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5 Things To Consider Before Choosing a Tutor for your Child

Almost every kid will go through periods in which they struggle with school. Whether it is an overall issue or problems with a specific subject, tutoring is always a good option to help, even if you’re homeschooling. But choosing the perfect tutor is not an easy task. It means that a stranger will be entering your home and be in direct contact with your child, so you have to be careful. While there are online directories that vet candidates, they may be more expensive. If you have decided ...
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How Leaders Are Fighting Food Insecurity on Three Continents

The United Nations warns that the pandemic could almost double the number of people facing food crises in lower-income populations by the end of 2020. Howard Stevenson and Shirley Spence show how organizations are responding. [Author: by Howard Stevenson and Shirley Spence]
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Yearbooks capture pre-coronavirus world for Southern California students

Before they started snapping pictures, writing copy blocks and designing pages, 26 Chaparral High School students selected a theme for the 2019-20 yearbook. One and only. Apropos of the months ahead, Jackie Schmidt’s yearbook students, like thousands of other creative minds across Southern California, set out in the fall to capture in art and text the uniqueness of a school year barrelling toward an abrupt and unprecedented ending. In March, as the coronavirus pandemic brought about distance lea...
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Tie Dye Shirt Outfits: A Few Extremely Cute Ways to Style a Tie Dye Shirt

Your how-to-style guide for summer's biggest trend.
Tags: College, T-shirts, Summer Outfits, Tie Dye, Fashion Tips, Casual Outfits, Spring 2020


An Emotional Journey into the Heart of August Sander’s Iconic Photograph, “Three Farmers on Their Way to a Dance”

The portrait is your mirror. It’s you. —August Sander A picture is worth a thousand words, and compelling portraits that speak eloquently to a critical moment in history often earn many more than that. Author John Green’s thoughtful Art Assignment investigation into Three Farmers on Their Way to a Dance, August Sanders’ 1914 photograph, taps into our need to interpret what we’re looking at. The descriptive title (the piece is alternatively referred to as Young Farmers) offers some clues, as doe...
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Coupons & Sales: 50% off at H&M, 50% off at Lululemon, 60% off at Nordstrom, & More

Here's where to save on beauty and fashion this weekend.
Tags: Deals, Nordstrom, Shopping, College, Lululemon


An Analysis of Quentin Tarantino’s Films Narrated (Mostly) by Quentin Tarantino

For nearly thirty years, the work of Quentin Tarantino has inspired copious discussion among movie fans. Some of the most copious discussion, as well as some of the most insightful, has come from no less avid a movie fan than Tarantino himself. Every cinephile has long since known that the man who made Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction, and Jackie Brown — and more recently pictures like Django Unchained, The Hateful Eight, and Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood — is one of their own. Now the su...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Hollywood, Film, College, America, Uma Thurman, Christoph Waltz, Quentin Tarantino, Seoul, John Travolta, Tarantino, Jackie Brown, Facebook Twitter, Jean Luc Godard, Godard


This Is What The Matrix Looks Like Without CGI: A Special Effects Breakdown

Those of us who saw the The Matrix in the theater felt we were witness to the beginning of a new era of cinematically and philosophically ambitious action movies. Whether that era delivered on its promise — and indeed, whether The Matrix's own sequels delivered on the franchise's promise — remains a matter of debate. More than twenty years later, the film's black-leather-and-sunglasses aesthetic may date it, but its visual effects somehow don't. The Fame Focus video above takes a close l...
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Learn a new language—super fast. Here’s how.

Canadian polyglot Steve Kaufmann says there is indeed a fast track to learning a new language. It involves doubling down on your listening and reading.By taking the focus off grammar rules that are difficult to understand and even more difficult to remember, you can instead develop habits by greater exposure to the language. Kaufmann likens the learning process to a hockey stick. In the beginning you make major progress as you climb the steep hill of the hockey stick, whereas the long shaft of t...
Tags: Education, Communication, Intelligence, Hack, Teaching, Language, Innovation, Exploration, Mind, Speech, Curiosity, Personal Growth, Kaufmann, Steve Kaufmann, Brain learning



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