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Dirt Poster Dirt Poster is a Design and Graphic-Design work made by Roland Reiner Tiangco, a new graduate of a Design School, living in New York. While handling the poster, your hands starts to get dirty, and this dirt allows you to see what’s the poster is all about. Check out also the artist’s Website. Dirt Poster

I raised an addict – what could I have done differently? | Heroin. Stop the Silence. Speak the Truth. It has been a very interesting month. Since my first post I have connected with old high school friends who have active or recovering addicts in their families. I have been contacted by people who are living the nightmare of Addiction as parents, spouses, children and friends of addicts as well as addicts themselves. Many have shared powerful stories of recovery. I have written or spoken the words ‘I am sorry for your loss’ too many times to count, though we really do need to keep counting… Every person we lose leaves a gaping hole in the world. I did not intend to start a blog, and I am a bit unsure of where to take it from here. This is a new journey and I’m glad for the company of all who would like to walk this path with me. Today’s thought: What could I have done differently? This question haunted me for many, many years. Yes, I should have let him fall on his face when he was little. In all honesty, that is the one thing I feel I could have changed. Forewarned is forearmed.

Language Documentation & Conservation (LD&C) New! December 2014 Upload: 22 new articles, 2 book reviews and 1 ‘notes from the field’ added to Volume 8Special Publication No. 8: The Art and Practice of Grammar Writing, edited by Toshihide Nakayama and Keren Rice, is available here (published December 2014). Welcome to Language Documentation & Conservation (LD&C), a peer-reviewed, open-access journal sponsored by the National Foreign Language Resource Center and published exclusively in electronic form by the University of Hawaiʻi Press. We publish with no fees either for contributors or for readers. Please download our flyer (LDCflyer2014), or our poster (LDCposter2014) and help publicize LD&C. Thanks to Joel Bradshaw and Aidan Wilson for help in creating this website

Famous Book Quotes Poster Illustrations by Evan Robertson - WE AND THE COLOR Literary quotes of famous authors such as Oscar Wilde, Edgar Allan Poe, Ernest Hemingway, Jane Austen, … illustrated by New York-based graphic designer Evan Robertson for a poster series. You can buy these and some more prints of the series here. Book Quote Virginia Woolf Poster Illustration by Evan Robertson Book Quote E. E. Cummings Poster Illustration by Evan Robertson Book Quote Edgar Allan Poe Poster Illustration by Evan Robertson Book Quote Ernest Hemingway Poster Illustration by Evan Robertson Book Quote Herman Melville Poster Illustration by Evan Robertson Book Quote Jane Austen Poster Illustration by Evan Robertson Book Quote Jean-Paul Sartre Poster Illustration by Evan Robertson Book Quote Kate Chopin Poster Illustration by Evan Robertson Book Quote Oscar Wilde Poster Illustration by Evan Robertson Book Quote T.S. Book Quote Walt Whitman Poster Illustration by Evan Robertson Book Quote William Faulkner Poster Illustration by Evan Robertson source:

Revision and Editing Checklist for a Critical Essay - Writing About Fiction, Poetry, and Plays By Richard Nordquist When it comes time to revise and edit the next-to-final draft of a critical essay, this checklist should serve as a helpful guide. As a general rule, the best time to revise is not right after you've completed a draft (though sometimes this is unavoidable). One last bit of advice: read your work aloud when you revise and edit. You may hear problems in your writing that you can't see. Critical Essay Checklist continue reading below our video Loaded: 0% Progress: 0%

French Fashion and Clothing Vocabulary All the words you'll ever need when you go clothes shopping in store or online! C'est tout ce qu'il vous faut quand vous faites les courses dans les magasins ou sur l'internet ! Whilst doing some online shopping for clothes (more like window shopping as I spend hours browsing without actually buying anything!) Fashion vocab/Vocabulaire de la mode Underwear/Lingerie/Swimwear/Vêtements de bain Shoes/Chaussures Accessories/Accessoires Parts/Pièces Fabrics/Tissu / Composition/ Composition Prints/Patterns/Motifs Styles/Genre Other Size/Taille Example of a complicated description: (from Coat High collar, pleated and puffy Long sleeves with tightening 'lines' (ribbons) 2 pleated pockets in front Tight sleeve cuffs, wrists and pockets Die-cut seams (?) (Image of "sous patte" etc from here)

UrbanWalls Where walls become your canvas by urbanwalls Teaching: Antigone | Curious Incident of the Teacher in the Classroom Introduction to Greek Theatre & Antigone: Tufts University’s Perseus Digital Library “The Development of Athenian Tragedy,” excerpted from Thomas R. Martin’s An Overview of Classical Greek History from Mycenae to Alexander. Dr. Glossary of important terms, worksheet guides to Greek plays, including Sophocles’ Antigone, and useful links to other sites. Emory University – Overview of Greek Drama Contains maps of Greece, drawings of Greek theater layout, historical timelines, and other relevant pictures of Athenian Acropolis, artistic depictions of Athenian actors and Greek drama. Unit Plans: DrPezz’s Antigone Unit and Study Guide WebEnglish Teacher links to study guides, units, and individual Antigone lessons. Georgia Standards plan created by Cynde Snider for teaching 10th Grade Lit/Comp or World Literature Greek Tragedy Unit. Lesson Ideas: EdSitement’s Sophocles’ Antigone: Ancient Greek Theatre, Live from Antiquity Adapting Antigone for Modern Movie-going Audience assignment Carson, Anne.

French slang: Everyday words you need to know The Local While the French are notoriously protective of their language from foreign influences, they have done a marvelous job of corrupting its strict formality with plenty of their own colourful slang. The trouble for Anglos is that just learning regular French can be challenging enough, even without having to learn the scores of slang words that you were definitely not taught in school. Also, for those who have been in France long enough, the lines between correct and more informal French can become blurred, and often end up with you saying something entirely inappropriate. Car: The French love (and hate) their cars as much as Anglos do and have bestowed upon their four-wheeled conveyances a tonne of nicknames like “la bagnole, la caisse, la tire.” Photo: Pedrosimoes7/flickr

Vintage Library Ads From A Bygone Era Popular website Brain Pickings has published a collation of vintage library ads and posters from a bygone era. Some common traits amongst these ads are in its retro design. The obvious copywriting and loud, enthusiastic color schemes and layouts are so bad that it’s good . In an era where literacy rates were significantly lower than today's, and where an education meant that you were guaranteed some job security, libraries were an institution held in respected regard. That means these ads were not only advertising a product or service, but something that would bring you an actual benefit of some social good. View these vintage gems below: [via Brain Pickings ]

Creativity 2.0: See How Easily You Can Teach Tone I slammed my hand down on the desk. "What are you doing?" I bellowed. Frozen, terrified students stared at me, looked at their classmates and back to me. I stood up, waited another moment and then asked, "How did my tone affect your mood?" A collective sigh lifted the tension, numerous hands went to chests and a few "Oh my Gods" slipped into the growing murmur of relief. That's how we started talking about the concept of tone and mood. That was about two weeks ago. Students in sixth grade have to analyze pieces of literature for the tone the author used in a particular piece of writing. This has been a difficult concept for me to teach in the past. Analysis of Art - Transmediation To help children develop their creativity I look for ways to blend my content with other disciplines. As with any new process, we have to scaffold the learning. Students observe the portrait and interpret how Dr. Analysis of Tones in Videogames Motivating students often comes form tying into their interests.

Digital Publishing Platform for Magazines, Catalogs, and more Poster Hangers (Set of 2 Hangers) - Black (Size: 24'' each): Everything Else