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Heistand then called on representatives of each group to share out to the class. The warmup activity got students speaking in English with one another about topics relevant to their lives, another key element of the model. Heistand then assigned students to groups she had carefully crafted to discuss passages from George Orwell’s novel, Animal Farm. They read the passage out loud, discussed what it meant, and used textual evidence to support claims they made in response to prompts. Since participation is fundamental to language practice, teachers often assign roles for group work so that everyone is integral to success. For the Animal Farm activity there was a “reader,” an “editor,” a “discussion leader” and a “question asker.” The reader is responsible for reading the text out loud; the editor helps make sure everyone knows what to write down; the discussion leader keeps the conversation moving and ensures everyone shares; and the question asker is the only one who can ask Heistand for help or clarification.
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The counties that would have been impacted voted roughly two to one for Donald Trump last November. But it was only thanks to NEPA, a federal environmental planning law many Republicans reject, that residents were able to fight this project, forcing MDOT to consider alternatives to the new road and ultimately to upgrade the existing highway instead. This alleviated traffic problems at a far lower cost to taxpayers without harming the environment or taking private property. Stories like this are why President Nixon signed NEPA in 1970, after it passed Congress with overwhelming bipartisan support. Rather than dictating any outcome, NEPA creates a process for consideration of alternatives and robust public participation an opportunity for U.S. citizens to review and comment on proposed government projects or permits that will impact the places they live.
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Having defined our understanding [of the initiative], we wait for the details from Washington. We are also open to consider other proposals in regards to our cooperation in Syria. We expect that, as US President Donald Trump and the official representative of the White House had expressed, the US is interested in cooperation with us on the settlement of the Syrian crisis, including the imminent fight against the self-proclaimed ISIL [Islamic State] and Jabhat al-Nusra [also known as Jabhat Fateh al-Sham] as well as the political process." SOT, Sergei Lavrov, Russian Foreign Minister (Russian): "Indeed, the participation in the Geneva negotiations could have been broader. You have mentioned the Kurds. From the onset, we have consistently advocated the implementation of the [UN] Security Council's decisions and the provision of the representation of the whole spectrum of the opposition.
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A western Pennsylvania high school has experienced an incredible turnaround in its lunch program since abandoning Michelle Obama's National School Lunch Program. The former first lady's lunch program was widely criticized for being unappealing to students, according to TheBlaze . @MichelleObama so this is the "healthy school lunch"... pic.twitter.com/qgxL5ez9zh Tyler Clements (@TylerClements6) April 3, 2014 The school has reportedly increased its lunch sales after remodeling its cafeteria after a food court to allow for a wider array of options, such as a deli and panini station. "We've lost, to date, about $40,000 worth of reimbursement, but our sales are up about $50,000 over last year,” district Business Manager Brett Lago told TribLive . "The participation has gone from about 25 to 45 percent, and we're still providing free lunches to all those students who would have been eligible under the school lunch program.
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A western Pennsylvania high school has experienced an incredible turnaround in its lunch program since abandoning Michelle Obama's National School Lunch Program. The former first lady's lunch program was widely criticized for being unappealing to students, according to TheBlaze . @MichelleObama so this is the "healthy school lunch"... pic.twitter.com/qgxL5ez9zh Tyler Clements (@TylerClements6) April 3, 2014 The school has reportedly increased its lunch sales after remodeling its cafeteria after a food court to allow for a wider array of options, such as a deli and panini station. "We've lost, to date, about $40,000 worth of reimbursement, but our sales are up about $50,000 over last year,” district Business Manager Brett Lago told TribLive . "The participation has gone from about 25 to 45 percent, and we're still providing free lunches to all those students who would have been eligible under the school lunch program.
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Preparation for a plenary session with participation of all Syrian opposition groups, the Damascus delegation and the United Nations is still ongoing and a session may take place in Geneva on Thursday afternoon, according to a source.
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With this one too, I was thinking about things that might look alike but are not exactly alike and how each one of those data points again is a way in. Those questions that I got interested in Is the pattern the story or is the story where the pattern breaks? I think of it almost like a prompt to someone who might want to interact with data. I was excited to think about what kinds of questions can be asked about data, about a collection, about an archive, and is the story where the pattern breaks, thinking about what isn't there. Then I got this phrase please report to your nearest library stuck in my head and I kinda kept hearing it in my head as over a PA system. I want people to feel paged to their nearest library maybe particularly artists and writers, but also anyone with curiosity. Paged to their library with questions like this as an invitation and also a kind of civic participation.
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Rules surrounding the participation of two clubs controlled by one organisation could mean one of the RB clubs could be removed from the competition
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The US has come to a point where it begs Russia to allow it to attend the negotiations. Moscow consults with us, suggesting maybe Washington could be invited as an observer. Of course, we are against the US participation in the talks. The Syrian government, Turkey, Russia, Iran and resistance forces play a determining role in the Syria issue, and the ones that will have the final say in determining their future will be Syrian people.
Mind Shift
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According to one study, young children were highly susceptible to explicit messages about groups even when that message contradicted their experiences. When kids were told that a particular group would be “mean” to them before they interacted, that message influenced how they perceived the interaction even when it was objectively positive. In other words, said Skinner, “The message was more powerful than their experiences.” Expand Your Circle of Friendship For adults who want to help children minimize bias, “diversifying your friendship network doesnt hurt and has the potential to help,” said Skinner. One study found that mothersparticipation in interracial friendships was predictive of lower racial bias in children. In these friendships, said Skinner, “parents model and reinforce positive nonverbal messages” for young children.
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Both zombies and survivors were awarded medals for participation, as well as a countdown concert featuring DJ Nikki at the botanical garden. Running for one’s life, avoiding danger while tackling obstacles along the way and trying to reach the finishing line sounds like a metaphor for getting through 2016. But hey, this is one interesting way to end it.
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S. intervention in Cuba. In so doing, he took the forbidden leap from journalism to war participation. “[He] was persistent in finding ways to achieve it, including organizing a daring and successful rescue mission to free a young, female Cuban political prisoner, Evangelina Cisneros, which he proudly trumpeted on the front page of the Journal ,” Friedman added. “Though the Cuban insurrection against their Spanish rulers was stagnating, Hearst continued to send many of his high-profile writers and illustrators to the Cuba in hopes of capturing a great story. Among Hearst’s employees was the famed illustrator Frederic Remington. In 1897, Remington became very bored by the lack of anything newsworthy in Cuba and cabled to Hearst, “Everything quiet. There is no trouble here. There will be no war. Wish to return.” Responding to Remington’s message, Hearst famously replied, “ Please remain.