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Monessen STEM Instructor Wins Scholarshi...

Matthew Strine students at Monessen Middle/High School explored business and technology using 3D printers to create and sell custom keychains and cube-shaped fidget toys. It’s part of the district’s Maker Space program that the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) teacher worked to launch — an effort that won him a $1,000 grant from the […]

Ukrainian school Tidewater works to help...

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — There’s a Ukrainian school in Hampton Roads, and it offers insight into Ukrainian culture while raising money for their home country. This, while Ukraine is at war with Russia. According to the Ukrainian Tidewater School website, they offer a Saturday school for children in Hampton Roads who are toddlers and older. […]

India and Pakistan take a similar diplom...

New Delhi/Islamabad- Both India and Pakistan have stressed the importance of de-escalation in Ukraine following Russia’s invasion, while carefully avoiding attribution of responsibility for the violence as nuclear-armed South Asian neighbors attempt to walk on different diplomatic cables, according to analysts. On Sunday, Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi spoke by telephone with his Ukrainian […]

Rallies protesting Russian invasion of U...

Demonstrations against Russia’s invasion of Ukraine were held across Japan over the weekend of February 26-27 by people of many nationalities. As a yellow and blue Ukrainian flag flew in the wind, a rally around the Hachiko dog statue in Tokyo’s Shibuya district began shortly after noon on February 26. At one point, the square […]

2 years later, what have we learned abou...

The new question of the week is: What lessons have teachers learned since the first school closures two years ago? My friend, colleague, and co-author Katie Hull Sypnieski and I co-wrote this answer to the question. We are both seasoned teachers in the Sacramento City Unified School District and have co-authored several books on teaching […]

A chef co-authored a book on typical Sou...

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) – Chef Kevin Mitchell hasn’t felt that kind of excitement since defending his master’s thesis at the University of Mississippi. After months of research, writing, and editing — much of it during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic — Mitchell finally got to see a finished copy of “Taste the State: South Carolina’s Signature […]

Why Canada is an attractive destination ...

Posted Feb 27, 2022 8:00 AM EST Data from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) suggests that 2021 has been a big year for Iranian immigration. Canada welcomed more than 11,000 Iranians last year, making it the eighth most popular source country for new immigrants in 2021. In this article, we examine why Iranians prefer […]

Demetrios Liappas, director of the Caloy...

LOS ANGELES – The Basil P. Caloyeras Center for Modern Greek Studies at Loyola Marymount University has announced the death of Demetrios Liappas, director of the Center from its founding in 1980 until his retirement. The full statement follows: It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Demetrios Liappas on Sunday, February […]

Taiwan opens second Mandarin center in G...

Berlin, Feb. 26 (CNA) Taiwan on Saturday opened a branch of the Taiwan Mandarin Learning Center in Heidelberg, Germany, which is the country’s second such facility, to teach Mandarin lessons to adults. Established by the German branch of the Distinguished Citizens Society of ROC, an overseas Taiwanese group, the center will join the other branch […]

South Jersey schools brace for end of ma...

In just over a week, on March 7, New Jersey school districts will be free to adopt their own mask policies, with most South Jersey schools taking the opportunity to remove breathing screens. This means New Jersey students, who have been forced to learn remotely or attend school under state mask mandates since the COVID-19 […]

School Board Considers Superintendent Sh...

SIBLEY—Addressing staffing options, including the top job, was the top concern of the Sibley-Ocheyedan ​​Education Board on Monday February 14. Superintendent James Craig sought advice from the board after receiving a request to consider sharing a superintendent position with the Harris-Lake Park School District. The administrator there has accepted another position, and the district would […]

5WPR President on Mascots as a Successfu...

NEW YORK, February 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — According to 5WPR President Dara Busch, a mascot can help a business reach new heights. The use of mascots in brand marketing is not a new concept. According to one study, brands that use mascots in their campaigns have seen an almost 41% increase in profits. A brand […]

Mum mistook serious illness for pain in ...

A mom’s life came to a halt when she listened to a voicemail. Amy Turner, 47, continued to ignore invitations for cervical screenings, leaving her busy, her ‘keep calm and carry on’ mentality dismissing irregular bleeding. Initially, Amy blamed the bleeding on “a menopause thing” and the gym for her pelvic pain. But one day […]

Basma did not know how to drive when she...

“At the traffic lights, go straight ahead. Please don’t rush,” she said. “It’s school time now, so you need to slow down. So drive 35 kilometers an hour, please.” Basma, 40, says that after about 10 lessons, her student is ready to take the next step. “I teach her all about driving and she gets […]

Russia vetoes UN security action against...

UNITED NATIONS, Feb 25 (Reuters) – Russia on Friday vetoed a draft UN Security Council resolution that would have deplored Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine, while China abstained in the vote – a decision Western countries see as a victory to show Russia’s international isolation. The United Arab Emirates and India also abstained in the vote […]

Pearson launches buyout as education gro...

