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My daughter will not be returning to school this fall

We learned yesterday that the university my youngest daughter has been at the last two years will not be having students on campus this fall.  The whole world is still in flux and I think there is a good chance things will change at least once in the next couple months, and maybe a couple times.There are a number of movements or changes in our society which seem kind of sudden, but in looking back you can see hints leading up to the change.  Little changes keep adding up until there is a tipping...
Tags: Homeschooling, Henry Cate


Education: Class is now in session — at home and online

With schools closed, quite possibly until fall, education has moved from the campus into the home. Many schools and districts are rolling out distance learning plans to continue instruction for students, but parents likely will have to fill in the gaps when it comes to keeping their child engaged. Here are a few popular apps and websites to consider for students in several age groups: Preschool/Early Elementary abcmouse.com Perfect for the early learning years, abcmouse.com features award-winnin...
Tags: Education, Youtube, Sport, Soccer, Catholic, States, Lausd, Local News, Pacific, Khan Academy, Duolingo, Eric Carle, Tustin, LA Archdiocese, Lori Loughlin, Joe Wicks


Districts Likely To Decide When Schools Will Reopen In California

SACRAMENTO(CBS13) — There’s growing anticipation for when students will get to return to school. According to the California Department of Education, districts will likely be able to make their own plans of when to reopen. “We want to test our kids and our staff,” said Natomas Unified School District Superintendent Chris Evans. Superintendent Evans is working to create a coronavirus testing plan. If a student has a temperature, he hopes to get them tested. “If the parents have given permission t...
Tags: News, Education, California, Local, Seen On, Sacramento, Evans, Chris Evans, California Department of Education, Tony Thurmond, Coronavirus, Natomas Unified School District, Natomas Unified, Coronavirus Education, Coronavirus Reopening, Cecilia Villa


Somber Warnings Temper Hopes About Fall Return To School — And Normalcy

(CNN) — School is out for an early summer for most US kids — and discouraging signs about the spread of coronavirus are starting to cloud hopes of a return to class in the fall. Despite pressure from President Donald Trump for a swift resumption of lessons, forecasts of higher than expected death tolls and a stubborn plateau of infections are already threatening the 2020-21 academic year in the worst affected regions. Since the return of kids to school will be one of the most tangible signs that...
Tags: Europe, New York, Education, Kentucky, Senate, White House, US, California News, America, Ap, Cnn, Pennsylvania, United States, Tennessee, Bill De Blasio, States


Upcycling Clothes 101: The 10 Easiest Ways to Upcycle Your Entire Wardrobe

Your wardrobe will feel brand new with all of these upcycling DIYs.
Tags: Diy, College, Clothing, Sewing, Upcycle, Mend, Fashion Tips


Don't worry about making a mistake. It's how we learn.

Humans learn best when avoiding too much complexity and getting the gist of situations, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania.Instead of remember every detail, we learn by categorizing situations through pattern recognition. We wouldn't retain much if we considered a high level of complexity with every piece of information. Humans learn in patterns. Take a bush that you pass every day. It's not particularly attractive; it just happens to exist along your norm...
Tags: Psychology, Facebook, Learning, Education, Neuroscience, Intelligence, Innovation, University of Pennsylvania, Vaccines, Kahn, Derek, Don, Lynn, Homo, Louis Pasteur, Christopher Lynn


UK coronavirus live: No 10 uses wrong quote to reject Starmer's claim PM misled MPs about care home advice

Labour leader questions prime minister on excess deaths; chancellor Rishi Sunak warns of ‘significant recession’; death toll now 33,186Exclusive: real care home death toll ‘double official figure’UK economy shrinks by 2% as Covid-19 slump begins – business liveMillions with health conditions at risk ‘if forced back to work’Exclusive: Old Vic theatre is in ‘seriously perilous’ positionDowning Street lobby briefing - SummaryCoronavirus global updates – live 5.32pm BST Northern Ireland’s Nighti...
Tags: Business, Politics, UK, Education, UK News, Tax and spending, Economic policy, House Of Commons, Northern Ireland, Schools, Boris Johnson, Office For National Statistics, Pmqs, Keir Starmer, Grant Shapps, Laura


