The Weekend Assignment: Footnotes

The Weekend Assignment is to learn something new about footnotes. Do you read the footnotes when you are prompted or do you wait until the end of the page to see what they say? Or do you ignore1 the footnotes all together? But before you explore the footnotes let’s see what was learned about last … Read More …

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The Weekend Assignment: Data

The last Weekend Assignment focused on the theme of education, in which we discovered how the ancient Spartans provided the same level of education no matter the social standing of the individual. The Spartan women were also educated, unlike their Athenian counterparts. They could also own property and inherit wealth. In 1852 Massachusetts was the … Read More …

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The Weekend Assignment: Education

Last weekend’s assignment focused on the theme of socialization, and with the #FridayFact we learned that in ancient mesopotamia inscribed clay tablets were used to promote advanced farming techniques. This early form of public relations helped push their society forward and become more productive. Another interesting fact around socialization concerns the social behaviour of dolphins … Read More …

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Takeaways from the Second Annual City of Alexandria Higher Education Fair

We emerged from behind our computers once again for the 2nd Annual City of Alexandria Employee Higher Education Fair, just down the road from us in Alexandria, Virginia. We are proud to be among the couple dozen schools and other organizations invited to share our college credit opportunities with employees of the City of Alexandria. … Read More …

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