Illustrating Unemployment – An interactive unemployment map by LaToya Egwuekwe

Updated 07.15.10 The Decline: The Geography of a Recession by LaToya Egwuekwe, graduate student at American University (official).

This map was created by LaToya Egwuekwe a graduate student at American University. She was featured on CNN News in December of 2009 and the above map was updated this month.  A friend sent it to me this morning and I am really stunned by how . . . → Read More: Illustrating Unemployment – An interactive unemployment map by LaToya Egwuekwe

The Juggle at the WSJ, A Doormat Rebellion and The Today Show

I really love the WSJ

It’s true, I do. I love that you can get so many story summaries on the front page, I love Marketplace and pretty much, the news is not of the “if it bleeds, it leads” variety…unless we are talking cash – then that does lead. So I turned on the television this morning (which I never do) and . . . → Read More: The Juggle at the WSJ, A Doormat Rebellion and The Today Show

Summer Brain Drain…Summer Slide… (whatever you call it)…how to stop it

We are just into the last month of summer – long, hot days at the beach or pool, still some summer camp and here in the NorthEast, we don’t start school until after Labor Day and, even if your children don’t agree, they are losing some math skills. How do I know this? Because I read about an on-line math tutoring program called Ten Marks the . . . → Read More: Summer Brain Drain…Summer Slide… (whatever you call it)…how to stop it

Link Roundup: Fun for Readers and Word Lovers from Verbatim

My friend at Verbatim has a way with words (well, she is an editor) and also a deft touch at finding interesting and funny stuff – Check out this link to her site – lots of great links – Link Roundup: Fun for Readers and Word Lovers.

This video was in her roundup and is a classic – I have watched it twice already . . . → Read More: Link Roundup: Fun for Readers and Word Lovers from Verbatim