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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

A Siegel had more diaries about energy, including: Judging effectiveness of the black hole of denial
and Energy Cool: Spending a week with WIRECing

algebrateacher asked us to play the political blogs university game

Asinus Asinum Fricat tells us don't worry eat happy (a chicken tale)

boran2 has volume 135 of Saturday painting palooza

claude has volume 2.30 of Saturday morning home repair]

Cordelia Lear discussed leg of lamb in Volume 2.30 of [ What's for dinner?

Eugene F had two diaries for this series this week: A slave for details discusses the Alamo, and Bulgarian Rhapsody discusses Bulgarian Liberation Day

FISG talks about marriage facts vs. faith-based myths and bigotry

Fortschreitend cooked Hackbraten in recipe corner for hopeless male cooks

Frankenoid has volume 4.3 of Saturday morning home and garden blogging

gmoke has three diaries for us: utility scale solar, garbage technology (save energy using garbage!) and solar barnraising

Hobbitfoot continued Sunday food blog with a recipe for focaccia

juliewolf continued to bring us Sunday puzzle blogging

klizard took over for Unitary Moonbat, guest hosting History for Kossacks with sufis, poets, a messiah and a dead parrot

lineatus takes us Birdblogging with an essay on the great horned owl

Mark H continued his Marine Life series with an essay on hermit crab reproduction and torpor

monkeybiz discussed finishing projects in WAYWO: The seven percent solution

sarahnity talked about getting from point A to point B in this week's Frugal Fridays

Shane Hensinger gives us some cool new music

Stranded Wind tells us don't drop that wind turbine

Translator discusses aluminum in what looks like the first of a new series: Fun with Nature; Update [2008-3-8 9:5:44 by plf515]:] he also has one on [lithium

Yat Pundit tells us how to put Linux on old laptops

Originally posted to plf515 on Sat Mar 08, 2008 at 04:59 AM PST.

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