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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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What To Expect From AP Biology

If you’re coursing your junior or senior year in high school and soon you’ll start AP Biology classes, you probably have a ton of questions about the subject. Students don’t really know what to expect from the Advanced Program but we’d like you to know exactly what’s ahead. This way, you can take this step […]

01/11/2021 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

How hard is AP biology?

Are you about to embark on the Advanced Program curriculum (AP classes)? As an AP high school student, you’ll probably end up taking the AP Bio course, and it’s probably why you landed on this page. If you’ll be taking biology this or next year, or even if your AP Biology exam is already coming […]

01/11/2021 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

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AP Biology Resources

If you are taking AP Biology as a junior or senior year student in high school, you're probably wondering if there are any resources out there to help you study and prep for a test or the final exam of this science biology course. The answer is yes! We've created this guide to share with […]

01/11/2021 ∙ 5 minutes reading time

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An Introduction To AP Biology

AP Biology is a science course that is part of the Advanced Program designed for high school students by the College Board. Other classes, apart from Biology, are; English, Chemistry, Physics, History, Math, Art, and much more school courses. You can find all the information about these on the College Board site. Students often find […]

01/11/2021 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

How do you get started with animation?

Animating for the First Time

Laughter is timeless, imagination has no age, dreams are forever.” - Walt Disney Mickey Mouse is probably one of the most famous characters ever created. Disney’s mascot is recognisable all over the world. Similarly, characters like Simba, Ariel, and Elsa are also very popular. These characters define our childhoods and have inspired many to take […]

12/23/2020 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

How can you create your first animation?

Getting Started with Animation

“First, think. Second, dream. Third, believe. And finally, dare.” - Walt Disney Do you dream of joining Disney or Pixar? Are you a huge fan of animation? Why not make an animation? The animation industry in the UK is doing rather well and whether it’s in films or games, animators are having a good time […]

12/23/2020 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

Which are the best animation programs?

Programs for Creating Animations

“Here is the world of imagination, hopes, and dreams. In this timeless land of enchantment, the age of chivalry, magic and make-believe are reborn - and fairy tales come true.” - Walt Disney Since 1934’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs was released, Disney has continued to grow and produce animated films that have inspired […]

12/23/2020 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

What do you need to make animations?

The Tools for Animating

“To succeed, work hard, never give up and above all cherish a magnificent obsession.” - Walt Disney Arguably, animation has never been more popular. From the first Disney films to now, animation has come a long way! The number of animated films and animation studios seems to increase every year. Animation is everywhere from TV […]

12/23/2020 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

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10 Best Excuses for Not Getting Homework Done

Have you ever stumbled to class, filled with dread and wondering how you're going to explain why you don't have any work to turn in? Surely most - if not all students have handed in a homework assignment late, at least a few times (or more!). Equally likely: just about every learner had no assignments […]

11/27/2020 ∙ 8 minutes reading time

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World Science Day – November 10

"Science is simply the word we use to describe a method of organising our curiousity." -Tim Minchin Curious minds lead to innovative inventions. A feeding of that curiosity for today's youths is necessary to continue making the world a better place for years to come. The UK, and practically all countries around the globe, need […]

11/20/2020 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

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What is World Science Day About?

"Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world." -Louis Pasteur Albert Einstein. Marie Curie. Stephen Hawking. Nikola Tesla. Rosalind Franklin. Alexander Graham Bell. Benjamin Franklin. I better stop before I start to sound like a Billy Joel song! What do the very talented people mentioned above […]

11/20/2020 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

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Primary School Activities for World Science Day

"Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge." -Carl Sagan Quite rarely as beloved as physical education, the arts, and languages, science and technology subjects have a bad rep for being too complicated in comparison to other topics. Is that even true? While it is correct that sciences […]

11/20/2020 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

What are the benefits of the Five Tibetan Rites?

The Effects of the Five Tibetan Rites on Mental and Physical Well Being

Yoga is becoming increasingly popular and there are around 200 million people around the world now doing it. There’s a good reason for this: yoga is good for your health. “The mind and body are not separate entities. The gross form of the mind is the body and the subtle form of the body is […]

09/22/2020 ∙ 10 minutes reading time

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Which Meals Or Snacks Should You Eat After A Bodybuilding Session?

We all know that food is the source of our strength and one of the things that is essential for life itself, alongside how we look after our bodies. Nutrition is even more of a focus for those people who are looking to build a slender, toned physique as they will be very aware that […]

08/26/2020 ∙ 10 minutes reading time

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Find A Yoga Instructor In The States

It was said between the years of 2012 to 2016, there had been a rise in involvement within yoga from 20 million to 36 million American people. Both the Yoga Journal and Yoga Alliance calculated that by the end of 2016 over 15% of the countries population had partaken in some form of yoga in […]

07/21/2020 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

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How To Find A Yoga Instructor In New York

The NYC Future guide acknowledges over 62 million visitors per annum visit the state and this is said to have almost doubled in twenty years. New York City has always been widely popular and the notable images of Times Square and the Statue of Liberty only serve a compliment to the vast landmarks found across […]

07/21/2020 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

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A Guide To Learning Mexican Spanish

Like English, Spanish is a diverse language with various regional versions; Mexican Spanish is just an easy-to-use Spanish dialect. It may seem intimidating to learn a new language like Mexican Spanish initially, but it will be smooth sailing once you grasp the dialect. Moreover, Mexican Spanish has a lot to do with phrases and colloquial […]

