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Interested in learning how to use Microsoft Excel 2010? The first in a series, this Excel tutorial covers how to edit and format spreadsheets, enter data, and create basic charts. Motion Training will also teach you simple tips and tricks to help you get started with this powerful software. Although the lesson focuses on Microsoft Excel 2010, the concepts covered can be applied to earlier versions of Excel.


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Bonjour! Learn French Now! makes learning conversational French easy by teaching common French words and phrases like ‘hello’, ‘goodbye’, and ‘how are you?’. Whether you're going on a trip to Paris or just want to learn French for fun, this lesson will teach you the vocabulary to get the conversation started.


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New to Microsoft Excel 2003? Unfamiliar with the program and its basic functions and applications, or intimidated by this complex software? This tutorial demystifies the program and teaches you the basics of creating a spreadsheet and chart from a series of data, while demonstrating the advantages of using Microsoft Excel to manage information.


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What is the difference between English and sign language? Just because American Sign Language (ASL) is American doesn’t mean that it is closely related to the most dominant written and oral language in the United States. In this lesson, Rob Nielson introduces ASL by comparing it to commonly spoken languages and breaks down why his lessons don’t use speech or text to reinforce the meaning of signs.


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Gather ‘round the table: it’s time for breakfast! In this lesson from Foreign Languages for Kids by Kids, Eli comes downstairs only to find that his brothers Parker and Andy are missing! Where could they be? And will they make it in time for some pan y huevos (bread and eggs)? As you follow along with this fun and interactive scene, you’ll learn some of the most common Spanish words and phrases, such as ¿Dónde está? (where is it?) and gracias (thank you).


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Learn how to bead a necklace with this jewelry making tutorial. This lesson teaches you which tools you'll need, how to create your own necklace design, and how to successfully complete your beading project. Take what you've learned here to design your own handmade bracelet and necklace set!


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If you love languages, then this lesson is going to be an eye opener! This lesson is designed to teach new students of American Sign Language (ASL) their very first signs and their very first basic sentences in ASL. Don’t worry if you are new to the language, because in this lesson, you learn the basics of how to sign, review several important signs, and learn how to weave sentences together. This is a great introduction, and might just inspire you to keep going!


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Disappointed by your doodles, and wish you could draw better? Drawing well is about your hand being able to do what your brain tells it to do. And if your hand doesn’t have much practice at creating certain shapes or lines, the end result of your sketching may not look at all like it did in your mind’s eye. But drawing is a skill and the old saying “practice makes perfect” still applies—learn how to improve your drawing skills with this lesson from Drawing Teachers. Michael shows you a beautiful and interesting way to practice drawing shapes and lines.


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Want to make an elegant, unique piece of jewelry? Learn how to make a wrap-around macramé charm bracelet! Follow along with designer Brittany Ketcham as she teaches you the macramé bollywood and ladder stitches to weave seed beads and C-Lon around leather cord. Find out how to craft a button clasp for the bracelet, and see how to change out your C-Lon cord so that your bracelet can change color as it progresses. Use the bracelet as a perfect homemade gift for a friend, or keep it for yourself!


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You can do a lot with a single crochet stitch, but you can do more if you add in a double crochet, too! This short lesson walks you through the steps for creating the vital double crochet stitch - also known as a treble crochet stitch. You’ll learn two styles so that you can follow different patterns that involve this stitch. You’ll be glad to have learned this classic technique!


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Thinking about upgrading to Windows 8? Take a look at the bigger picture of Windows operating systems before you decide. Learn what an operating system is, how Windows has progressed from 1990 to the present, what the difference is between the various Windows 8 offerings, and more. This lesson serves as a broad, clear introduction to Microsoft’s newest OS release and its context.


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Learn how to dance salsa - one step at a time! This introductory online dance class will teach you the basic counts and steps of salsa dance for both the lead and the follow. If you’ve never danced the salsa or want some extra help mastering the basic steps, this lesson will be perfect for you. After watching the whole salsa series, you’ll be ready to salsa the night away in a dance club or on the ballroom dance floor.


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Share a Curious Card with a photo or video of yourself performing your new Latin dance skills.

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Begin wrapping your head around Excel with this tutorial on basic workbook skills! Follow along with Motion Training as he demonstrates how to create a new spreadsheet, enter and edit data, format and resize your data cells, and how to save your changes - all the while cluing you in on handy keyboard shortcuts. Although this tutorial is specific to Excel 2010, most of the skills taught here can be applied to earlier versions of Microsoft Office.


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Have you always wanted to learn how to play the piano? The first in a series of seven, this lesson covers the basics of keys, finger position, and chords. Each of Mark Almond’s piano tutorials starts with the basics and builds to more advanced topics such as harmony and melody, so you can learn music at your own pace and develop the skills for smooth and dynamic playing.


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Comment allez-vous? Learn French Now! makes learning conversational French easy by teaching common phrases for informal greetings. Build your French vocabulary with greetings, conversation starters, and pleasantries. Whether you're going on a trip to Paris or just want to learn French for fun, this lesson will teach you the vocabulary to get the conversation started.


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In this lesson, Motion Training demonstrates how to do calculations in spreadsheets in Microsoft Excel 2010. From where important keys are located on the keyboard to the sequence in which formulas are written, Guy equips you to do basic calculations. By the end of the tutorial, you will understand the benefits of using cell references instead of numbers, and be able to apply formulas quickly to lists of calculations.


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Granny squares are great beginner crochet patterns, but also give advanced crocheters plenty of opportunities to experiment with variations. Learn how to crochet a granny square in this lesson! Tamara from Moogly explains the crochet stitches needed to start the pattern, and shows how to add new rows and corners and complete a pattern you can be proud of.


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Author Joyce Maynard shows you how to make her famous apple pie, as featured in the upcoming film adaptation of her novel, “Labor Day.” No need for fancy equipment or expensive ingredients: this pie should be made with human hands alone. Once you’ve tested out the original recipe, make it your own and share your finished creation with friends and family.


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Learn how to make Joyce's pie and share a Curious Card with a photo of your delicious creation!

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Want to learn how to crochet? First, you'll want to buy some yarn and a hook. Then you'll need to learn these two steps: how to make a slip knot and how to chain stitch (the foundation chain). In this beginners crochet lesson, crocheting and knitting expert Gilly shows you these simple crochet fundamentals, as well as how to choose the size of your hook. Once you get this down--and learn how to crochet rows --you'll be ready to crochet that purse, baby's hat, or scarf you've been dreaming about.


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You've bought a bouquet of flowers at the store, but how do you take that jumble of stems and turn them into a beautiful flower arrangement? In this lesson, uBloom teaches a very literal shortcut: cutting the stems short to fit in a low vase, bunching all the blooms together and inserting stems at angles to support one another. This technique makes it easy and fun to arrange flowers nicely, and the lesson includes tips on tools you'll need and how to prepare the the water and flower food.


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Show us a photo of your flower arrangement! Prefer not to purchase a fresh bouquet? Try faux-flowers or flowers plucked from your garden.

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