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Simply Charly

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2010-07-26

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SimplyCharly.com is an educational suite of websites for students and teachers that brings to life, in a compelling and engaging manner, some of the world's most prominent historical figures.

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SimplyCharly.com is an educational suite of websites for students and teachers that brings to life,.. in a compelling and engaging manner, some of the world's most prominent historical figures.

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  • Reading “Jane Eyre”
    on Jan 29, 2011 in Uncategorized
    Recent research into the reading habits of men and women confirms what people in the book trade have long suspected — women are much more adventurous in their choice of fiction than the male of the species. The study, carried out by Lisa Jardin...
  • Reading "Jane Eyre" [Flickr]
    on Jan 29, 2011
    simply charly posted a photo: Posted via email from Simply Charly's Posterous...
  • Fame, who’s going to live for ever?
    on Jan 29, 2011 in Uncategorized
    Who, alive today, will still be famous in 500 years? It’s the kind of question people might ask at dinner parties during a lull in conversation. But it’s one I’ve been pondering for the past couple of years, while writing a novel about three me...
  • 'Examined Lives': Spying On The Great Philosophers [Flickr]
    on Jan 29, 2011
    simply charly posted a photo: Posted via email from Simply Charly's Posterous...
  • ‘Examined Lives’: Spying On The Great Philosophers
    on Jan 29, 2011 in Philosophy
    The word "philosophy" comes from the Greek for "love of wisdom," and that's appropriate — it's largely a calling one pursues for love, not for fame and certainly not for money. And while the most well-read philosophy junkies...
  • Fame, who’s going to live for ever? [Flickr]
    on Jan 29, 2011
    simply charly posted a photo: Posted via email from Simply Charly's Posterous...
  • To Really Learn, Quit Studying and Take a Test
    on Jan 23, 2011 in Uncategorized
    Taking a test is not just a passive mechanism for assessing how much people know, according to new research. It actually helps people learn, and it works better than a number of other studying techniques. Read more… Posted via email from Si...
  • To Really Learn, Quit Studying and Take a Test
    on Jan 23, 2011 in General
    Taking a test is not just a passive mechanism for assessing how much people know, according to new research. It actually helps people learn, and it works better than a number of other studying techniques. Read more… Posted via email from Si...
  • To Really Learn, Quit Studying and Take a Test [Flickr]
    on Jan 23, 2011
    simply charly posted a photo: Posted via email from Simply Charly's Posterous...
  • Rate our Alan Turing Caricature [Flickr]
    on Jan 21, 2011
    simply charly posted a photo: Posted via email from Simply Charly's Posterous...
  • Rate our Alan Turing Caricature
    on Jan 21, 2011 in Uncategorized
    Tell us what you think of our caricature of British mathematician Alan Turing. We'd love to get your feedback. Posted via email from Simply Charly’s Posterous...
  • Rate our Alan Turing Caricature
    on Jan 21, 2011 in General Mathematics
    Tell us what you think of our caricature of British mathematician Alan Turing. We'd love to get your feedback. Posted via email from Simply Charly’s Posterous...
  • Rate our Friedrich Nietzsche Caricature
    on Jan 21, 2011 in Uncategorized
    Tell us what you think of our caricature of German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. We'd love to get your feedback. Posted via email from Simply Charly’s Posterous...
  • Rate our Friedrich Nietzsche Caricature
    on Jan 21, 2011 in General Philosophy
    Tell us what you think of our caricature of German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. We'd love to get your feedback. Posted via email from Simply Charly’s Posterous...
  • Who Are The Greatest Composers?
    on Jan 15, 2011 in Uncategorized
    YOU know that a new year has truly arrived when critics stop issuing all those lists of the best films, books, plays, recordings and whatever of the year gone by. These lists seem to be popular with readers, and they stir up lively reactions. Like...
  • Who Are The Greatest Composers?
    on Jan 15, 2011 in Music
    YOU know that a new year has truly arrived when critics stop issuing all those lists of the best films, books, plays, recordings and whatever of the year gone by. These lists seem to be popular with readers, and they stir up lively reactions. Like...
  • A Quest to Explain What Grades Really Mean
    on Dec 28, 2010 in Education
    It could be a Zen koan: if everybody in the class gets an A, what does an A mean? The answer: Not what it should, says Andrew Perrin, a sociologist at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. “An A should mean outstanding work; it should not...
  • Scholars Recruit Public for Project
    on Dec 28, 2010 in Uncategorized
    Since University College London began transcribing the papers of the Enlightenment philosopher Jeremy Bentham more than 50 years ago, it has published 27 volumes of his writings — less than half of the 70 or so ultimately expected. The painstaking...
  • A Quest to Explain What Grades Really Mean
    on Dec 28, 2010 in Uncategorized
    It could be a Zen koan: if everybody in the class gets an A, what does an A mean? The answer: Not what it should, says Andrew Perrin, a sociologist at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. “An A should mean outstanding work; it should not...
  • In 500 Billion Words, New Window on Culture
    on Dec 16, 2010 in Uncategorized
    With little fanfare, Google has made a mammoth database culled from nearly 5.2 million digitized books available to the public for free downloads and online searches, opening a new landscape of possibilities for research and education in the humaniti...

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