Database Fundamentals

This is a list of keywords, their meanings, and related resources for a course offered by Microsoft Virtual Academy on the fundamentals of databases. It includes over 4 hours of video instruction by MS certified trainers. It’s a great intro into database terminology, creation, manipulation and management. Continue reading “Database Fundamentals”

How to Make a Crossword Puzzle

Here is a teaching aid for making vocabulary and word meanings a little more interesting than just word and definition hand-outs. Making a crossword puzzle for your students doesn’t take much longer than just typing up the word definitions. The software is absolutely free. One of the best crossword puzzle makers out there is found at EclipseCrossword.com. If you have never used it, let’s do a step by step. Once you have downloaded and installed the program, you will see it is so intuitive you probably won’t even need this little article. Continue reading “How to Make a Crossword Puzzle”

The Book that Made Your World

How the Bible Created the Soul of Western Civilization

Author: Vishal Mangalwadi
Publisher: Thomas Nelson, 2011

I can’t remember how or where I heard of Dr. Vishal Mangalwadi. It has probably been four or five years since I went to his website at www.revelationmovement.com and purchased a download of 11 videos, each about an hour long, titled Must the Sun Set on the West. This video series, still available on Amazon, is made up of talks based on his book, The Book that Made Your World: How the Bible Created the Soul of Western Civilization. Continue reading “The Book that Made Your World”