Education

Listen and Learn
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ub Sun, 03/19/2023 - 13:25

Learn to listen ~ acuerdalo ... anotalo ... aprendelo… remember it… write it down… learn it ~ Aprende a escuchar

Listening involves receiving sound, understanding the message conveyed in the sounds you hear, evaluating the message, and responding to it.

https://youtu.be/aDMtx5ivKK0

People with good listening skills are able to comprehend what they hear and respond appropriately.

Student Fair
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ub Sun, 03/19/2023 - 12:25

First and foremost, the takeaway for all students is wanting and willing to learn and learning to listen carefully and then ask questions. 

US Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez https://ocasio-cortez.house.gov/ and Congressman Adriano Espaillat https://espaillat.house.gov/ host a Student Services Fair to help young people connect with the U.S. Department of Education, our U.S. Service Academies, internship opportunities, and more.

Comical and Preposterous ub Wed, 03/15/2023 - 11:55

If anyone wishes to be influential, they should continue their education process. Woke Pronouns vs. Anti-nouns, is that the question?

Thousands?
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ub Mon, 01/30/2023 - 13:13

Have you ever wondered how many languages are spoken in the world? If you had to guess, you might say or guess 7777.

I speak two fluently, how about you? When people are asked to list how many languages there are to their knowledge, the average is only around 10. That’s because most people are psychologically predisposed to be aware of only the most commonly used or learned languages around them. And the number of written languages in the world is yet another question altogether.

Free Speech in Higher Education
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ub Sun, 01/29/2023 - 12:19

Higher education’s principal role is “the discovery, improvement, transmission, and dissemination of knowledge by means of research, teaching, discussion, and debate” (Kurtz et al.,2017). 

According to Kors and Silverglate (1999), higher education should be a sanctuary from those who seek control over thoughts, as the purpose of free speech is to accomplish a“reasoned search for truth” (p.3, 51). Baker (1953), in quoting Thomas Jefferson’s dedication to the University of Virginia when he wrote “that of an institution…

Overpopulation and Overconsumption
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ub Mon, 01/09/2023 - 01:39

Do you know which are the top ten most populated cities in the whole wide world and in order of overpopulation on earth?

Reportedly, the world hit the eight billion population mark. Based on extensive research, it has been concluded that more than half of the world’s population lives in cities across the globe.

Are Women Smarter Than Men?
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ub Fri, 11/25/2022 - 13:21

Around the world, girls are more likely than boys to get no education, but once they are in a classroom, boys usually do worse.

Although the male brain is 10 percent larger than the female brain, it does not impact intelligence. Despite the size difference, men's and women's brains are more alike than they are different.

Thanks, Teachers!
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ub Thu, 09/08/2022 - 10:37

Why doesn't everyone send a note out of the blue to anyone who's done something nice for you and made a difference in your life? 

I am fortunate to have reconnected with two former greats at the beginning of my long and distinguished communications career. They were Dr. Charles Sweeting, WPU Professor, where I received my advanced degree, and Doctor Ken Tiven Managing Editor WPLG, where I landed my first paying job on TV and earned my street-wise Ph.D. from the School of Hard Knocks (aka) The University of Life. 

Think Before Voting
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ub Tue, 08/23/2022 - 09:23

Today is the primary day but time to consider registering to vote if you have not done so and preparing to cast a November ballot.

As Congress and DOJ continue to investigate precisely what occurred in the #USA the spread of disinformation continues to play a key role in perpetuating propaganda, which is one of the greatest threats to American democracy. 
 

WE NEED AN EDUCATION

Submitted by ub on Fri, 08/19/2022 - 11:06

As the USA begins another school year, it is crucial to remind our students the importance of a well rounded American education.

Our City Images public service provides you both. The video of the campaign announcements and victory speeches of each individual for you to listen and watch, then decide for yourself.