23rd June 2017

Cheery Friday Greetings to our Learning How to Learners!

Books of the MOOC!

We have a terrific new website that compiles all the book recommendations of our “Cheery Friday” emails—! If you’re a fan of our “Cheery Friday” book recommendations, you’ll love this website.  The comment section at the bottom of the page forms a great place for you to connect with thoughtful Learning How to Learners who are reading some of the same books and taking some of the same MOOCs. You can also let us know some of your favorite book recommendations for consideration for the “Cheery Friday” email.  

We’re standing by for your comments. Suggestions to improve the website would also be much appreciated.  Just head to—and feel free to pick out a book while you’re there!

MOOC Providers Worldwide

If you are interested in a breakdown of MOOC providers worldwide, look no further than at this awesome article by Class Central: Massive List of MOOC Providers Around The World.

Famous Failures

Rocket scientist and law professor Ozan Varol speaks with Barb about some of the tremendous failures she’s had in life—failures that have brought her to where she is today. If you’re going through a rough patch in life, you’ll find much to inspire you. Check out the interview, here.    

Also, if you happen to be near Helsingborg, Sweden, check out The Museum of Failure Innovation, which “takes an intellectual look at the biggest gadget flops of all time in an attempt to figure out what we can learn from them.” [Hat tip, mentor Dennise Cepeda Benavides.]

How to Remember Character Sets for Different Languages

It’s super easy to remember character sets for various languages when you have little mnemonic hooks. Nelson Dellis gives a great short example video for the Korean language. Learn how to read “Gang Nam!”

That’s all for this week. Have a happy week in Learning How to Learn!

Barb, Terry, and the entire Learning How to Learn team
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