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Saugus High’s Jim Klipfel named California Teacher of the Year

Saugus High is home to one of five California Teachers of the Year by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond, according to a William S. Hart School District press release Wednesday. Social studies teacher Jim Klipfel earned the prestigious award and has also been chosen by Thurmond to represent California in the National Teacher of the Year competition, which will be announced in the spring. It is the first time a Hart School District teacher has been chosen California Teacher ...
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New Cal State Northridge president is named

Erika D. Beck, currently the president of Cal State Channel Islands, has been named the new president of Cal State Northridge, replacing the retiring Dianne Harrison.
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Trustees name Erika D. Beck as new Cal State Northridge president

NORTHRIDGE — The president of CSU Channel Islands was named Thursday as the successor to retiring Cal State Northridge President Dianne Harrison. Erika D. Beck will take over the CSUN presidency Jan. 11. Her selection was announced Thursday morning by the California State University Board of Trustees. “From the robust academic programs to inspirational athletic competition to the expansive opportunities for arts and culture, I am inspired by the impact that CSUN has in shaping the face of the Sa...
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France orders children aged six and over to wear masks in school

National Assembly votes to extend rule to primary schools as national lockdown startsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageChildren in France aged six and over will have to wear face masks in the classroom to keep schools open, the prime minister, Jean Castex, said on the eve of a second national lockdown.Speaking before the National Assembly backed the new restrictions by 399 votes to 27, Castex said the mandatory use of masks was being extended to primary school pupils on...
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ByteDance launches its first gadget in a big education push

ByteDance on Thursday unveiled its first consumer hardware product, a smart light lamp with a display, that it says is part of its education technology portfolio as the Chinese internet giant continues to expand to categories beyond social video. The Dali smart lamp features a display, camera, and a built-in digital assistant. The Dali smart lamp (in Chinese), which starts at $119, is aimed at school-going children who can use the device to finish their homework, ByteDance said (in Chinese) a...
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Skillshare offers full access to thousands of online classes for a low monthly fee — I took a writing class with a famous author and loved it

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. is an online platform that provides access to more than 25,000 adult learning courses — many taught by well-known contemporaries in their respective fields.The courses are curated for both lifelong learning and building new career skills. I once bought a membership because one of my favorite authors was offering a course. You can read about the experience below.If you're a new user,  or .After the tria...
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Getting a BSN as an Experienced Nurse: How Old Is Too Old?

Deciding to go back to school is always a big decision. After all, anyone who is an RN has already established a certain level of professionalism, and going back to school is a huge undertaking. On... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Investing in the next generation of NY tech talent

New York City is my home. I’m a proud graduate and parent of three children in the New York City public school system, and I chose to stay and build my career here. Twelve years ago, after a career on Wall Street, I joined Google and currently serve as Chief Information Officer (CIO) and co-site lead for Google’s growing New York campus. Like me, Google has been fortunate to call New York home and is committed to connecting students, teachers and job seekers to the local tech economy. Today, as ...
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The future of learning is here — and it’s mobile

The smartphone is a crucial tool for enabling lifelong learning and has the potential to democratise education, particularly with internet penetration and access to data both continuing to rise The post The future of learning is here — and it’s mobile appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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Elk Grove Students Could Return To School Soon If Sacramento County Moves Into Orange Tier

ELK GROVE (CBS13) — Sacramento’s largest school district could soon have an answer as to when they reopen. But it’s contingent on one factor — if and when Sacramento County sees a decrease in their positivity rate and case numbers. Looking at campuses across Elk Grove, all signs seem to point toward ready for reopening with reminders to social distance and wear a face mask. “A lot of people may feel oh it’s too soon, but as long as they’re taking proper precautions, it’s going to be a successful...
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How to address inequality exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic

Darrell M. West Contributor Share on Twitter Darrell M. West is Vice President and Director of Governance Studies at The Brookings Institution. John R. Allen Contributor John R. Allen is President of The Brookings Institution. The novel coronavirus has accelerated the use of many digital technologies. Forced in the spring to close their doors, most K-12 schools and universitie...
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10 popular online STEM, coding and gaming courses — all are taught by women

