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Why Learn Latin or Greek: Benefits of Studying a Dead Language

Why Learn Latin or Greek: Benefits of Studying a Dead Language

A short time ago, a friend mentioned she had recently read a book saying there are very few benefits of studying a dead language like Latin or Gre...
Marvelous Mother’s Day Printable

Marvelous Mother’s Day Printable

If you're looking for a fast and easy craft for Mom this spring, this free Marvelous Mother's Day Printable is exactly what you need. This free kid...
High School Homeschool Curriculum: What We Use

High School Homeschool Curriculum: What We Use

So many people give up on homeschooling when it comes to high school, but there’s no need to get intimidated. Home is still a great place to gi...
First Grade Curriculum Choices

First Grade Curriculum Choices

In most families, first grade is considered a transition year. If the child were going to a traditional school, they would be expected to stay for ...
Picture books and video games: a backdoor into childhood

Picture books and video games: a backdoor into childhood

It must be the sense of anonymity that compels people to share secrets with strangers. I was having a conversation with a woman in a bookshop when ...
'Paul's Case,' by Willa Cather, Part One

'Paul's Case,' by Willa Cather, Part One

Our story today is called "Paul's Case."  Willa Cather wrote it. Donna de Sanctis​ adapted it for VOA Learning English. "Paul's Case" will be told ...
College Students: Enter for the Chance to Win a Laptop and Cash in the Ultimate College Bundle Contest

College Students: Enter for the Chance to Win a Laptop and Cash in the Ultimate College Bundle Contest

Allconnect® announces the Ultimate College Bundle Contest. Every college student can use a new laptop or money for books, right? For a chance to be...
Writing for The Vegetarian Resource Group: Suggestions for Interns and Volunteers

Writing for The Vegetarian Resource Group: Suggestions for Interns and Volunteers

By Reed Mangels, PHD, RD (Though this article is geared towards VRG’s interns and volunteers, we hope it also helps our readers understand our a...
Masculinity As Radical Selfishness: Rebecca Solnit on the Maskless Men of the Pandemic

Masculinity As Radical Selfishness: Rebecca Solnit on the Maskless Men of the Pandemic

I grew up with the old axiom “my right to swing my arm ends where your nose begins,” which is about balancing personal freedom with the rights of o...
Compound Nouns and Pronunciation

Compound Nouns and Pronunciation

The Quest for Familiarity

The Quest for Familiarity

  Hanna is a 31-year-old Polish American whose mother died when she was two years old. She was raised by a well-meaning, but alcoholic father befor...