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Upcoming Deadline for the University of the Arts MFA in Dance

The MFA program in Dance aims to rethink inherited practices and consider differently the very idea of study. The program extends the context of learning from the studio and classroom to cities and communities as spaces for learning. Both expansive and intensive, our approach relies on situational pedagogies and the gathering of relational communities. The program moves against conventional thinking about academic learning environments, utilizing the University of the Arts School of Dance’s ...
Tags: Art, Education, Paris, MFA, University of the Arts School of Dance, University of the Arts MFA, Montpellier France Fall, Philadelphia Residency, Ric Allsopp Donna Faye Burchfield, Thomas F DeFrantz, Jesse Zaritt


‘Small Axe’ Trailer: Steve McQueen’s Anthology Series Invites You to Sing the Song of Revolution

Many feature filmmakers have been making the leap to TV lately, but Steven McQueen’s TV debut Small Axe is a little different for a few reasons: it’s on a streaming platform, and it’s not really TV. McQueen’s Small Axe anthology is a collection of five feature films centering on London’s West Indian community from the late 1960s to the mid-1980s, starring high profile stars like Letitia Wright and John Boyega. Several of the films made their debut at the 2020 virtual New York Film Festival, but...
Tags: Amazon, London, Movies, Education, Drama, US, Bbc, Steve-McQueen, John Boyega, True Story, Black, Mcqueen, Mangrove, Red White and Blue, TV Trailer, Jack Lowden


Koziatek concedes in LAUSD race for District 3 seat

Los Angeles Unified school board candidate Marilyn Koziatek has conceded the District 3 race to incumbent Scott Schmerelson, closing the door on what had been a spirited — and expensive — contest that pitted the teachers union against charter school backers. Koziatek continues to trail Schmerelson by nearly 18,000 votes, or about 7.5% of the votes that have been counted, according to the latest preliminary results from the county’s registrars office. It’s unclear how many ballots are left to be ...
Tags: Politics, Elections, News, Education, Senate, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Lausd, Biden, Local News, Kamala Harris, Southern California, San Fernando Valley, Garcetti, Los Angeles Unified


How to create a new and better normal in the education sector

The education sector should use the opportunity of Covid-19 to address its challenges strategically The post How to create a new and better normal in the education sector appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Technology, Education, Higher Education, Digital Divide, Online Learning, Blended Learning, Openaccess, World Economic Forum, Fourth Industrial Revolution, Top Six, Soft Skills, Thinking Fast And Slow, Future Of Jobs, New Normal, COVID-19, 4IR


13 e-learning sites where you can learn to code online for free or an affordable price

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Coding can be a valuable hard skill for workers in an increasingly digital economy.Below, you'll find 13 sites with resources for learning to code online — from MIT's free coursework to an IBM Data Science Professional Certificate — that span categories and popular programming languages such as Python and JavaScript.See more: 9 online computer science classes that are...
Tags: Reviews, Google, Amazon, Education, Microsoft, Stanford, Trends, Css, Php, Nasa, Features, Mit, Artificial Intelligence, Harvard, Dartmouth, Ibm


Sounds of students ring out at Las Virgenes Unified schools for first time since pandemic kicked in

Elementary schools in the Las Virgenes Unified School District felt a long-coveted slice of normalcy Monday, Nov. 9, as the first groups of students returned to campuses after the district received waivers from the county to reopen schools for kindergarten to 2nd grade students. The cheerful noise of students meeting teachers for the first time in a long time provided the soundtrack of the day, after the children returned to schools at the Calabasas-headquartered district after more than 50 days...
Tags: News, Education, California, Sport, Austin, Soccer, Ford, Community, Lausd, Biden, County, Parker, Los Angeles County, Benjamin, Middle, Garcetti


