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A Pep Talk from Kid President to You

A Pep Talk from Kid President to You

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How Facebook’s newest teen engineer supported his family with apps until cashing in There’s nothing that highlights the fact that Silicon Valley is the new Wall Street, gold rush, colonial settlement — insert your American Dream rags-to-riches historical moniker here — quite like the story of 18-year-old Miami resident Michael Sayman. This week, Facebook hired Sayman as one of its youngest full-time engineers in history. He wouldn’t tell me his salary, but admitted his friends are already pressuring him to “buy a Tesla,” which he won’t do because he’d “rather save the money.” Before you go throw up at the idea of a teenager buying himself a Tesla off tech riches, there’s few people who deserve that luxury quite as much as this kid. I met Sayman four months ago, when the then 17-year-old developer caught Mark Zuckerberg’s eye. Zuckerberg featured him at the company’s f8 conference, and offered him an internship in one of Facebook’s first class of high school interns.

7 Great Strength-Based Universal Design for Learning Apps for Students with Special Needs The rapid pace of new educational technologies has made it so that students with special needs can accomplish many things that were difficult or even impossible for them only a few years ago. The following list contains some of the best apps I’ve seen for kids with neurodiversities in communication, reading, sociability, attention, and behavior. Dragon Naturally Speaking - This is a speech-to-text application that enables students who have problems putting their ideas down via pen and pencil or keyboard, to nevertheless develop their writing abilities. Students speak into the microphone of the computer and this software then translates the spoken word into printed text.

» I Have A Dream Speech Analysis Lesson Plan Find Every Literary Term in Martin Luther King Jr.’s Most Famous Speech Check out the lyrics and more. On August 28, 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. led a march on Washington, D.C. The speech he gave that day is one of the best known in American history. When people remember the “I Have a Dream” speech, as it has come to be known, they recall King’s message about civil rights. 5 Reasons To Write A Letter To Your Future Self In March, I turned twenty-five years old, and on that most dreaded day I received a letter from my twelve year-old-self. At twelve, I distinctly remember listening to Britney Spears’ “Ooops I did it Again,” consuming Fruit by the Foot, surviving Y2K, and wearing checkered school jumpers that came down to my knees. It was that magical time right before pimples started growing uncontrollably and watching Saturday morning cartoons was still acceptable. Oh how much has changed since those simple times.

Common Core “I Can” Statements (Updated 5/30) My I Can Statements for 9-10th grades. My I can Posters for 9-10th grades. Standards-Aligned Question Stems for grades 9-10. CCSS Vertical Progressions ELA for grades K-12. Persuasive Writing, Speaking, and Activities Web Page Prepared by Kathleen Prody and Jean O'ConnorHelena High SchoolHelena, MTAugust, 2001 Rationale: Montana Pilots the ACT Writing Assessment for Juniors Under the advisement of the Montana Board of Regents, the Commissioner of Higher Education and the Superintendent of Public Instruction convened a K-16 Joint Composition Standards Committee to determine if students' basic proficiencies in English will permit their success in postsecondary education. School year 2000 - 2001 was the first of a three year field test of the writing test chosen, the ACT Writing Assessment. The ACT Writing Assessment utilizes persuasive writing, and impacts all students.

Your Words Matter Your Words Matter. I had a teacher who once told me I would most likely be a college dropout. Her words mattered. When I told my wife I wanted to write a book and she said without blinking an eye, “Do it.” I told my daughter the other day how proud I was of her for writing a full sentence! Define Rhetoric at Dictionary noun (in writing or speech) the undue use of exaggeration or display; bombast. the art or science of all specialized literary uses of language in prose or verse, including the figures of speech. the study of the effective use of language. What it’s like to grow old, in different parts of the world At TED2013, Jared Diamond shares some of his research on how different societies treat the elderly. Photo: James Duncan Davidson The world’s population is getting older.

Prezi For Dummies Cheat Sheet Cheat Sheet Use Prezi to add drama and sophistication to all your presentations. Prezi is an online application that takes the place of tired slideshows. You get to use your creativity and work with a variety of different media formats. But first, discover Prezi shortcuts, set up paths, and how to navigate its main menu. This Cheat Sheet shows you how.

Make Your Life into a Masterpiece Make Your Life into a Masterpiece The most important masterpiece you’ll ever create is your life. But to create your masterpiece you must first design it. You must have a vision of what it looks like. Once you have a vision and design it you can begin the process of building it.

I agree I loved this video and what that cool young kid is doing, awesome stuff right. by poeticink Apr 5

This video is about encouragement from Kid President. It is a mentor text because it explains what is talked about in the video and it shows how encouragement can come from everyone. by sokeefe4 Apr 5

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