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40% of Countries in the World to Experience Civil Unrest in 2020

Posted by on Jan 17, 2020 in Daily, Global | 0 comments

40% of Countries in the World to Experience Civil Unrest in 2020

New report warns social disorder will become more intense. Nearly 40% of countries across the globe will see some form of civil unrest or riots in 2020, according to a new study.Political analyst firm Verisk Maplecroft predicts that 75 out of the world’s 195 countries will see some form of social disorder this year. That’s an increase on the 47 countries, about a quarter of the world’s total, that saw civil unrest in 2019. The report predicts that the intensity of unrest is likely to be higher than 2019 due to the danger of protesters being...

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Social media data needed for ‘harm’ research, say doctors

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Social media data needed for ‘harm’ research, say doctors

Understanding usage by children is key to studying potential harms and benefits, psychiatrists say. Leading UK psychiatrists say they will never understand the risks and benefits of social media use on children’s mental health unless companies hand over their data to researchers. Tech companies must be made to share data and pay a tax to fund important research, they say in a report. There is growing evidence internet use can harm mental health but research is still lacking, it adds. But a civil rights group said children should not be...

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Encouraging Computational Thinking

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Encouraging Computational Thinking

Encouraging Computational Thinking The world of education and work is changing. Students require new skills and indeed new ways of thinking. Computational Thinking (CT) is now considered to be essential to the success of students in both tests and also for their future careers. Education Drive calls CT a ‘problem-solving process’ and thinking in a logical way. It involves breaking problems down into logical steps and analyzing them, typically with the assistance of computers.  It is an ability that can be taught across all disciplines....

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Tennessee Has Played a Seminal Role in Civil Rights

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Tennessee Has Played a Seminal Role in Civil Rights

JC Bowman – Civil Rights activist Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee in 1968, almost 52 years ago. Few know of the significance that Tennessee has played in the Civil Rights movement. First, Tennessee played a pivotal role in the passage of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote in 1920.  This year marks the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment.  Second, Tennessee was at the forefront of Civil Rights and integrating America.  We should remind ourselves of this history on...

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Karl Marx’s Vision Prepares American School Children as Future Labor, Part 2

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Karl Marx’s Vision Prepares American School Children as Future Labor, Part 2

Anita Hoge Marx’s Vision: “…enslaving subordination of the individual to the division of labor” “In a higher phase of communist society, after the enslaving subordination of the individual to the division of labor, and therewith also the antithesis between mental and physical labor, has vanished; after labor has become not only a means of life but life’s prime want; after the productive forces have also increased with the all-around development of the individual, and all the springs of co-operative wealth flow more abundantly—only then can...

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Teach to One – Resource Tools for Modern Involvement

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Teach to One – Resource Tools for Modern Involvement

Becoming a positive resource for usage in today’s schooling system is a creation that involves much attention. Most of the learning platforms that are utilized in today’s schooling systems are heavily out-gunned and out-dated. To better improve the likeness of the modern workings of the schooling system, Teach to One was created. Teach to One is a brand that offers new platforms for learning and creates the resource tools needed to keep teachers and administrators in the green of the success ratio. The modern learning adaptations...

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5 Ways to Clean Up Cable Clog Under Your Desk

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5 Ways to Clean Up Cable Clog Under Your Desk

Cable clutter is the scourge of modern desk construction. We’re trying to go wireless as much as we can, but we still have plenty of cords snaking through our desks. Let’s get them together and organize them once and for all.  Computer cable clutter is of course more for a desktop computer than a laptop. That being said, a laptop can even have quite a few cables: a power cord, a USB hub for additional ports, etc. And then there is your phone charger, and other odds and ends.  Five measures to tackle the problem:  Power...

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The Berning Undercurrent

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The Berning Undercurrent

Photo by Vidar Nordli-Mathisen on Unsplash The disturbing comments made by Bernie Sanders Field Organizer Kyle Jurek have been buzzing around the internet. The self proclaimed “anarcho-communist” has voiced his approval of re-education, gulags, and the wholesale murder of revolutionary resisters. As shocking as these ghastly affirmations may seem, they are but par for the course when it comes to collectivist ideologies. The predominant rationale underlying calls for government redistribution is the belief that a central entity...

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Teachers Choice

Posted by on Jan 16, 2020 in Blogs, Daily | 0 comments

Teachers Choice

Teachers Choice, a program that annually reimburses teachers up to $250 and other educational titles lesser amounts for classroom supplies that in their professional judgement will benefit their students, has been around the New York City public schools for more than 25 years.  It was conceived by the United Federation of Teachers and supported by our pro-education City Council, which has allocated $20 million. The program is modest in scope. The stipend doesn’t buy much with today’s prices, but this is a case of...

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TRUMP'S PROCLAMATION: RELIGIOUS FREEDOM IS FIRST FREEDOM — NO MORE RESTRICTING IT

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TRUMP'S PROCLAMATION: RELIGIOUS FREEDOM IS FIRST FREEDOM — NO MORE RESTRICTING IT

1.16.20 – From Gary Bauer – Campaign for Working Families “Trump/Pence Stand For Faith” Today is Religious Freedom Day.  It commemorates the day in 1786 when the Virginia General Assembly adopted the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom, written by Thomas Jefferson.  Jefferson’s statute became the foundation for the First Amendment to the Constitution, which guarantees religious freedom, among other key liberties. In recognition of the day, President Trump issued a proclamation acknowledging the vital importance of...

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