Blog > Education and Training

Articles and advice on education and training from the academic staff at ACS Distance Education

You may have heard the term busywork buzzing around recently.   You may have worked all day and got to the end of the day and wondered what you have achieved. It is likely you have been engaged in busywork. What exactly is busywork?

 

The link between play and the environment is an important one.
Understand more about the aesthetic criteria involved in playground design.

 

The United Nations declared 2022 as the International Year of Glass, because glass if far more important to modern society than you think.

 

 


 

Poinsettias are plants native to Central America and in particular an area of southern Mexico known as Taxco del Arcon. 

The Aztec used to use them to make dye for clothes and their sap for treating fevers.

In 1825, the US Ambassador to Mexico saw the plants and became interested in them. He sent some back to Carolina, USA, and began growing them and sending them to friends.  His name Joel Roberst Poinsett!

But why are poinsettias and Christmas linked together?
 
DIstance Learning does not always mean being stuck on your computer.