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Some of The Greatest Guitar Players of All Time

As soon as you decide to learn the guitar, you’ll need to familiarize yourself with all the great guitarists who have come before you. Whether you’re a fan of classical, folk, rock, hard rock or funk music, each genre has its canon of great guitarists who have popularized it and propelled it forward. And, honestly, people […]

05/22/2018 ∙ 24 minutes reading time

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Where and how to learn the guitar in Boston

If you’re a musician or if you want to dive into the universe of the guitar and you live in Boston, a capital city in New England and the American Northeast, there are a range of options available to you. Amateur or seasoned guitarist, you’ll undoubtedly find a place to learn the guitar, advance your […]

02/20/2018 ∙ 8 minutes reading time

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Learning the Guitar to Charm the Ladies? Here are Some Songs to Help.

Are you new to playing the guitar? According to guitarists, there are many diverse reasons for learning to play guitar. Sorry to poke fun guys, but we know a lot of you learn in order to flirt with women. Don’t try to deny it! And maybe it’s even why you, our reader, a beginner guitarist […]

02/20/2018 ∙ 13 minutes reading time

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The Eight Essential Skills in Learning the Guitar

So you want to learn to play guitar like your favorite guitarists. You want to be a guitar player that sounds like Jimmy Page, Jimi Hendrix or Eric Clapton. You've taken it on, but you just don't know where to start. What is this thing called the fretboard, and how on earth do you navigate […]

02/20/2018 ∙ 8 minutes reading time

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The History of the Electric Guitar is Fascinating.

The invention of the electric guitar was a major milestone in music history. From music by Jimi Hendrix and Pink Floyd to the Beatles, the electric guitar has featured in so many iconic songs, making it into a sacred object of rock’n’roll. And who knows how many instruments have been shattered on stage… The instrument […]

02/20/2018 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

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How to succeed in AP Calculus BC

Reviewing what AP Calculus course to take, one thing may seem certain, that AP Calculus BC is a more “difficult” course than AP Calculus AB. They both are College level courses so of course you should pick the easier one, right? Well, it is not as simple as that. AP Calculus BC isn’t necessarily a […]

07/19/2021 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

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How hard is AP Calculus?

For quite a few students going to math class is not their favorite part of the day, in fact, for many, it may very well be their least favorite. Unfortunately, we can't all be Sheldon Cooper or Leonard Hofstadter. However, there are some students who really excel at Math and can see themselves studying a […]

07/19/2021 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

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Finding Success in AP Calculus AB

If you were already asking yourself, “should I be taking AP Calculus?”, or “will AP Calculus be too difficult for me?”. Unfortunately, by now you have come across another question, “should I take AP Calculus AB or BC?” This is a fundamental decision you must take before signing up for AP Calculus. As you can […]

07/19/2021 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

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Useful Resources for AP Calculus

We all need some help at times, don’t we? As the Beatles say “I get by with a little help from my friends”. In Mathematics it can be even more so. If you’ve decided to take AP Calculus after studying your different math courses you will probably need some help. It is a fairly complicated […]

07/19/2021 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

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Benefits of Playing Chess

There are so many benefits to playing chess that if you’re currently sitting on the fence wondering whether to try it or not, they should be enough to push you over. At the end of this article, if you aren’t convinced that chess is a brain game in the truest sense of the term, then […]

07/20/2021 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

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Skills that Kids Learn at Chess

As far as games go, chess has to be one of the most beneficial for kids. That isn’t to say that there is no educational value in Minecraft, but video games pale in comparison to board games when it comes to learning opportunities. Every game of chess is a strategic challenge to overcome, full of […]

07/20/2021 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

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How do you Win Chess in 2 Moves?

Chess is a game that can take anywhere from 5 minutes to 55, or even longer! It’s a board game that requires a lot of deliberation and problem-solving, so games can be drawn out sometimes and take up a whole morning or afternoon. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could taste victory in just two […]

07/20/2021 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

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How do you Win Chess in 3 Moves?

