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Janis Goad

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  • Review of a MOOC:  Massive Open Online Courses with Coursera
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    Review of a MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses with Coursera

    3 years ago

    MOOCs massive open online courses are changing education and making distance education more engaging, interactive, supportive and user friendly. Here's a review of one student's experience with a Coursera MOOC.

  • How to Weave Baskets From Pine Needles
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    How to Weave Baskets From Pine Needles

    7 months ago

    In traditional basketry of the Salish First Nations people, weavers made beautiful, useful baskets from natural materials like pine needles, cedar root, sweetgrass, cherry bark, carved bone pieces, and shells. Learn the simple method here with pictures to weave your own Secwepemc style of basket...

  • Shoulder Stand Sarvangasana
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    Shoulder Stand Sarvangasana

    5 years ago

    Shoulder Stand Sarvangasana boosts immunity, cleanses the body , reduces varicose veins, and tones the core. Learn how to do it, with pictures.

  • How to Do a Headstand Safely
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    How to Do a Headstand Safely

    13 months ago

    Learn how to do a headstand safely with 8 basic steps in pictures.

  • Yoga Poses for Hip Opening
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    Yoga Poses for Hip Opening

    4 years ago

    These yoga poses for hip opening help reduce lower back pain and release tension caused by long periods of sitting, or by strength training in running, cycling, and other sports. The pictures make it easy to learn the hip stretches exercises, with variations for stiff beginners as well as the more...

  • Fastest Growing Shade Plants
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    Fastest Growing Shade Plants

    6 years ago

    Shaded woodland gardens are beautiful planted with shade plants that grow fast. Here is a mix of perennial and annual easy-to-grow shade plants, with pictures.

  • Goji Berries: a Traditonal Chinese Herb in Kamloops, BC
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    Goji Berries: a Traditonal Chinese Herb in Kamloops, BC

    2 years ago

    Goji berries, or Lyceum barbarum, are a staple of traditional Chinese medicine. They migrated to Kamloops with Chinese immigrants from the 19th century, and have naturalized in the Chinese cemetery and settlement areas along the Nicola Wagon Road. Tied into the history of the Gold Rush and the...

  • What is a Rock Chuck?
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    What is a Rock Chuck?

    6 years ago

    Rock Chucks or Yellow Bellied Marmots are ground squirrels in the rodent family., who hibernate in winter These pictures show the pack in Kamloops outside their den beside the Thompson River.

  • 22 Best Plants for Sun with Summer Flowers
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    22 Best Plants for Sun with Summer Flowers

    5 years ago

    Perennial plants for sun with summer flowers are the backbone of the garden. This is an illustrated guide to 22 great perennials that need little care, divide easily, and last for many years.

  • What to Do in St Lucia:  Hike to Volcanic Hot Springs at Soufriere
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    What to Do in St Lucia: Hike to Volcanic Hot Springs at Soufriere

    6 years ago

    Wondering what to do on your vacation in St Lucia? If you enjoy hiking in the Caribbean, take a half-day walk to volcanic hot springs near Soufriere at the foot of the Pitons, and visit the Zaka studio to see colourful art masks.

  • How to Use a Neti Pot and Salt to Stop a Runny Nose Without Drugs
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    How to Use a Neti Pot and Salt to Stop a Runny Nose Without Drugs

    16 months ago

    The best remedy for a runny nose and sore throat is rinsing the nose and throat with salt water. Learn why and how to do use this technique to stop a runny nose without taking drugs.

  • Reiki Energy Therapy with Horses
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    Reiki Energy Therapy with Horses

    5 years ago

    Guest healers and experts in alternative healing modalities come to Gateway 2 Ranch to collabborate with Liz Mitten Ryan and with the herd of warmblood horses there. Horse and human healers together offer Reiki energy therapy treatments, chakra healing treatments, and spiritual healing on land...

  • Illustrated Prenatal Yoga Poses
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    Illustrated Prenatal Yoga Poses

    10 months ago

    These prenatal yoga postures with pictures are an easy form of exercise that relieve back pain during pregnancy, strengthen and stretch the muscles, and help the mother relax and cope with fatigue and stress. They are a gentle form of preparation for labour that make delivery easier and...

  • How to Get a Teaching Certification in Canada
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    How to Get a Teaching Certification in Canada

    4 years ago

    Stringent regulations control how to get a teaching certification in Canada. Teacher education varies for Early Childhood Diploma, Montessori teacher training, the PDP teaching degree for public schools, and requirements for teaching college, teaching university and teaching English as a second...

  • Best Anti-Aging Skin Care Products for Skin Over 50
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    Best Anti-Aging Skin Care Products for Skin Over 50

    7 months ago

    The best anti-aging skin care products for skin over 50 need a healthy lifestyle to support them. Good nutrition, sufficient water, exercise and moisturizers for the eye area, the face and the hands keep skin looking smooth and glowing as we approach the senior years.

  • Chair Yoga for Seniors
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    Chair Yoga for Seniors

    13 months ago

    Adults beginning yoga over 50 can benefit from a gentle sequence of yoga stretches in a chair. These chair exercises for seniors, who may have high blood pressure or joint issues with wrists, shoulders, hips, knees, and ankles, are easy to practice at home at your own pace. Learning full...

  • Advantages and Challenges of Teaching ESL/EFL
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    Advantages and Challenges of Teaching ESL/EFL

    4 years ago

    Teaching ESL and EFL is a great way to travel and see the world. Bring a kit of supplies with you that includes picture books, simplified novels, phonic readers, a basic grammar, and a few science magazines. You can prepare yourself with a certificate in TESL from a college near you,or just go as...

  • Unclog Your Kitchen Sink Drain Tonight with Zip-It Tool Before Drano
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    Unclog Your Kitchen Sink Drain Tonight with Zip-It Tool Before Drano

    4 years ago

    If your drain is blocked, fix it yourself without Drano. Natural solutions for clogged sinks include the right technique for baking soda and vinegar, and a cheap, effective Zip-It Tool.

  • Iambic Pentameter Lyric Poem: Dogs in Snow
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    Iambic Pentameter Lyric Poem: Dogs in Snow

    6 years ago

    This photo-essay in iambic pentameter celebrates border collies at play in snow in a free yet threatened rural environment. Near Kamloops, British Columbia, the impact from industry is insidious and irreversible. Here the North and South Thompson Rivers meet at the foot of rounded mountains, home...

  • Vishnu Mudra Benefits Wellness:  Busy People Manage Stress and Find Life Balance with Yoga, Meditation and Mindfulness
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    Vishnu Mudra Benefits Wellness: Busy People Manage Stress and Find Life Balance with Yoga, Meditation and Mindfulness

    5 years ago

    Managing stress without drugs raises quality of life and improves relationships and workplace productivity. Vishnu mudra is a hand position used in alternate nostril breathing that represents putting the index, or "I" finger, out of the loop and reconnecting with universal energy in a healing state...

  • Husqvarna in Hope:  Wood Bear Carving with a Chainsaw
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    Husqvarna in Hope: Wood Bear Carving with a Chainsaw

    5 years ago

    For years, chainsaw carving artist Pete Ryan has produced in his workshop in Hope, British Columbia his unique sculptures of the Canadian landscape he loves. Bears fishing salmon, eagles perching, beavers damming creeks, and herons hunting frogs take their place in his studio alongside spirit...

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