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Mayhem Inside the Capitol: 40 Minutes of Footage

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PfiS8MsfSF4 Reporter Ryan Lizza writes: “I don’t think I fully understood what happened Wednesday until I watched this video. It’s long and includes the shooting of one of the rioters, but you will have a new appreciation of the demented psychology coursing through this mob.” This is the insurrection that Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley incited and cheered on. They must all pay a steep price. Warning: The shooting of the rioter is shown at the begin...
Tags: Google, College, Washington, Current Affairs, Itv News, Rick Steves, Capitol, Facebook Twitter, Donald Trump Ted Cruz, Robert Moore, RYAN LIZZA, Hannah Arendt, Josh Hawley


Teaching your children to pass the Marshmallow test

 I like John Stossel's video on Parenting: Delayed Gratification: If you haven't heard of the Marshmallow test, we wrote about it years ago, and a few more times. [Author: Henry Cate]
Tags: Homeschooling, John Stossel, Henry Cate


LAUSD board members not sorry to see DeVos gone as education secretary

It didn’t take long for district leaders and educators in Los Angeles Unified to respond to the news that U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos had resigned. “One of the worst Secretaries of Education in history,” school board President Kelly Gonez tweeted. “Finally @BetsyDeVosED does something helpful for our public schools” by resigning, tweeted Nick Melvoin, another board member. “Too little, way too late,” the local teachers union said in a Facebook post. Such were the responses late Thurs...
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8 games, apps, and workshops you can do virtually with your friends to stay connected while quarantining

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. iStock; Gilbert Espinoza/Insider The pandemic can be isolating for many reasons, and relying on video chats to stay connected can get monotonous when you feel like life's stayed the same.Below are ways to connect with friends or meet new people remotely, from comedy workshops and book clubs to workouts and cooking classes.Read more: It can be extra hard to make a career change during a pandemic, bu...
Tags: Reviews, Cook, Education, Trends, Chicago, Yale, Paris, Mexico City, Facetime, Duolingo, Online Learning, E-learning, Online Classes, UCB, Emily, Gina


5 soft skills LinkedIn says will get you hired in 2021 - and the online courses to help you develop them

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Alyssa Powell/Business Insider The job market is always shifting, but soft skills like emotional intelligence, adaptability, and creativity translate to every career.LinkedIn used billions of data points from its 660+ million members to determine which hard and soft skills matter most to employers in 2020, and which ones are helping LinkedIn members get hired at the highest rates. Read about the to...
Tags: Reviews, Education, US, Trends, Linkedin, Online Courses, Online Learning, E-learning, Denise Jacobs, Princeton Harvard, Mara Leighton, IP Graphics, Insider Picks 2020, Education & Personal Development (Reviews, Alyssa Powell, IP Roundup


I saved $10,000 by investing my own money without an advisor. Here are the books that taught me how.

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon; Gilbert Espinoza/Business Insider Investing my own money always seemed intimidating, even with advisors, because I couldn't understand the jargon.Below are 8 books I read to help me understand things like index funds, dividends, and how the stock market works, helping me save around $10,000 through investing without an advisor.Read more: 10 online courses, books, and podcasts that can help ...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Education, Trends, Features, Online Learning, E-learning, Kevin, Vanguard Group, Charles Schwab, Schwab, Burton Malkiel, Hallam, Andrew Hallam, Allan Roth, Lauren David


Schools are geared up for 2021

Covid disrupted the 2020 academic year but catchup plans have been hatched in the nine provinces, including extra lessons, earlier class times, and subject-specific boot camps The post Schools are geared up for 2021 appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, South Africa, Parliament, Free State, Gauteng, Angie Motshekga, Top Six, Basic Education, COVID, Covid19, Matrics, Provinces, Matriculation


Earn your M.A. in Arts Administration at Indiana University.

