A recent opinion piece by the Editorial Board of The New York Times entitled The Coronavirus’s Lost Generation of Students has raised concerns that the same type of slump or slide is likely to occur during the COVID-19 pandemic for many of our nation's 50 million children, regardless of learning difficulties. They cite a study by the Northwest Evaluation Association that suggests, students who do not receive sustained instruction during the coronavirus school shutdown will retain only 70 percent of their annual reading gains compared to a typical year. Deteriorating performance in math is even more dramatic. These losses can be attributed in part to missing many days of school at the onset of the pandemic when most schools were unprepared to move to online learning platforms. While some states have been able to make the transformation to distance learning quickly and effectively, many have simply discontinued schooling until the end of the school year, while others are still … [Read more...] about Will Distance Learning Produce a Coronavirus Virus Slump?
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be caused either by a direct blow to the head, face, neck, or elsewhere on the body with an impulsive force transmitted to the head; result in the rapid onset of short-term impairment of neurological function that resolves spontaneously (but may evolve over hours); result in neuropathological changes, but the acute clinical signs and symptoms are largely a functional disturbance rather than a structural injury and cannot be imaged effectively; produce clinical signs and symptoms that may or may not involve loss of consciousness. So, concussive injuries don’t require head contact, produce deficits that arise quickly and are usually brief, can’t be seen using conventional imaging, and don’t need to involve getting "knocked out." But do people active in combat sports, where concussion risk is quite high, actually know any of this? Recently we published a study called ‘Understanding concussion knowledge and behaviour among mixed martial arts, boxing, kickboxing, and … [Read more...] about The Vicious Cycle of Concussion Ignorance in Combat Sports
Aamna Sharif In A Pink Lehenga Aamna Sharif was decked up in a pink lehenga, which was accentuated by golden floral and leaf patterns. She teamed her lehenga with a sleeveless halter-neck matching choli that featured embellished border. The actress draped a sheer net dupatta that had pink embroidered border. Aamna accessorised her look with a pair of gold-toned ethnic earrings and left her mid-parted tresses loose. Minimal base marked by filled brows, kohled eyes, highlighted cheekbones, and light-pink lip shade rounded out her look. … [Read more...] about Aamna Sharif’s Pink Lehenga Or Green Crop Top-Skirt, Which One Will You Pick For Bestie’s Sangeet?
After this unconventional look, how could we expect her attire to be any different! Keeping in line with her make-up, Alaya decided to wear a Manish Malhotra red lehenga with an interesting border, which she revealed to be from her mother's closet, and paired it with a button-up white shirt. Alaya ditched the heels for the shoot and kept things sassy and sensual with a pair of white sneakers. The thick oxidised silver choker necklace and a couple of rings were all the accessories this look needed. … [Read more...] about Alaya F Represents The Modern Indian Bride Through Her Recent Magazine Cover And How Beautifully!
9 June 2020, Tuesday This is the first auspicious wedding date for Hindu marriages. Those who wish to get married at the start of June can consider this date. The auspicious muhurta for this date will be 05:23 am to 11:27 am. The Nakshatra on this date will be Uttara Ashadha whereas the Tithi will be Chaturthi. Together, these will make this date quite auspicious for a Hindu marriage. … [Read more...] about Auspicious Hindu Wedding Dates In The Month Of June 2020