20 podcasts that will make you smarter while you self-quarantine at home

If you’re social distancing or quarantining during the coronavirus outbreak, a good podcast can provide some virtual companionship, and perhaps even a chance to learn something new. Fortunately, there’s an abundance …

Learn How to Tell Stories Through the Khan Academy

Is story telling a dying art? Well it need not be.  Now’s the time to be telling your story as we have a variety of methods and media in order for …

Make Some Vegan Meals On a Budget

I’m not a vegan but I know many people who are.  However, this doesn’t stop me from watching this superbly produced YouTube channel called Pick Up Limes where they share delicious …

Learn Instagram Tips and Hacks

There’s a lot to learn with Instagram and admittedly, it’s not an app that I have taken much time to explore.  However, Hayls World YouTube channel has a great range of …

Learn Macrame

Macrame, the art of rope and knots is having a bit of a resurgence of late (thanks to Pinterest).  Now’s the perfect time to learn and use up any rope you …

Improve Your English

Why not use this time to improve your English literacy and grammar skills?  If you’re interested to write more, you may need some tips and strategies to get you started.  Here’s …

Learn How to Dance Saturday Night Fever (and others)

The Never Stop Dancing YouTube channel has a variety of dance tutorials you can do in the comfort of your own home – alone or with your family. The combination of …

Read the 125 Books that the New York Public Library Recommends for Adults

Can you read 125 books in a year?  Mmm. This depends on a lot of things.  However, the trick is not the number – it’s the actual reading of the books!  …

Virtual Classroom Online Conference

As more and more people are setting up virtual classrooms, thanks to Jane Bozarth for sharing link to this online conference from the eLearning Guild 1 April 2020 – FREE A …

30 Books You Need to Read to Earn ‘Well-Read’ Status

For anyone who wants to attain the vaunted title of “being well-read,” it’s more about breadth than depth. (As for feeling well-read, read the postscript.) To “feel” well-read in literature, it’s …