Advance your career with an Master of Arts in Arts Administration from the nation’s top school of public affairs. Priority application deadline Jan. 15. It takes more than passion to successfully lead an arts organization. Future arts administrators need business acumen, marketing expertise, and management skills to tackle the challenges facing creative enterprises. As a MAAA student at the Indiana University O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs, you’ll learn from top schola...
Tags: Art, Education, Indiana University, Bloomington, MAAA, Karen Gahl Mills, O'Neill School


The dangers of selective empathy

I go to medical school with a girl who is universally disliked, perhaps more than anyone I’ve met before. It began innocuously enough: She was too active in the group chat, too pushy about ordering class jackets, this and that. In lecture, she barked out obscure answers like “Saturday Night Palsy” with physical force; her […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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Behold an Interactive Online Edition of Elizabeth Twining’s Illustrations of the Natural Orders of Plants (1868)

Of all the varied objects of creation there is, probably, no portion that affords so much gratification and delight to mankind as plants. —Elizabeth Twining “Who owned nature in the eighteenth century?” asks Londa Schiebinger in Plants and Empire, a study of what the Stanford historian of science calls “colonial bioprospecting in the Atlantic World.” The question was largely decided at the time by “heroic voyaging botanists” and “biopirates” who claimed the world’s natural resources as their ow...
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"Some of you will understand why. Some will not. I am sorry, but standing up for election integrity and our right to vote in fair elections is too important for me to not be there."

Said Jeff Taff, a high school social studies teacher, quoted in "Burlington teacher suspended after allegedly directing students to watch video questioning election results" (Wisconsin State Journal).He told students he would be gone from school Tuesday through Thursday and planned to return Friday. In the online lesson plan, he directed students to review materials that included a video discussing debunked claims calling into question President-elect Biden’s victory in the Nov. 3 election over...
Tags: Education, Law, Washington, Wisconsin, Biden, Donald Trump, Black Lives Matter, Law School, Trump, Burlington, Statz, Taff, Ann Althouse, Melissa Statz, the Trump resistance, Jeff Taff


Coupons & Sales: 75% off Old Navy, 60% off Nordstrom, 50% off H&M, & More

Here's where to save on beauty and fashion this weekend.
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Flair Magazine: The Short-Lived, Highly-Influential Magazine That Still Inspires Designers Today (1950)

All magazines are their editors, but Flair was more its editor than any magazine had been before — or, for that matter, than any magazine has been since. Though she came to the end of her long life in England, a country to which she had expatriated with her fourth husband, a Briton, Fleur Cowles was as American a cultural figure as they come. Born Florence Freidman in 1908, she had performed on herself an unknowable number of Gatsbyesque acts of reinvention by 1950, when she found herself in a ...
Tags: Google, Facebook, England, Design, London, College, John Lennon, America, History, Magazines, Connecticut, Paris, Marilyn Monroe, Anna Wintour, Lucian Freud, Seoul


Fonts in Use: Enter a Giant Archive of Typography, Featuring 12,618 Typefaces

Type selection is an intensive process that requires intimate knowledge of a brand’s values, audience, competition, voice, and goals. —Fonts in Use, FAQ Fonts in Use is a typography nerd’s dream come true. The 10-year-old independent archive of typography has collected over 17,000 designs, each using at least one of over 12,000 typeface families from more than 3,500 type companies. Each font is contextualized with images depicting them in the wild, on everything from wine labels and storefronts...
Tags: Google, Art, Hong Kong, Design, College, Berlin, New York City, Itc, Archives, Kamala Harris, Facebook Twitter, David Rees, Futura, Italo Calvino, Barbara Kruger, Ayun Halliday


Legends of Online Learning

A Happy New Year to you (it really has to be better than 2020)! Last month, just before Christmas I recorded a podcast interview with Mark Nichols (formerly of the British Open University and now back working in New Zealand as Executive Director of the Open Polytechnic) for his series titled: Leaders and Legends of Online Learning. Now, I'm flattered to think that someone might think of me as a 'legend' but it was great fun to talk about my greatest passion in life: learning. Mark asked me sev...
Tags: Video, Podcast, Technology, Learning, Education, Online, New Zealand, eLearning, Mark, Steve Wheeler, Plymouth England, Pandemic, Mark Nichols



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