October 01, 2003Private Schools Blog Archives
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10:09 AM #
What are the advantages of a Jewish education? Check out the Jewish Education Network site for some thoughts on the subject. Shalom.
06:35 AM #Skype is a free Voice over IP telephony program. It came out a few weeks ago. The same folks who brought you KaZaa (ugh!) created this marvel.
Now why am I excited about this? Well, I am a techno-geek. But I also have friends all over the country/world and my long distance bills look like the national debt.
The voice quality is excellent. The installation is easy. The interface is familiar - looks like IM. And, best of all, Skype is P2P, meaning it doesn't use a central server to store information like AOL chat or ICQ.
A great way for you to call London from Seattle and chat for as long as you wish without paying exorbitant long distance charges. Let me know what you think.
05:36 AM #
07:19 AM #
And be sure to check out About's Guide to Wireless/Networking. Great resources.
06:07 AM #
Did you know that the Estonian capital Tallinn is one of the best preserved medieval cities in Europe? As the Estonian tourism site says "It's positively transforming!"
08:15 AM #European Schools Online pages. I want you to get online and visit schools in other countries. Experience them. You will be amazed at the differences and the commonalities.
The Netherlands offers a rich selection of international schools because it has a large expatriate population. Holland is a wonderful tourist destination too. Enjoy!
08:59 AM #
Looking for an English boarding school? Check out the Boarding Schools Association site.
09:40 AM #
Part of the answer is to seek advice. Seek it from impartial professionals as well as from people you know and trust. Sift through the answers. Find out what your child wants.
Here's a list of arts schools for your perusal.
08:30 AM #
The desolate countryside still looks the way it did when Gengis Khan passed through a few centuries ago. If you are looking for somewhere that's unspoiled and off the beaten track, maybe Kazakhstan is for you.
InfoHub, a specialty travel guide, has some tourist packages you might want to check out.
01:50 PM #
Relax! Enjoy the thermal spas while you are there.
12:31 PM #
The recent hazing incident at Mepham High School prompts us all to be more aware and even more vigilant. Practices like hazing and corporal punishment simply must be wiped out.
That's my opinion. What do you think?
06:54 AM #