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Coursera There are startlingly low numbers of women in STEM-related careers: Only 1 in 4 STEM positions are held by women.Education can help you advance in a STEM career, and online courses can be more affordable and flexible than a traditional college route.Because representation matters, all of these courses are taught by women who are highly successful in the STEM field.Read more: These online d...
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LAUSD invests $1 million to support homeless, foster youths

Students facing homelessness or living in foster care will receive additional support during distance learning, the Los Angeles Unified School District announced Tuesday, Oct. 27. The nation’s second-largest district will invest $1 million, funded by Verizon, to provide a supervised space where students can study, access childcare and receive one-on-one tutoring, extra instructional materials and other support services. The district will also provide packages containing surge outlets, noise-canc...
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Loved ones: You’re with us, too

In every single person, there is a furious instinct to guard, preserve, and even trap life. In your final moments, we’re wanting to latch onto your life. I was standing in the elevator when your daughter (presumably), and her husband walked in. I heard her quietly say that you looked like you were ready to […] Find jobs at Careers by Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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10 online classes to take if you want to be more politically active — most are free to audit

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. iStock; Gilbert Espinoza/Business Insider Interest in US politics has grown substantially since the 2016 election, with more young Americans participating in activist causes. Below is a list of online courses — most of which are free — that can help broaden your understanding of political science, history, or theory. Classes range from a HarvardX series on the US government, a MasterClass on US pre...
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Just Lie About Your GPA

There are two types of people in this world: people who don’t remember their college grade point average, and nerds. I mean, I guess there is a third category of former nerds who are bitter about their GPA and have thus banished it from their consciousness (me). But my point is that a lot of people don’t know theirs,…Read more...
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If you want your country to be more successful, invest in girls' education, new research shows

Small school in a village of shepherds and farmers near Bikaner in Rajasthan Frédéric Soltan/Getty Images The report shows that 100% secondary school completion rate for girls by 2030 could boost GDP by an average of 10%. "We think there's a really compelling investment case here," Ying Qin, an analyst with Citi Global Insights, said. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Investing in education within developing nations to help girls complete high school could boost economic ...
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Should Aliso Canyon gas facility remain open? SoCalGas calls it essential; not all agree

Aliso Canyon gas storage facility in Porter Ranch Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2019. (Photo by David Crane, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Aliso Canyon: Five Years of Tumult Part one: The leak spurred quite literally dozens of lawsuits involving thousands of plaintiffs. Part two: An infographic offers a glimpse of the leak, the effort to stop it and trends in energy consumption in California. Part three: Five years after Aliso Canyon gas leak, public health at the heart of the tug-of-war . Part four: In...
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Elevations RTC Sets the Standard for Accredited Curriculums at Residential Treatment Centers

Searching for the right residential treatment center? Like any program linked to education, accreditation is a must for many. It is one of the proudest labels for Elevations RTC, earning… Read more » The post Elevations RTC Sets the Standard for Accredited Curriculums at Residential Treatment Centers appeared first on
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The 6 best online LSAT prep courses — one of them is completely free

The LSAT is designed to test for skills necessary to succeed in law school, from logical reasoning to persuasive writing.The best online LSAT prep courses can cost a student anywhere from $0 to $1,700, and each one offers different levels of hands-on instruction, tutoring, and advice.We've outlined six of the best LSAT prep programs below, including key details like price, how many full-length exams students have access to, and if they offer score-increase guarantees.Read more: Yale's most popul...
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Cal State Dominguez Hills program seeks to train math and science teachers for local schools

Carson’s Cal State Dominguez Hills has received a $7.6 million federal grant to train 350 aspiring, low-income math and science teachers for LAUSD schools over the next five years, including those in the South Bay cities of Carson, Gardena and Lomita, and the Los Angeles neighborhoods of San Pedro, Wilmington and Harbor City. The Accelerated Preparation Program for Leaders in Education — or APPLE — will give prospective teachers the opportunity to earn credentials for both multiple and single su...
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The No-Code Generation is arriving

