It was 2:00 a.m., and our bus had finally reached Marrakech. Now in our late twenties, Karina and I had become close friends several years before when we had both been living in NYC—she while finishing law school, and I while working at McKinsey & Company. Now I lived in the Bay Area and Karina’s … Continue reading The Case for Travel
Hey chess students! I'm organizing an online simul with GM Sam Shankland, winner of the 2018 US Chess Championships, Chess Olympiad Team Member, reality star, and best-selling book author! What's a simul, you ask? He will play ALL of you at the SAME TIME, one move at a time. In other words, Player 1 makes … Continue reading Chess Simul with GM Sam Shankland
Get ready for TURN THE WHEEL's First Annual Cursive Penmanship Contest! Prizes (in USD): 1st place: $1002nd place: $50 3rd place: $20 Important dates: Friday, June 5 at 5pm PST: Submissions dueSunday, June 7 before 10pm PST: Winners announced Rules & Eligibility: You must be actively enrolled in TURN THE WHEEL's cursive penmanship course, either on … Continue reading TURN THE WHEEL’s First Annual Cursive Penmanship Contest
Hi everyone. Hope you're staying safe and healthy. As we all change our daily routines to stay indoors more, it's an opportunity to focus on ourselves and continue to learn and grow. It's also an opportunity to invoke the spirit of Burning Man—if you've ever been, you know what I mean—and share whatever we can … Continue reading Offering my courses for free
If you are one of the many teachers who now has to figure out a way to teach virtually due to the coronavirus pandemic, this post is for you. Essentially, there are three things you have to do: Create and record your lecturesPost them online for students to access Collect assignments and exams for grading I’m … Continue reading Teaching Virtually
If you’re an expert at something, creating an online course is a great way to make a scalable product that will generate returns indefinitely. And with online learning platforms that will not only deliver but market your course, you can just sit back, relax, and watch the money roll in. Of course, you also have the option of doing your own marketing and making even more.