The company logo is displayed outside the offices of Pearson in London, Britain August 4, 2017. REUTERS/Neil Hall Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Feb 25 (Reuters) – Global education group Pearson has announced it will launch a 350 million pound ($470 million) share buyback after demand for assessment and qualification […]

Hong Kong is failing Chinese migrants

The Central Plaza is seen through a fence at sunset in Hong Kong, China August 17, 2021. Picture taken August 17, 2021. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu – RC2Y6P9MGVK1 Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HONG KONG, Feb 25 (Reuters Breakingviews) – Officials in Chenzhou, a municipality in China’s Hunan province, reported on Feb 16 […]

Lawsuit seeks to block Nevada school vou...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A battle to get a school voucher question before Nevada voters return to state court, with a lawsuit seeking to stop the state’s top election official from putting measures on the ballot that seek to allow parents to use state money to pay private school tuition. Two well-known senior officials of […]

Arts Center Announces March Classes | L...

The Orange Arts Center offers a wide range of fine art classes, camps and workshops for all skill levels including: drawing, painting, ceramics (hand building and wheel throwing), camps summer art for kids and more. Water painting and watercolor reflection workshop Join Peg Sheridan in this full-day workshop on painting landscapes that include water. Peg […]

Auburn University Korea Center-King Sejo...

Body of the review We live in a diverse world, where being multilingual is a valuable skill to possess. The possibility of learning a second language involves more than the basics of language. It allows you to fully immerse yourself in a new culture and helps you understand specific cultural aspects like food, religious beliefs, […]

China refuses to call attack on Ukraine ...

Russian President Vladimir Putin is seen in his office at Novo-Ogaryovo Residence during a bilateral meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping via video call in December 2021. Mikhail Metzel | Mug | Getty Images BEIJING — China’s Foreign Ministry spokesman declined to call the Russian attack an “invasion” at a press conference on Thursday. Russian […]

Wood County principals and teachers disc...

PARKERSBURG — High school principals and teachers spoke to the Wood County Schools Board of Education on Monday, outlining their curriculum and what they offer students at their schools. The principals of Parkersburg and Parkersburg South High Schools, and Williamstown Middle/High School gave presentations, with some teachers, including several from Parkersburg South, discussing […]

The Dual Immersion Academy receives a gr...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) – The Dual Immersion Academy will improve its outdoor spaces this summer thanks to a $250,000 grant from the Colorado Health Foundation. The Mesa Valley County School District 51 Grounds Department will remove aging equipment from behind the school to make room for new grant-funded play equipment. The new equipment will […]

Across the Pond – The Spectator

Note: “Across the Pond” is a column in which freelance writer Grace Schutte will write about her study abroad experience in Valladolid, Spain. At UW-Eau Claire, there are requirements for students studying a language – to study abroad is one of them, and as a Spanish student I have to go abroad for a semester. […]

New York to donate $10 million to Asian ...

New York Governor Kathy Hochul announced on Sunday that $10 million will be donated to organizations supporting Asian American communities disproportionately affected by the pandemic. Funding will be allocated through the Asian American Federation, the Coalition for Asian American Children and Families, and the China-American Planning Council, and these organizations will distribute the money to […]

Twisp – Methow Valley News

Photo courtesy Shiloh LuvonShiloh Luvon, a recent graduate of the Independent Learning Center, teaches English in Nepal. Shiloh Luvon, a recent graduate of the Center for Independent Learning, didn’t know what to expect when he arrived in a remote Nepalese village a few weeks ago. Teaching English in a chicken coop was not part of […]

Interview with Trina Nicole, champion of...

You might recognize Trina Nicole from her recent standout Nike campaign, where her dynamic image danced across a Piccadilly Circus billboard. Perhaps you have seen and felt seen. Maybe it sparked joy. Or maybe it challenged you. “Seeing diversity in sport and fitness is really, really important,” the body inclusiveness champion tells me. “From the […]

Correspondents’ reports in six languages

Several netizens were stunned by Crowther’s mastery of multiple languages, including the official Twitter account of language-learning app Duolingo Multilingual journalist Philip Crowther As tensions between Russia and Western nations continue to rise over the Ukraine issue, people around the world are eagerly watching the news for more details on the situation. As the media […]

Santa Rosa committee expands list of lan...

The Santa Rosa Art in Public Places Committee voted on Tuesday to expand the list of languages ​​to feature on a unity sculpture slated to be installed in Santa Rosa’s Old Courthouse plaza this summer, canceling its previous decision to limit the list despite public objections. The seven-person arts committee, which included a new member […]

Kyodo News Digest: February 23, 2022

Here is the latest list of news digests selected by Kyodo News. ———- Biden says Russia is starting ‘invasion’ of Ukraine, unveils sanctions WASHINGTON — Russia is beginning an “invasion” of Ukraine, U.S. President Joe Biden said on Tuesday, as he and other Western leaders moved to impose sanctions on Moscow in response to his […]

Central Michigan Life – CLASS graduate c

The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS) now offers a certificate that is pending approval to be Michigan’s first program accredited by the International Dyslexia Administration (IDA). Last year, the Academic Senate approved the Certificate in Structured Language and Literacy Intervention (SLLIC), within the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) in CLASS. […]

The Immortality Problem – JSTOR Daily

Jeff Bezos’ attempt to fight aging through new company Altos Labs has sparked a new round of talk about wealthy techs dreaming of cheating death. But they are not the only ones with this dream. As Chinese literature scholar Fontaine Lien writes, immortality is a theme of stories in many cultures. She specifically examines the […]

Why I salute | Opinion

I was warned, before embarking for the United States, that Americans have poor English. Although I appreciated such efforts to prepare for my experience in this country, I remained unfazed. On the one hand, bad grammar, especially in a language that has established itself in the world, can only be expected. In fact, embracing “bad […]

Metrocem to construct Shaheed Minar for ...

