Posts Tagged ‘learning’

Organizing Poultry Workers Starts With Learning Together

Above Photo: Magaly Licolli, left, at an action in favor of a just food system. Courtesy of Licolli. She’s been denounced by Tyson Foods as a “radical union organizer,” but Magaly Licolli doesn’t organize unions — she organizes workers. Licolli is a leader in the workers’ center movement that since the 1970s has been organizing labor difficult […]

Middle Easterners Run For Bomb Shelters After Learning U.S. Suffering Oil Shortages

Middle Easterners Run For Bomb Shelters After Learning U.S. Suffering Oil Shortages MIDDLE EAST—Innocent civilians around the Middle East scrambled for their bomb shelters after hearing the news of a gasoline crisis in the United States. “They’re running out of gasoline? We’re in danger! Ruuuun!!!” shouted one man in Syria as he grabbed his wife’s […]

Learning the Right Lessons From Meron — and Punishing Those Responsible

Ultra Orthodox Jews look at stairs with waste on it in Mount Meron, northern Israel, where fatalities were reported among the thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews gathered at the tomb of a 2nd-century sage for annual commemorations that include all-night prayer and dance, April 30, 2021. Photo: REUTERS/ Ronen Zvulun Adeeb Joudeh Al Husseini is a […]

How is Covid-19 affecting student learning?

The COVID-19 pandemic’s suddenness shocked the entire education system to the core. Without any preparations, academic institutions had to halt all learning activities to preserve students’ safety. At the same time, teachers also had to readjust teaching practices to meet new health regulations.   Looking back at the past 400 days of the pandemic, it is […]

Hunter Biden Relieved After Learning His Dad Only Cracking Down On Menthol

UNKNOWN LOCATION—Hunter Biden was really worried after hearing his dad was going to begin cracking down on certain drugs.  But the son of the president breathed a sigh of relief after learning it was just menthol cigarettes that his dad was going to start cracking down on. “He’s cracking down on what!?” he said as […]

For Real Progress Learning to Avoid is As Important as Learning to Acquire

Human beings were bequeathed a bountiful and beautiful planet as their home and there is enough for all of us to lead a satisfying life, while also providing enough for other forms of life. But there is overwhelming scientific evidence now that this has been messed up badly, mainly by the more selfish and powerful […]

Learning From Earlier Sudden  Outbreaks of Diseases May Be Very Useful Today

At a time when the entire world is focused on COVID-19, it is important to recall some important lessons which emerged from the response to previous sudden outbreaks  like Ebola infectious disease and other diseases in recent times. Of course no two diseases are the same but lessons can be learnt in terms of  policy […]

Journalists, Learning They Spread a CIA Fraud About Russia, Instantly Embrace a New One

That Russia placed “bounties” on the heads of U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan was one of the most-discussed and consequential news stories of 2020. It was also, as it turns out, one of the most baseless — as the intelligence agencies who spread it through their media spokespeople now admit, largely because the tale has fulfilled and […]

More Conservatives Deciding Not To Get Vaccinated After Learning Liberals Will Stay Away From Them

More Conservatives Deciding Not To Get Vaccinated After Learning Liberals Will Stay Away From Them U.S.—A new study has found that many conservatives are deciding not to get the COVID-19 vaccine after they learned that liberals will continue staying away from them for their safety. The Biden administration has been trying to reach out to […]

Popular language-learning app Duolingo launches Yiddish course

Browse > Home / Have You Heard? / Popular language-learning app Duolingo launches Yiddish course April 7, 2021 by JNS Read on for article Duolingo, the world’s most popular language-learning platform, launched a Yiddish course on Tuesday. The site teaches Yiddish through game-like lessons that take five to seven minutes a day. Lessons and exercises are […]

Learning from Moses: How to Work for Goals, Not Roles

When Shimon Peres died at the age of 93 in 2016, he was considered to be one of the world’s leading statesmen. This achievement was all the more astonishing, given the fact that Shimon Peres ran for prime minister five times (in 1977, 1981, 1984, 1988 and 1996) and never won a single election! Peres […]

