Lori Loughlin's daughter Olivia Jade sorry for admissions scandal. Derivative Rules. "Los nativos digitales son los primeros niños con un coeficiente intelectual más bajo que sus padres" "La fábrica de cretinos".
Así se titula el último libro del neurocientífico Michel Desmurget (Lyon, 1965), director de investigación en el Instituto Nacional de la Salud de Francia, en el que cuenta con datos duros y en forma contundente cómo los dispositivos digitales están afectando gravemente, y para mal, al desarrollo neuronal de niños y jóvenes. "Simplemente no hay excusa para lo que les estamos haciendo a nuestros hijos y cómo estamos poniendo en peligro su futuro y desarrollo", advierte en entrevista con BBC Mundo, el experto, que tiene a sus espaldas una vasta obra científica y de divulgación y ha pasado por reconocidos centros de investigación como el Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) o la Universidad de California.
Su libro se ha convertido en un gigantesco superventas en Francia. Math explanations. Derivative Rules. Women in computing - there is good news and bad. Image copyrightDurham University I've been told two stories in recent days about the gender gap in computing education.
The good news: a major university has doubled the number of women arriving to study computer science in the space of a year. Lori Loughlin, US actress, jailed over college admissions scandal. Image copyright Getty Images US actress Lori Loughlin, star of the sitcom Full House, has been sentenced to two months in prison for her part in a US college admissions scam.
A federal judge accepted a plea deal before sentencing the star. Why so many Japanese children refuse to go to school. Berea College: Has a US university cracked student debt? Image copyright Holly Honderich The cost of further education is reshaping America.
But as tuition prices soar across the country, one university in Kentucky has found a way to cover the costs. There's just one catch - the students have to work for it. "Scholarships or student loans". Why is an African chief's skull mentioned in the Versailles Treaty? Image copyright National Archives The Treaty of Versailles, signed exactly a century ago, reshaped Europe in the wake of World War One.
Two-thirds of American employees regret their college degrees. Two-thirds of employees report regrets about their advanced degrees, as Americans question the high cost of higher education.
Student loan debt has ballooned to nearly $1.6 trillion nationwide in 2019, topping the list of regrets for employees. Science, technology, engineering or math majors, who are more likely to enjoy higher salaries, were least likely to report regrets, while those in the humanities were most likely. A college education is still considered a pathway to higher lifetime earnings and gainful employment for Americans. Nevertheless, two-thirds of employees report having regrets when it comes to their advanced degrees, according to a PayScale survey of 248,000 respondents this past spring that was released Tuesday. What's the right age to quit maths? D-Day: 10 things you might not know about the Normandy invasion. Image copyright IWM On 6 June 1944, British, US and Canadian forces invaded the coast of Normandy in northern France.
The landings were the first stage of Operation Overlord - the invasion of Nazi-occupied Europe - and aimed to bring an end to World War Two. By night-time, around 156,000 Allied troops had arrived in Normandy, despite challenging weather and fierce German defences. At the end of D-Day, the Allies had established a foothold in France and within 11 months Nazi Germany was defeated. Do international students get what they pay for? Image copyright UoT Canada is competing against countries like the UK and US for the minds - and wallets - of international students.
How much difference does going to a top university make? Image copyright Getty Images The US admissions scandal has seen dozens of people charged following claims wealthy parents paid bribes to get their children places at elite colleges.
But how much does which university you attend really matter? Not much, according to research - and it looks as if it matters least of all for those from the most privileged backgrounds Many affluent parents may be spending a huge amount of time, money, and energy to secure a bumper-sticker-worthy college place, with little by way of tangible results. Instead, it is those from the most deprived backgrounds who stand to gain most but are least able to access places. Future earnings. Notre-Dame fire: Eight centuries of turbulent history. Media playback is unsupported on your device The grief caused by the near-destruction of Notre-Dame may seem puzzling for a country as resistant to religion as France.
But the mass devotion the cathedral attracts is not a spiritual one. It is rooted in the building's location at the heart of the nation's intellectual life. Notre-Dame dominates the Latin Quarter - named after the language spoken by the scholars and students that flocked there in medieval times. Just down the river are the Louvre, a royal palace turned into the world's largest museum, and the grand building of the Institut de France, the country's foremost learned society. ENA: The elite French school that trains presidents. Image copyright Getty Images For France's intellectual crème de la crème a place at the elite Ecole Nationale d'Administration (ENA) is coveted above all others.
The school has long selected and trained leaders, including former presidents François Hollande and Jacques Chirac, Orange CEO Stéphane Richard and foreign presidents. Elizabeth Warren Wants To Erase Most Student Loan Debt. 'Institutes of Technology' to boost skills training. Image copyright Getty Images The government has announced the locations of 12 "Institutes of Technology" in England, intended to provide high-quality skills training. The aim is to offer young people a vocational alternative to universities. Lori Loughlin: US actress released on bail in college cheating scam. Image copyright EPA US actress Lori Loughlin, of the sitcom Full House, has been released after posting $1m bail over a college cheating scam. She appeared in court on Wednesday and was granted permission to travel to British Columbia for a film project.
Ms Loughlin and fellow actress Felicity Huffman are among 50 people charged in an alleged criminal enterprise to get their children into top US colleges. Yale, Stanford and Georgetown were among the universities targeted. Overseas students turn away from US. Image copyright Getty Images The number of new international students enrolling at United States universities and colleges went down by almost 7% last year, according to official data published this month.