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The French Corner: Where to Find Authentic Resources for French Students of All Levels. I've read lots of blog posts on where to find authentic resources, but I thought I might add my own to the mix.

The French Corner: Where to Find Authentic Resources for French Students of All Levels

Perhaps you'll find something on here you hadn't seen before. I've tried to sort these out by level (Novice-Intermediate, and Intermediate-Advanced). Authentic resources can be most difficult to find for novice learners, as the content is often too advanced for their level. As a middle school teacher, these are the resources I am most on the lookout for, therefore I do have some of those to share with you as well. If you'd like to add to the list, please post in the comments, and I will update the list. Fire Hoops. Melodi Strayed-Away jumps through her fire hoop with a joyful smile in a sparkling outfit at Wakarusa 2015.

Fire Hoops

Photo by Andrew Dolan Photography. Read more → Fire Hooping with Up in Flames Entertainment and Beachin Hoops on Ormond Beach with Jacy Elizabeth, Julie Sheltra, & Autumn Paris. Hiptronic Arts: Hoops from the Home of Hula, Big Island Hawai'i. Make Hula Hoop Instructions. (This page is about how to make a hoop of your own.

Make Hula Hoop Instructions

Related posts are: I sell both new and used hoops to individuals, at fairs and festivals, and at hoop dance classes. If you can’t get to one of the events I’m attending, give me a call and maybe we can work out a time and a place to meet. Groups that need a larger number of hoops, such as day care centers and youth after-school programs, may find it more economical to make their own hula hoops. Hoops made from irrigation tubing are much stronger and last longer, under harder use, than hoops you buy at a grocery or discount store. Everything I’ve learned about making hoops follows. Outline Buy tubing and enough connectors to make up the whole roll of tubing (between 8 and 15 connectors, depending on the size of the hoops, for a 100′ roll of tubing)Buy tape to decorate the hoops (gaffer tape, shiny tape, and/or electrical tape)Make hoopsDecorate hoops Material for making hula hoops DO NOT USE Pex water line.

I buy 100′ rolls. Hoopaholic Cebu Blog: DIY Flow Pants. When it comes to hooping and yoga, I am a huge fan of leggings.

Hoopaholic Cebu Blog: DIY Flow Pants

They are comfy, stretchable, and they just simply oh-so flattering on most women. So I decided to spice up my leggings by being creative with the scissors. First you'll need a pair of leggings. You may use an old one or purchase a few pairs at your local store. They usually come quite cheap. Lay out your leggings flat on a surface.

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DIY Solar Oven. One of the most eco-friendly, simplest and safest ways to cook food is with a solar oven.

DIY Solar Oven

Follow our DIY Solar Oven instructions to build your own. By Kristina Mercedes Urquhart and Ian Urquhart Manufactured solar cookers can cost in the hundreds of dollars, but you can build one yourself and adjust it to suit your needs for around $75 (or less). Designed with the urban farmer in mind, the "Uniquely Urquhart” solar oven uses minimal power tools and can be constructed in an apartment or on a patio or balcony. Several additions to the oven are optional, and if you’re thrifty with recycled materials, consider using cardboard boxes instead of plywood for a lighter model. 2007 Solar Oven. Paper Toys: Flextangles.

Today’s paper toys, Flextangles, are the fourth project in our collaborative series STEAM POWER: Empowering kids to explore the world through creative projects.

Paper Toys: Flextangles

Advanced Placement vs. International Baccalaureate Programs: What's the Difference? If you've heard of International Baccalaureate and Advanced Placement enrichment programs before, you may be wondering what the difference is between them.

Advanced Placement vs. International Baccalaureate Programs: What's the Difference?

Find out in this brief overview and how they might be right for your child! Halifax Grammar School - Photograph by Scott Munn Amidst increasing competition, Canadian parents often seek enrichment opportunities for their children that will help them get into the best universities. Here is a brief overview of two such enrichment programs, Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB). AP: Advanced Placement AP, which the New York-based College Board has operated since 1955, allows students to take university-level courses and exams while still in high school. At the end of these university preparation courses, students write an examination that the Canadian College Board in Victoria, B.C. administers. The content of Advanced Placement exams vary depending on which one of the 34 courses a student is in.

Compass. Don’t you need a high school diploma to go to university or be successful in life?


This may have been true at one point, but now the very simple answer is “No.” Every student can be admitted to university without a high school diploma. Not holding an official, accredited, provincial high school diploma is not a barrier to entering the post-secondary university system. There are thousands of students right now in Canada that do not go to high school and the majority of them go on to college or university, get jobs, and lead fulfilling and successful lives. Without holding a high school diploma, you would typically be admitted to university in one of three ways: as a homeschooler, by enrolling in an open university, or as a mature student.


Spruce Meadows Photos and Videos. Rockhound info for Ontario. PVC Solar System. This instructable is the result of my son's school homework, At the end you will find a video in Spanish but I think it is very clear, so I will try to make a short summary here of the most important aspects of the video.

PVC Solar System

If any doubt please ask via comments. DIY Succulent Terrarium on That's Quirky. ThatsQuirky: I love fresh cut flowers, but I also like the sustainability and beauty of house plants.

DIY Succulent Terrarium on That's Quirky

Adam bought this multi-sided pentagon shaped light fixture at a flea market last year and suggested we make it into a succulent terrarium. I’ve seen a lot of other cute versions online lately, so I totally agreed! Here’s how we made ours. Supplies: Glass Vessel (like a fish bowl, vase or old light fixture)Silicone Sealer Medium and small stonesSucculent Potting SoilSmall Succulent Plants 1. 2.