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In the interest of improving the quality of discourse in BDSM/kink-related threads on the Blue, may we talk about some common misconceptions about BDSM? Perhaps if some MeFite kinksters/allies are willing, we can do some Q&A about BDSM, kink, and "the scene". [more inside]
The next round of free Stanford classes have been starting up at Coursera
. Is anyone taking any of them? How is it going for you? Anybody want to start a mefi study group?
What do you know now that you didn't know before Metafilter?
Followup: remember Ed Dante
? The book deal
Would anyone be interested in creating a Metafilter University? What I mean is a series of courses (or they could be short, TED-like lectures) specially geared towards Metafilter members? By which I mean they'd be more than just videos posted to YouTube. There would be some way for members to interact with the lecturer (and other members) about the course. [more inside]
I unintentionally derailed a really good thread about involving inmates in arts programs to combat recidivism by talking about how resistance to inmate programs is partially fueled by community frustration with collapsing opportunities for art in schools. The flash phrase was No Child Left Behind. So, can we bring the NCLB rage here and get back to talking about art in prisons there
Can anyone guide me to a post about USian education in which it was described how the POTUS met with business leaders to determine the course of public education in the U.S.? I think they were events that happened during or just after the industrial revolution.
Is it possible to reach these people
about the tasty moral goodness of using the title field properly - BEFORE they hit the submit button? The one at a time approach
From a front-page post on Reddit
this morning, here's a "Massive list of sites all self learners should know about
" that includes a link to Ask Mefi, under "Questions"
Thought you guys might be interested to know I just taught Sept 11 to my american history class by reading the first 60 or so comments from this thread
. It was a near perfect capturing of that day for those too young to really understand what was going on
Educated MeFites: (This is for my wife who teaches at an inner-city elementary school.)
Would anyone be willing to write a "properly written" paragraph about how your education has greatly benefited you?
We would like to inspire our 5th graders, most of whom believe that learning isn't cool. This is for English language learners, ie. Mexican, Vietnamese, Eastern European, etc, who are just now learning paragraphs and the need for further education.
Post here or my e-mail is in my profile.
Disclaimer: Meta-related because you folks are cool and smart. This is not a project or an AskMe, unless you suggest otherwise.