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Imagine If Every School Played *This* Video Before Class Wisdom comes with age, huh? Don't try telling that to Kid President. The kid's on fire in this insightful and funny pep talk that we can all most definitely take something from. Kid President doesn't claim to know it all, but he does know a few things. This magical button delivers Upworthy stories to you on Facebook: And I tell you what, if you wake up in the morning with at least one of these five things on your mind, I bet you'll conquer your day.

uk.businessinsider Typing is fast. Handwriting is slow. Weirdly, that's precisely why handwriting is better suited to learning. Take it from research psychologists Pam A. Art is my activism Jenni Laiti is looking out for Sámi interests. Racism, inequality and structural violence have been part of the everyday life of the Sámi people for hundreds of years. The Sámi are Europe’s only indigenous people, located in Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia, and suffer from being a minority. The Sámi aspire to live in harmony with nature, and pursue a sustainable relationship with the land they live on. A Little Fable—Franz Kafka—Flash Fiction Online Franz Kafka Franz Kafka in 1906. Artwork : This picture is in the public domain. “Alas,” said the mouse, “the whole world is growing smaller every day.

Stunning Portraits Of The World’s Remotest Tribes Before They Pass Away (46 pics) Living in a concrete box with hot water pouring from the tap, a refrigerator cooling our food and wi-fi connecting us to the rest of the world, we can barely imagine a day in a life of, say, Tsaatan people. They move 5 to 10 times per year, building huts when the temperature is -40 and herding reindeer for transportation, clothing and food. “Before They Pass Away,” a long-term project by photographer Jimmy Nelson, gives us the unique opportunity to discover more than 30 secluded and slowly vanishing tribes from all over the world. The United States of Crazy Laws The United States has a long and interesting history, and most of today’s current laws are appropriate to keep the peace. However, there are laws in all 50 states that are a bit “crazy” in today’s terms for a number of reasons. Some laws that may have been appropriate 100 years ago may have just fallen through the cracks, therefore they’re still on the books and seem pretty funny to us now. For example, if you want to be a law abiding citizen in many states of the union, pay close attention to the animals in your jurisdiction.

The Most Beautiful Photographs Of 2014 "Night fishing"- Kwok Tai "Dreamscape"- Francesco Riccardo Iacomino "Sunward"- Hasan Baglar "Morning Glory" - Cherly Jong 20 Word Usage Mistakes Even Smart People Make English vocabulary is full of pitfalls that you might not be aware of. Don't let them trip you up. If something happens invariably, it always happens. To be invariable is to never vary. The word is sometimes used to mean frequently, which has more leeway. A whole comprises its parts. Group Writing: Useful Tips and Tasks - ELT Connect Have you ever introduced a group writing task, only to be met with a yawn from your right, a sigh from your left or a poker-face down the back who you know is thinking, ‘I’m still going to do it on my own properly tonight’? So, why are some students so reluctant to collaborate on writing tasks? Cons: (from a student’s perspective) I don’t see the benefits of group/paired writing tasks and sometimes I feel I’m just listening to and ‘learning’ my partner’s mistakes.I’d prefer to do it on my own; there’s always someone lazy or quiet in the group who contributes very little.I’d rather do it as homework individually where I can focus; the classroom is too noisy when we work in groups.When the teacher corrects it, I won’t be sure of what parts were mine and my partner’s. So who is responsible for getting these students on board?

Malala film inspires teenagers - BBC School Report Image copyright PA BBC News School Reporters say watching the new documentary film He Named Me Malala has inspired them to work harder at their studies. The story of the Pakistani schoolgirl, who was shot by the Taliban in 2012 for defending her right to an education, shocked the world. U.S. Religious Knowledge Quiz How much do you know about religion? And how do you compare with the average American? Here’s your chance to find out. What Does "The" Mean? It’s the most frequent word in the English language, accounting for around 4 percent of all the words we write or speak. It’s everywhere, all the time, so clearly it must be doing something important. Words have meaning. That’s fundamental, isn’t it? So this word “the,” a word that seems to be supporting a significant portion of the entire weight of our language, what does this word mean? It must mean something, right?

12 Surprising Facts About Secondary School Around The World By Malaka Gharib, Malala Fund digital manager 1. While primary school education is free in many countries, students in 24% of the world's countries have to pay tuition to continue on to secondary school. The countries in red require students to pay for tuition to go to secondary school. 11 bizarre international idioms that get lost in translation, comically drawn... Just as different countries often possess quirky workplace habits, many countries use phrases that are completely unique to their language and culture. Office supplier Viking decided to delve a little deeper into the subject and teamed up with award-winning British illustrator Paul Blow to uncover the idioms that can get lost in translation, causing misunderstandings between international colleagues and business partners. Creating illustrations for eleven phrases in eleven different languages, the results are surprising and amusing.