For those who teach children ages five and under, communicating while wearing a mask may have special challenges.
Children up to age five get a lot of cues from facial expressions. That makes teaching in a mask challenging, but teachers can learn from strategies developed by masked pediatric nurses.
Lin-Manuel Miranda, center, and the cast of “Hamilton” perform at the Tony Awards in New York on June 12, 2016.
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Alexander Hamilton's commitment to a well-funded national army and his support for territorial expansion had grave repercussions for the Indigenous Nations west of the Appalachians.
Both when planning family activities and choosing a child care provider, parents should be mindful of how much physical activity their children are getting.
When young children are active, their brains and bodies develop the ABCs of "physical literacy," a key developmental foundation. A new program from University of Winnipeg can help.
Doctors reported the first cases of MIS-C in April. Learning more about how SARS-CoV-2 affects children is essential to the safe reopening of communities.
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A rare new disease syndrome appears to be caused by an overactive immune response in children, often hitting weeks after exposure to the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
Teacher Céline Guérin explains two-metre distancing to students in the school yard of Marie-Derome School in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que., May 11, 2020.
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A cross-Canada survey of teachers shows teachers say one of the most stressful aspects of their jobs now is their concern for vulnerable students.
Data transparency on the part of businesses can help inform consumer choices and provide a level of accountability.
Collecting, analyzing, aggregating and communicating data collected from businesses and industries can help consumers make purchasing decisions that align with their values.
Jean Vanier, founder of L'Arche communities, poses for a photograph after he received the Templeton Prize at St. Martins-in-the-Fields church in London, U.K., in May 2015.
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Jean Vanier, Catholic founder of L'Arche International, allegedly had abusive sexual relationships. Religious tolerance for the veneration of male leaders may be partly to blame.
A person carries groceries while walking among cyclists on Queen Elizabeth Drive in Ottawa on April 18, 2020.
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Rebuilding cities post-pandemic will start with neighbourhood hope, and strong social and community planning.
The coronavirus pandemic has led to many people using social media in more positive ways, including video conferencing platforms like Zoom.
Social media has become a virtual lifeline during the COVID-19 crisis. How people in isolation are using Zoom and other platforms goes against the notion that social media makes us more anti-social.
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie speaks during a campaign event in Spartanburg, S.C., on Feb. 27, 2020.
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Bernie Sanders is effectively indicting the political economic structure in which the super-rich have amassed extraordinary sums of wealth at the expense of everyone else — and our shared planet.
Candles are lit at a vigil organized for the Winnipeg victims killed on Flight PS752.
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When Canada's worst airline tragedy happened 35 years ago, the country had a different reaction than the national outpouring of grief for those killed when PS752 was shot down in Tehran.
Countering extremist anti-immigrant and racist attitudes and recruiting in Manitoba requires new approaches. Here, on the right, Hazel Ismail, with No One Is Illegal, calls for Winnipeg to become a sanctuary city, Feb. 3, 2017.
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Manitoba faces pressing facing demands for new ways of forming relationships with young people to counter hate.
Canada’s homeless population has exceeded approximately 35,000 persons.
In the last decade, Canadian cities have made huge strides in the way policy-makers approach the homeless. The right tool-kit alongside community knowledge can go a long way to curbing homelessness.
Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister manages to keep the red Tories of his caucus happy and appeal to urban voters in Winnipeg in a province where far-right conservatism would not fly.
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Those hoping to see from Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister the fiery right-wing political rhetoric often employed by other Conservative leaders in Canada will walk away disappointed.
Organizations need to take special considerations when interview candidates with autism.
Asking clear, concise, direct questions in job interviews can help employers hire highly capable, skilled workers with autism.
The Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba under Brian Pallister is expected to return to power in the Sept. 10 election.
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Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister called an early election and the summertime campaign will likely help his Progressive Conservative government be re-elected.
Laboratory methods leading to greener results are critical today.
When students practice green chemistry, they learn to think critically about the global impact of their field and become more passionate about studying chemical transformation.
Providing workers who have autism with a quiet workspace and detailed instructions on tasks are among several accommodation strategies for employers.
Employers that make accommodations for workers with autism can help all workers and make our workplaces more just and productive for all.
An intelligent approach to cities is a reflexive and responsive way to address urban challenges.
Cities need to focus on intelligent, collaborative and community-oriented approaches to smart city planning. This is important when it comes to addressing the roots of urban challenges.
Reconstitution en 3D d'une dent néandertalienne récemment découverte en Serbie.
Une dent néandertalienne a été découverte en Serbie. Elle aide à combler les lacunes dans les fossiles humains de cette importante région géographique.