Metrocem Group has proposed to construct a permanent Shaheed Minar in the premises of the Nidarabad Government Primary School which has been in demand for over four decades. The foundation stone was laid on the auspicious day of International Mother Language Day, February 21, a press release said. On this occasion, Metrocem organized a discussion […]

School board member’s remark angers NHS

NORTHAMPTON – Eleven educators from Northampton High School have written an open letter asking the school committee to apologize to students in the district for a comment made by Ward 4 member Michael Stein expressing concern that a program of Embedded honors creates an atmosphere of “second-class learners alongside first-class learners. Stein said Monday the […]

Alum finds success in singing in China

In China, you can hear the tenor voice of Ricky Feng Nan on the airwaves: take for example his recent rendition of “Sunrise Again” which opened the Model Beijing Award ceremony. His opera performances have racked up millions of views and more than 200,000 fans follow him on Chinese social media platform Weibo. But go […]

Trauma-informed care is spreading beyond...

Today, professionals and service providers of all kinds outside the mental health field are adopting a trauma-informed mindset. Lawyers, yoga teachers, photographers, career coaches, and tattoo artists are learning about the effects of trauma, approaching their work with this new knowledge in mind, and calling their businesses “trauma-informed.” Although mental health professionals take courses and […]

English Language Learning Market Size, S...

New Jersey, United States,- A recent report titled English learning market by Verified Market Research highlights industry dynamics, current and future trends that play a key role in determining business expansion. The report also highlights the key driving factors and restraints impacting the growth. For a comprehensive understanding, the experts have reviewed the regulatory scenario, […]

Shadow messengers threatening Hong Kong’

Hong Kong (AFP) – Secret meetings, whispered threats and mysterious phone calls – warnings of retaliation by authorities from dark messengers plague Hong Kong civil society as China crushes a pro-democracy movement. Unlike the Chinese mainland, Hong Kong has long hosted a vibrant landscape of citizen groups that cultivated advocacy, labor mobilization and civil disobedience […]

Joy-Anna Duggar reveals Son Gideon’s lea

Progress is the key. Old 19 children and counting Star Joy Anna Forsyth (née Duggar) has revealed her son, Gideon Forsyth, was “a little behind” with his learning abilities and took him to a professional to test his skills. “We went ahead and scheduled a test for Gideon,” Joy, 24, said in a video, which […]

Bilingual program aims to train students...

Two Catholic high schools on Long Island were struggling to enroll, so church leaders came up with a bold plan: turn them into a bilingual, bilingual school. Six months after the start of the Diocese of Rockville Center’s first venture into bilingual programs, the dual-campus Our Lady of Guadalupe School in Central Islip and Deer […]

Compass Inn fireside chats will explore ...

If you’ve wondered if a crayfish is a fish or who put the “nickname” in a nickname, the Société historique de la vallée de Ligonier thought of you when planning its four-part show series on the “History and Mysteries of Language”. The series of informal fireside sessions will take place from 2-4 p.m. every other […]

Watch the closing ceremony of the Beijin...

After a jam-packed 16 days of competition, Beijing 2022 officially ends with the closing ceremony at the National Stadium, also known as the “Bird’s Nest” for its unique 35 kilometer web of twisted steel. You can watch live coverage of the event at Matinee of the Winter Olympics by clicking on the video player above, […]

In remote Bamiyan, a school run by an Af...

Bamiyan, Afghanistan – It’s 6 a.m. and Freshta is sweeping the floor of her makeshift underground school in Afghanistan’s Bamiyan province. Donkeys descend the orange earth hills of its timeless village to fetch water, while cave houses wake to the smell of freshly baked flatbread. Up to 50 children, mostly girls, attend the informal school […]

Valentine’s Day School Board Meeting – A

Submitted by John Arbeeny. Two prominent and important actions were taken at the Clover Park School Board meeting last Valentine’s Day. The issue of district discipline (Policy 3241 “Student Discipline”) had been raised at a previous Board meeting (January 10, 2022) by Director David Anderson based on some shocking numbers received in a District FOIA […]

A Malaysian advantage | The star

“BOSS, kopi bing satu, tapau” is probably one of the most heard phrases in Malaysia. Living in Malaysia calls for the common encounter of people “rojak-ing” different languages ​​in one sentence. It’s as if each word is a puzzle piece that fits perfectly into the puzzle although it belongs to different puzzle sets – that’s […]

Maxwell AFB and DoDEA Reflect on Integra...

MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Alabama (AFNS) — This year the Department of Defense Education Activity celebrates 75 years of military-related student education, engagement and empowerment. DoDEA is also proud of its history of advocating for justice and equality. Indeed, in 1963, Maxwell Air Force BaseMaxwell’s DoDEA school, Maxwell Elementary/Middle School, was […]

Why China is censoring re-edited episode...

The American sitcom Friends holds a unique place in Chinese pop culture. It is one of the most beloved foreign TV shows in China and watching it was many Chinese fans’ first exposure to American culture. “I started watching Friends in sixth grade and it means a lot to me, just like a companion I […]

Kindergarten provides basic Dusun langua...

Jahid with school staff and a parent-teacher association representative in a group photo with six students who received school leaving certificates at the ceremony. TAMPARULI (February 19): Tadika Ceria Kadazandusun Kampung Tiong Monggis here, has become part of the history of Dusun language preservation in the world. The state’s rural development minister, Datuk Jahid Jahim, […]

Olympic mascots: creative, caricatural a...

By CANDICE CHOI, Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — The Beijing Games’ panda mascot was a huge hit here in the Chinese capital, where fans lined up for hours to buy plush dolls of the round cartoon Bing Dwen Dwen. Then last week the character appeared on Chinese TV – and horrified viewers by speaking in […]

Paso Robles School District Braces for C...

Big changes are on the horizon for a few elementary schools in Paso Robles following a recent school board meeting. For 14 months, Paso People’s Action has been mobilizing to keep Georgia Brown Elementary School open. “We accomplished that, so that was a huge win,” said Yessenia Echevarria, community organizer/co-founder of Paso People’s Action. At […]

Ukraine’s ‘false flag’: Biden says Putin

Such accusations marked the beginning of a trend. From Chechnya to Ukraine, from terrorist attacks to cyberattacks, Putin’s Russia has repeatedly been accused of covertly committing acts it blames on others. The larger goal, according to some experts and former US officials, is to confuse dueling accounts. The story continues under the ad “Russia can […]

Amigo Reading And Learning offers an exc...

The mobile app combines two of the most rewarding and time-consuming online activities into a unique language learning process that has proven to be more effective than other methods. February 18, 2022 – Amigo Reading and Learning is delighted to announce that people trying to Learn a foreign language can turn to its mobile app […]

Illegal border crossings push Hong Kong’

China’s stringent “zero-Covid” policy faces an unexpected new threat in the form of illegal border crossings by people fleeing a worsening virus outbreak in Hong Kong. Some Chinese cities have offered rewards for people smuggling information after 15 people illegally entered Zhuhai, in the southern province of Guangdong, by boat from Hong Kong. At least […]

Beijing to ban all preschool tutoring ap...

February 18, 2022 Beijing’s education regulator has told operators of mobile apps for training and educating preschoolers to ‘cease all operations’, while those for older children must register with authorities The education regulator in Beijing, the Chinese capital, is extending its crackdown on tutoring to mobile apps that target preschoolers. “Mobile apps for training and […]

Russian speakers in Ukraine fear being ‘

Debates over language in Ukraine intensified after a 2014 pro-EU revolution knocked Kiev out of Moscow’s orbit – Copyright AFP Javed TANVEER Dmitri ZAKS Kiev driving instructor Andriy Atamanyuk does not want to be saved by Vladimir Putin despite the Kremlin chief’s pledge to fight “discrimination” against Russian speakers in Ukraine. “Never,” said the 48-year-old […]

San Francisco recall vote fueled by ange...

SAN FRANCISCO — As Election Day approached, a flurry of messages swept through the phones of the Chinese-American community in San Francisco. “Don’t forget to vote,” read a message in Chinese from campaign organizer Selena Chu. “And fire commissioners who discriminate against us and disrespect our community.” The lopsided victory in a recall election on […]

Student pharmacy dean sexually harassed,...

Editor’s note: This story contains explicit language and descriptions of sexual harassment. Richard Hansen, dean of the Harrison School of Pharmacy at Auburn University, was found liable for a violation of Auburn’s policy against harassment and discrimination after he sexually harassed a student at an off-campus bar in last spring, according to documents received by […]

John Cuppet | Obituaries | The Democra...

Jean J. Cuppett June 21, 1950 – February 16, 2022 CUPPETT– Jean, “Jeanne” (Jerz), Richland, 71, was cradled in the lap of her Savior, Jesus Christ, on February 17, 2022 after a battle with cancer. Born June 21, 1950, only daughter of Walter and Jean (Hamonko) Jerz. Predeceased by his parents, his little brother Andrew, […]

13 Carson City-Crystal seniors earn coll...

The Carson City-Crystal dual enrollment students are, front row from left, Kaden Walker, Ashton Keiffer, Connor Royse, Cole Stone, Rivers Stewart, Kianna Newswanger and Jenna Brown; back row from left are Gavin Gage, Cavanaugh Barker, Zane Forist, Bryce Stanley, Lyvia Halfman and Isabelle Kapustka. — Submitted by MCC SIDNEY — Dual enrollment in classes at […]

Olympic Games: visitors to Beijing rely ...

