Tag Archives: education

Issue 81: Jingle Tails

An audio kiting experience for the sight impaired… Photos by Christian Reynolds I am the Media Specialist and Advisor for WASA (Waccamaw Association of Space and Aviation) club at Waccamaw High School in Pawleys Island, South Carolina and we joined up with Ms. Allyson Hossa who teaches Family and Consumer Sciences (Home Economics) at WHS […]

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Issue 78: AKA Corner

Educational Resources on the AKA Website Kites can be used in the classroom as way to teach physics, materials science, aeronautics, aerodynamics and weather. Using kites for education provides an interdisciplinary approach to relate worldwide culture, history, art and language. Few things in history have such a broad, positive, ageless international appeal. As a kite […]

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Issue 78: Pothecary’s Corner

The Romanian We were on holiday in Crete and practicing some new kite routines on the beach. During a break to take on much needed water I was approached by this Romanian person who kept asking all sorts of questions about our kites. I am not used to being approached quite so directly by women […]

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Issue 78: National Kite Month in Idaho

Two kite making workshops with fun flies were held April 5 and 6 in Pocatello and Chubbuck Idaho, where Idaho Kite Festival was based until 2010. Having offered these workshops in the local public libraries for several years, celebrating National Kite Month has become a treasured tradition for the libraries, IKF volunteers, and the children […]

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Issue 77: West Coast Rev Clinic IV

Sometime ago, roughly just over four years ago, we held what we believe to be the first ever Rev-centric clinic (workshop) on the sands of Long Beach, Washington. John Barresi had done this previously on a smaller scale, with the focus being on both dual and quad line kites but, we figured there might be […]

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iQuad rockin'... Barresi, de Rooy, Poulter, and Hathaway..

Issue 65: South Padre Island Kite Festival

They say all good things must come to an end, but we sure weren’t ready for this year’s festival to end. It was one of the best if not the best festivals we’ve had on the Island. Normally, we have one good weather day to fly and one questionable or really bad weather day to […]

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Issue 65: Gandia Rev Clinic

Saturday morning dawned and sitting down to “cafelito” – a sort of first breakfast, I watched the lamp post outside the window swaying around in the strong blustery wind.  Flying was going to be tough.  At 9 am we headed on down to the beach to meet the fliers who had gathered from all over […]

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Watty, peeking into the truck...

Issue 65: West Coast Rev Clinic II

One year ago, iQuad, in conjunction with the World Kite Museum, held a Rev clinic on Long Beach, Washington, home of the WSIKF kite festival. Attracting more than 30 signups for this inaugural event, we then went on to hold clinics all over the place last year! So as the new year rolled around, we […]

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Issue 65: Gandia Rev Clinic (photo gallery)

Photos by Team Bolau and Co.

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Issue 61:4th of July Rev Clinic (gallery)

Photos by Dave Bradley

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