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San Fernando Valley schools, daycares offered COVID-19 vaccines by local hospital

Teachers and staff at various schools and daycare centers throughout San Fernando Valley were recently offered COVID-19 vaccines after a local hospital reached out to them about getting vaccinated, despite the fact that educators younger than 65 aren’t yet eligible to receive the shots in most of Los Angeles County. The revelation came amid an ongoing debate as to how soon educators should be able to receive the vaccines, which remain in scant supply, as four in five seniors aged 65 and older in...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Education, California, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, Community, Vaccinations, Los Angeles County, Valley, Ferrer, LA County


LA County looks to next phase of vaccinations: Essential workers

With coronavirus numbers still claiming disproportionately high numbers of Latino and Black lives, Los Angeles County officials on Wednesday said that workers in education, food, agricultural, and public safety will be eligible for vaccines within a couple of weeks, as the county moves into a new immunization phase. The announcement came as the county scrambles to get vaccines to the 80% of the county’s 65-and-older population who have not yet been vaccinated. So far, 20 % have received at least...
Tags: Health, Business, UK, News, Education, California, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, Long Beach, Community, Pfizer, Lausd, West Coast


Garcetti: Dodger Stadium vaccine site to close for 2 days, as ‘first-dose’ Moderna vaccine runs low

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Wednesday, Feb. 10, that the massive Dodger Stadium clinic will be closed for at least two days this week, with the city’s current supply of first-dose Moderna vaccines expected to run out. “This is an enormous hurdle in our race to vaccinate Angelenos,” Garcetti said during his evening briefing on Wednesday. “And unfortunately, it means that we will have to temporarily close Dodger Stadium and the other four non-mobile vaccination sites for two days, on Frid...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Education, California, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Community, Pfizer, Eric Garcetti, Ferrer, LA County, LA Zoo, Garcetti


Monkey Sees A Magic Trick

Happy Wednesday…. h/t Allie Monkey Sees A Magic Trick is a post from: Open Culture. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus, or get our Daily Email. And don't miss our big collections of Free Online Courses, Free Online Movies, Free eBooks, Free Audio Books, Free Foreign Language Lessons, and MOOCs.
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In the Red: Overdrafts, Payday Lending, and the Underbanked

Low-income customers turn to payday lenders and check cashers for basic financial needs when traditional banks push them out of the system through high overdraft fees and other penalties. Reducing overdraft fees improves consumers’ overall financial health and access to cheaper credit. [Author: by Marco Di Maggio, Angela Ma, and Emily Williams]
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Has #MeToo Changed How Hollywood Hires?

Sexual abuse allegations against Harvey Weinstein united women in the film industry. But has the message of the #MeToo movement reached men? Research by Hong Luo. [Author: by Rachel Layne]
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9 free or affordable online courses to learn Java, offered by schools like Duke and UPenn

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. iStock; The University of Texas at Austin; Gilbert Espinoza/Insider Java is one of the most popular computer programming languages, most often used to code back-end development projects and Android apps. Below are 9 online courses and certificate programs to learn Java, whether you're a beginner or have some coding experience.Read more: Harvard offers an online data science certificate program for ...
Tags: Reviews, Python, UK, Education, Trends, Features, Harvard, Java, Coventry University, Duke, Online Learning, E-learning, Online Classes, Duke University, University of Texas at Austin, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid


Sherman Oaks’ Notre Dame High names ‘Stadium Voice of Rams’ Sam Laganà as new president

Samuel Laganà, known as the Sofi Stadium voice of the Los Angeles Rams and associate vice chancellor at Pepperdine University, has been named the next president of Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks. Last year, the private Catholic school’s board of directors hired Carney Sandoe & Associates, the leading executive search firm, to assist in the search process for a new president, according to the school’s website. Laganà, who will begin in July, has been associate vice chancellor at Pepperdin...
Tags: News, Education, La, Sport, Soccer, Catholic, Local News, Notre Dame, Pepperdine University, Los Angeles Rams, Corpus Christi, Eileen, San Fernando Valley, Sherman Oaks, Notre dame High School, Pepperdine


The “Academic Tarot”: 22 Major Arcana Cards Representing Life in the Academic Humanities Under COVID-19

“Speculations about the creators of Tarot cards include the Sufis, the Cathars, the Egyptians, Kabbalists, and more,” writes “expert cartomancer” Joshua Hehe. All of these suppositions are wrong, it seems. “The actual historical evidence points to northern Italy sometime in the early part of the 1400s,” when the so-called “major arcana” came into being. “Contrary to what many have claimed, there is absolutely no proof of the Tarot having originated in any other time or place.” A bold claim, yet...
Tags: Google, Europe, Education, College, Life, Syria, Egypt, Current Affairs, Italy, Salvador Dalí, Black Lives Matter, VFC, Facebook Twitter, Carl Jung, Josh Jones, Taschen


