Deanna Mascle

name Teacher, coach, and writer Deanna Mascle is a Renaissance Woman Online who published four ezines and three newsletters as well as maintaining several web sites that reflect her experience and interests.

Small Business Management - Memos are the key to business communication

29th September 2008
What is memo? Who writes them? Who needs them? There are three principle methods of written communication in the professions: letters, memos, and emails. While most businesses and organizations use all three on a regular basis, it is the memo that is t... Read >

Learn Writing Style - What Is Technical Writing?

26th September 2008
Technical writing, sometimes called business writing, is writing for a specific purpose and with a specific goal. Usually its goal is to inform/instruct or persuade/argue. Technical writing can really be considered transactional writing because there are ... Read >

Christian Parenting - an Alternative Parenting Style?

08th May 2008
There are many different aspects of parenting that qualify as alternative parenting, including Christian parenting, gay parenting and surrogate parenting. All of these are somewhat normative in that they involve loving sets of parents that take care of th... Read >

Avenues For Acquiring Small Business Startup Money

19th February 2008
Finding adequate small business startup funding is often the biggest thing standing in the way of many people who have startup business ideas. If you are a first-time business owner, you may not know where to look to find money to help with the business s... Read >

Online Education - The Advantages and Disadvantages of Distance Learning Programs

18th January 2008
Distance learning programs are sweeping the nation with more students enrolling every term. There are many advantages to online distance learning courses. With the ease of scheduling and the computerized environment of a distance learning school come some... Read >

5 Ideas for Creative Play

04th June 2007
Creative play should be on every child's daily schedule. Usually when the word "creativity" is mentioned, the first thing we think about is art and craft. However, creative play is more than that. One activity under the banner of creative play is role pla... Read >

The Personality Characteristics of a Distance Learner

21st May 2007
Who will be a good distance learner lies mainly in the degree of personal maturity and the characteristics of each individual. The focus of this type of education is heavily based on the individuals own input. Before enrolling in a distance learning progr... Read >

No Adult Left Behind: 5 Big Benefits of Lifelong Learning

27th March 2007
Malcolm Knowles (1913-1997), pioneer in adult education, titled one of his books, "The Adult Learner: A Neglected Species." And no wonder. Many people closed their books halfway through life; research on how grown-ups learn was in its early stages; teache... Read >

Teach your child phonological awareness

31st August 2006
Phonological awareness skills are key to reading success Phonological awareness is an important foundation for learning to read. Scientific research has documented that phonological awareness is a better predictor of reading success than IQ, vocabulary... Read >

New Year Trivia Quiz

15th December 2005
1. Under which calendar is New Year's Day Jan. 1? A. Julian Calendar B. Gregorian Calendar C. Jewish Calendar D. Chinese Calendar E. All of the above B. Gregorian Calendar QQ: New Year's Day is the first day of the year, Jan. 1, in the Gregorian ... Read >

Would you rather fly or be invisible?

25th November 2005
Would you rather fly or be invisible? Recently one of my son's favorite TV stations conducted a survey of children. They asked kids which superpower they would rather have: the ability to fly or to be invisible? To me it seemed to be a no-brainer--t... Read >