Monthly Archives February 2016

How to Build a Secret Book Box

You can turn a book into a secret box for storing valuable things, things like your favorite pen or a client’s ruby necklace. Here’s how… You will need: A big book Thrift stores and libraries usually sell big books cheap. Pick a thick one with a boring title: you don’t want anybody opening this book Good glue that dries clear Get something strong than Elmer’s but weaker than superglue (it’s hard to investigate a crime with your fingers stuck together). Ask for help at the hardware store. An Exacto knife Kids, use only with adult supervision. A paintbrush This will
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Pricing

How much should I charge for this? It’s a question I lamented over when I first started freelancing. The question of pricing is probably one of the most difficult when it comes to starting one’s own design business. There are so many ways to go about it. Two of the most common methods are billing by project or hourly. One formula for charging by the project, published by designer David Airey is: level of expertise + project specifications + turnaround time + service & support + level of demand + current economy + physical location = TOTAL COST My mentor,
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Careers in Music Videos

Filming Directors: are responsible for story boarding and composing a shot-by-shot vision for a music video. They must analyze a song and synchronize their video to the rhythm of its music. Music Video Directors must collaborate with the production crew and actors to create a unified video. A director is responsible for determining how the film moves, sounds and looks, as well as for the performances of the actors. On set, the director takes charge of the artistic and technical aspects of the video. They hold auditions, conduct rehearsals and approve music, costumes, scenery and locations. Choreographer: create and arrange
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Incremental Testing

What is incremental testing? In the software world, incremental testing is a way of integration testing in which you first test each module of the software individually, then continue testing by adding another module to it, then another. The advantage is that when you encounter an error you can find the defect more easily because you have a better idea in which subsystem to look. We can take this method and apply it to testing in our educational system. Incremental Testing is technology driven can be assessed more often measures personal improvement is continued from year to year boosts student
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To Get to the Other Side

To Get To The Other Side Building Popsicle Stick Bridges Civil Engineering Lesson Focus Lesson focuses on how bridges are engineered to withstand weight, while being durable, and in some cases aesthetically pleasing. Students work in teams to design and build their own bridge out of up to 200 popsicle sticks and glue. Bridges must have a span of at least 12 inches and be able to hold at minimum a five pound weight (younger students) or a twenty pound weight (older students). Students are encouraged to be frugal, and use the fewest number of popsicle sticks while still achieving
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Writing a News Release

News Release Oddball Creative Services 229 Old Jacksboro Pike Heiskell, TN 37754 Contact: Cassandra Mitchell 865.850.7159 cassandra@oddballcreative.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Knoxville, TN (February 21, 2016) — A National Association of Trauma Specialists (NATS) survey revealed Tennessee hospitals are struggling to provide around the clock specialist treatment to emergency patients. In 2010, NATS conducted a statewide survey entitled “The On-Call Crisis: A Tennessee Assessment of the Costs of Providing On-Call Specialist Coverage.” All hospitals surveyed provided responses. “This study adds to a mounting body of evidence that the on-call crisis is a serious threat to the integrity of our emergency care
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Putting Research Into Action

Putting Research Into Action JOUR3421 R52: Writing for Public Relations The State of Emergency Health Care Emergency medicine is a complex and costly industry. Navigating the web of legislation, policies, and procedures requires armies of well-trained administrators, physicians, and lawyers. Physician behavior, malpractice litigation, and patient behavior all contribute to the extraordinary costs of emergency medicine. Becoming an emergency medicine physician isn’t easy. It takes four years for a bachelor’s degree (the current average is five), then four years of medical school, and then years of ongoing training after that. Once one becomes an emergency physician, it doesn’t get much
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Analyze an Ethical/Legal Situation

Analyze an Ethical/Legal Situation JOUR3421 R52: Writing for Public Relations Situation Overview Melody S. Hanzout—daughter of U.S. Sen. Herchel H. Hanzout—has been awarded a full scholarship (tuition, fees, books, supplies, room and board) to finish her fifth year of study at the university, without having applied for one. Dr. T.A. Lott—State University President—denies the scholarship was granted to win the favor of Sen. Hanzout. He also publicly denies knowing who granted the scholarship. Edgar M. Burns—director of student financial aid—doesn’t remember who authorized the scholarship. Professor Damon R. Philley—chair of the scholarship application review committee—vows an investigation into the matter.
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