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Why I Gave to Wikipedia

Wikipedia is one of my most visited sites. I mean per day. I’m sure I go there more than I check my e-mail and I check my e-mail a lot. 309 more words

Technology

2nd Grade Dives into Reference Books: Dictionary & Encyclopedia

Second grade students come in with very little experience with reference sources, so we usually kick off with dictionaries. I try to give them an opportunity to use them near the beginning of the year.   333 more words

Students Using Technology

The Earliest Encyclopædia Britannica

On the 6th of December 1768, the first part or ‘number’ of 100 thick pamphlets which made up the first ever Encyclopædia Britannica appeared in print in Edinburgh, sold for 6 pence a piece. 841 more words

History

The Power of Patriarchs: Qisong and Lineage in Chinese Buddhism

The Chan monk Qisong (1007-1072), an important figure in Northern Song religious and intellectual history, has garnered relatively little scholarly attention. This book provides a detailed biography with a focus on the influential historical writings he composed to defend Chan claims of a “mind-to-mind transmission” tracing back to the historical Buddha. 416 more words

Buddhism

Encyclopedia Prehistorica Dinosaurs : The Definitive Pop-Up

Encyclopedia Prehistorica Dinosaurs : The Definitive Pop-Up on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. From renowned pop-up masters Robert Sabuda and Matthew Reinhart comes an awe-inspiring tribute to the world's most beloved extinct animals and their 180-million-year reign on our planet. 17 more words

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Country Living

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Country Living

Full Of action-by-step directions, helpful methods, time honored perception, and equally drawings and pictures, this may you need to be probably the most thorough manual to back again to fundamentals residing previously posted. 15 more words