Companies at Beijing Olympics circumvent the language barrier by using high-tech apps and a smartphone-like device to translate from Mandarin Chinese and ring the tills. Although China’s “zero” covid” stopped the influx of sports fans who would normally cheer on their favourites, there are still thousands of athletes, coaches, journalists and technicians in China with […]

Merry Acers Middle School Hosts Social S...

ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) — Students at Merry Acres Middle School pulled out all the stops at their social studies fair. Students were able to choose a topic and present it in front of their teachers and peers. Nathalie Moreau from WALB was there to see it all. The students took over the gymnasium, sharing their […]

What is an Apple Certified Support Profe...

An IT or cybersecurity professional who needs or wants to support Mac users can qualify for the Apple Certified Support Professional certification. The certification – ACSP for short – verifies your knowledge of the functions of the Macintosh operating system. It also certifies that you can support multiple Mac users, configure key services, and perform […]

Afghan Women Describe Their Resettlement...

Published 2022-02-16 14:04 2:04 February 16, 2022 pm The Afghans’ first weeks on US military bases were hazy. In Virginia, Shami and her daughter met distraught women who were forced to leave their own children behind. In New Mexico, Freshta Ahrar’s mother struggled to navigate her new surroundings in a wheelchair. And in Wisconsin, at […]

Eden Prairie School helps collect French...

Country united states of americaUS Virgin IslandsU.S. Minor Outlying IslandsCanadaMexico, United Mexican StatesBahamas, Commonwealth ofCuba, Republic ofDominican RepublicHaiti, Republic ofJamaicaAfghanistanAlbania, People’s Socialist Republic ofAlgeria, People’s Democratic Republic ofAmerican SamoaAndorra, Principality ofAngola, Republic ofAnguillaAntarctica (the territory south of 60 degrees S)Antigua and BarbudaArgentina, Argentine RepublicArmeniaArubaAustralia, Commonwealth ofAustria, Republic ofAzerbaijan, Republic ofBahrain, Kingdom ofBangladesh, People’s Republic ofBarbadosBelarusBelgium, […]

Dakota Language Classes Will Be Offered ...

Dakota Language Classes Will Be Offered at Red Wing Public Schools The Prairie Island Indian community, its tribal council, and the district’s Native American Parent Advisory Committee led efforts to launch a new program to teach students the Dakota language. (FOX 9) – The Dakota language has been spoken for thousands and thousands of years, […]

SBS language | Demand soars for Chinese...

Strong points Some members of Australia’s Chinese community are stockpiling illegal traditional Chinese medicine to ‘treat’ Covid-19 Lianhua Qingwen is banned in Australia because it contains ephedra, used as a precursor to methamphetamine Last year Australian Border Force seized nearly 150,000 capsules containing ephedra It is Chinese medicine often compared to paracetamol. Lianhua Qingwen has […]

Yukon First Nations School Board officia...

The Yukon officially has a First Nations school board. Territorial Education Minister Jeanie McLean signed at a press conference Monday two documents materializing the long-awaited initiative – a Ministerial Order formally establishing the Board of Directors and a Letter of Agreement for a interim governance. Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation Chief Dana Tizya-Tramm, who chairs the […]

Pennridge plans to add personal finance ...

EAST ROCKHILL — Starting with next year’s ninth graders, who will be in the class of 2026, Pennridge High School graduates are all expected to take and pass a personal finance course under a proposal discussed at the the Pennridge School Board Curriculum Committee meeting on February 7. “That’s one of the district’s goals in […]

Chinese fans create unforgettable nickna...

BEIJING — As sports fans around the world marvel at the aerial contortions of skier Eileen Gu, many in China are professing their admiration for a “Frog Princess.” Americans who have watched Nathan Chen battle his way to a gold medal may be confused to see Chinese figure skating fans knowingly refer to someone named […]

NSBA chief Chip Slaven knew about contro...

The National School Board Association was aware that Attorney General Merrick Garland was planning to release a controversial memo in response to the NSBA’s letter comparing parents’ protests over COVID-19 school mandates to “domestic terrorism” before the memo was released, according to emails obtained by Fox News. “I understand Chip [Slaven] were familiar with the […]

Canada’s protests baffle a nation of rul

Traditionally, Canadian politics is a fight for the center, not for the fringes of the ideological spectrum. Political analysts point out that the far-right People’s Party of Canada, whose leader Maxime Bernier is a champion trucker protester, failed to win a single seat in last year’s legislative election . But populism is not totally foreign […]

The “Babushka Battalion” ready to protec

Mariupol, Ukraine – Valentyna Konstantinovska, 79, is ready to take up arms and fight Russian soldiers mano a mano to protect her city if President Vladimir Putin orders an invasion of Ukraine. Volunteers since the start of the country’s conflict in 2014, Konstantinovska and an army of “babushkas”, elderly women, have volunteered to dig trenches, […]

China censors Friends, removing LGBTQ an...

In other cases, the Chinese subtitles differed from the English dialogue. When Joey recommends a smitten Ross, recently left by his wife, to go to a striptease, his advice translates into encouraging Ross to “go out and have some fun”. In another episode, a reference to “multiple orgasms” is turned into a comment about women […]

Rabia Hos selected by US State Departmen...

