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Yes, I teach my child to resist

last weekLGBT / Gay : Good As You

Even in the moment, as devastating and other-worldly as it was, I made note of the way she was looking at me. At age three, a child can have strange reactions to a parent’s emotions. Sometimes they nervously laugh. Other...

Mobile World Congress 2018: You Can’t Teach an AI to Run a Telecom Network—Yet

At Mobile World Congress, telecom companies are only scratching the surface of machine learning

How I Learned About Sex: Jenny Lumet

Screenwriter Jenny Lumet talks to SELF about teaching sex to kids, the emotional toll of sex on women, and what chickens had to do with her sexual education.

The Sounds of Science (with apologies to Paul Simon): Kids are More Talented Than You Think

Strange things were afoot on Saturday at Modesto Junior College, where I've been teaching for the last thirty years. There was a Tyrannosaur flipping burgers, and a very cool Triceratops taking orders for Brontoburgers and Raptor dogs. Show More Summary

Why is the 30-year forward yen at about 50 to the dollar?

Nick Rowe likes to teach PPP with a thought experiment, asking students to imagine how they might guess an exchange rate between the dollar and a foreign currency.  Thus if you went to Japan and noticed that most prices seem to be about 100 times higher than in the US, you might guess that 100 […]

1943: Leen Kullman, Soviet hero

Soviet spy Helene (“Leen”) Kullman was shot by the Germans on this date in 1943 … or was she? Kullman (English Wikipedia entry | the much more detailed Estonian) was just out of teaching school when the Germans occupied Estonia. She joined the Red Army and was eventually trained as an intelligence agent, infiltrated by […]

Bruce Bookman: Teaching Aikido and the Future of the Art

Bruce Bookman Sensei is the kaicho and chief instructor of Tenzan Aikido in Seattle, Washington and one of the most highly respected aikido instructors in the United States. He became the youngest aikido black belt in America at the age of 15 while studying under Yoshimitsu Yamada Shihan at New York Aikikai in the 1970s, and […]

ELSA raises $3.2M for its A.I.-powered English pronunciation assistant

ELSA, an app whose name stands for “English Language Speech Assistant” (and not the popular Disney character!), has raised $3.2 million for its A.I.-assisted language learning platform that teaches people how to speak English. Unlike...Show More Summary

STEM Increases Diversity While Teaching Skills

STEM programs aim to equip their students with vital IT skills and enhance the CSR and ethical standing of their companies.

Talking Children's Book Sounds Like Portal To Hell

last weekHumor / odd : Geekologie

Note: Keep your volume low, screams of the damned. This is a video of a talking children's book that's supposed to teach kids how to call 911 in the event of an emergency, except the batteries in this particular model are dying and it sounds like the pits of hell. Show More Summary

What the evolution of cities can teach us about building platforms

These days it seems like everyone wants their service to become the next big platform – every budding... The post What the evolution of cities can teach us about building platforms appeared first on Inside Intercom.

Video: Teaching a Young Husky to Avoid Wolf Traps is a Vital but Painful Lesson

OutdoorHub Video: Teaching a Young Husky to Avoid Wolf Traps is a Vital but Painful Lesson At around 7 to 8 months old, it’s time for a young husky pup to learn to steer clear of traps that might hurt him. As the dog of a trapper, he’s...Show More Summary

Laurent Ciman anchors LAFC's back line while Bob Bradley waits on return of injured players

Bob Bradley was in teaching mode Wednesday. So three days after coaching the Los Angeles Football Club to a gutsy win over Seattle in the first game in franchise history, Bradley stood in the middle of a training field at UCLA, waving his arms like a traffic cop as players hung tight to his instructions....

Race, Cognitive Biases, And The Power Of Law Student Teaching Evaluations

Gregory S. Parks (Wake Forest), Race, Cognitive Biases, and the Power of Law Student Teaching Evaluations, 51 U.C. Davis L. Rev. 1039 (2018): Decades of research shows that students' professor evaluations are influenced by factors well-beyond how knowledgeable the professor was or how effectively they taught. Among those factors is...

Memphis Tigers coach Tubby Smith says rise in transfers is teaching players "how to quit."

Tubby Smith ranted about the rising number of transfers in college basketball on Sunday. He thinks it's teaching players "how to quit."        

'A Wrinkle in Time’ Star Storm Reid Is a Force of Nature

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The 14-year-old prodigy talks Oprah, how to make it in Hollywood, and what schools should really be teaching.

Teaching William Zinsser to Write Poetry

Diana Goetsch writes about contemplating gender transition and teaching poetry to the beloved nonfiction writer William Zinsser, near the end of his life.

50 High Schools Awarded NBC’s R.I.S.E. America Grants!

NBC has awarded fifty $10,000 R.I.S.E. America grants to high schools that had ‘an existing theatre program or a champion of theatre arts in their teaching staff in cases where a school’s theatre program was cut because of budget constraints.’ The program was inspired by the network’s upcoming drama, Rise. Show More Summary

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