Education

Slice of NYC Paradise

Submitted by ub on Tue, 07/20/2021 - 08:33
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The Big Apple and the surrounding boroughs offer one of the most fantastic health care systems available and access to amenities that can make it an ideal spot to live and also to retire. 

New York City is a wonderful place for young people to study, also to work and play as well as for elderly retirees. New York, New York - A city so nice, they had to name it twice. Excellent public transportation, great cultural landmarks, a plethora of attractions, and lots of services that attract people from all over er the world.

Stairway To Math Heaven

Submitted by ub on Wed, 06/30/2021 - 09:26
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Having kids ambling all over the place can get dangerous when you have many things happening and can’t keep an eye on them.

A young mind thrives on playtime and more often than not your child is most likely to find formal lessons boring and for some, even daunting. So when it comes to more difficult topics like mathematics, they can get reluctant or fussy when trying to teach your children.

Therefore, instead of turning your kids against math, try making it more fun. All you’ve got to do is hack is a staircase, some cellophane tape, markers, and colored paper!

A Life of Journalism

Submitted by ub on Thu, 06/24/2021 - 09:20
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My family emigrated to the USA when I was a little boy. The youngest son of professional parents who lost everything and fled for safety in America, the land of the free and the home of the brave. 

Remote Learning

Submitted by ub on Fri, 05/07/2021 - 14:31
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As an English-Language learner and multilingual student like yours truly, I am here to say it's OKAY and you have rights.

Deconstructing Semantics

Submitted by ub on Wed, 04/21/2021 - 08:10

Whenever semantics comes up, an initial response could be what do you mean by that, or are you trying to be mean? News or Views?

Ancient Greek: σημαντικός sēmantikós, significant is the study of meaning, reference, or truth. The term can be used to refer to philosophy, linguistics, and computer science.

Semantics can mean quite different things in different contexts; fields concerned with semantics are as diverse as psychology, law, lexicography, and logic. Pragmatics is an equally wide-ranging term, with applications in politics.

We Need More Education

Submitted by ub on Sun, 04/18/2021 - 15:12
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Educating graduates and undergraduates is a central part of my development as an academic. I've been fortunate enough to have a wide variety of teaching experiences in New York, Georgia, Indiana, Florida, and California.

Multilingual Media Maestro

Submitted by ub on Tue, 03/02/2021 - 09:23
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Roberto FE Soto is a multilingual Latino media maestro, with a successful career in global communications and in higher education. 

As so many others have, Soto arrived in the #USA as an immigrant child with his family. He did not speak English but learned from his mother and father the value of American education. Soto was a writer, editor, and producer at NBC News and went on to teach journalism at private and public colleges and universities, including an HBCU with a strong tradition of serving minority students. 

Timeliness Next to Godliness

Submitted by ub on Mon, 12/28/2020 - 16:19
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Do folks say you're easily distracted, disorganized? If so, you are consistently tardy. There are many reasons why people are late. Some are like the absent-minded professor: They are misplacing glasses and car keys getting lost or completely forgetting there is an appointment.

One after one, students walk into the classroom. It’s 9:27A on a Monday. The door closes at 9:30A sharp.  One minute later a student walks up to the door and knocks, “Should I let her in?” he asks. “You guys can let her in if you want.” Everyone thinks he’s kidding, but nobody really knows.

Public Service Announcements

Submitted by ub on Fri, 11/06/2020 - 11:28
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What did you wake up thinking about this morning? Your busy day? Plans for this weekend? Your mother’s birthday gift? Whatever it was, it almost assuredly wasn’t #COVID the global pandemic 😷 Corona virus, the promised immunizations, or second-hand smoke. And however important we think these subjects are, no one outside of public health makes them a priority.

This is the reason why FCC rules required that media organizations provide the public information available to the public.

Herd Immunity Dangers

Submitted by ub on Sat, 10/31/2020 - 08:12
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There are now 9 million #USA cases and scientists fear that spreader rallies are relying on a false premise of herd immunity for The Coronavirus pandemic, #COVID19. Has herd immunity ever been successful? In fact, the short answer is NO.

Stanford University researchers say President Donald Trump’s campaign rallies have resulted in 30,000 infections and 700 have now died.