KINGSTON, RI – February 14, 2022 – The United States Department of State has selected Rabia Hos, associate professor of TESOL/Bilingual-Dual Language Education at the School of Education at the University of Rhode Island, for a project to English language specialist focused on training teachers of English language learners and empowering women in rural communities […]

Does the language we speak influence how...

“To have a second language is to have another soul.” – Charlemagne, Holy Roman Emperor —— I remember exactly how I felt the day I was asked to take a test that would determine the grade level I would be enrolled in. I walked into an apartment with children laughing and playing as they waited […]

More Indigenous Language Teachers Will E...

Legislation that would allow for equal pay for native language teachers should be passed by the Legislative Assembly and enacted. This is precisely the kind of initiative that New Mexico needs to improve its educational outcomes. House Bill 60, sponsored by Rep. Derrick Lente, D-Sandia Pueblo, appropriates $1.25 million — it could end up being […]

As China and Russia grow closer, New Zea...

From the American perspective, Ukraine, Russia and China are increasingly interpreted as part of the same geopolitical puzzle. Blinken told Australian reporters on Friday that Ukraine matters not only for itself, but also because of “very fundamental principles” such as “territorial integrity and sovereignty, independence…If we allow these principles are challenged with impunity, even if […]

Hospitalizations for COVID-19 in Prince ...

Hospitalizations related to COVID-19 in Prince Edward Island remain stable as the number of active cases continues to decline. Four people are hospitalized with COVID-19, the Office of Public Health said in a statement Sunday. Four other people admitted for other reasons have also tested positive for the virus. There is no change in the […]

Walsh University Teacher of the Month: E...

NAME – Elisabeth “Biz” Balizet THE SCHOOL – Saint Barbara and Regina Coeli RESIDENCE – Massillon ALMA MATER HIGH SCHOOL – Massillon Washington High School UNIVERSITY – University of North Carolina at Greensboro FAMILY – Husband of 22 years, Keith, and sons Luke, 20, and Beau, 18. WHAT SUBJECT DO YOU TEACH – I teach […]

Grant will help teachers expand their le...

New Philadelphia City Schools is constantly looking for ways to provide additional opportunities to help all of our students reach their highest potential. One of the ways to achieve this is to give our teachers the opportunity to deepen their knowledge and skills. We recently received a federal grant from the Ohio Department of Education […]

Events are delayed as heavy snowfall hit...

A worker sprays disinfectant at the Secret Garden Genting Grand at the Beijing Olympics. (Dan Hodge/CNN) The hallways of the Secret Garden Genting Grand in Zhangjiakui look like any other hotel at a ski resort – but of course, the resort hosting Beijing 2022 Mountain Sports is not just any other hotel. Being in the […]

‘Pure tenacity’: Taiwanese skier falls d

TAIPEI, Taiwan — When 19-year-old Maggie Lee fell on her first run and missed one of the first gates, it felt like the abrupt end to her first Olympics. The Taiwanese teenager, who competes under her Chinese name, Lee Wen-Yi, was already an unlikely candidate for the Winter Olympics. Taiwan is a subtropical island that […]

This Mohawk woman translates nursery rhy...

Like other Indigenous peoples in the early stages of reclaiming traditions, Kristi Talbot, a Mohawk with ties to the Six Nations community in Ontario, prioritizes language revitalization. “I have learned from the elders that passing on the language strengthens [our] values, because our traditions are woven into every word,” said Talbot, 32. “While my mother […]

Agenda set for RSU 71 Board meeting on F...

BELFAST – The agenda for the next Regional School Unit 71 School Council meeting has been set. The meeting will take place on Monday, February 14 at 5:30 p.m. in the high school music room. Attendees can participate via Zoom or in person with masks required for those attending in person. If unmasked people are […]

America’s “Rock-Solid” Commitment: AIT

MEET THE THREATS: The United States would continue to assist in fisheries law enforcement and maritime operations, as well as counter Chinese aggression, the AIT director said. By Lu Yi-hsuan and Jonathan Chin / Journalist, with an editor The United States has a “rock-solid” commitment to help Taiwan maintain its self-defense capabilities, said Taiwan American […]

Exercise interventions benefit asthma pa...

Although it is known that promoting physical activity can improve asthma symptoms and quality of life – and is even recommended in asthma guidelines – such behavior change is often difficult in due to lack of funding or reimbursement for pulmonary rehabilitation or for other reasons. A recent review sought to understand the effectiveness of […]

US snowboard coach, rider under investig...

ZHANGJIAKOU, China — US Ski & Snowboard is investigating longtime coach Peter Foley’s allegations of sexual misconduct and Olympian Hagan Kearney’s use of racist language, both in China this week. Former snowboardcross rider Callan Chythlook-Sifsof, a member of the 2010 Olympic team, wrote in an Instagram post that Foley took nude photos of female athletes […]

Why liberal suburbs are facing a new rou...

