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CLICK ON LINK TO WATCH VIDEO ABOUT PAGODA CONSTRUCTION & DECONSTRUCTION Five-story Pagodas: Why Can’t Earthquakes Knock Them Down? Wisdom from the Distant Past: Japan is famous for its old wooden buildings. Some, which we could call ancient ” high-rises,” are five-story pagodas at major temples in places like Kyoto and Nara. Stupas were first […]
Today we listened to traditional Japanese music. One of the instruments was correctly identified by Elijah as a flute called a shakuhachi. Mr. Jump remembered working with a Japanese-American shakuhachi player by the name of Gengi Ito. We looked him up on the Internet and sadly found out he died in 2001. Here is a […]
Students were instructed to change the format of their AppleWorks6 Painting Canvas from a Portrait (vertical) orientation to a Landscape (horizontal) orientation. The default canvas template is 468 pixels wide and 638 pixels high. We reformatted it to a canvas that was 800 pixels wide and 600 pixels high (which is a 4:3 ratio aspect).
How To Use Chopsticks by Mr. Jump & Ms. Rosenberg Hashi – Chopsticks in Japanese – Wikipedia Link to HOW TO USE CHOPSTICKS @ Kids Web Japan! Japanese Cookbook History of Chopsticks & Chopsticks Etiquette Tips On Using Hashi (Chopsticks) Hashi – Japanese character for “chopsticks.”
kaizen Kaizen, also known as continuous improvement, is a long-term approach to work that systematically seeks to achieve small, incremental changes in processes in order to improve efficiency and quality. Kaizen can be applied to any kind of work, but it is perhaps best known for being used in lean manufacturing and lean programming. If […]