Announcing The Email Academy

My new book, A World Without Email, which comes out on March 2nd, is available for pre-order. For multiple reasons, pre-orders are much more useful than normal sales, so if you were already thinking about buying my new book, I want to humbly nudge you toward considering a pre-order. To demonstrate my sincere thanks to those who take the time to help my book in this manner, I wanted to put together the coolest possible incentive. This is how I came up with the idea of creating a brand new online...
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The rural health care crisis and medical education

Decades of job loss, the opioid crisis, and the current pandemic have all shaken the already tenuous health care system of rural America. This is happening in the wealthiest nation on Earth, with a GDP of over 20 trillion dollars. Why is this happening? And how can the medical education system better prepare future physicians […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Education, America, Earth, Medical School, PA NP, Public Health & Policy, CRNA


Hear an Ancient Chinese Historian Describe The Roman Empire (and Other Voices of the Past)

Those who see the world from only one narrow point of view get called a number of things–parochial, provincial, and worse–and are encouraged to seek out other perspectives and broaden their view. Not everyone can travel the world, but the world comes to us through immigration and the internet, restaurants and recipes. Most of us, if we are inclined, can learn about and appreciate the cultures, cuisines, and histories of others. But can we see ourselves the way that others see us? This is...
Tags: Google, College, China, Russia, India, Americas, History, Egypt, North America, Napoleon, Facebook Twitter, Josh Jones, Durham NC Follow, Zayd, Haixi, Sakoku


The way we teach science misses something key: Human context

The teaching of science must and can be humanized at all levels, from nonscience courses to technical advanced courses.By teaching science only as a technical endeavor, we deprive students and future scientists of a more inclusive worldview where science is seen as part of our human need to make sense of the world.The challenges we face in the modern world call for an engagement of the sciences and the humanities that starts in the classroom and becomes an essential aspect of the public sphere. ...
Tags: Motivation, Europe, Science, Education, Children, Teaching, Dartmouth, Innovation, Vatican, Isaac Newton, Albert Einstein, Humanity, Newton, Don, Galileo, Johannes Kepler


The Ultimate Guide to the Romantic Academia Aesthetic (+ Outfit Ideas)

Add a touch of romance to your wardrobe with this popular Instagram aesthetic.
Tags: College, Academics, Fashion Tips, Preppy, Girly Style, Romantic Style


The Peace Found in Decluttering and Simplifying Our Lives at (in)courage

The week after my mother passed away, a professional organizer spoke to my homeschool group at an evening moms’ meeting. I had a heavy heart and a busy life, with seven children ranging in age from six months up to eighteen years. I was overwhelmed in every possible way. Although my mother, who had been in poor health for years, was much better off, I hadn’t quite figured out how I was going to make it without her. Other than my husband, she had been my best friend. I never thought about clutter...
Tags: Homeschooling, In)courage, Dawn Camp


How the Food We Eat Affects Our Brain: Learn About the “MIND Diet”

We humans did a number on ourselves, as they say, when we invented agriculture, global trade routes, refrigeration, pasteurization, and so forth. Yes, we made it so that millions of people around the world could have abundant food. We’ve also created food that’s full of empty calories and lacking in essential nutrients. Fortunately, in places where healthy alternatives are plentiful, attitudes toward food have changed, and nutrition has become a paramount concern. “As a society, we are c...
Tags: Health, Google, Science, College, Harvard, Mediterranean, Facebook Twitter, Mosconi, Durham NC Follow, Linge, Sharp Josh Jones, Lisa Mosconi, Mia Nacamulli, Eating for Cognitive Power, Anne Linge, Nutrition Clinic


The Animations That Changed Cinema: The Groundbreaking Legacies of Prince Achmed, Akira, The Iron Giant & More

Animation is childish. So believe those who never watch animated films — but also, on another, deeper level, those who hold up animated films as the most complete form of cinema. Whatever our generation, most of us alive today grew up watching cartoons meant in every sense for children, and often artistically flimsy ones at that. But even on such a low-nutrition viewing regimen, we could now and again glimpse the vast possibilities of the form. Or perhaps it was just our imagination — bu...
Tags: Google, Japan, Hollywood, Film, College, Stephen King, Fox, Animation, Wes Anderson, Pixar, Seoul, Isao Takahata, Bond, Miyazaki, Hayao Miyazaki, Brad Bird


Labster gets millions from a16z to bring virtual science lab software to the world

Andreessen Horowitz, a venture capital firm with $16.5 billion in assets under management, has poured millions into an edtech startup that sells virtual STEM lab simulations to institutions. Copenhagen-based Labster, which sells virtual science laboratory simulations to schools, announced today that it has raised $60 million in a Series C round led by the prominent Silicon Valley firm, including participation from existing investors GGV Capital, Owl Ventures and Balderton Capital. Labster has no...
Tags: Startups, TC, Asia, Education, Africa, Tech, Vr, Virtual Reality, Denmark, Silicon Valley, Andreessen Horowitz, Copenhagen, Edtech, Latin America, Jensen, California Community College



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