David Fleishman, the superintendent of schools in Newton, Mass., an affluent suburb of Boston, said he recently received a message from a parent who was pushing for an end to mask mandates in classrooms. But first, he said, the individual felt the need to assure him, “I’m not a Trump supporter.” While Newton, like much […]

A Teacher’s Journey Around the World – K

Spencer Edwards always found himself moving to pursue a better opportunity in his life and, by a twist of fate, ended up in a small town in northern British Columbia. Edwards, 49, found various opportunities to take him around the world, ones that eventually brought him here to Kitimat. Edwards was born in South Wales […]

City of Oakland | Hiring in Progress: O...

Date posted: February 11, 2022 at 12:01Last update: February 11, 2022 at 12:04 Oakland, California – The Oakland Department of Parks, Recreation and Youth Development (OPRYD) is now hiring for all part-time summer jobs, including Recreation Manager I/II, Recreation Attendant I/II , Recreation Specialist I/II, Sports Official, Lifeguard, Water Safety Instructor and Pool Manager. More […]

Deepmind’s latest machine learning resea

Large generative language (LM) models such as GPT-3 and Gopher have proven their ability to generate high quality text. However, these templates run the risk of producing destructive text. Therefore, they are difficult to deploy due to their potential to hurt people in ways that are almost impossible to predict. So many different inputs can […]

Beyond The Baer Faxt: Art World Insider ...

In one of Eric Fischl’s “Art Fair Paintings” from 2014, the figure of Josh Baer is unmistakable. Amid montages of gallerists and collectors, curators and celebrities, Baer, ​​with his mop of white hair, is shown engaged in the same activity as most of Fischl’s other fairground figures – staring at his phone rather than the […]

‘Thirty Talks Weird Love’ – The Prospect

UTEP professor and author Alessandra Narváez Varela published her very first book last year titled “Thirty Strange Love Talks.” Narváez Varela explains that she created this reverse novel to open the eyes of many and start conversations. Narváez Varela wrote her very first poem in high school titled “Dearly Beloved”, she explains that this poem […]

Detained Australian Journalist Cheng Lei...

Australian journalist Cheng Lei was given a short reprieve to watch the Olympics with other inmates in a Chinese jail – 18 months after she was arrested “on suspicion of illegally supplying state secrets overseas”. 18 months after being arbitrarily detained in Beijing, Australian journalist Cheng Lei, 46, has been given a short reprieve to […]

Lawyer for accused Pitt instructor denie...

By: John P. Wise/KDKA-TV PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Days after being accused of making offensive remarks in class, a guest lecturer at the University of Pittsburgh, through his attorney, is now denying the allegations. READ MORE: 1 Airlifted To Hospital After Crane Falls In Beaver County Citing a student’s complaint in a Reddit threadan article first […]

Waltham receives grant to expand bilingu...

WALTHAM, MA – Waltham Public Schools has received an Alternative Education Programs for English Learners FY22 grant from the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) to expand the dual-language school into 6th grade in Kennedy Middle School. The grant has been submitted and will be managed by the Multilingual Department. The principal of […]

Michigan Guy Goes Viral When Waiter Brin...

Guess he should be glad he didn’t order a screwdriver off the rocks. This lunch could have been dangerous. Before laughing till we cried watching the viral TikTok below. Let’s not be too hard on the server Buffalo Wild Wings. We’ve all had those times when we screw up. Sometimes we are very wrong. Earlier […]

San Francisco school board saga heads to...

A seemingly endless amount of drama, name-calling, lawsuits and outrage from parents and city officials have turned the San Francisco school board saga into a gripping pandemic spectacle that is about to unfold in the urns. A special election on Tuesday will decide the fate of three school board members, all Democrats, in a vote […]

End of an era | Cranbourne Star News

By Marcus Uhe Things are going to be a little different at Thomas Mitchell Elementary School in Endeavor Hills this year. Each morning when students arrive for another day of learning, they are greeted at the front door with the familiar face and friendly smile of their principal, John Hurley, ensuring they start their day […]

Start your coding journey with this 3-co...

You can learn how to become a developer and start a new career in the technology industry. This affordable package is a great start. Image: Shutterstock/Africa Studio If you read TechRepublic, you clearly have an interest in technology. But if you have just studied the habits of successful programmers and you haven’t taken the leap […]

Confinements may not have harmed toddler...

Amy Norton WEDNESDAY, Feb. 9, 2022 (HealthDay News) — The pandemic has significantly disrupted children’s normal routines, but a new study suggests that the initial lockdowns of 2020 didn’t necessarily impede language development in preschoolers. In fact, the researchers found there was an unintended “boost” in young people’s vocabulary growth – possibly because parents were […]

Obituary: Jerome E. “Jerry” Maschino

Jerome E. “Jerry” Maschino NAPLES, Fla. – Jerome E. “Jerry” Maschino, 85, died peacefully on the afternoon of January 28, 2022 in Naples, Fla., due to complications from Hodgkin’s lymphoma. He was born in Gardiner, September 25, 1936, to Carl W. and Mary (Farrell) Maschino. He had recently moved to Ave Maria, Florida to be […]

