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JUAN GONZALEZ : As children across the nation head back to school, we turn now to a number of recent developments in education news. Here in New York, nearly 780 employees of the city’s Education Department will lose their jobs by October in the largest layoff at a single agency since Michael Bloomberg became mayor in 2002. I reported in today’s Daily News that those layoffs are going to be hitting particularly hard the poorest school districts in the city.
Thursday 30th November, 2006 If someone granted you one wish, what do you imagine you would want out of life that you haven't gotten yet? For many people, it would be self-improvement and knowledge. New knowledge is the backbone of society's progress. Great thinkers such as Leonardo da Vinci , Thomas Edison , Benjamin Franklin , Albert Einstein , and others' quests for knowledge have led society to many of the marvels we enjoy today.
When it comes to gardening, the thought of using organic fertilizers that are free from harsh chemicals seems… well, natural!
Changing the Educational Paradigm
A dangerous thing can occur when you start learning about what's really going on in the world.
undefined Asking Questions: Everyone is talking about Bills of Particulars, Privacy Act Requests and Freedom on Information Act requests. Each of these are questions asked to government officials or other agencies when they infringe on the lives of the people.
Read Gardner Campbell’s short article titled “A Personal Cyberinfrastructure.” Additionally, you will need watch Professor Campbell’s presentation on the topic at the 2009 Open Education Conference called “No More Digital Facelifts: Thinking the Unthinkable About Open Educational Experiences.” The article and the presentation will serve as a theoretical and practical framework for the work we will be doing over the next 15 weeks, so please take the time to read and watch both carefully—and then blog your response.
When Learning Languages
May 16 2010 If you value your rapidly disappearing privacy while surfing the Internet you need to know about these tools. Whether you want to protect yourself from snoopers, want to spy on those out to get you, or want to be able to track trends that you know will lead to something big, then these tools will help you get the job done. The best part about them is they are FREE!
INTRODUCTORY LESSON - Page 2 Listen to this Lesson (requires RealPlayer G2 ) The Keyboard is made up of black keys and white keys. When looking at the keyboard, you will notice that the black keys are in groups of 2's and 3's. (see picture) The grouping of the black keys will help in identifying the white keys on the next page.