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How to Help Kids Adapt to the Chaos That is Hybrid Learning

23/04/2021 06:00am | 345 views

“Hybrid learning” has become a blanket term for the many ways students are experiencing school right now amid the coronavirus pandemic: in-person students with remote teachers, remote students with in-person teachers, kids rotating between school and home by week or day. It’s a system that assumes students can juggle the logistics of returning to school under new circumstances and learning at home, which, for kids in the midst of brain development plus pandemic stress, has the potential to quickly feel like too much to handle. (Changes based on positive coronavirus cases, local outbreaks and related health ordinances can add another layer of stress for parents, students and teachers.)

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When, why and how to wear a mask during this pandemic, according to the experts

16/07/2020 06:00am | 1867 views

By Teddy Amenabar

It appears face masks are here to stay.

The New York Times surveyed 511 epidemiologists and more than half of them predicted masks will be necessary for at least the next year, if not longer.

 

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How to Stay Healthy While Traveling During the Holidays

19/12/2019 06:00am | 3107 views

It’s cold and flu season. You know that, because it seems like just about everyone is sick. Your office is cut in half. The receptionist at your dentist’s office is sick. Your mom just called, and she’s sick, too. While the entirety of North America seems to be battling nasal drip, there’s another problem. The holiday travel season is upon us, meaning all of that sneezing, coughing and aching will be boarding a plane with you.

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What Trump Gets Wrong About Hispanics In The U.S.

17/05/2017 06:00am | 5714 views

By Tracy Jan, Washington Post

President Trump, as he ran for office, portrayed Latino immigrants as a drain on the U.S. economy, saying "The Mexican government ... they send the bad ones over because they don't want to pay for them."

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For American-Born Players with Latin Heritage, Identity is Complicated

08/02/2017 06:00am | 7227 views

By Jorge Castillo, Washington Post

It doesn’t take long to figure out which part of the world Gio Gonzalez calls home. The answer is obvious when the Washington Nationals pitcher wears his black snapback cap with HIALEAH spelled out in black block letters. It is gleaned, too, from his walk-up music at Nationals Park, which currently is a snippet of a Pitbull song called “Greenlight” featuring Flo Rida and LunchMoney Lewis. All three are Miamians. There are references to the 305 — the Miami area code — throughout. Gonzalez is Miami-Dade County through and through.

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