I want to thank my parents for somehow raising me to have confident that is disproportionate with my looks and abilities.
I’m constantly amazed by Tina Fey, and I am Tina Fey
Aasif Mandvi interviews Fox Business commentator, Todd Wilemon.
You may or may not be familiar with the font Comic Sans. What you may not be familiar with are some facts about this oh-so-hated font that make it so useful for students with visual learning disabilities such as dyslexia.
Comic Sans was originally created to be used in the small speech bubbles in comic books, thus the name ‘Comic’ Sans. After its creation, a lot of businesses began using this font for serious reasons, which made the serious things look a lot less serious.
The reason this font is so useful for students with dyslexia is it’s heavy bottom and the differentiation between letters, lessening the chances of flipping.
Many smart phones give the option to change the font the phone uses, and one of the fonts is very similar to Comic Sans.
If Comic Sans is not to your liking, or simply doesn’t work for you, there are a number of other fonts that are “dyslexia approved” and are preloaded onto every computer. [Here] is a link to a list of other fonts that reduce flipping.
This is also useful from a game design and web-content creation standpoint.
Hey kids, it’s time for Rewriting History with Judge Andrew Napolitano.
No joke, in the Texas public school system elementary students are taught that tariffs were the reason for the civil war, not slavery. We had an entire curriculum built around it.
Don’t forget that as one of the largest textbook markets, many other states have to buy Texas-approved textbooks. Not only does Texas screw up their own children, but they screw up the kids of other states as well.