Indigenous spiritual teaching in schools can foster reconciliation and inclusion

Indigenous education has become an area of growing concern for public schools across Canada. We are living in an era of reconciliation where Indigenous populations are growing and interest in confronting our shared histories continues to develop. Par.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgDec 5th, 2022

Indigenous communities with strong territorial rights can resist land grabs in Brazil"s fragmented Atlantic Forest

A new study published today in PNAS Nexus revealed for the first time that Indigenous peoples, with officially recognized rights to their territories in Brazil's embattled Atlantic Forest, reduced deforestation and improved forest cover, outperformin.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 26th, 2023

Researchers propose compulsory climate change teaching in core law curriculum

Academics from Durham University are urging that climate change education should be made compulsory across the core law curriculum in Higher Education......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 25th, 2023

A blind spot in diversity programs is holding equality back, suggests study

Diversity, inclusion and equity policies are now broadly endorsed in Australian organizations. But not all diversities are equal. Our research suggests while programs for women and some racial minorities are being embraced, other diversities are excl.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJan 24th, 2023

New "Today at Apple" and video launch for Data Privacy Day

Apple has unveiled a video with "Ted Lasso" star Nick Mohammed for Data Privacy Day, alongside an Apple Store workshop teaching users about privacy features on the iPhone."A Day in the Life of an Average Person's Data," is a new six-minute video that.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 24th, 2023

"Golden boy" mummy was protected by 49 precious amulets, CT scans reveal

The ancient Egyptians believed that when we died, our spiritual body sought out an afterlife similar to this world. But entry into this afterlife wasn't guaranteed; it first required a perilous journey through the underworld, followed by an individua.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJan 24th, 2023

Cheap sewer pipe repairs can push toxic fumes into homes and schools—here"s how to lower the risk

Across the U.S., children and adults are increasingly exposed to harmful chemicals from a source few people are even aware of......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJan 24th, 2023

Brazil"s new president works to reverse Amazon deforestation

Shaking a traditional rattle, Brazil's incoming head of Indigenous affairs recently walked through every corner of the agency's headquarters—even its coffee room—as she invoked help from ancestors during a ritual cleansing......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2023

Dozens of US schools, universities move to ban TikTok

A growing number of public schools and colleges in the U.S. are moving to ban TikTok—the popular Chinese-owned social media app that allows users to share short videos......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 19th, 2023

Apple launches new Mac mini with M2 and M2 Pro chip, lower $599 starting price

Apple today launched the new Mac mini lineup, available with M2 and M2 Pro chips inside. The M2 Mac mini starts at a new lower price of $599. The M2 Pro Mac mini starts at $1299. A $100 education discount is available for schools and students. The M.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJan 17th, 2023

Mental Health Apps Won’t Get You Off the Couch

WIRED's spiritual advice columnist on whether digital tools can solve a health crisis they helped create......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsJan 17th, 2023

Why was Western Australia unprepared for disastrous flooding?

The devastating floods sweeping through the Kimberley region of Western Australia have caused unimaginable destruction, leaving remote Indigenous communities stranded in its aftermath......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 16th, 2023

Children facing racist bullying at school need support from teachers, but many don"t get it, says researcher

In the academic year 2020–21, there were 1,198 instances of racially motivated bullying reported in Scottish schools—up from 409 in 2016–17. These are the highest recorded figures to date......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 13th, 2023

Indigenous tech group asks Apache Foundation to change its name

Identity as a "last tribe" is simplification and erasure, indigenous group says. Enlarge / A 2015 photo by Zaheda Bhorat (shared by Rich Bowen) showing many of the original Apache Software Foundation's creators, with co-founder J.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 12th, 2023

Emergency remote teaching during COVID-19 lockdown brought families closer together, introduced challenges

School closures and emergency remote teaching caused by the COVID-19 pandemic put a particular strain on families with children with special educational needs. Yet, most parents felt competent in supporting the learning and remote schooling of their.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 10th, 2023

Apple at Work Podcast: 2023 Apple enterprise predictions

Apple @ Work is brought to you by Mosyle, the only Apple Unified Platform. Mosyle is the only solution that fully integrates 5 different applications on a single Apple-only platform, allowing Businesses and Schools to easily and automatically deploy.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJan 10th, 2023

Schools sue social networks, claim they “exploit neurophysiology” of kids’ brains

Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, TikTok, and YouTube sued by Seattle Public Schools. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Elva Etienne) A lawsuit filed by Seattle Public Schools alleges that social media is one of the main caus.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 9th, 2023

Seattle public schools sue social media companies for allegedly harming students" mental health

Seattle's public school system on Friday filed a lawsuit against several Big Tech companies alleging their platforms have a negative impact on students' mental health and claiming that has impeded the ability of its schools "to fulfill its educationa.....»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsJan 9th, 2023

Apple @ Work: How Apple could solve one of the biggest challenges with remote work

Apple @ Work is brought to you by Mosyle, the only Apple Unified Platform. Mosyle is the only solution that fully integrates 5 different applications on a single Apple-only platform, allowing Businesses and Schools to easily and automatically deploy.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJan 7th, 2023

Boost committee turns ideas into solutions

Faulkner Subaru Harrisburg in Pennsylvania launched its boost committee in 2020 to foster brainstorming sessions where employees come up with ideas to improve dealership operations......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJan 7th, 2023

Indigenous territories and protected areas are key to forest conservation in the Brazilian Amazon, study shows

A study led by researchers with the Center for Earth Observation and Modeling at the University of Oklahoma analyzed time series satellite images from 2000 to 2021, revealing the vital role of Indigenous territories and protected areas in forest cons.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 6th, 2023