credit Repair
Find credit debt solutions here Credit repair and eliminating your credit card debt does not mean that you have to hire an expensive credit repair service. In fact, if you want to fix your credit you can do it yourself for free. I cannot promise that it will be easy but despite the glib promises...
Parenting & Kids - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:32:19
214. Squid Angel Rwoman
Squid Angel Rwoman
My time as a Squid Angel (for the month of December 2010) has finally come to an end. Squidoo extended my flight for a bit longer than I expected but I was glad as I missed some days for holiday travel. I thought I should share my thoughts on the experience for those who would like to be angels ...
Squidoo Community - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:33:18
215. Rwoman's Goals for 2011
Rwoman's Goals for 2011
The last few years have been incredibly hectic for me. I have taken on many new challenges and as a result I have simply been fighting to keep my head above water. However, I am very excited about 2011 because I believe this is my year! I will mark some important achievements and I believe (hope?...
Squidoo Community - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:34:23
216. Ideas For Kids Activities
Ideas For Kids Activities
My son has been on summer break for a month while my nieces and nephews only a few weeks due to the variations in school calendars in the United States. However, they both have one thing in common. They are looking for something to do to fill their summer. I have work of my own to do this summer...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:30:33
217. Author's Agenda
Author's Agenda
This is a simple letter or memo you prepare prior to a writing workshop or conference. Its purpose is to help your conference partner, group, or class provide the answers you really want and/or need about your specific writing project.
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:34:23
218. Visualization
Visualization
What is it? A graphical, visual way to look at information. We live in the information age and any attempt to focus on a topic can quickly result in information overload. How do we sort and sift through all the information available not only to determine what is important, but also to increase ...
Education - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:40:23
219. Self-Efficacy
Self-Efficacy
Albert Bandura defines self-efficacy beliefs as a person's belief in their capability to produce the desired effect through deliberate action. This is similar to a self-fulfilling prophecy in that positive self-efficacy beliefs lead to positive outcomes and negative self-efficacy beliefs lead to ...
Education - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:32:19
220. Preschool Activities Queen Lensography
Preschool Activities Queen Lensography
I have been studying, researching and writing about preschool education topics ever since my son graduated from baby to toddler. This lens is simply a showcase of my many preschool-related lenses. I am a mother and an educator and I know how important it is to give your child the best start poss...
Parenting & Kids - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:32:19
221. Unique Gift Ideas
Unique Gift Ideas
While it is great to have friends and family, there are times when gift giving can make those relationships a nightmare. However there are a few simple tricks that can make gift selection and buying fun and rewarding whether you are buying a baby gift, a corporate gift, or a wedding gift.
Relationships & Family - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:41:18
222. How To Learn More
How To Learn More
Change is good. Yes, we often resist that idea because so often change is not comfortable. However moving outside our comfort zone can help us become better at all manner of things. We can become better people, better professionals, and better at any number of things you can dream up. This lens ...
Education - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:33:18
223. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
The movie is good but the book is better. Everyone loves the movie, but the book, in fact the entire series of 14 Oz tales, offers much more fun and adventure than can be captured by even the most delightful of movies. Meet characters you never see in the movie... Enjoy new adventures too! Plu...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:32:20
224. The Adventures Of Captain Underpants
The Adventures Of Captain Underpants
My 9-year-old son and his friends think this book, in fact the whole series, is hilarious. He reads and reads some more laughing all the while. This series of books (and this author) are immensely popular with fourth-grade boys. While this level of humor is certainly not for everyone, boys find ...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:43:20
225. Credit Card Debt Consolidation
Credit Card Debt Consolidation
Learn more about debt solutions here If you in desperate need of credit card debt relief, but do not want to spend big dollars or hours to get the job done, a credit card debt consolidation might be the perfect answer for you. Here are a few pointers to help get you started. Credit cards have r...
Education - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:42:22
226. Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin
Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin
Doris Kearns Goodwin has won wide praise for her meticulous, in-depth research and her ability to chronicle both the public and private lives of her subjects. Doris Kearns first came to the attention of President Lyndon Johnson when she co-wrote a very critical article on Johnson for the New Rep...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:41:31
227. H. L. Mencken
H. L. Mencken
The most prominent newspaperman, book reviewer, and political commentator of his day, Henry Louis Mencken was a libertarian before the word came into usage. I hope you find his inspirational messages about life and other inspiring thoughts on learning interesting.