Aliʻi who refused to speak English honor

Princess Ruth Keanolani Kanāhoahoa Keʻelikōlani In honor of Mahina ʻŌlelo Hawaii (Hawaiian Language Month), Ka Haka ʻUla O Keʻelikōlani Hawaiian Language College at University of Hawaii in Hilo will host a webinar to share knowledge about the college namesake, Princess Ruth Keanolani Kanāhoahoa Keʻelikōlani. Established in 1997, Ka Haka ʻUla O Keʻelikōlani was named in […]

Eric Stinton: It’s time to recognize tha

On the cover of Nitasha Tamar Sharma’s recent book, “Hawaiʻi Is My Haven,” is a striking image of Kamakakehau Fernandez wearing a pink bombax flower lei. Falsetto singer and award-winning ukulele player Na Hoku Hanohano was adopted from Arkansas by a Maui family when he was six weeks old and was enrolled in Hawaiian language […]

2022 Lionel Gelber Prize shortlist annou...

Five books vying for world’s best non-fiction book in English on foreign affairs TORONTO and WASHINGTON, DC, February 8, 2022 /CNW/ – Judith GelberChairman of the Lionel Gelber Prize Council, announces the list of nominees selected for the 2022 Lionel Gelber Prize as follows: To End a Plague: America’s Fight to End AIDS in Africa […]

Public Review of Educational Resources –

EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES FOR ELA, HEALTH/PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND ESOL Beginning February 9, 2022, educational resources for English Language Arts, Physical/Health Education, and ESOL will be on display for community review. Parents, teachers and lay citizens are invited to explore the many resources envisioned for students and teachers. In order to build a powerful community of critical […]

Confusions, Amalgams and Riddles — Unive

Let’s make sure that these mediated formats are really aimed at facilitating student learning and the construction of procedural knowledge. In his thought-provoking article in The Conversation, “The problem with online learning? It doesn’t teach people to think“Robert Danisch argues that online learning focuses on ‘knowing that’ at the expense of ‘knowing how’, and that […]

Mandarin Conversations and How the Two C...

AAs a Mandarin student in Taipei, I am often told that I add ‘R’s to words like a Pekingese. “That’s not how they say it in Taiwan,” my teacher points out. This is just one example of how I was made aware, almost daily, of the existence of subtle differences between Taiwanese and Chinese. The […]

UCLA Dental Course Addresses Barriers De...

LOS ANGELES – Going to the dentist can be a stressful experience for anyone, but even more daunting when there’s communication barriers. Due to cultural and language barriers, people who are deaf or hard of hearing often do not have access to effective communication within the healthcare system. Those disparities can lead to misdiagnosis, mistreatment, […]

Gastonia nonprofit owner encourages supp...

An hour’s drive may separate Gastonia from Morganton, but a local woman hopes Gaston County residents will support her nonprofit’s effort to help 40 deaf high school students start their own prom. Starr Clinton started Nita’s Silent Hands after witnessing her deaf mother’s difficulty communicating in a hearing world. Now she wants others to support […]

9 people transported to hospital after s...

SINGAPORE – A school bus reportedly lost control and overturned along a slip road on the Central Freeway towards Seletar West Link at around 8.10am on Monday February 7. The minibus was taking students to XCL World Academy, an international school in Yishun, Chinese-language newspaper Shin Min Daily News reported. The Singapore Civil Defense Force […]

Deering graduate teacher teams up to cre...

Aidan Blum Levine is only 19, but his first introduction to coding was so long ago that he can’t even remember. In early elementary school, he used basic coding to create his own games, then moved on to websites. By the time he graduated from Deering High School last spring, he had developed several web-based […]

Foreign Language Learning Software Marke...

The latest Foreign Language Learning Software Market report published by Value Market Research provides detailed market analysis including market size, share, value, growth and trends for the period 2020-2027. The market for foreign language learning software is vast, with many local and global players. The market for foreign language learning software is vast, with […]

‘No light at the end of the tunnel’: Ame

In July 2018, Tara Joseph, President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, wrote an article in the most well-known local English-language newspaper, the South China Morning Post, highlighting to Americans the territory’s unique position as a center of Asian business. . “The United States forgets the differences between Hong Kong and China. […]

Critical Race Theory Exposed by Misinfor...

Critical race theory is a buzzword that is at the center of a heated debate about what children learn in classrooms. The only problem – what does it mean? Some Republican parents and lawmakers say educators are “indoctrinating” students with certain lessons about race that make students feel “uncomfortable” or “ashamed.” They say critical race […]

Former Cheverus star makes transition to...

Zordan Holman, left, trades punches with sparring partner Jordan Lindsay during a practice last week at the Portland Boxing Club. Ben McCanna / Personal Photographer After taking several hard punches and landing a few of his own in a long sparring session, Zordan Holman stepped out of the Portland Boxing Club ring and pondered the […]

UCF’s First-Ever EuroScholar Prepares fo

Students usually graduate from high school before they have earned their first college degree, but this was not the case for Faith Sauber. At age 14, Sauber began taking classes at Valencia College through his online high school’s dual enrollment program. Sauber earned her associate’s degree in Valencia when she was 16, and a week […]