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iPredator Concept by Michael Nuccitelli, Psy.D. Reviewed

Posted by on Oct 11, 2019 in Commentaries, Cyberbullying, Editor's Pick, Featured | 0 comments

iPredator Concept by Michael Nuccitelli, Psy.D. Reviewed

Michael Nuccitelli, Psy.D. is the author of the dark side of cyberspace concept called iPredator (2010). iPredator is a cyberbullying, cyberstalking and cybercriminal minds concept that presents eight types of online assailant. With permission from Dr. Nuccitelli, pasted here is the definition. iPredator Definition iPredator: a person, group, or nation who, directly or indirectly, engages in exploitation, victimization, coercion, stalking, theft, or disparagement of others using Information and Communications Technology (ICT). iPredators are...

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How your garden can battle climate change

Posted by on Oct 22, 2019 in Blogs, Daily, Global | 0 comments

How your garden can battle climate change

The globe is feeling the enormous effects caused by climate change. There are dwindling glaciers, ice on rivers is breaking up earlier than it should, animals are having to relocate, and trees are beginning to flower sooner. This is causing scientists to predict that global temperatures are likely to keep rising for a number decades because of greenhouse gases that are produced by human activity. But, is there something we can do to help battle the climate change crisis? While there are many ways for us to cut our carbon footprint, there are...

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Teachers are using Legos to get kids into STEM

Posted by on Oct 22, 2019 in Daily | 0 comments

Teachers are using Legos to get kids into STEM

Building robots from the plastic bricks also builds confidence. “It’s just that wonderful of a medium to delve into,” a middle school teacher says. Sure, Lego is a childhood classic, but in recent years the company has made a big push into STEM education. Lego makes robotics kits, and kids can learn to code Lego robots on the company’s website. The company works directly with schools by offering curriculum, teacher training and competitions to help get kids interested in all things science, technology, engineering and math....

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LeBron James Echoes the American Olympic Officials Who Appeased Hitler

Posted by on Oct 22, 2019 in Blogs, Daily, Featured | 0 comments

LeBron James Echoes the American Olympic Officials Who Appeased Hitler

LeBron James supports the totalitarians in China. James believes Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey “was either misinformed or not really educated on the situation,” when he tweeted support of those fighting for civil liberties in Hong Kong. James chastised Morey: There are ramifications for the negative that can happen when you’re not thinking about others, when you only think about yourself. So many people could have been harmed, not only financially but physically, emotionally, spiritually. Reportedly, to appease...

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Dispatches from the Race War, by Fred Reed

Posted by on Oct 22, 2019 in Commentaries, Daily | 0 comments

Dispatches from the Race War, by Fred Reed

Fred Reed – All cultures are equal. At least, as things are going, they soon will be. But couldn’t they be equal somewhere else? Month after month after month, surprising as sunrise, predictable as the value of pi, come the casualty reports documenting racial disaster. Details change. The substance does not. Gangs of American Africans beat whites into brain damage, often rape and sometimes torture, kill policemen, loot stores, burn our cities. Week after week sullen dark faces glare from mug shots. The stories run briefly in the local...

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Firing of NYC Pupil Transportation Executive Director

Posted by on Oct 22, 2019 in Blogs, Daily | 0 comments

Firing of NYC Pupil Transportation Executive Director

Alexandra Robinson, the dysfunctional, clueless and intemperate former executive director of the Office of Pupil Transportation, who acted as disoriented in the discharge of her duties as her buses were disoriented on the road, was recently fired. At least the DOE knew which route to take. An investigation by the Special Commissioner described Robinson’s “consistent, willful mismanagement” of a school bus GPS contract and her failure to follow-through on Medicaid reimbursement for service provided to special education...

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An Interview with Professor Manuel Varela: Sir Andrew Huxley- Any Relation to the other Huxleys?

Posted by on Oct 22, 2019 in Commentaries, Daily | 0 comments

An Interview with Professor Manuel Varela: Sir Andrew Huxley- Any Relation to the other Huxleys?

Sir Andrew Huxley Michael F. Shaughnessy – 1) Another great scientist from Great Britain apparently came from a great family. When and where was Sir Andrew Huxley born, and can you on tell us about his family of origin? Sir Andrew Fielding Huxley’s grandfather, considered the family patriarch, was none other than the famous zoologist and biologist, professor Thomas Henry Huxley. The prominent Huxley family apparently starts with Thomas, who was born in 1825. He was an influential educational policymaker in England at the time. He wrote...

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East Bay district struggles with role of tutors in student learning

Posted by on Oct 22, 2019 in Daily | 0 comments

East Bay district struggles with role of tutors in student learning

California sets no requirements for tutors’ education or training. Theresa Harrington – To help struggling students succeed, one Bay Area school district created tutor positions more than a decade ago. Calling them ‘graduate tutors,’ West Contra Costa Unified placed them in schools where more than 60 percent of students were low-income, English learners or foster youth. Tutors must have bachelor’s degrees. With the freedom to create their own curriculum materials, they work with students one-on-one or in groups in any subject the...

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Teachers, experts question traditional ways of grading

Posted by on Oct 22, 2019 in Daily | 0 comments

Teachers, experts question traditional ways of grading

Grading practices vary teacher to teacher, raising questions about reliability If you’re a high school student in San Diego County, it may appear your chances of getting a good grade are better or worse depending on which teacher you have. Some teachers will give you an A grade if you score a 90 percent for a course, while others will give you an A for 88 percent or 85 percent, a Union-Tribune review of more than 60 course syllabi from high schools around the county shows. There are teachers who will give an F for 67 percent or below, some...

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William Barr Is Right: Secularists Are Imposing Their Own Religion

Posted by on Oct 22, 2019 in Commentaries, Daily | 0 comments

William Barr Is Right: Secularists Are Imposing Their Own Religion

Andrea Picciotti-Bayer – Attorney General William Barr gave a powerful speech last week on religious liberty in America at Notre Dame Law School. If you missed it, it’s well worth reading. Barr traced the central role of religious liberty in our nation’s history and the importance of a morally disciplined and virtuous citizenry for maintaining a free government such as ours. He also took note of the current threat of secularism and moral relativism. The speech is full of mic drop moments, but one in particular hit home with me. “Those...

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5 Most expensive universities in the world

Posted by on Oct 22, 2019 in Blogs, Daily, Global, Higher Ed | 0 comments

5 Most expensive universities in the world

It is no secret that the world’s most expensive universities are located in the United States, UK, and Europe. Today, education has indeed become an expensive investment. And if one is pursuing a quality education at the topmost universities, they should be ready to shell out substantial tuition fees. The costly universities not only provide quality higher education but also provide a valuable network to the students that can help them kick start their career. If short of funds, you can get some quick loans from Cashlady.com. After all, even...

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