Ford rolls out 2 million masks for LAUSD’s relief effort

The Ford Motor Company Fund on Monday, Nov. 9, approved a donation of 2 million protective masks to be distributed at schools throughout Los Angeles Unified as part of the district’s coronavirus relief effort. “We are committed to the highest standard of safety in our schools, including making sure everyone has a mask to help reduce the spread of the virus,” Superintendent Austin Beutner said. “We are grateful Ford has joined with us in this unprecedented effort to provide a safety net to the st...
Tags: Health, Business, Education, La, Government, Uncategorized, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Ford, Lausd, Alexander, Los Angeles Unified, Austin Beutner, Beutner, Ford Motor Company Fund


The Plastic Bag Store: A Pop Art Installation with a Whimsical But Deadly Serious Environmental Message

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FKe9pPYN3Ac When COVID-19 exploded in New York City last March, it erased everything on the calendar, including: All live theater… The city’s freshly implemented ban on single use plastic bags… And  , a pop-up installation that was preparing to open in Times Square. The theaters remain dark, but the ban is back on, as of October 19th. The 7-month pause was hastened by the pandemic, but also by an unsuccessful lawsuit brought by flexible packing manufacture...
Tags: Google, Art, New York, College, New York City, Food & Drink, Times Square, Facebook Twitter, Ayun Halliday, Frohardt, Disgusting Food Museum Curates, Plastic Bag Store, Robin Frohardt


Was Winston Churchill “The Greatest Briton”? A Short Claymation Looks at the Darker Side of the Prime Minister’s Life

“In 1962, when British filmmaker Richard Attenborough began researching what would become his 1982 Gandhi film,” writes Lauren Frayer at NPR, “he asked Jawaharlal Nehru, India’s first prime minister, how he should portray his late colleague.” Gandhi was revered, treated as a saint in his own lifetime, long before Attenborough arrived in India. But Nehru begged the filmmaker to treat the man like a mere mortal, with all his “weaknesses, his moods and his failings.” Gandhi was “much too human...
Tags: Google, UK, Film, College, Washington, Nazis, India, History, Cnn, Pakistan, Winston Churchill, Sudan, Npr, The Washington Post, Churchill, Attenborough


The benefits of early clinical exposure in medical education

Medical schools are increasingly emphasizing early clinical exposure for their medical students. While the traditional medical education format — in which the basic sciences are taught during the first two years, and clinical rotations are stressed during the latter two — are still generally followed, many schools provide their students with exposures to the hospital […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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Shop With Me: The Clothing Items You Need to Snag During the Target Sale

You don't want to miss these stylish, must-have pieces from Target under $40 – especially since clothing is 20% off until 11/11!
Tags: Shopping, College, Online Shopping, Target, Shopping Guide, Target Style


Trips on the World’s Oldest Electric Suspension Railway in 1902 & 1917 Show How a City Changes Over a Century

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7TqqdOcX4dc Today we take a ride on the world’s oldest electric suspension railway—the Wuppertal Schwebebahn in Germany. Actually, we’ll take two rides, traveling back in time to do so, thanks to YouTuber pwduze, who had a bit of fun trying to match up two videos discovered online for comparison’s sake. The journey on the left was filmed in 1902, when this miracle of modern engineering was but a year old. The train passes over a broad road traveled mostly ...
Tags: Travel, Google, Design, College, Germany, Bloomberg, History, Physics, Monty Python, Michael Palin, Facebook Twitter, Corporate Communications, Ayun Halliday, Wuppertal, Wuppertal Schwebebahn, Schwebebahn


Watch Link Wray Play a Downright Dirty Version of “Rumble,” the Only Instrumental to Be Banned on Radio (1974)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KFCpUZVyXgg It takes a lot of swagger and confidence to play a couple of bar chords on a guitar, look like the coolest cat doing so, and revolutionize rock music while doing so. That’s Link Wray we’re talking about, and the song is the 1958 instrumental hit “Rumble.” It still sounds fresh today for the same reasons it was controversial at the time. It sounds sleazy, grungy, dirty. This is a song for a pool hall, or a biker bar, and just reeks of cigarettes...
Tags: Google, Music, College, Virginia, San Francisco, Washington Dc, Quentin Tarantino, North Carolina, Ku Klux Klan, Wray, Facebook Twitter, Vernon, Bill Graham, Doug, KCRW, Dick Clark



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