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Wendy Petzall

Venezuelan chemist, turned teacher and translator English-Spanish, with a smattering of Italian, French and German... and a really keen interest in crochet and tricot and naalbinging and macrame... and weaving... and all yarn arts.

Free Apps for Knitters and Crocheters. Some Thursday Rec’s – Free apps for your phone!

Free Apps for Knitters and Crocheters

Happy New Years Eve! If you are like me then you will be saying goodbye to 2015 at home because you are dull and boring, partying and dancing scares the bejesus out of you and you never could stay up until midnight anyway. Granny Squares Color Pattern Generator. Science news, science articles, all day, every day. Your Journey Begins - DNA Ancestry Project. Participation is simple.

Your Journey Begins - DNA Ancestry Project

Begin by ordering a public Participation Kit. Your kit will arrive in the mail and contains four swabs. Simply use the swabs to rub inside of your cheek for 30 seconds, and mail them back to the laboratory using the pre-addressed return envelope provided in the kit. Once you receive your results, your genetic journey begins. Men’s Interests and Lifestyle. Freewill. Ethics. You Have Been Informed. His Painting Didn't Look Very Good, Until He Made One Final Change That Amazed Everyone - The Meta Picture. 2012 March 12 - The Scale of the Universe Interactive. Discover the cosmos!

2012 March 12 - The Scale of the Universe Interactive

Philosophy. A Liberal Decalogue: Bertrand Russell’s 10 Commandments of Teaching. Eastern Philosophy Explained with Three Animated Videos by Alain de Botton's School of Life. “Among the founders of religions,” writes Walpola Rahula in his book What the Buddha Taught, “the Buddha…was the only teacher who did not claim to be other than a human being, pure and simple. […] He attributed all his realization, attainment and achievements to human endeavor and human intelligence.”

Eastern Philosophy Explained with Three Animated Videos by Alain de Botton's School of Life

Rahula’s interpretation of Buddhism is only one of a great many, of course. Three Minute Philosophy. THREE MINUTE PHILOSOPHY is an animated web series designed to explain philosophical ideas in a way that even your Mum can understand them.

Three Minute Philosophy

Each video will explore the ideas of one or two philosophers and their impact on the tradition of thought in approximately three minutes. We're working chronologically here so if you're still holding out for Nietzsche then it's probably wise to defer your degree and take a holiday in Scotland or somewhere. BBC Blogs - The Radio 4 Blog - Philosophy Animated. Science Alert: Research News, Features, Opinions & Jobs from Australia & NZ. What Is Philosophy For? A Beautiful Animated Manifesto for Undoing Our Unwisdom, Cultivating Our Character, and Gaining Perspective. A History of Ideas: Animated Videos Explain Theories of Simone de Beauvoir, Edmund Burke & Other Philosophers. The UK’s Open University has become a dependable source of very short, online video introductions to all sorts of things, from weighty subjects like religion, economics, and literary theory to lighter, but no less interesting fare like the art and science of bike design.

A History of Ideas: Animated Videos Explain Theories of Simone de Beauvoir, Edmund Burke & Other Philosophers

With breezy tone and serious intent, their animated “60-Second Adventures” make seemingly arcane academic ideas accessible to laypeople with no prior background. Now they’ve teamed up with writer and BBC broadcaster Melvyn Bragg of In Our Time fame for a series of video shorts that run just a little over 60 seconds each, with animations by Andrew Park of Cogni+ive, and narration by comedic actor Harry Shearer from Spinal Tap, The Simpsons, and, most recently, Nixon’s the One.

A Handy Classroom Poster on APA Style ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning. The Literary United States: A Map of the Best Book for Every State. Two weeks ago, we published a literary map of Brooklyn, highlighting the books we felt best represented the neighborhoods in which they were set.

The Literary United States: A Map of the Best Book for Every State

Compiling the list of books for that map had us thinking about what it means for a story to not just be from a place, but also of it, and why it is that some places have an abundance of literary riches (we’re looking at you, American South), while others, well, don’t. 33 Facts That Will Make You Learn Something New. 33 Free Oscar Winning Films Available on the Web.

How about some hors d’oeuvres meant to accompany the main course, the 2014 Academy Awards?

33 Free Oscar Winning Films Available on the Web

We scouted around the web and found 36 Oscar-winning (or nominated) films from previous years. The list includes many short films, but also some long ones, like Sergei Bondarchuk’s epic version of War & Peace. Sit back, enjoy, and let us know if we’re missing any other Oscar winners… Find more films in our collection of 700 Free Movies Online. A teacher speaks out: 'I'm effectively being forced out of a career that I wanted to love' - Schools - Education - The Independent. It's hard to be a good teacher.

