Submitted by ub on Tue, 03/21/2023 - 13:18

Writing from this point of view is not easy to see. Communicating your tone in writing is hard. You can’t rely on your expression or body language to help convey that you’re trying to express genuine concern or know you’re right but are trying to be polite. Your reader has to figure all that out from your words alone.

SEMANTICS Lets us express the affordances for...  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g2tzEil5TL0


Submitted by ub on Tue, 03/21/2023 - 08:53

PRIMAVERA - La sonrisa es una de las expresiones más poderosas que existen, capaz de cambiar el estado de ánimo de cualquier persona en cuestión de segundos. Cuando sonreímos, nuestro cerebro libera endorfinas, neurotransmisores responsables de generar sensaciones de felicidad y bienestar. 

Maritime Warnings

Submitted by ub on Mon, 03/20/2023 - 10:47

A 5K-mile-long mass of seaweed is approaching the Florida coastline. What happens? Don't say blob, woke seaweed, or Sargassum.

Instead of Come On Down, some may soon be singing, WOKE me up before you GO-Go...   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pIgZ7gMze7A.

The Happy Places

Submitted by ub on Mon, 03/20/2023 - 10:02

The news is out, the top ten happiest places on earth are now listed in order, and the USA  is still not on the list.

On National Happiness Day, let's celebrate the little moments that make life worth living! Take a deep breath, smile, and appreciate the world's beauty. Spread kindness and positivity, and remember that happiness is a choice we can make daily.

Studies have found that individuals who engage in regular exercise and physical activity report higher happiness and life satisfaction.

Difficult To Say?

Submitted by ub on Sun, 03/19/2023 - 22:41

If you hurt someone, said something wrong, or made a regrettable mistake, ‘I’m sorry’ can be two of the most helpful words.

Why is I am very sorry so challenging to say in any language? The next time you find yourself on the wrong side of wrong, say désolé, scusi, perdón, 对不起 or whatever the appropriate choice is.

Hopefully, you won’t need to practice these soon, but just in case, check a list and learn to say ‘I’m sorry’ in different languages worldwide. We know a few, and so should you.

Listen and Learn

Submitted by ub on Sun, 03/19/2023 - 13:25

Learn to listen ~ acuerdalo ... anotalo ... aprendelo… remember it… write it down… learn it ~ Aprende a escuchar

Listening involves receiving sound, understanding the message conveyed in the sounds you hear, evaluating the message, and responding to it.


People with good listening skills are able to comprehend what they hear and respond appropriately.

Student Fair

Submitted by ub on Sun, 03/19/2023 - 12:25

First and foremost, the takeaway for all students is wanting and willing to learn and learning to listen carefully and then ask questions. 

US Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez https://ocasio-cortez.house.gov/ and Congressman Adriano Espaillat https://espaillat.house.gov/ host a Student Services Fair to help young people connect with the U.S. Department of Education, our U.S. Service Academies, internship opportunities, and more.

Marvelous Miracles

Submitted by ub on Sun, 03/19/2023 - 07:53

Watch these video models. The miracles began 100 million years ago in the midst of the breakup of the supercontinent Pangaea.

At the beginning of the animation, the continents that will become Africa and South America are already recognizable, with the Northern Hemisphere continents coming together tens of millions of years later. Blue shows the flow of water, while red shows the intensity of the deposition of new sediments by erosion. 


Submitted by ub on Sat, 03/18/2023 - 22:11

As Univision's youngest Spanish-language news executive and then Telemundo, I’ve been instrumental in training some of the best.