Category Archives: Education

Chancellor to Censor Racist Algebra?

A July 19, 2017 NPR  interview attributes this logic to  (California community college) Chancellor  Eloy Ortiz Oakley: Algebra .. is also the single most failed course in community colleges across the country. So if you’re not a STEM major (science, technology, … Continue reading

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Akita Students Excel

Rocket News Reports ! “Overall consensus put Akita Prefecture in first place, stealing it from Miyazaki who was pushed down to second place, and Yamanashi remained the same in third.” 1 Akita Prefecture 65.8 2 Miyazaki Prefecture 63.3 3 Yamanashi Prefecture 57.0 4 Saitama … Continue reading

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¿Stellar Sign Hidden in Plain Sight?

Isn’t it too late to argue? Look at the date on your European and US coins? Conjunction (multiple planets) align Comet or Nova or Supernatural Planets align, ungroup, re-align (elusive?) Using astronomer Johannes Kepler’s map of the solar system, Josephus’s … Continue reading

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OZ teaches Children Asian Languages in Virtual Classes

Children Learn Asian Languages in Virtual Classrooms from prwire.com.au Excerpt below as public service – click link above to full article. (Emphasis below is from this editor.)  Australian children have now the added option to learn Asian languages under the guidance … Continue reading

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艾偉德 Gladys Aylward 147cm

See Bibliography below: The movie, released in 1958, was taken in large part from the book The Small Woman by Alan Burgess. One reviewer of the book said that the written material was more action-packed than the movie. The reviewer … Continue reading

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Awesome Aviatrixes

Celebrated by Google, Smithonian, Bessie Coleman: First African/NativeAmerican Woman Licensed Pilot from Wikipedia and Smithsonian Mae Carol Jemison: US Astronaut (Endeavor 1992)- Wikipedia  Bessica Raiche, of Wisconsin first solo flight, 1910, dentist, linguist, musician, gynecologist, etc. etc. etc. 9 famous female … Continue reading

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PI  Duterte welcomes Japan’s Abe

Manila Bulletin January 14, 2017 (WATCH) How Japan appreciates Davao’s hospitality to Abe Before leaving for Australia, [Japan’s Prime Minister] Abe and his wife Akie visited the Mindanao Kokusai Daigaku, a Japanese-language school in Davao City, where they were welcomed … Continue reading

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Teen Inventor Feted by Forbes 2017

Ann Makosinski re-discovered by Forbes in time for their 2017 award. Previously featured by Google for her 2015 invention of a human powered flashlight. Makosinski invented the Hollow Flashlight, which runs off the heat of the human hand. She also … Continue reading

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Love is a Fallacy

“Dating Tips” and Male-Female Communication in a humorous intermediate English Reading Comprehension Exercise “Setting” contains teen slang and style references of  the 1930’s – ’40s era in USA The reader may ‘Mouseover’ or click hints for idioms, euphenisms, definitions Love … Continue reading

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Learning Japanese – Common Blunders

Japanese Proper Confused with similar Example / Note kawaii cute kowaii horrible “Your baby is so “kawaii”” ningen People ninjin carrot “Look at all the people [carrots?!] riding bicycles home from work.” written:  ai 合い written:  meet ai愛 love Texting … Continue reading

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