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:44:29
228. Thought Provoking Squid
Thought Provoking Squid
Some lenses really make you think. Some are purely educational or informational while others are controversial or entertaining. I have found that the lenses that are my favorites -- and according to my statistics favored by others as well -- are those that are thought-provoking. Are you a though...
Squidoo Community - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:50:24
229. Family Fun Magazine
Family Fun Magazine
What if I told you there was a technique you could use to bring your family closer together and teach your children important life skills? What if I told you it could be both fun and free?The simple technique is setting up a regular family game night. It sounds too simple, too easy, but spending ...
Parenting & Kids - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:21:22
230. Ellis Peters
Ellis Peters
I am a big fan of her books! I own most of them and return them again and again for entertainment and escape. I especially love the Brother Cadfael series. I have always loved history and mystery and this delightful series offers both in fast-paced stories with delightful and intriguing charact...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:30:35
231. Annotated Bibliography
Annotated Bibliography
A bibliography is a list of sources (books, journals, websites, periodicals, etc.) one has used for researching a topic. Bibliographies are sometimes called "references" or "works cited" depending on the style format you are using. A bibliography usually just includes the bibliographic informatio...
Education - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:41:18
232. David Bartholomae
David Bartholomae
David Bartholomae is chair of the Department of English. He has written widely on composition theory and instruction and has coauthored three books including Facts, Artifacts, and Counterfacts. Bartholomae is coeditor of the Pittsburgh Series on Composition, Literacy, and Culture and is a former ...
Education - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:41:19
233. Composition Studies
Composition Studies
A uniquely American educational institution composition studies is an important part of our higher education process. Composition studies serves to introduce new college students to the world of academic writing and provide the building blocks necessary to start them on the road to writing profes...
Education - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:32:20
234. Bankruptcy Questions
Bankruptcy Questions
The very word "bankruptcy" puts fear into many people's hearts. For years, the word has been equated with being destitute, being unable to pay bills and being financially insecure. But is that all that bankruptcy is about? The truth of the matter is that many people simply don't understand what b...
Education - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:33:18
235. Natural Health Articles
Natural Health Articles
Natural health care has come a long way in the last several years and is more than simply granola and organically grown produce. There is a whole wide world of natural care drifting into the mainstream and methods such as aromatherapy or holistic healing are being used right alongside traditional...
Healthy Living - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:32:20
236. Family Life
Family Life
Parenting is one tough job but the rewards are tremendous. Being a parent today is more difficult than it ever has been as the world is more challenging and most parents are lacking the support system that previous generations enjoyed.
Parenting & Kids - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:31:20
237. Tertiary Education
Tertiary Education
Tertiary education is also known as further education, continuing education, higher education or post-secondary education depending on what form that education takes. Essentially it is the next level of education after high school.
Education - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:34:23
238. Intriguing People
Intriguing People
People of all ages and backgrounds and interests fascinate me. I learned as a reporter that every person has a story to tell and I have built a number of lenses celebrating the stories of people who interest and/or inspire me. This lensography is a celebration of those stories!
Culture & Society - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 01:11:17
239. Higher Education
Higher Education
This page will explore not only the definition of higher education but why it is important and what it should achieve. It also explores the issues of core curriculum and liberal education. While in the past a high school education or vocational training of some sort were more than sufficient to...
Education - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:32:19
240. Internet Business Opportunity
Internet Business Opportunity
Have you ever wondered if you could have your very own profitable Internet business? Maybe you have even read some of the hype online. There are thousands of marketers on the Internet who are all competing for your attention. Sadly, many are so desperate that they will embellish their offers and...
Business & Work - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:33:18
241. Property Foreclosure Process
Property Foreclosure Process
Learn more about money management here Learn what to do when the outlook seems hopeless! Nothing can strike fear in your heart quicker than having a stranger appear at your front door, ask your name then hand you a ream of paperwork announcing, "You've been served!" What can you do? Well, you...
Home & Garden - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:33:18
242. Chaim Perelman: Philosopher and Teacher
Chaim Perelman: Philosopher and Teacher
Chaim Perelman's philosophy, writing, and teaching informs me as a writer and a teacher of writing. I believe his ideas can help struggling writers gain a better sense of purpose and audience. Do you want to learn how to be a better writer? Study the work of Chaim Perelman. He can help you write...