‘Social Emotional Learning’ Now a Vehicle for Critical Race Theory

Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) – the program of in-school “psychological training” for children – has now become a major vehicle for Critical Race Theory, the movement that serves as a foundation of identity politics and promotes the analysis of many aspects of life through the prism of race. Public schools have failed American students in the major […]

Learning Ancient Greek Helps Dyslexia, Research Suggests

Dyslexia is a disorder that can cause immense challenges for young people trying to learn how to read and write. In some instances, it can even affect the learning of mathematics or cause short-term  memory problems .  If left unaddressed, dyslexia can continue to cause complications in later life. Current consensus suggests that dyslexia can be […]

Masks, social distancing and virtual learning are really about the installation of COMMUNISM in America

Masks, social distancing and virtual learning are really about the installation of COMMUNISM in America Tap News / Weaver (Natural News) Everything about the “new norm” in America is modeled after Communist China. Most Americans think it’s all about protection from Covid-19, but that’s just the cover story, just like 9/11 was a cover story […]

UK Orders ‘Do Not Resuscitate’ on COVID-19 Patients with Learning Disabilities

    People in the United Kingdom with learning disabilities have been given “do not resuscitate” orders during the second wave of the pandemic, according to a watchdog group. The charity group Mencap claimed that it had received reports last month that people with learning disabilities have been told they would not be revived if […]

The evangelicals learning Hebrew in order to fully understand the Bible

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Donald Kraft, 92, mathematician with lifelong zest for learning

The conversation around Donald Kraft’s Shabbat dinner table was always wide ranging and unpredictable. Some weeks he would marvel at the wonders of a granddaughter’s high school calculator. Other times it might be the latest columns by Mike Royko and Erma Bombeck or the old Israeli oil lamps he collected along with fossils, clocks and […]

Farmers in protest: Learning from the past and creating history with a real definition of nationalism

The following excerpt is taken from Bhagat Singh’s “Letter to Young Political Workers” (The Bhagat Singh Reader, pp. 224-245), written on February 2, 1931: The real revolutionary armies are in the villages and in factories, the peasantry and the labourers. But our bourgeois leaders do not and cannot dare to tackle them. The sleeping lion […]

New Online Learning Platform Aims to Bridge Gap Between US Jews and Israel

When the first wave of coronavirus infections reached the American South, Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker of Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, Texas, knew the religious school’s classes at his synagogue would have to move online. But he also knew his institution was ill-equipped to make that change. “We are a small congregation – 170 households – […]

Kids at Israeli Bedouin school are learning how to spend the day without water

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‘Temporarily uprooted’ Gaza settlements among ‘miracles’ in Israeli learning kits

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Learning to Not Run Away

On a Thursday afternoon in early March, I was sitting in my dining room, working at my computer as usual, when my daughter’s babysitter walked in from the other room. With her phone in her hand and a shocked look on her face, she told me the news. “The city is locking down,” she said. […]

CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield Calls Again for In-School Learning

The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) repeated his call for schools to open for in-person learning, asserting that schools are not a major cause of coronavirus contagion. “You know, I was very disappointed in New York when they closed schools, when they hit their three percent point,” said Dr. Robert […]

Israeli study on distance learning shows attendance is high, but effectiveness low

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Satirical Semite: Learning to Be English

I have found my mission impossible: finding a kosher organic Thanksgiving turkey in England. It may be easier to find a unicorn. And if that weren’t enough of a task, I am facing an even bigger challenge. The pandemic inspired me to temporarily move back to the United Kingdom and be closer to my family, […]

Coronavirus Israel live: Education Ministry releases plan for outdoor learning

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Israeli colleges to start academic year with remote learning

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How A Nasal Obstruction & Tongue Tie Affects Sleep, Learning, Attention and Mood

The Facts: All restrictions on restaurants and other business in Florida have been lifted, and so have local fines against people who refuse to wear masks after the CDC released new survival rates. Reflect On: Why are opinions and narratives that oppose the WHO being censored, ridiculed, and largely ignored? Why aren’t they discussed openly […]

Distance learning for some: Israel yet to provide needy pupils with computers

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Israeli experts say Zoom learning widens gaps between kids, but the three R’s can wait

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