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Education recovery commissioner says focus should not be on ‘just more lessons’ for pupils

Education recovery commissioner says focus should not be on ‘just more lessons’ for pupils

Education recovery commissioner says focus should not be on ‘just more lessons’ for pupils Education recovery commissioner says focus should not be on ‘just more lessons’ for pupils T he education recovery tsar has said the focus following the coronavirus lockdown should not be on “just more lessons” for pupils, amid discussions over how to best help children bounce back …

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Should the American Theater Take French Lessons?

Should the American Theater Take French Lessons?

Should the American Theater Take French Lessons? Should the American Theater Take French Lessons? Behind the statistics is an abiding strain of prejudice, dating back to the Puritan settlement, that sees cultural work, especially stage acting, as a species of child’s play or worse. In “An Essay on the Stage,” Timothy Dwight IV, a Yale president in the early 19th …

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Lessons From a Year of Pandemic Spending

Lessons From a Year of Pandemic Spending

Lessons From a Year of Pandemic Spending Lessons From a Year of Pandemic Spending “He was suffering,” she said. “But he wasn’t ready to die.” Ms. Smith visited him every other day, sometimes taking him steak sandwiches, pizza and other favorite foods. And she often ate dinners and snacks provided by the nursing home — which didn’t cost her anything. …

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Australian Open Offered Unexpected Lessons About Pandemic Sports

Australian Open Offered Unexpected Lessons About Pandemic Sports

Australian Open Offered Unexpected Lessons About Pandemic Sports Australian Open Offered Unexpected Lessons About Pandemic Sports MELBOURNE, Australia — The leaders of the Australian Open wanted their intricate safety strategy to teach the sports world important lessons for the coronavirus pandemic: How to hold a major event with big crowds without worsening the dangers to public health. It pulled off …

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Cornelia Vertenstein Gave Many Lessons Beyond the Piano

Cornelia Vertenstein Gave Many Lessons Beyond the Piano

Cornelia Vertenstein Gave Many Lessons Beyond the Piano Cornelia Vertenstein Gave Many Lessons Beyond the Piano She was sure not going to let social-distancing protocols get in the way of one-on-one piano lessons. Ms. Frampton and others helped teach Ms. Vertenstein to use FaceTime. The recitals, performed on Zoom from dozens of living rooms before a matrix of family members, …

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Lessons From a Homebody – The New York Times

Lessons From a Homebody - The New York Times

Lessons From a Homebody – The New York Times Lessons From a Homebody – The New York Times In a video titled “Vlog That Makes You Want to Clean,” the South Korean YouTube creator Kim Sang-mi shows viewers how to tackle windowsill grime with a pair of chopsticks and a cleaning cloth, and how to disinfect the home using a …

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Will N.F.L. Teams Learn the Right Lessons From Josh Allen’s Success?

Will N.F.L. Teams Learn the Right Lessons From Josh Allen’s Success?

Will N.F.L. Teams Learn the Right Lessons From Josh Allen’s Success? Will N.F.L. Teams Learn the Right Lessons From Josh Allen’s Success? The not-so-sudden success of Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills will spawn many imitators around the N.F.L. But like plagiarists copy-and-pasting their term papers from Wikipedia, the league’s copycats are likely to get the facts right but miss …

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As an Intense Winter Unfolds, Some Lessons From Herbalists

As an Intense Winter Unfolds, Some Lessons From Herbalists

As an Intense Winter Unfolds, Some Lessons From Herbalists As an Intense Winter Unfolds, Some Lessons From Herbalists Humans have relied on plants for their healing properties as long as we’ve been incarnated on this planet. Sumerian clay tablets from ancient Mesopotamia contained instructions for the herbal preparation of more than 200 different plants, including poppy and mandrake. A Neanderthal …

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The Lasting Lessons of John Conway’s Game of Life

The Lasting Lessons of John Conway’s Game of Life

The Lasting Lessons of John Conway’s Game of Life The Lasting Lessons of John Conway’s Game of Life In March of 1970, Martin Gardner opened a letter jammed with ideas for his Mathematical Games column in Scientific American. Sent by John Horton Conway, then a mathematician at the University of Cambridge, the letter ran 12 pages, typed hunt-and-peck style. Page …

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Microsoft’s Lessons for Google – The New York Times

Microsoft’s Lessons for Google - The New York Times

Microsoft’s Lessons for Google – The New York Times Microsoft’s Lessons for Google – The New York Times This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays. My colleague Steve Lohr has seen almost everything in technology. And even he believes the power of Big Tech is like nothing he’s seen …

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