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Lesson of the day: “In Los Angeles, glimpses of an oasis with deep immigrant roots”

Lesson overview Featured Article: “In Los Angeles, glimpses of an oasis with deep immigrant roots. “Photographs and text by Stella Kalinina. At the start of the coronavirus pandemic, with travel restrictions in place around the world, The New York Times launched a new series, The World Through a Lens, in which photojournalists transport you, virtually, […]

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Lesson of the day: “The year in pictures 2021”

Lesson overview Featured Article: “The year in pictures 2021“ Each year, the New York Times photo editors sift through thousands of images to find the perfect photographs to represent the news of the year. The 176 images gathered here present the story of 2021 “through the universal and eloquent language of photography,” writes Meaghan Looram, […]

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Albrecht Dürer’s lesson for all of us today: NPR

A pen and black ink drawing by Albrecht Dürer titled “The Virgin and Child with a Flower on a Grass Bench” is seen at London Art Week dealer Agnews on November 19 in London. Léon Neal / Getty Images hide caption toggle legend Léon Neal / Getty Images A pen and black ink drawing by […]

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Lesson for the Day: “Why Are More Black Children Suicidal?” A search for answers. ‘

4. What data does the article reveal about the links between suicide and race, gender and sexuality? What is your reaction to the statistics included in the article? 5. What are the reasons why there has been a lack of research specifically addressing racial and ethnic differences in youth suicide ideas, plans or attempts? 6. […]

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Flashback # Star50: Jetty collapses dead a harsh lesson in human neglect

Fatal wait: Passengers were scrambling to board the Pulau Langkawi ferry when the platform gave way, crushing motorists and motorcyclists below. It was a beautiful sunny Sunday morning in Butterworth and July 31, 1988 was going to be a very special day for Penang. The Guan Yin (Goddess of Mercy) Buddhist Festival was held in […]

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Gingerbread History Lesson Comes to Wayland: Library Lists

WAYLAND, MA – Here’s what’s happening this week at the Wayland Free Public Library. Sugar and spices: History of gingerbread: In early America, ginger was considered a sign of wealth because it had to be imported. It wasn’t until after Christmas became a national holiday in 1870 that gingerbread became associated with American Christmas. Historic […]

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A lesson on how spotting an interesting light can improve your street photography

Light makes or breaks most scenes, whether it’s videos or photographs. In many genres it is controllable and you can configure it however you like. But with candid, wild genres – street photography for example – you need to be able to identify brief opportunities as the scenes and the light interact. I find street […]

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Penobscot Elder Chip Loring’s Most Important Life Lesson

By Ann Pollard RancoPhotograph by Alberto LopezFrom our November 2021 issue On a recent afternoon, paddling Birch Stream in the Old Town, Penobscot Elder Chip Loring stopped to take in the scenery. While he was doing so, an otter surfaced to greet him, just an arm’s length from his canoe. Nearby, her cubs waded happily […]

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Using just a glass of water, a teacher teaches a powerful lesson in letting go

Growing up in Indonesia, Farwiza Farhan has always loved the ocean. That’s why she decided to study marine biology. But the more she learned, the more she realized that it was not enough to work in the ocean. She needed to protect him. “I see the ocean ecosystem collapsing due to overfishing and climate change,” […]

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Lesson for the Day: The Forgotten History of Residential Schools

U.S. high school students can get free digital access to the New York Times until September 1, 2021. Lesson overview Featured Resources: For this lesson, students can read the article “Lives Lost, Culture Lost: The Forgotten History of Residential Schools“or listen to the Daily episode”State sponsored abuse in Canada”From the beginning until 11:40 am. (Note […]