A teacher speaks out: 'I'm effectively being forced out of a career that I wanted to love' - Schools - Education - The Independent

It means planning weeks' worth of lessons in detail. It means covering the needs of every student, whether they're dyslexic, or don't speak English as their first language, or are high achievers and so on. Being a good teacher means uncovering themes which will engage kids, trawling websites and libraries for films and texts as stimuli. It entails writing four different intentionally-flawed versions of a suspenseful story for them to modify in their first lesson, and five different tiers of riddles about 3D shapes for them to tackle in the second, all before 8am.

500 Free Movies Online: Great Classics, Indies, Noir, Westerns, etc. - StumbleUpon. .

500 Free Movies Online: Great Classics, Indies, Noir, Westerns, etc. - StumbleUpon

We also have special collections of . Free Comedy & Dramas 125 Korean Feature Films – Free – The Korean Film Archive has put on YouTube over 100 Korean feature films, including Im Kwon-taek’s Sopyonje and Hong Sangsoo’s The Day the Pig Fell Into a Well. Academic Torrents. 46 Hidden Tips and Tricks to Use Google Search Like a Boss.

Google Image Result for. Plastic Bottle Homes and Greenhouses. Homes made from Plastic Bottles + Greenhouses, too! Plastic bottle house. The unexpected math behind Van Gogh's "Starry Night" - Natalya St. Clair. A few lesson plans exist for teaching visual arts and self-similarity (objects that have the same pattern) that could be used after showing this lesson. Shodor has some free lesson plans for students in grades 4 through 8. High school students can learn recursion algorithms to create the Koch curve using Scratch for free. Educational technologist Dylan Ryder has also written about creating fractals. A beautiful app worth checking out is Starry Night Interactive App by media artist Petros Vrellis.

Download it to your tablet and create your own version of Starry Night. English. E-books (livres numériques) Beaux courts métrages. Google Tips, Tricks & Hacks. Round Crochet Tablecloth Bridal Shower Gift par CrochetMiracles. Knitting...tricot. Afghans & Blankets. Crochet/Knitting. Crochet 13. Round pineapple tablecloth crochet pattern. Crochet Patterns - Round Pineapple Tablecloth Materials: J. & P. Coats "Knit-Cro-Sheen" 20 balls of white, ecru, or 26 balls of any color. Steel Crochet Hook No. 3.

Abbreviations: ch (chain) sl st (slip stitch) tr (triple) sp (space) sc (single crochet) lp (loop) dc (double crochet) rnd (round) dtr (double triple). Pattern: Ch 15, join with sl st to form a ring. 1st rnd: Ch 4, 43 tr in ring, sl st in top of ch 4. 2nd rnd: Ch 5, make tr in each tr making ch 1 between tr's. 3rd rnd: Ch 6, make tr in each tr making ch 2 between tr's. 4th rnd: Sl st in next ch, sc in sp, ch 4, sc in next sp. 5th, 6th and 7th rnds: Ch 4. sc in next loop and continue making ch 4 loops around, ending with ch 1, dc in dc below. 8th rnd: Sl st in loop, ch 4, tr in same loop, * ch 3, 2 tr in next loop. Color Theory 101: Selecting Yarns That Go Together. A lot of patterns going around at the moment feature stripes: two or three colors that go together perfectly.

You could follow the colors suggested in the pattern sample… but you want to try something a little different. But how in the world do you pick a colors that go together? Color theory. Crochet blankets. Free crochet pattern sites. Colorful Flower Mandalas. Mandala Pattern. Mandalas. Mahala Mandala crochet square. Sophie's Garden Photo Tutorial. Intro and a Free Pattern.

Baby Crochet. How to Soften Red Heart Super Saver Yarn. *Please note! * if you are crocheting/knitting for hospitals or preemie babies this may not be a good method. They prefer no product has been used on yarn of donated hospital items. Blanc ananas au Crochet Napperon 11 pouces par CrochetMiracles. Crochet Lace Tablecloth Round White Heirloom par CrochetMiracles.

Multi-stitch Stripe Blanket. A colorful multi-stitch, multi-stripe blanket. Finished size: 52 1⁄2 inches (133 cm) by 64 inches (162 cm) Yarn: Stylecraft Special DK. Big Crochet Tablecloth White Filet Crochet par CrochetMiracles. Afghans & Blankets. Amigurumis. Nordic Star Afghan Square. Macrame madness. Knitting...tricot. Macrame. Crochet. Crochet patterns. Knots and weaving. Crochet Stuff. Crocheting and knitting.