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Pressure, Politics, Late-Night Learning

Addition and clean-up on page about what can happen if parents pressure children:https://sandradodd.com/pressureReminder of an obscure page on politics (might be a good season, if you're reading this in Spring 2020)It's about problems for children, if parental focus is elsewhere.https://sandradodd.com/politicsClean up, additions of photos and links, to Late-Night Learning Comments (several people's stories)https://sandradodd.com/latenightlearningcomment.htmlSOMETHING(s) ELSE:In the past sever...
Tags: Homeschooling, Sandra Dodd, Vlad Gurdiga, Chelsea Thurman Artisan


How Anchor Investors Help Impact Funds Succeed

3Questions A startup fund's ability to attract a major first investor is a signal to others that the investment pool is just fine for entering. Shawn Cole and Rob Zochowski answer questions about anchor investors. [Author: by Sean Silverthorne]
Tags: College, Sean Silverthorne, by Sean Silverthorne, Shawn Cole, Rob Zochowski


The 5 Pairs of Shoes Every College Woman Needs in Her Closet (Plus 40+ Affordable Examples!)

Carrie Bradshaw would kill me if she read this.
Tags: Shopping, College, Shoes, Heels, Essentials, Carrie Bradshaw, Classic Style


Watch Ava DuVernay’s 13th Free Online: An Award-Winning Documentary Revealing the Inequalities in the US Criminal Justice System

Earlier today, we highlighted some free cinematic offerings online, including the new civil rights film Just Mercy, and a slew of films in the Criterion Collection made by African American directors. Then we stumbled upon this. Above, you can watch Ava DuVernay's Oscar-nominated film 13th. Combining archival footage with testimony from activists and scholars, DuVernay's documentary focuses on the U.S. prison system and "how the country's history of racial inequality drives the high rate ...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Film, College, US, America, Current Affairs, Naacp, Ava Duvernay, Facebook Twitter, DuVernay, Emory Douglas Watch


Documentary Portraits of Allen Ginsberg, John Ashbery, William Carlos Williams, Anne Sexton & Other American Poets (1965)

The annals of American history offer little in the way of documentarian-poets. But luckily for us today — and especially for those of us who enjoy American poetry of the mid-2oth century — one of the country's few such hyphenates lived an uncommonly productive life. Though known primarily as a poet of the San Francisco Renaissance, Richard O. Moore also had a career in independent and public media, beginning in 1949 with the very first broadcast of Berkeley's KPFA. In the early 1950s he ...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Usa, Film, College, Poetry, San Francisco, Williams, Berkeley, Seoul, Leonard Cohen, Columbia, Santa Cruz, Pablo Neruda, Facebook Twitter, Moore


Coupons & Sales: 50% off Levi’s, 60% off Nordstrom, 20% off Revolve, & More

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


Watch Free Films by African American Filmmakers in the Criterion Collection … and the New Civil Rights Film, Just Mercy

The Michael B. Jordan- and Jaime Foxx-starring Just Mercy had “the misfortune of hitting theaters at the same time as Clemency, a more daring and better film set on a prison’s Death Row,” wrote Odie Henderson in a December 2019 review at RogerEbert.com. Reading the statement now feels like looking through the wrong end of a telescope ("hitting theaters?"). None of the movie's middling reviews could have predicted the kinds of misfortunes that lay just around the corner. If Just Mercy is ...
Tags: Google, Film, College, America, Maya Angelou, Black, Julie Dash, Shirley Clarke, Michael B Jordan, Facebook Twitter, Kathleen Collins, Les Blank, Durham NC Follow, Criterion Channel, Jaime Foxx, RogerEbert


What should schools teach? Now is the moment to ask.

The coronavirus pandemic has left many at an interesting crossroads in terms of mapping out the future of their respective fields and industries. For schools, that may mean a total shift not only in how educators teach, but what they teach.One important strategy moving forward, thought leader Caroline Hill says, is to push back against the idea that getting ahead is more important than getting along. "The opportunity that education has in this moment to really push students and think about what ...
Tags: Technology, Learning, Education, Children, Youth, Future, Computers, Teaching, Innovation, Collaboration, Community, Hill, Future Of Learning, Caroline Hill


Oxford students to get anti-bias training after George Floyd ‘joke’ at hustings

Candidate for ‘cake rep’ sparks anger after comparing killing of black man to flour shortagesAn Oxford college has ordered staff and students to undergo training to combat racial bias after an undergraduate made a “joke” drawing a comparison between protests over the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis and flour shortages.The comments, described as racist and trivialising by witnesses, were made during a virtual hustings event by a candidate for the position of “cake rep” – a welfare position...
Tags: Students, Education, Minneapolis, Race, UK News, Higher Education, Oxford, Universities, University of Oxford, Oxbridge and elitism, Christ Church, George Floyd


How the Coronavirus Crisis Makes the Best Case Yet for Free College Tuition

College was already a financial house of cards. Then coronavirus hit.
Tags: News, Education, Student Loans, Tuition, Colleges and Universities, Financial Aid (Education, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Oxford University race row over George Floyd ‘joke’ at hustings event

Candidate for ‘cake rep’ sparks anger after comparing killing of black man to flour shortagesAn Oxford college has ordered staff and students to undergo training to combat racial bias after an undergraduate made a “joke” drawing a comparison between protests over the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis and flour shortages.The comments, described as racist and trivialising by witnesses, were made during a virtual hustings event by a candidate for the position of “cake rep” – a welfare position...
Tags: Students, Education, Minneapolis, Race, UK News, Higher Education, Oxford, Universities, University of Oxford, Oxford University, Oxbridge and elitism, Christ Church, George Floyd


When Lucy Lawless Impersonated Stevie Nicks & Imagined Her as the Owner of a Bad Tex-Mex Restaurant: A Cult Classic SNL Skit

What we wouldn’t give to travel back in time to Sedona, Arizona for a non-socially-distanced $2.99 Tuesday night burrito special at Stevie Nicks’ Fajita Roundup, the hundredth best restaurant in this 161-restaurant town according to one ratings site. Alas, the closest this Fleetwood Mac-flavored Tex-Mex establishment has ever come to physical existence was in October 1998 when actor Lucy Lawless, famous then as now for playing Xena the Warrior Princess, was hosting Saturday Night Live. The day b...
Tags: Google, Music, Comedy, Television, Jimmy Fallon, College, Fleetwood Mac, Stevie Nicks, Chrissie Hynde, Lorne Michaels, Sedona, Facebook Twitter, Rock Roll Hall of Fame, Lawless, Fink, Sedona Arizona


When Lucy Lawless Impersonated Stevie Nicks & Imagined Her as the Owner of a Bad Mexican Restaurant: A Cult Classic SNL Skit

What we wouldn’t give to travel back in time to Sedona, Arizona for a non-socially-distanced $2.99 Tuesday night burrito special at Stevie Nicks’ Fajita Roundup, the hundredth best restaurant in this 161-restaurant town according to one ratings site. Alas, the closest this Fleetwood Mac-flavored Tex-Mex establishment has ever come to physical existence was in October 1998 when actor Lucy Lawless, famous then as now for playing Xena the Warrior Princess, was hosting Saturday Night Live. The day b...
Tags: Google, Music, Comedy, Television, Jimmy Fallon, College, Fleetwood Mac, Stevie Nicks, Chrissie Hynde, Lorne Michaels, Sedona, Facebook Twitter, Rock Roll Hall of Fame, Lawless, Fink, Sedona Arizona



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