In the distant past, there was a proverbial “digital divide” that bifurcated workers into those who knew how to use computers and those who didn’t.[1] Young Gen Xers and their later millennial companions grew up with Power Macs and Wintel boxes, and that experience made them native users on how to make these technologies do productive work. Older generations were going to be wiped out by younger workers who were more adaptable to the needs of the modern digital economy, upending our routine noti...
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Community meetings in the San Fernando Valley, Oct. 26-Nov. 2

  LAUSD facilities worker Adrian Pacheco demonstrates a disinfecting gun which will be used to clean classrooms as LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner looks on Friday, August 7, 2020. The disinfectant system will disinfect an entire classroom in about 2 minutes. (Photo by David Crane, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)   Community meetings bring people together for exchange of ideas and memorable shared experiences plus the potential for positive personal,change and community enrichment.   Wings ...
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Students return to Long Beach Catholic school with COVID protocols in place

LONG BEACH — About 40 children in transitional kindergarten through second grade are expected to return to the Saint Maria Goretti Catholic in Long Beach Monday morning for in-person instruction. The small, private school is the first Catholic school in Los Angeles County to receive waiver approval to reopen for the first time since the March COVID-19 shutdown, school officials said. Kindergarten students return for full-time in-person instruction, and first and second grade students will be on ...
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How to Speak: Watch the Lecture on Effective Communication That Became an MIT Tradition for Over 40 Years

In his legendary MIT lecture “How to Speak,” professor Patrick Winston opens with a story about seeing Olympic gymnast Mary Lou Retton at a Celebrity Ski Weekend. It was immediately clear to him that he was the better skier, but not because he had more innate athletic ability than an Olympic gold medalist, but because he had more knowledge and practice. These, Winston says, are the key qualities we need to become better communicators. Inherent talent helps, he says, but “notice that the ...
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WSU suspends classes and exams to avoid the spread of Covid-19

The university says it has to take the precautionary measures because 26 students have tested positive on its East London campus The post WSU suspends classes and exams to avoid the spread of Covid-19 appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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Nine insect-eating bird species in Amazon in sharp decline, scientists find

Paper suggests climate crisis reducing insects in lowlands and central jungle, as fruit-eaters not affectedBird species are in decline even in the remote parts of the Amazon, far from human interference, a study shows.Scientists have found a sharp decline in nine insect-eating bird species in the lowlands of the central jungle in the space of a few decades. No equivalent decline was found among fruit-eating birds. This, they said, indicated that the climate crisis and its effect on insect popula...
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Recruitment of Principal Schools Vacancy by Punjab PSC 2020

Recruitment of Principal Schools Vacancy by Punjab PSC The Punjab Public Service Commission (PPSC) invites application through Online  Application Forms from eligible candidates for recruitment to the following latest  Sarkari Naukri Govt. Job vacancy posts of  Principals in the Department of School Education of Government of Punjab. (Advt. No. 04/2020). Punjab PSC Principal Recruitment 2020 Vacancies Principal: 158 vacancies for School... Please Click on the Title to Rea...
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Himachal PSC Architecture Faculty Director Principal Recruitment 2020

Recruitment of Assistant Professor (Architecture) and Director-cum-Principal (Engineering Colleges) by Himachal PSC  Online Recruitment Applications (ORA) are invited by Himachal Pradesh (HP) Public Service Commission (PSC) from desirous and eligible candidates for recruitment to the following   Government Job Sarkari Naukri Vacancies of Assistant Professor (Architecture) and Director-cum-Principal (Engineering Colleges) under  Department of Technical... Please Click on the Title to Read Full De...
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Hollander Design Fellowships

You are all familiar, I'm sure, with Hollander Design of NYC and Chicago. The firm has just announced the first recipients of its Hollander Design Fellowships for selected students at City College's Bernard & Anne Spitzer School of Architecture. The scholarships go to NYC students from communities and demographics historically... [Author: Jane Berger]
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