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A lot of good teaching goes on at dailyKos.  But a lot of it doesn't get read by everyone who wants to read it, because diaries scroll by so fast.
This series is about diaries that teach and about things you want to learn.  Could be any subject - an academic subject, a skill, a hobby, almost anything - but not diaries that simply inform, or it would include all of daily kos.

What I do is, each week, search for the tags 'teaching' and 'learning' and go through jotter's lists for diaries that teach.  Then I'll post the list, with perhaps some brief comment, and open the floor to people who want to learn something specific.

You can help me by tagging diaries with 'teaching' or 'learning' when you see diaries that merit those tags, by reminding me of what I've missed, by recommending this diary, and by commenting. we go, alphabetically by diarist

ASiegel gets into geoengineering: basic principles, some thoughts, some questions.  He also tells us how we could eliminate coal from the electricity equation

Update [2008-3-1 10:46:40 by plf515]:]
beckstei takes us on another [Saturday morning SAD blog

Update [2008-3-1 10:46:40 by plf515]:]
belly tells us about March, which is [women's history month

boran2 has Volume 134 of Saturday painting palooza

claude has volume 2.39 of Saturday morning home repair

dadadata gives hints on putting tables in diaries

dantrotheplanetman gives hints on what to do when you quit smoking tobacco

educonfidential tells us about food culture at school

EmperorHadrian tells us about calendars

EugeneF looked at some history in the rite to vote

Update [2008-3-1 10:46:40 by plf515]:]
fortschreitend helps the hopeless with [recipes for hopeless male cooks

Frankenoid has Volume 4.2 of Saturday morning home and garden blogging

gmoke discusses aikido in daily life; he also discusses how we can heal damaged ecological systems in plan B: Lester Brown at Harvard and he tells us about the life cycle costs of photovoltaics

Hobbitfoot continued Sunday food blogging with a diary on farsumauro - which is an Italian way of stuffing meat with - more meat!  (looks yummy, though)

juliewolf gave us more braintwisters in Sunday puzzle blogging

lineatus tells us how to go birding at our desk with nest cams

Mark H continues his Marine Life Series with hermit crab basics

NBBooks talks about Carbon Dioxide as a fuel which may be only 18 months away

sarahnity uses Frugal Fridays to discuss taxes

Shaviv talks about being, and ceasing to be, racist in I have a confession to make

Stranded Wind gives us two diaries about energy issues: an interview with Dave Bradley from Buffalo's wind action group and renewable energy from tides

Unitary Moonbat discusses medieval Persia

Originally posted to plf515 on Sat Mar 01, 2008 at 06:04 AM PST.

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