If you want to prove to your friends that you're the king or queen of chess, then you’ll want to have some aces up your sleeve. One of the best ways to demonstrate your chess iq and prove that you know what you’re doing is to master one of the quick-win strategies. Yes, you read […]

07/20/2021 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

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Homeschooling Tips

“There is no school equal to a decent home and no teacher equal to a virtuous parent.” - Gandhi Let’s start by saying that there’s no such thing as a typical day of homeschooling and that’s probably why you’re interested in it. These tips are here to help, but you don’t need to follow them […]

03/29/2021 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

Why should you use smartphone apps to learn?

Reasons to Use Apps for Revision

“The unexamined life is not worth living” - Socrates No matter what kind of smartphone you have, you should be able to enjoy a variety of useful apps. Both the App Store and the Google Play Store have plenty of apps that you can use online and offline almost anywhere. Our phones are almost part […]

03/29/2021 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

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How to Homeschool Kids

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” - Nelson Mandela 2020 saw a lot of parents having to homeschool their children more than they’d probably planned to. With the pandemic, some parents might be just thinking of keeping their children at home and teaching them themselves. Legally, it’s […]

03/29/2021 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

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The Best Revision Apps

“The challenge for a human now is to be more interesting to another than his or her smartphone.” - Alain de Botton Maths, science, and English are still all subjects that you have to study and most parents would love to have enough time to help their children with every part of their schooling. After […]

03/29/2021 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

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Roller Skating In Miami

Roller skating is beyond just a recreational activity. It provides social, mental, and physical solace, especially while roller skating in Miami or Los Angeles. Skate-friendly cities such as these offer a scenic backdrop for skaters to glide around in front of. Roller skating along the beaches through the concrete canyons and past admiring tourists almost […]

07/20/2021 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

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Roller Skating In New York

We city dwellers can go crazy during the ice skating season; however, once that ice thaws and spring comes, where should the skaters go? There is no time better than the present to introduce your kids to the art of old-school roller skating at one of the many outdoor roller skating rinks in NYC, Los […]

07/20/2021 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

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Roller Skating In Los Angeles

Los Angeles, with a population of 16 million, is the second-largest metropolitan city in the USA. It is mainly known for its iconic lifestyle, movie stars, celebrities, and rich people. Life in LA is unique and iconic; everyone is so active and energetic. And a part of this vibrant culture is roller skating. Los Angeles […]

07/20/2021 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

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Roller Skating In Portland

Regular physical activity can lower your stress levels significantly, so why not try out roller skating? Hanging out with friends is fun, but skating alone wouldn't bring any lesser excitement. It's a great activity that you can enjoy alone as well as with friends. As a beginner, you might need help to step into the […]

07/20/2021 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

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Learn English Spelling and Improve Your Skills

English spelling can be difficult because sometimes, words are not written as they sound. Or they sound like another word with a different meaning. This can lead to many common English mistakes. Rules for silent vowels and vowel pairs, the use of prefixes and suffixes and how to form adjectives and adverbs make phonetics only […]

06/23/2021 ∙ 12 minutes reading time

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Learning English for Kids

A child can learn a foreign language and become fluent in it without any real problems. In fact, a young learner is usually better than an adult when it comes to learning a second language due to the way their brain is made for learning languages at this stage of their life. Would you like […]

06/22/2021 ∙ 12 minutes reading time

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Tips to Improve Your English

Many people who study English acquire a substantial vocabulary and use verb tenses at least as well as native English speakers. Putting that voluminous knowledge together in such a way that everyday conversation and official matters are all handled with a minimum of stress and complication is a different proposition altogether. Is it acceptable to […]

06/21/2021 ∙ 12 minutes reading time

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DELF & DALF Certification Preparation In The USA

DELF and DALF are French proficiency tests offered by the French Ministry of Education and the Council of Europe. On clearing the test, candidates obtain a diploma, which places them at different fluency levels in French as per the European guidelines. There are also similar tests for other languages, such as German and Italian, under […]

06/21/2021 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

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6 Life Lessons You’ll Learn from Your Piano Teacher

