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The Book Designer — Practical Advice to Help Self-Publishers Build Better Books

The Book Designer — Practical Advice to Help Self-Publishers Build Better Books

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Early Byzantine Art Early Byzantine Art As you know, Rome was the capitol of the Roman Empire until the era of Constantine. In 324, Constantine moved the capital from Rome to the Greek City of Byzantium and renamed it Constantinople. Things were fine for awhile, but by the 5th century of the common era, things began to change.The West was under attack by the barbarians and ultimately fell apart. The cities that were part of the Roman empire declined in population or simply died.

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The Other Mystery of Easter Island Moai statues Easter Island is branded into popular consciousness as the home of the mysterious and towering moai statues, but these are not the only curiosity the South Pacific island holds. Where the moai are fascinating for their unknown purpose and mysterious craftsmen, the island's lost language of Rongorongo is equally perplexing. The unique written language seems to have appeared suddenly in the 1700s, but within just two centuries it was exiled to obscurity. Known as Rapa Nui to the island's inhabitants, Rongorongo is a writing system comprised of pictographs. It has been found carved into many oblong wooden tablets and other artifacts from the island's history.

Creating an Authentic Maker Education Rubric While many teachers are excited about the maker movement and may even be creating projects for their classrooms, assessment can be puzzling even to veteran classroom teachers. How can teachers prove that deep, rich learning is occurring through making? How do we justify a grade to students and parents alike, especially to the student who "just isn’t good at art"? By crafting a three-part rubric that assesses process, understanding, and product, teachers can rest assured that they are covering all the bases. Part 1: Process The process of making in the classroom needs to be incorporated in the final grade. Exclusive: Dailymotion Launches Matchbox Curation Tool For Publishers Dailymotion, one of the world's leading video portals with over 2.5 Billion video views per month, are launching their newest media tool for online publishers, the Matchbox Widget. The feature will allow publishers to automatically add contextually relevant videos to individual pages on their site from Dailymotion's extensive library of HD premium content. The multimedia plugin will select video content from tens of thousands of Dailymotion premium content providers like Fox and Yahoo News and make that available to the readers of any blog or other online outlet. Video results are served based on Dailymotion’s proprietary search algorithm so the results are also relevant to each individual page.

Beginner's guide to archaeology Archaeology on television can seem like an activity for geeks in white coats and blokes in over-sized jumpers. But its range of activities is so wide – from laboratory to museum, from excavation to historic building – almost anyone can find a welcome somewhere. Master our quick guide, and you will soon sound like a proper digger. Key concepts 47 Different Ways to Promote Your YouTube Channel At the end of the day, the best marketing results come to those who stand out from the rest of the crowd. So, when it comes to YouTube, what is it that makes your videos or your channel unique? What value are you providing to the community with your video content? If you can answer these questions, then promoting your channel should become easier for you. But how do you promote yourself and your videos? We show you 47 different ways right here.

Learning Center of the American Southwest All archeologists study past human cultures, with emphasis on the ways in which people and their societies have changed over time. However, different archeologists have different interests in the past, ranging from earliest man to the relationship of modern communities to those known archaeologically. Methodological approaches also vary, depending on what type of archaeological material is being studied, and more precisely, where it is being studied. Historian Uses Lasers to Unlock Mysteries of Gothic Cathedrals Thirteen million people visit the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris every year, entering through massive wooden doors at the base of towers as solidly planted as mountains. They stand in front of walls filigreed with stained glass and gaze at a ceiling supported by delicate ribs of stone. If its beauty and magnificence is instantly apparent, so much about Notre Dame is not. To begin with, we don't know who built this cathedral—or how.

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