Education - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:34:23
243. Available Domain Names
Available Domain Names
Buying an established website can be a great way to jump start your new internet business for three reasons. It is important to note the difference between an established, developed website and a cookie-cutter site that is simply a copy (in design and content) of the original domain. Established...
Internet - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:34:23
244. Internet Marketing
Internet Marketing
Internet marketing covers a wide array of subject from internet advertising, marketing and promotions of businesses and web sites to learning how to profit from your internet marketing strategy. Due to this learning how to create the best internet marketing strategy for you and your business can...
Business & Work - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:41:18
245. Credit Card Offers
Credit Card Offers
So, you have decided you need a credit card. However, you must remember that not all credit cards are created equally. Your friend's credit card doesn't mean that it is also the best for you. Before going to this bank and get its credit card, you must consider the several factors that you should ...
Parenting & Kids - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:52:26
246. Breastfeeding
Breastfeeding
Breastfeeding is a natural phenomenon that will help strengthen the bond between you and your newborn baby. Its benefits are highly documented. Your baby will receive the perfect level of nutrition from your breast milk and you will receive the physical and psychological benefits that come from k...
Parenting & Kids - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:44:16
247. Saucijzen
Saucijzen
Sausage rolls or saucijzenbroodjes are a popular snack in Holland and are often sold at bakeries and train stations. Not to be confused with pigs in a blanket, they are best eaten warm straight from the oven but are tasty cold as well. In my hometown (Williamson, NY) we have a large Dutch popul...
Food & Cooking - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:34:22
248. What's Wrong With Big Media?
What's Wrong With Big Media?
Oh let us count the ways... 1. No diversity -- We get the same coverage with no depth and this also makes the media a lot easier to control and manipulate 2. Too commercial -- It is all about audience demographics not the stories of the day 3. No checks or balance -- Whose interests are being ...
Entertainment & Media - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:41:31
249. Home Business Opportunity
Home Business Opportunity
Just about everyone has at least giving a passing thought to starting a business. Sometimes it is simply wishful thinking and sometimes we even do a little research, but there are good reasons why you should give starting a business at home serious consideration. I can give you three solid reason...
Business & Work - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:41:17
250. Budgeting Money Management Lensography
Budgeting Money Management Lensography
Welcome to my Budgeting Money Management Lensography. This is a collection of lenses devoted to the many money management challenges that face regular folks like you and me. I''m not a money expert but am willing to share my hard-won, real-world experience and research into this area.
Parenting & Kids - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:30:33
251. Bill Moyers
Bill Moyers
We are faithful Bill Moyers fans at our house. I love that he asks the questions that no other journalist seems to be bothered to ask anymore. I increasingly despair of our modern media monoliths that are either too afraid, too lazy, or too busy making money to do the news coverage we need and de...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:30:35
252. Noah Mascle
Noah Mascle
Noah is 10 and has a lot of interests. Come on in and find out what he is up to! He's a reader, he's a gamer, he's a beach bum, and he's a dog owner. He's also a paper folder and is an expert with paper airplanes. He is a musician and plays the viola. He's planning a laser tag birthday party. Wha...
Squidoo Community - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:44:16
253. Lao-tzu the Philosopher
Lao-tzu the Philosopher
"He who knows others is wise; He who know himself is enlightened." "A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step." "Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of happiness." "He who knows does not speak. He who speaks does not know." "He who loves the world as his body may...
Culture & Society - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:30:33
254. Miranda Cosgrove
Miranda Cosgrove
1. She is a great actress! 2. She is a great comedian! 3. She is pretty! Then when he discovered she could sing too he was really impressed! OK, he might have a bit of a crush and so he is biased but I find that I enjoy her, too. Yes, her TV work embodies sit com silliness but I much prefer t...
Entertainment & Media - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:42:22
255. Home Business Online
Home Business Online
Resources to help you start and grow your own small business at home and/or online. Starting your own home based business can be exciting and rewarding, but it can also be frightening and fraught with challenges. You have a million questions and you can't always be sure you are even asking the r...
Business & Work - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:40:29
256. Money Management
Money Management
Articles and resources to help you handle your finances from planning your budget, managing your loans, and balancing your credit and debt. I am not a financial guru -- just an ordinary person who has struggled with financial challenges her whole life. I just want to share my hard-earned lessons...
