Gallery: Students, senior citizens learning from one another Taylor Hurst draws the shape of a heart with a black marker in the center of a sheet of paper. As Calen Singgo takes a small, round robot — called an Ozobot — and places it at the bottom of the heart, he turns to Bobbie Blackshear and tells her to watch, which she does as the robot traces the marker line, following the shape of the heart. Two of the group members, who are programming the small robots to trace shapes and then recreate them on electronic tablets, are rising fifth-graders at Red Bank Elementary. Blackshear is an elderly resident of the Red Bank Life Care Center. Taylor and Calen have been visiting the center a few times a month during the school year, interacting with and learning alongside the rehabilitation and long-term care facility's residents. Their teacher, Beth Wilson, is the mastermind behind the program. And, thanks to a national Fund for Teachers grant, she will travel to Europe this … [Read more...] about Students, senior citizens learning from one another [photos]
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Thursday, May 31, 2018 by: JD Heyes Tags: behavior modification, Big Brother, big government, China, communism, Constitution, discrimination, dissidence, Fourth Amendment, freedom, future tech, insanity, Liberty, loss of rights, outrage, police state, privacy violation, privacy watch, social credit, spying, surveillance, surveillance state, Tyranny (Natural News) Author George Orwell’s fictional work “1984” has turned out to be more prophetic than anyone could have imagined in the late 1940s when it was published. In his book, Orwell wrote about an all-powerful Big Brother ‘surveillance state’ that tracked everyone in real time. Even at home, the government was always watching and manipulating. The technology that Orwell imagined in 1984 exists today and it is being utilized by an authoritarian government — China — in ways that some believe will eventually be adopted by the world’s “democracies” including the United … [Read more...] about China’s “social credit” system rewards “good” citizens while punishing “bad” ones: Is this America’s future?
She wears her political opinions on her sleeve. So outspoken veteran Democratic U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters is not likely to tone it down when she speaks in Dallas next month. Registration is under way to hear Waters and a slew of others who will lead a forum on how to successfully challenge higher-ups when representing a cause.Waters and about a dozen other leaders will school church leaders and community activists in the training sessions on Speaking Truth to Power. Organizers describe the sessions as a movement in "building for social justice."Dr. Frederick Haynes III and his FDH Ministries organization is hosting the two-day forum June 28-29 at Friendship-West Baptist Church and Conference Center, 2020 W. Wheatland Road, where Haynes is senior pastor.Waters is serving her 14th term in Congress representing the 43rd District of California, which includes a large portion of South Central Los Angeles and Watts. Both neighborhoods have a history of police-community conflict. She … [Read more...] about Outspoken U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters brings social justice message to Dallas
SUI-LEE WEE, New York Times 5:25 pm, Tuesday, April 24, 2018 Photo: Andy Wong, AP Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 In this Nov. 28, 2017, photo, Chinese women look out of a window of a crowded bus traveling from the outskirts of the capital city during the morning rush hour, in Beijing. Human Rights Watch released the report on Monday, April 23, 2018, gender discrimination is widespread in the Chinese work force, with many hiring advertisements openly calling only for male applicants and using the attractiveness of female co-workers as a draw. less In this Nov. 28, 2017, photo, Chinese women look out of a window of a crowded bus traveling from the outskirts of the capital city during the morning rush hour, in Beijing. Human Rights Watch released the ... more Photo: Andy Wong, AP Chinese perk for male coders: Women to relieve … [Read more...] about Chinese perk for male coders: Women to relieve their stress
Some of East County’s most vulnerable senior citizens have a new place to get help.On Friday, several hundred people gathered to celebrate the grand opening of the new St. Paul’s PACE East center at 1306 Broadway in El Cajon.The 14,408-square-foot facility — which includes a full geriatric medical clinic, physical therapy rehab center, activities room and more — will serve an estimated 300 lower-income residents, 55 and older, with multiple chronic conditions.The goal is provide seniors eligible for Medi-Cal with free, consistent, all-inclusive care so they can avoid hospital stays and remain healthy enough to live in their own homes.“We serve very low income, medically compromised senior citizens with social services and all of their health care — all of their health care, from dentures to glasses to wound care to EKGs to hepatitis shots,” said Cheryl Wilson, CEO of St. Paul’s Senior Services.“Whatever they need, we’ll give … [Read more...] about St. Paul’s opens senior health center in El Cajon