12/30/2020 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

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Where Can I Find A Mexican Spanish Tutor

Learning Mexican Spanish could open up a world of possibilities for you since Spanish is the second most spoken native language. You'll always find some use for it no matter where you go! Whether you're learning Spanish for your vacation to Mexico or for academic reasons, you can always find a tutor to help you. […]

12/30/2020 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

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How Does Mexican Spanish Differ From Spain Spanish

Spanish is ranked as the world's second most popular spoken language and is used worldwide. Also, it is sometimes referred to as Espanol or Castellano – these labels vary regionally and politically. Did you know that there are ten spoken dialects of Spanish? The language is spoken in countries outside of Spain, and they have […]

12/30/2020 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

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The Best Resources To Learn Mexican Spanish

Mexican Spanish is a mix of Mexico’s indigenous languages and localized slang, spoken in a Spanish dialect. If you want to learn Mexican Spanish, finding the right approach can be exhausting. If you are new to Latin dialects, the language may sound unfamiliar to your ears. Or maybe, you took Mexican Spanish classes a while […]

12/30/2020 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

Which are the happiest songs?

Feel-good Music

Sometimes life can get us down: stress, lack of sleep, daily problems, etc. can all make us unhappy. Fortunately, there are ways to make ourselves feel better and sometimes it's something as simple as listening to a song that we like or heading out for a walk or a dance. To start your day with a […]

01/01/2021 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

Which are the most romantic songs of all time?

The Most Romantic Songs Ever

Love is a recurring theme in music and has given us some of the most beautiful songs of all time. Love songs, regardless of the language they’re in, can make us feel a whole gamut of emotions. There are beautiful lyrics that remind us of the beauty of love, the tragic of heartbreak, or wistful nostalgia […]

01/01/2021 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

Which are the best songs to dance to?

Songs to Dance To

Have you had quite enough of sad songs? Why not turn to music that makes you want to get up and dance? Dancing is a great way to put you in a good mood. There are plenty of styles of dance like hip-hop, rock, salsa, waltz, tango, cha-cha, and Zumba for different styles of music like […]

01/01/2021 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

How much do kids' singing lessons cost?

The Cost of Kids’ Singing Lessons

“A song can be more than words and music ... when sung with soul a song carries you to another world, to a place where no matter how much pain you feel, you are never alone.” - Clay Aiken Private music education is becoming increasingly more commonplace. Recorder, guitar, piano, drums, etc. There are so […]

01/01/2021 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

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Intro to A Level Critical Thinking

Critical Thinking is offered as an A Level option at many sixth forms and colleges and is usually taken as an extra A Level, alongside three other subjects. This skills-based course allows you to focus on developing your ability to analyse, hypothesise and construct your own arguments. It’s not an A Level that simply tells […]

12/17/2020 ∙ 2 minutes reading time

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How to Successfully Ace All Interviews in a Variety of Sectors

"Make your life a masterpiece; imagine no limitations on what you can be, have or do." -Brian Tracy You couldn't sleep the night before, your stomach is churning, your palms are sweating, and you feel as if you can't breathe anymore, what is about to happen? A job interview. Being invited for an interview is […]

12/17/2020 ∙ 13 minutes reading time

What is the average salary for a private tutor?

What Salary Can You Expect As An Accountant?

As a base note, we will start by mentioning that the average UK salary is £27.271 a year (£39,476 in London). How does an accountants' salary measure up? Well, it's hard to say since the term accountant is so vague and could include so many different job titles. According to available data, accountants in the […]

07/14/2020 ∙ 13 minutes reading time

What are the benefits of continuing education?

Continuing Education at a Glance

“Non est ad astra mollis e terris via" (There is no easy way from the earth to the stars) - Seneca Continuing education is an opportunity to go back to school once you’ve started working. Whether you want to further your career or change careers, there’s training and courses available for everyone. Most people accept […]

04/22/2020 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

How much does private tutoring cost according to subject matter

Set Prices for Your Tutoring Jobs: Subject by Subject

Average tutoring costs fluctuate considerably, and this is influenced by a number of factors. So how much should you really be charging as a private tutor? The platform Tutors have tracked down thousands of cost estimates over most subject areas, and depending on how you wish to conduct your lessons, the range of income you […]

01/10/2021 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

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How to Set your Private Tutoring Rates

Several factors must be considered prior to establishing an hourly rate as a freelance educational provider. It can be challenging. There is a range of contrasting elements to being self-employed as opposed to working on behalf of a company; for a company effectively dictates your monthly/annual salary, whereas going at it alone can create certain […]

01/10/2021 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

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How does Experience Affect Rates for Tutoring Jobs?

New to the self-employed business? Establishing an hourly rate as a tutor when you are first starting off can be a little challenging for some. Firstly, you must take into account how your stated price will either attract or deter a prospective audience and hitting the balance right can see you either succeed or fail […]

01/10/2021 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

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How to Set Private Tutoring Rates across the US

Many of the factors affecting what a tutor can charge for tuition are related to their own qualifications and experience, yet, there are other factors that can influence this. Location has always played a major factor in how companies and various industries dictate how their workforce should be paid. Although there are multiple factors that can […]

01/10/2021 ∙ 6 minutes reading time