Deciding to learn to play the piano and become a pianist means consciously diving into several centuries of musical history. Developed around the 18th century and evolved from the clavichord and the dulcimer, the piano has become one of the world's favorite and most recognizable musical instruments. Consider the long and illustrious list of people […]

06/20/2021 ∙ 19 minutes reading time

Boards advertising 'The Book of Mormon' at a theatre on Broadway. One of the boards reads: 'God's Favorite Musical,' because the musical is a satirical take on religion. This lax attitude towards religious discourse is only possible because of shows like The Book of Mormon

The Book Of Mormon

Most of us have watched – or at least heard of – South Park, an animated show for adults. It is well-known for its crude jokes and adult themes, despite which it has remained popular. Hence, when people heard that the creators of Southpark, Trey Parker and Matt Stone, were creating a Broadway show, they […]

06/08/2021 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

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Jersey Boys

Jersey Boys is a relatively new addition to the list of Broadway shows in New York, premiering in 2005, with music from Bob Gaudio, lyrics by Bob Crewe. The compelling story is based upon Marshall Brickman, and Rick Elice's book, narrated in the style of most famous Broadway shows, through a musical. Although it is […]

06/08/2021 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

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Chicago

Most people hear the word 'Chicago' and instantly think about the world-famous musical, first introduced in 1975. However, did you know that there was also a play with the same name written and debuted at the Sam Harris Theatre in Broadway, New York City, in the late 1920s? The charm of this story lies in […]

06/08/2021 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

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Best way to use cryptocurrency

If you are looking to immerse yourself in the world of cryptocurrency, and crypto exchanges this article is just for you! Step by step we will tell you all the ways you could use or spend your bitcoins (or if you use Ethereum or other cryptocurrencies). People who invest in cryptocurrencies usually spend some time […]

05/20/2021 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

How many cryptocurrencies are there and which are the best ones?

If you are learning about cryptocurrency and you're wondering how many cryptocurrencies the market has to offer or if there are good or bad brands this article is just for you! You've probably heard of Bitcoin, a cryptocurrency invented in 2008 by an unknown person or group of people using the name Satoshi Nakamoto. Or […]

05/20/2021 ∙ 5 minutes reading time

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Is cryptocurrency a good investment?

Cryptocurrency has been around for a while now and people are taking an interest in the subject. Investors all around the world are interested in trading or doing crypto exchanges and investing in blockchain technology because it is predicted to be our next official form of currency. Before you decide to invest in cryptocurrency you […]

05/20/2021 ∙ 5 minutes reading time

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Can Cryptocurrency be Illegal?

Cryptocurrency has seen a spectacular rise since its invention and regulators have been caught by surprise. All over the world, every government is striving to create regulatory systems or some sort of legislation to control the use of Bitcoin or any sort of digital or virtual currency. By now, countries and governments in the world […]

05/20/2021 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

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How to Set Your Rates as an Art Tutor

Finding the best price to offer private drawing lessons is not an exact science. For one, even though many seek out tutoring companies to lend help with homework or provide supplemental instruction, doing so is still considered private tutoring - even though those one on one sessions may occur in a fairly crowded office or even in a […]

06/20/2021 ∙ 20 minutes reading time

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Average cost of private tutoring per hour

According to a study by PISA (Program for International Student Assessment) for OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) the performance of US students has been stagnant for decades when it comes to education. Given these factor, it's no surprise that private tutoring for children and adults has never been more relevant. When you consider […]

06/18/2021 ∙ 12 minutes reading time

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How To Teach Drawing

Wanting to give courses in painting and drawing is a good start, but having the know-how is even better! How much should you charge for a drawing course? How do you plan your artistic workshops? How do you become known as a drawing teacher? There are many questions to consider before seeking your first student. Here is a […]

06/18/2021 ∙ 12 minutes reading time

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How to Determine the Price of Your Piano Lessons

Giving piano lessons is something that is, for a private teacher, very gratifying. If your lessons are effective, you'll quickly start receiving direct praise from your students or their parents. This type of feedback helps fuel a teacher's motivation because it acts as reinforcement, reassuring that the instruction being provided is good. But for pianists […]

06/18/2021 ∙ 12 minutes reading time