Developing Fluency in Young Children

Sunday, October 4th, 2015 | Education

Fluency in reading and talking can come at different stages for different children. It is important when that milestone is reached that parents encourage their children to improve their literacy skills. Here is a step-by-step guide to developing your young child's language and reading fluency. Step 1: Does Your Child have the Ability to Link Letters and Sounds Together? We all know that letters of the alphabet form words and that learning letters and sounds is usually the predecessor ...
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What started it all - the History of Volleyball

Saturday, October 3rd, 2015 | Sports and Fitness

By Rebecca Blain of http://www.everything Surprisingly, one of the most well loved sports in the world is also relatively young. Despite the game's youth, it has gone through a wide variety of changes and evolution as a part of its rich history. Believe it or not, but at one time there wasn't Asics or Nike women's volleyball shoes or even volleyball uniforms for sale anywhere, let alone online! To fully understand and appreciate how much the game has changed and how much work ...
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Powerful Periodized Strength Training Basics For Volleyball

Friday, October 2nd, 2015 | Sports and Fitness

Copyright 2005 Strength training dominates most athletes' fitness and conditioning programs through out the year. In particular, volleyball players are well-known to have one of the highest levels of strength training dedication. These elite athletes realize the benefits of a proper periodized strength training program. Volleyball pushes players to the extreme. Each athlete is expected to excel in explosive movements, vertical jumps, power hitting and intense serves. ...
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Online Slot Machines Guide: The Umpire Strikes Back Bonus Slot

Thursday, October 1st, 2015 | Art and Entertainment

Slot machines are the most popular form of casino entertainment, both at land-based and online casinos. Types of online slot machines include classic 3-reel slots, 5-reel and 7-reel video slots, progressive jackpots, and bonus feature games. Bonus slots have some sort of bonus feature, such as free spins or a special bonus round. This article reviews The Umpire Strikes Back, one of Wagerlogic software's bonus feature slots. The Umpire Strikes Back is a classic 3-reel, single pay-line slot about ...
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An introduction to the game of Tennis

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015 | Hobbies

For any future athlete that intends to start a new activity, knowing a little bit of history about the sport is always a good idea. Ball games can be traced back for hundreds and thousands of years. Usually played for entertainment or during religious ceremonies, ball games became highly popular in countless civilizations worldwide. European monks probably created the game of tennis. The players quickly found out that instead of hitting the ball off walls they had better control using ...
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Dealing with Tennis Elbow

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015 | Health

In addition to effecting tennis players, tennis elbow effect’s a great number of people who are involved in activities outside of the sport of tennis. Tennis elbow also known as lateral Epicondylitis is caused by damaging the tendon of the extensor muscles in the forearm. The tendon of these extensor muscles connects to the lateral epicondyle of the upper arm bone called the humerus. (See diagram) When the muscles are overused or exposed to a force they can not withstand the tendon will ...
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Using Lawnmowers To Build And Mark Tennis Courts

Monday, September 28th, 2015 | Home Improvement

To build a tennis court properly means a lot of work and it should only be attempted under the direction of some one who understands it. The things most important are good drainage, good light, and sufficient room. A double court is 36 feet wide by 72 feet long, but in tournament games or on courts where experts play it is customary to have an open space about 60 feet wide by 110 to 120 feet long, to give the players plenty of room to run back and otherwise to play a fast game. A court should ...
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Barista Competitions

Sunday, September 27th, 2015 | Careers

A barista is a person who prepares coffee drinks in a coffee house as his or her profession and especially strives to create the perfect espresso. The barista possesses extensive knowledge on different kinds of beans and roasts and has the technical skills required to master the espresso machine. Baristas consider the extraction of coffee as art and they actually perform in front of their customers each time they prepare an espresso, a cappuccino, a caffe latte or a caffe mocha. However, if ...
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Nonverbal Interview Behavior

Sunday, September 27th, 2015 | Careers

Non-verbal interview behavior can drown out your verbal self-presentation. Practice interviewing in front of a full-length mirror or, better yet, videotape yourself if you have access to such equipment. Turn the sound down and watch yourself carefully. How do you sit in your chair? Upright with an aura of energy and enthusisam or slumped as if you no longer care? Do you maintain good eye contact or look down at your hands when a question is difficult to answer? Do you lean forward to make a ...
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Small Business Q&A

Sunday, September 27th, 2015 | Business

Q: When it comes to succeeding in business, which do you think is more important: education or experience? -- Regina M. A: Regina, have you seen the television show, Fear Factor? If you haven't seen it you've probably heard about it. Fear Factor is the show where they put contestants through all sorts of pseudo-death defying feats like bungee jumping off a bridge over a pool of crocodiles and driving a car through a wall of fire (you know, the stuff we did for fun in high school). The ...
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