Archive | August, 2015

Hello WordPerfect, Goodbye Word!


When it comes to word processing applications, we all know that Microsoft Word is the big man on campus. What many people do not realize, however, is that there are viable alternatives to Word – Corel’s WordPerfect is a worthy competitor to Microsoft Word for Word Processing and Writing. Read all about it right here!

Using Video Games in Education – Part C


Video games can be very helpful in improving students’ mental skills and problem solving abilities. Games have always had positive educational potential, but video games took it to a different level. Because of that, video games continue to cause speculation and controversy regarding their legitimacy in the classroom in particular, and in the school system […]

Ginger Grammar Checker Review

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Looking for ways to improve on your grammar skills? Of course you are, who isn’t? Grammar is one of the most fundamental elements of writing, which is one of the foremost ways in which we express ourselves. Ginger grammar checker software will check grammar, offers spell checker, as well as personal English exercises to help […]

Nouns – Part C


Nouns are words used to describe every object or abstract concept that we have a name for, basically. Nouns are used to describe people, places, things, and ideas. They can be broken into several sub-categories, according to their use and context. There are various ways of breaking down nouns, and I will be writing about […]

Too Many Cooks…? OECD Rankings


In his song Rat Race, Bob Marley made the musical statement “in the abundance of water, the fool is thirsty”. The U.S. is one of the most technologically-advanced nations in the world, but in a recent math-and-science-education ranking, published by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the U.S. placed 28th out of 76 […]

Adjectives – Part B


Using adjectives can be confusing. There are many exceptions to the rules of adjective-using. I will try and simplify things for those in need of guidance. Adjectives are used to describe or modify a noun (i.e. place, person, thing, or idea). Examples: A unique blend The fastest runner An amazing trilogy Six months’ severance pay […]