Parenting & Kids - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:32:19
257. The Best Books For Boys Ever
The Best Books For Boys Ever
As a mother and a teacher I know how important reading is to children -- early success in reading can carry a child through future challenges and early failure can cause a child to struggle throughout school. One way to help your child succeed as a reader is to read to your child and with your c...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:30:35
258. Reading Strategies
Reading Strategies
Developing tracking skills is key to your child's literacy development. Tracking in reading is the ability to follow a line of type across a page from left to right and from the top of the page to the bottom. Most educators agree that effective tracking skills are essential for understanding lit...
Parenting & Kids - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:33:17
259. Best Beach Travel Deals
Best Beach Travel Deals
The classic conflict that comes up when the family is voting on the next great vacation outing is, "Should we go to the mountains or the beach?" Well if you review all that America has to offer, it wont get much easier because we have some of the most exciting mountains and the finest beaches in ...
Travel & Places - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:53:18
260. Web Advertising
Looking for ideas to drive traffic and advertise your internet business? Then you have come to the right place!Find 20 tips below and check out our Internet Marketing Strategy RSS Feed for more! Find more online advertising ideas and advertising internet marketing tips
business-and-work - Fri, 12 Oct 2012 17:11:21
261. Perdido Key, Fl
* It is just a narrow strip of white beach located in the Northwest Panhandle of Florida, between Pensacola, Fl. and Orange Beach, Al. * No more than a few hundred yards wide in most places, Perdido Key stretches some 16 miles, with almost 60 percent of it located in federal or state parks - maki...
travel-and-places - Sun, 25 Nov 2012 14:30:15
262. Credit Card Debt Solutions
Learn more about debt solutions here Are you looking for a credit card debt solution? If you in desperate need of a credit card debt solution, but do not want to spend big dollars or hours to get the job done, here are a few pointers to help get you started.
How-To & Education - Sat, 20 Oct 2012 17:31:55
263. Credit Check
Find more credit answers here How many credit cards do you have? If you are like most people it is probably too many. We've all been lured in by the siren call of better rates, special perks and rewards, or lower fees so that most Americans carry between five and 10 credit cards. The problem is...
parenting-and-kids - Fri, 19 Oct 2012 23:38:03
264. Lisa Ede
Lisa Ede is a professor of English and the director of the Center for Writing and Learning at Oregon State University. She has published extensively on various topics related to writing, composition, and rhetoric. Her article "Writing as a Social Process: A Theoretical Foundation for Writing Cent...
How-To & Education - Mon, 15 Oct 2012 02:08:14
265. Drake Bell
That is three reasons why my son Noah has been a fan of Drake Bell for years. This multi-talented young man is an actor and comedian as well as a musician. Noah first enjoyed Drake's comic abilities on the show Drake and Josh and he is still a fan. That show is also how he became exposed to Drak...
Entertainment - Wed, 24 Oct 2012 02:03:52
266. Intelligence
I frequently ask my college students to write about this subject. In part because the discussion is always fascinating and informative, but also because reaching a better understanding of what intelligence is also helps students become more focused and more effective learners. So what is intellig...
How-To & Education - Wed, 14 Nov 2012 01:13:37
267. Best Vacation Travel Deals
Having a relaxing vacation is the ideal way to forget all about the stress of our daily lives. It's a chance to just sit back, relax and get our priorities back in order. For many of us, it's also a great chance to reconnect with our loved ones. Whatever your reasons for needing to take a vacatio...
travel-and-places - Wed, 14 Nov 2012 01:13:21
268. Ben 10
Are you a fan of Ben 10? If you could choose just one hero what would it be? Ben Tennyson is not your typical hero. He is just a typical kid with one small difference -- his body is host to alien DNA. This fun, action cartoon series is all about how Ben learns to live with his newfound powers a...
Entertainment - Fri, 19 Oct 2012 00:04:50
269. Brushing Teeth Healthy
Brushing and flossing are something we all learn at an early age.  The proper way to brush your teeth takes less than 2 minutes, although many people tend to spend much longer, or much less.  Most adults tend to spend less than a minute, which isnt enough time to clean your teeth.  To get the rig...
healthy-living - Sat, 20 Oct 2012 23:56:22

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