COVID-19 has made online learning the mainstream overnight. From schools to colleges to tutorials, teachers are adapting to the new normal -- some by choice, some because of the lack of choice. As a result, online teaching has become one of the most important skills to acquire during the pandemic. … [Read more...] about Online teaching is hot skill now, but what does it take to get there?
On Tuesday, McEnany started her press conference by reading the words of Martin Luther King. Martin Luther King! I mean, the press secretary for the most racist president in modern history cited MLK before going on to push the absurd untruth that the tear gas used on peaceful protesters to clear the way for Trump’s insane photo op in front of a church wasn’t tear gas at all but instead, gas that caused tears. … [Read more...] about Kayleigh McEnany Is Trump’s Most Despicable Mouthpiece Yet
Theatre is politics, in its blood and bones. In Athens, its birthplace, theatre was deeply entrenched in the religious and civic calendar of the city-state. This was a talkative city – where Socrates acted out philosophy through talking with people he encountered in the streets, and where Plato memorialised his teacher’s thinking in texts written in the form of dialogues. (Virginia Woolf wrote of the younger man’s “dramatic genius”.) After the reforms of Cleisthenes in 508, it was a radically democratic city. Free men, a quorum of 6,000, were entitled to vote on detailed matters of state in the assembly, held normally on the Pnyx, a hill not far from the theatre of Dionysus, which itself stood on the southern slope of the Acropolis, hunkered down beneath the great temple of Athena. Anyone, provided they had served two years in the military, could speak in the assembly (though veterans of open meetings will know that in such situations, those with the … [Read more...] about Theatre: the nation’s debating chamber
What does Countess Sophie eat for breakfast? As well as riding and exercising regularly, The Detox Kitchen's Lily Simpson told the Daily Mail that Sophie likely sticks to a balanced and healthy diet: "A diet of plant-based foods and lean protein has had a huge impact on the appearance of skin, as does keeping well hydrated and getting proper sleep." … [Read more...] about Sophie Wessex’s diet revealed: what the Countess eats for breakfast, lunch and dinner
Rory Burns got to 1000 Test runs -- becoming the first England opener to get there since Alastair Cook in August 2007. That's a long time away! … [Read more...] about Live cricket score: England vs West Indies, 1st Test, Day 2, Southampton