February 26, 2017

Developing a positive Internet presence is important

Throughout my first year as an author, I did not realize the importance of promoting my Science Fiction novel via the Internet until receiving my royalty statement that included the total 2010 book sales for  Just Alex. I knew this total of books sold for 2010 listed in my royalty statement was not solely friends, […]

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How To Read Handwriting vs Printing

Many high-school students can’t read a round clock, so I am not surprised there are young adults who don’t know how to read handwriting, as opposed to printed writing. I am 48 and I was taught in the third grade how to write and read handwriting, which they call “cursive” in school. I have substituted […]

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Autism and the Apple iPad, iPod Touch

iPad and iPod Touch; An Effective Communication Device for Autism Parents and teachers of people with Autism are always searching for a communication device to assist those who are non-verbal or whose language is limited.  The team at Apple didn’t have Autism in mind when they designed the iPad and the iPod touch; yet the […]

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Writer’s Resume: Alicia Rose

Alicia Rose in October 2010 accepted an invitation to join KnowABit as a Freelance Writer. She began writing as a professional writer in 1980 and progressed to publishing articles on the Internet in 2009.  She continues to publish a diverse variety of online articles on KnowABit, Associated Content at Yahoo!, Examiner, and HubPages. March 2010, […]

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What to Do if Your Treo Smartphone Won’t Charge

I own an ancient Palm Treo 650. I could upgrade, but I rather like my phone and it’s still working fine. The only problem is that the charger port doesn’t work, even with brand new batteries. Your first step is to check that there is nothing in the little charger port hole on the phone […]

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How to Get Started Homeschooling

At some point, sometimes before you transfer your child to homeschooling and sometimes after, you have to figure out what it is you’re going to do in your homeschooling. There are loads of books and websites and conference sessions that can help you do this. But especially if you want or need to get going […]

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A Comparison of the Top Two Homeschool Math Curricula: Singapore and Saxon

There are dozens of math curricula used by homeschoolers. Some have been written specifically for homeschoolers instead of a classroom.  Some are used in mass education settings, but have special homeschool editions for where classroom control and/or state testing readiness is not of prime importance. Saxon Math is one of these.  Yet others, like Singapore […]

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“At Ten and Two” “At Your Three O’clock” “Clockwise” “Around the Clock”

These sayings all come from telling time on an old-fashioned clock, the kind of clock that is round and has numbers around the outside edges. In more ways than one, these sayings represent old technology that has been superseded by newer inventions. Those of us who grew up with this old technology sometimes don’t realize […]

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How To Read a Round Clock with Roman Numerals

Time is not a mystery; this clock is just from history! Some people think Roman numerals look elegant on clocks. Many older clocks and especially family heirloom grandfather clocks have Roman numbers.  Here are some pictures and a video to show you how to read a round clock with Roman numerals. You don’t have to […]

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How To Read a Round Clock and Understand “Quarter Past” and “Quarter To”

Don’t let time be a mystery because the clock is from history! People often give the time in puzzling phrases like “quarter past 3” that come from the way a round clock works. Old fashioned round clocks are all you can see in many classrooms, court rooms and churches where you might get in trouble […]

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