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How the World Is Learning to Live With a Deadly Pandemic

How the World Is Learning to Live With a Deadly Pandemic

How the World Is Learning to Live With a Deadly Pandemic How the World Is Learning to Live With a Deadly Pandemic China is testing restaurant workers and delivery drivers block by block. South Korea tells people to carry two types of masks for differing risky social situations. Germany requires communities to crack down when the number of infections hits …

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Blue Peter presenters share powerful message about Black Lives Matters protests: ‘Listening and learning are our most powerful tools’

Blue Peter presenters share powerful message about Black Lives Matters protests: ‘Listening and learning are our most powerful tools’

Blue Peter presenters share powerful message about Black Lives Matters protests: ‘Listening and learning are our most powerful tools’ Blue Peter presenters share powerful message about Black Lives Matters protests: ‘Listening and learning are our most powerful tools’ The presenters of Blue Peter have delivered a segment where they explained the ongoing Black Lives Matter protests to their young audience. …

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What We’re Learning About Online Learning

What We’re Learning About Online Learning

What We’re Learning About Online Learning What We’re Learning About Online Learning Physical presence matters, in ways that are not captured by the scientific method. “Look, I did fine in Ms. Hansen’s class — I just bought the audiobooks and read ‘Gatsby’ on my own,” one student, Ethan Avery, said in a phone interview. “But in some other classes. … …

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What’s the right pocket money app for lockdown learning?

What’s the right pocket money app for lockdown learning?

What’s the right pocket money app for lockdown learning? What’s the right pocket money app for lockdown learning? So many of us are going cashless during lockdown. There are almost no daytrips so nowhere to spend small amounts of cash. Many shops have signs up saying they appreciate customers using contactless cards. And the spending limit for contactless payments rose …

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No Touch, No Hands-On Learning, for Now, as Museums Try to Reopen

No Touch, No Hands-On Learning, for Now, as Museums Try to Reopen

No Touch, No Hands-On Learning, for Now, as Museums Try to Reopen No Touch, No Hands-On Learning, for Now, as Museums Try to Reopen On a normal day at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum, giddy children line up to get a chance to be enclosed in a compact capsule capable of blasting off into space or to feel …

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Not Everyone Hates Remote Learning. For These Students, It’s a Blessing.

Not Everyone Hates Remote Learning. For These Students, It’s a Blessing.

Not Everyone Hates Remote Learning. For These Students, It’s a Blessing. Not Everyone Hates Remote Learning. For These Students, It’s a Blessing. Salah-Deen Fouathia, an eighth grader at Voice Charter School in Queens, was struggling in school. It was hard to pay attention. Math was a challenge. His grades in health class weren’t great. So when the pandemic closed all …

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What to Watch on Netflix to Help Language Learning

What to Watch on Netflix to Help Language Learning

What to Watch on Netflix to Help Language Learning What to Watch on Netflix to Help Language Learning But perhaps you’re looking for something a little more, er, conversational? Here’s where another great lockdown pastime — streaming — comes in. Services such as Netflix play host to hundreds of foreign-language films and television shows, including cartoons, cheesy rom-coms and award-winning …

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‘We Are Not Learning Lessons’: South Korea Mourns an Avoidable Disaster

‘We Are Not Learning Lessons’: South Korea Mourns an Avoidable Disaster

‘We Are Not Learning Lessons’: South Korea Mourns an Avoidable Disaster ‘We Are Not Learning Lessons’: South Korea Mourns an Avoidable Disaster SEOUL, South Korea — Seventy-eight workers, from nine different subcontractors, were busy Wednesday laying tiles and installing cargo elevators to meet a June deadline for completing a four-story cold-storage warehouse. Another crew was coating underground walls with polyurethane …

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Doctor Who, Danny Dyer and Sergio Aguero to teach lessons on BBC’s new virtual learning programme

Doctor Who, Danny Dyer and Sergio Aguero to teach lessons on BBC's new virtual learning programme

Footballer Sergio Aguero, Doctor Who star Jodie Whittaker and Eastenders actor Danny Dyer will be among the famous faces leading lessons as part of the BBC’s plans to help educate the nation’s schoolchildren during the Covid-19 crisis. The broadcaster has announced new details of its virtual learning programme, which is due to launch on Monday. Among those taking part are …

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Remote Learning is Nothing New to Outback Families

Remote Learning is Nothing New to Outback Families

The Australia Letter is a weekly newsletter from our Australia bureau. Sign up to get it by email. This week’s issue is written by Besha Rodell, a columnist with the Australia bureau. When I was 13, my father, brother and I took the long trip from Melbourne to visit my aunt Pat and her family in the Northern Territory. We …

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