Play the piano today with an easy-to-use instruction set! Piano For Dummies, 3rd Edition is an invaluable resource for anyone seeking fundamental piano instruction. Whether you're brand new to the piano or have been at it awhile, Piano For Dummies will soon have you tickling the ivories like a pro! This book contains all the information you need to start playing today, including clear instruction and supplementary materials. Learn different musical styles, like classical, rock, blues, and country, and how to find the perfect teacher should you decide to expand your instruction. With the widest tonal range of any instrument, the piano is versatile enough to produce melody and accompaniment at the same time. This standout feature is also what makes mastering the piano such a complex affair. Piano For Dummies, 3rd Edition breaks it down into simple, easy-to-follow instruction, written in the characteristically accessible Dummies style. For the beginner, the book serves as a complete introductory course. For the more advanced player, it becomes a handy reference to keep around for periodic refreshers. Topics include: Finding the perfect keyboard, and caring for your piano The intricacies of reading music, including notes, rhythm, and change-ups Melody, harmony, and the building blocks of sound The role of individual technique, and finding your own groove The book also includes advice on practicing efficiently and improving your performance, as well as tips on how to pursue more advanced experiences. A great piano player is always the life of the party, and in high demand. If you're looking to become one with the «88,» Piano For Dummies, 3rd Edition is the resource you want!
Add power to your paper airplane with this PowerUp Electric Paper Airplane Conversion Kit, which takes your homemade paper plane and powers it for 30 to 60 seconds of flight with just a 20 second charge! The simple clip-on design will fit onto nearly any paper airplane. Once attached, press the small hand-held charger into the nose of the power module for up to 20 seconds. The propeller will start spinning upon contact and once it's up to max speed, you're ready for take-off! Simply design your own paper airplane, attach the PowerUp Electric Power Module, and let the fun begin. Video Features Boost Your Paper Airplane The PowerUp Electric Power Module converts your basic home-made paper airplane into an electrical aircraft capable of over 30 seconds of flight. Fold It Prepare paper separately or DIY the A4 paper that you may need some pattern on. Charge It The PowerUp engine is designed to clip on to an existing design, and is rechargeable, allowing you to use the engine over and over. Launch It Simply design your own paper airplane, attach the PowerUp Electric Power Module, and let the fun begin. Unbreakable Design Carbon fiber propeller shaft and durable propeller make for a virtually unbreakable design. Creative DIY Activity Perfect for science classes, after-school programs, or a sunny day in the park with friends. Specifications Name Electric Paper Airplane Material Carbon Fiber Flying Time 30-60 seconds Charging Time 20 seconds Rechargeable Cycle Over 50000 times Battery 3 x AA batteries (not included) Suitable Age 14+ Product Size 27 x 12.5 x 4.5 cm Product Weight 55g Package Size 30 x 15 x 8 cm Package Weight 80g
HOPE IS ON THE WAY! “I firmly believe that what will make you a master teacher is not the advice I give you; what will make you a master teacher is that you figure out how to solve those challenges on your own, in your own way.” —From the Preface As a new teacher you face numerous challenges. Right from the start you must learn how to manage a class full of restless students; develop productive relationships with fellow teachers, administrators, and parents; and design engaging lesson plans that will meet ever-increasing levels of accountability all while building a life for yourself in the process. It can be overwhelming and sometimes you can feel like you’re all alone. And yet, you came to this profession because you want to make a difference. How do you juggle the demands of the profession and find your own voice, your own teaching style, your own teaching self? The good news is that you can do this. In this down-to-earth, inspirational book, bestselling author Robyn Jackson offers encouragement and real-world advice for navigating those difficult years as a beginning teacher. Sharing stories from her own humbling first years as a new teacher, Robyn helps you tackle challenges such as motivating students, planning effective lessons, building relationships with parents, bouncing back from embarrassing mistakes, and finding your own authority as a teacher. She also helps you find success outside the classroom with practical pointers for living on a teacher’s salary and carving out time to have a life of your own. With candor and a good deal of wit, she gently guides you to develop your own teaching style and, ultimately, to find your own path toward mastery. Robyn speaks to new educators as a trusted mentor, one who knows how to navigate the tricky terrain of “new teacherdom”—and knows how rich and rewarding the payoff will be. If you’re new to the profession or know someone about to embark on a teaching career,You Can Do Thisis the essential roadmap to succeeding as a new educator both inside and outside the classroom.
Welcome to your very own Museum where everything on display is decided by you! Bring out the inner curator in you and set up your own collections, create your own objects to display and start your own exhibitions. With an engaging and innovative format, developed in partnership with the V&A Museum, this book comes complete with a fold-out exhibition space, press-out pieces, stickers and tips on how to create your own museum. The perfect gift for all young curious minds.
If you’ve dreamed about having a customized multimedia PC or one tricked out for your favorite games, build your own and make your dreams come true! Build Your Own PC Do-It-Yourself For Dummies makes it easy. Not only is building your own PC a really rewarding project, it can also save you a nice chunk of cash. This step-by-step guide helps you decide what you need, teaches you what all those computer terms mean, and tells you exactly how to put the pieces together. It shows you: What tools you need (not as many as you might think!) All about operating systems How to install CD and DVD drives The scoop on sound and video, and how to put a sound system together from start to finish How to connect a monitor and install a modem All about setting up and configuring the hard drive Secrets for securing your system, and more Included is a bonus DVD showing you how to install the motherboard, CPU, RAM, ports, hard drive, video and sound cards, a DVD drive, and more. With Build Your Own PC Do-It-Yourself For Dummies, you can have the computer you want plus the satisfaction of doing it yourself! Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.