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eBay - low prices but high postage

One thing to look out for on eBay is sellers with low prices for their items but too-high postage. It used to be a way of making more money but at the same time paying less in fees as postage costs didn’t attract a fee. 50 more words

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New York Research

Ancestry.com has recently added two new collections of New York records to its website. These records continue Ancestry.com’s efforts to digitize the prison and convict records of New York State. 130 more words


The best of the best

One of the things I love about Twitter is the sheer volume of ridiculously helpful and inspiring resources it brings me every day. With tools like Tweetdeck and Tweetbot, I get the best globally-crowdsourced information on science, education, educational technology, world news, and music – the categories most aligned with my personal and professional interests – on my homepage every single day. 65 more words

Environmental Systems

Maze Race Game

Last week’s Code Club took a lot of planning and preparation.  I’m going to write about it in 2 parts. Here’s part 1.

I introduced one last project for Code Club on Wednesday.   633 more words

Code Club

A Link for Friday

This week’s From the Archive Friday from MIT Press is an article on the spread of rats (Rattus rattus) in Roman and medieval Europe and the transmission of the Black Death (Michael McCormick, “Rats, Communications, and Plague: Toward an Ecological History”). 60 more words

Teaching Children about Thanksgiving

For people new to the United States including au pairs, it can be difficult to understand Thanksgiving much less teach children about it. Luckily there are many resources available to help children learn about Thanksgiving traditions past and present in our country. 148 more words

Au Pair

Can’t find what you’re looking for? Here’s why you shouldn’t just give up

You’ve searched Encore and found the article that’s the cipher to your whole dissertation… but it’s not available. This article will tell you how to find that essential publication… 405 more words