Ingredients for Cookies: Key Ingredients You’ll Need for

ingredients for cookiesMaking cookies from scratch can be a lot of fun, but you’re going to need certain ingredients on hand. Some ingredients can transfer from one recipe to another, but others are specific to the recipe you want to make. You will find a list below of ingredients that you should have on hand for all cookie recipes and different cookie types with the specialized ingredients listed.

Just remember that even if these cookie types all use similar base ingredients, they don’t always use the same amounts. So, be sure to check your recipe even if you think you know how much of the base ingredient you will need. Before you serve up your delicious cookies, serve your family a healthy meal by taking a class in healthy cooking fundamentals. [Read more…]

Baking Tools and Equipment (and Their Uses)

baking tools and equipment and their usesBaking can be a lot of fun, but without the right equipment, it will only cause you a lot of headaches. Just as a mechanic requires the proper tools for fixing a car, you’re going to need the proper tools for your baked goods. If you’re just getting into the baking scene, check out the list below, and make sure you have these tools in your kitchen. You’re going to need them if you plan to make any kind of baked good.

You can take a class in baking bread to get you started. Don’t forget that the tools are only half of the equation though. Without good ingredients, your baked goods won’t come out well if your ingredients are low quality. Take a look at this article on baking ingredients so your baked goods will really have that wow factor.

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3 Social Skills Lesson Plans for Children

social skills lesson plansThe students in your classroom come from a variety of backgrounds, and many of them might not have the social skills you’d expect them to have at their age. Because of this, it may fall onto you to teach your students how to behave in social situations. This can play a key role in classroom management, which you can read more on in this article.

If you’re in the education field you should understand why, when, and how to teach social skills. Read below so you can fully understand the reason behind teaching social skills and how to teach them. Learn social styles in an online class, and teach them to your students.

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Slide Guitar Tuning: Open Tunings to Play Slide Guitar

guitar music theorySometimes playing your guitar in standard tuning just isn’t enough. When playing particular music types, it’s often easier to tune your guitar so that chords are played instead of individual notes. This is done using open tuning. Below are five different types of open tunings – open D, open C, open G, open A, and open E. Using a capo, you can easily change certain open tunings into other open tuning types. A capo on the second fret will change an open D tuning to an open E, and an open G will be changed to an open A. You can learn more about other types of guitar tunings in this articleTake a class in guitar essentials.

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Descriptive Adjectives for Creative Writing

descriptive adjectivesWriting creatively is often viewed as one of the most difficult types of writing because of how much work is involved. You have to create characters, design a plot, and even come up with settings. A lot of description goes into writing creatively in order to make the story really come alive. As such, you’re probably going to need a lot of descriptive adjectives.

You can use these adjectives to describe the people in your stories, the places, or even the actions happening place. If you need help creating character sketches, take a look at this article on the subject. Below are lists of descriptive adjectives you can use for your creative writing. Take a class in turning your creative writing ideas into pages.

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Teaching Fractions: Helpful Tips to Reach Your Students

teaching fractionsAll children learn in different ways, as you can read about in this article on Bloom’s learning domains. When teaching math, you could lose a few of your students if you don’t teach using different methods and styles. Try using some of these tips below to reach all of your students when teaching fractions. You can also try some of the activities listed below. Take a class using your iPad as a teaching tool.

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Positive Descriptive Words for Your Characters

positive descriptive wprdsCreating characters can be tough, and one of the toughest things about creating them could be finding the right words to describe them. Below are lists of positive descriptive words and brief dictionary definitions you can use to create your characters. Synonyms for each word will also be included so you don’t bore your readers with the same word over and over again.

Descriptive words like those below can be used to describe their physical looks, their mentality, their morals, their spirituality, and their social skills. If you plan to use more than one adjective in a sentence, be sure to check out this article about what order to list adjectives in. Need help with your writing? Take a course in writing with flair to really make your writing stand out. [Read more…]

Paracord Knots for All Paracord Crafts

paracord knotsCrafting with paracord is a new and exciting trend sweeping the nation. Just as Rainbow Loom took the world by storm creating jewelry from mini rubber bands, you can now do the same with paracord. Paracord is short for parachute cord, and one of the toughest types is Type III. Once used in World War II for parachutes, it is now used for a number of different things including creating bracelets, lanyards, and so much more. If you’re interested in getting started with paracord crafting, consider some of the knots below.

Take this course to learn 15 different types of knots that you can use for your crafting. You can also read up on different knots with this article.

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Retail Careers – The Many Faces of the Industry

retail careersWhen looking for a starting job or a job to do while going to school, many turn to retail. There are a number of different options available from simple cashiering to sales and more. Check out this list of retail positions and companies that use them. Decide for yourself what would be a good fit for you, and go get that starting job. Take a class in supply chain management, a key part of the retail industry.

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Knot Theory for Mathematical Knots

knot theoryWe have all run into knots at one point in our lives or another. Tying our shoes, knotting rope, and even creating paracord bracelets all involve knots of one kind or another. However, mathematical knots don’t have ends meaning that the knots cannot be undone.

A good example of an unending knot is the Celtic knot, which you can learn more about drawing in this article. You can also take a course to help you prepare for the SAT math section.

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