Nina Simone Song “Color Is a Beautiful Thing” Animated in a Gorgeous Video

Four years (or what seems like a lifetime) ago, controversy erupted over the casting of actress Zoe Saldana, with darkened skin, as iconic pianist and singer Nina Simone in the biopic Nina. Accusations of racism and colorism met the film, historical attitudes hundreds of years in the making that Simone herself fought throughout her career, especially after she joined the Civil Rights movement in the 1960s and actively made her personal struggles with racism central to her political state...
Tags: Google, Music, College, Jay Z, Village Voice, Vox, Nina Simone, Lauryn Hill, Zoe Saldana, Facebook Twitter, Josh Jones, Simone, Nina, Lorraine Hansberry, Durham NC Follow, Simone Kelly


Very few believe provincial education departments are suddenly efficient

Ordinary citizens have not forgotten that schools were failing before the virus crisis The post Very few believe provincial education departments are suddenly efficient appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Schools, Municipalities, Western Cape, Gauteng, Eastern Cape, Equal Education, Department of Basic Education, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, The Editors Picks, COVID-19, Pit Latrines


Quizlet valued at $1 billion as it raises millions during a global pandemic

As millions of students and teachers shift to learn from home in response to the novel coronavirus disease, modern-day flashcard business Quizlet has raised $30 million in a Series C round led by General Atlantic. Quizlet’s chief executive officer Matthew Glotzbach said that the new funding values the business at $1 billion, up five times from its last funding round in 2018. Quizlet’s total known financing is more than $60 million. 4 edtech CEOs peer into the industry’s future The fre...
Tags: Startups, TC, Education, Youtube, San Francisco, Atlantic, United States, Edtech, General Atlantic, Andrew Sutherland, Quizlet, Glotzbach, Matthew Glotzbach, Recent Funding, General Atlantic Quizlet, Duolingo Glotzbach


Insatiable Fashion: Outfits Inspired by the Netflix Show

How to copy Patty, Magnolia, Nonnie, and Dixie's looks in real life.
Tags: TV, College, Inspiration, Netflix, TV fashion, Patty Magnolia Nonnie


David Lynch Creates Daily Weather Reports for Los Angeles: How the Filmmaker Passes Time in Quarantine

David Lynch hasn't directed a feature film in thirteen years, but that doesn't mean he's been idle. Quite the opposite, in fact: in addition to the acclaimed Showtime series Twin Peaks: The Return, he's recorded an album, written a memoir, taught a Masterclass, overseen the development of a Twin Peaks virtual reality game, and made a short film about ants devouring a piece of cheese. In his home studio, he's also continued the visual art practice he started before turning to filmmaker in...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Film, College, Los Angeles, Current Affairs, Showtime, Bob, Seoul, David Lynch, Facebook Twitter, Lynch, Mulholland Drive, Colin Marshall, 21st Century Los Angeles, Eraserhead Blue Velvet


William Blake Illustrates Mary Wollstonecraft’s Work of Children’s Literature, Original Stories from Real Life (1791)

Most of us know Mary Wollstonecraft as the author of the 1792 pamphlet A Vindication of the Rights of Women, and as the mother of Frankenstein author Mary Shelley. Fewer of us may know that two years before she published her foundational feminist text, she wrote A Vindication of the Rights of Men, a pro-French Revolution, anti-monarchy argument that first made her famous as a writer and philosopher. Perhaps far fewer know that Wollstonecraft began her career as a published author in 1787 with T...
Tags: Google, Art, London, College, Literature, Philosophy, William Blake, Metz, Mary Wollstonecraft, Mary, Blake, Facebook Twitter, Caroline, Frankenstein, University of Tennessee, Josh Jones


Decoding Korean Cinema: A Pretty Much Pop Culture Podcast (ep. 43)

https://podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/secure/partiallyexaminedlife/PMP_043_4-30-20.mp3 We're seeing a lot of Korean media in American popular culture nowadays, what with Parasite winning the Oscar for best picture and K-Pop and K-Dramas finding an increasing American cult following. This is not an accident: The Korean government has as an explicit goal the growth of "soft power" through exported cultural products. This Korean Wave (Hallyu) was aimed foremost at Asia but has...
Tags: Google, Asia, Podcasts, Film, College, China, United States, Korea, Cinderella, North America, Busan, K Pop, Martin, Facebook Twitter, Bong Joon, Pretty Much Pop



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