Wish List

Interested in teaching but not sure what you can offer? We hope this wish list created by students helps you to brainstorm ideas. An * by a topic tells you it has been requested more than once. Additional * tells you how many times it has been requested!

 

 


Nature & Outdoors


geocaching

plant identification - edible / medicinal

building ponds & waterfalls

companion planting for veggie gardening 

farming 

raising backyard chickens

beekeeping

renewable energy sources

hydroponics at home 

vegetable & herb gardening

permaculture


Technical, Trade or Life Skills

home, car, or bike repair / maintenance*

self-defense


Humanities

languages - Gulf Arabic, Spanish, French, German, American Sign Language**

singing / voice lesson**

film making / screenplay writing

how to make a podcast

watercolor painting / gouache painting

jazz & lyrical dance / belly dance / burlesque / salsa & ballroom / partner*

creating a stage presence 

stand-up comedy / improv

photography / advanced / point & shoot / DSLR*

religions all over the world

reading musical notes

creative writing & editing

writing children's books

playing the ukulele

calligraphy, hand lettering**

American history - presidents

Indiana history - authors, immigration, 1900's, famous houses, architecture

poetry

welding


Craft, Hobbies & Home

games you would find at Gen Con

knitting (casting on, knit, purl, increase, decrease) / crochet*****

the tiny house movement

making & writing zines

macramé

jewelry making*

bonsai trees

repairing old books

baton twirling

juggling

candle making

soapmaking

stained glass

flower arrangement / making wedding bouquets

magic tricks / palm reading / tarot cards

sewing / sewing machine maintenance / using a sewing machine***

upholstering furniture

milk painting / chalk painting / distressing furniture

creating unique light fixtures out of every day or unusual items

setting type by hand (letterpress)

pottery 

DIY bow ties 

how a hot air balloon works

gemology 

woodwoking / wooden canoe paddles

art journaling



In the Kitchen

baking single-serve desserts

how to home brew

french macarons

chemistry & science behind baking

making pasta & using a pasta maker

recipe & tasting swap 

knife skills

cooking on a budget

french cooking 

bbq & grilling

pie crust with fillings

approachable but authentic chinese fare 

authentic mexican cooking

clean eating

cheesemaking

using a Kitchen Aid


Wellness 

meditation

yoga*

dating for any age

make yourself over - make-up, clothes, hair

acupuncture / acupressure

diy first aid / Pet fist aid

natural remedies 

self-massage / couples massage

making friends



Business, Technology & Law

retirement saving for the entrepreneur

basic business taxes

writing business plans

online selling

IRA or 401K?

health insurance

WordPress

Twitter

Instagram

JavaScript & computer updates

law & politics

creating eBooks

speech & debate

building computers 

photoshop & adobe illustrator 

buying your first home