Basic Principles of Teaching Any Instrument – 10 Tips on How to Teach a Music Instrument

Imagine you have just bought yourself your first state of the art computer. It is a very complicated machine. When you get it home, which of the following would your instinct lead you to do? A) Open the manual and read it thoroughly before switching on. B) Phone up a friend who has got the same machine and ask them to come around and teach you how to use it. C) Switch on and work it out through trial and error. In fact, you would probably learn to operate your computer over a period of time using a combination of the above. Nevertheless, one of those methods is probably more dominant than the others. Reflect for a moment on whether you think your own preferred learning style influences your teaching style. Your pupils will also have their own instinctive preference. Some will be punctilious, will want to read their tutors

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Padlocks – A Full Guide to the Different Types, Their Uses and Security Ratings

The different parts of a padlock With countless different styles, sizes and applications of padlock available it may surprise you to know that the basic principles of their function and design are all pretty much the same. Although the bodies of certain types of padlocks (some disc or combination padlocks, for example) are made from alternative materials, the majority of padlocks have a solid metal body. The solid padlock body is by far the strongest part of the padlock and, as a general rule, the larger the body the larger and more substantial the locking mechanism can be. The U-shaped metal bar that exits and re-enters the padlock body is called the shackle or shank. Whilst the body of the padlock is relatively well protected this part of the lock is exposed and therefore most vulnerable to attack. As with increasing the size of the body, incorporating a more substantial

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Wide Area Network (WAN)

Types and Characteristics of WANs What is a WAN? There are two prevailing definitions of a Wide Area Network (WAN). The book definition of a WAN is a network that spans large geographical locations, usually to interconnect multiple Local Area Networks (LANs). The practical definition of a WAN is a network that traverses a public network or commercial carrier, using one of several WAN technologies What are its Main Components? The main components for a WAN are routers, switches and modems. These components are described below in the hardware section. CPE – Devices on the subscriber premises are called customer premises equipment (CPE). The subscriber owns the CPE or leases the CPE from the service provider. A copper or fiber cable connects the CPE to the service provider’s nearest exchange or central office. This cabling is often called the local loop, or “last-mile”. DTE/DCE – Devices that put data on

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Giving Your House Garden a New Look

Have you thought of cleaning the house or giving the garden a new look, these are activities which can possibly generate a lot of waste as you will have to dump a lot of damaged materials. If it’s a new look you want your house to have then it obvious that lots of things will be dumped. You can be sure the old things like the tables, doors and other unused things will have to go out. This really makes it a difficult job especially if you have a lot to throw away. How do you get these things out of the house? Do you get a skip to do the cleaning or you take the pain to take them yourself. Getting a skip to do this work comes with a lot of merits, but most importantly they have enough space to cater for any amount of waste. So you

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