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Transcript: Social Inequality in schools and the importance of time Engage Elementary Engage Elementary Small town NC with poverty rate of 15.2% 32.3% on free and reduced lunch 18% have limited English proficiency Dual Language Afterschool Program Afterschool Program 2:30 - 5:30 Pre-K (3-5) Monday/Wednesday 9 students 1/3 White 1/3 Black 1/3 Hispanic or Indian Teachers Teachers 1 White 2 Black All female Themes Themes Schools, as institutions, are the means by which our society reproduces existing social inequality. Obedience Being quiet "Social being" Hidden curriculum Hidden curriculum Little guidance or encouragement No academic instruction Poor Use of Unstrcutured Time Poor Use of Unstrcutured Time Attempt to level the playing field amongst the children by providing more attention and affection towards African American students. Preferential attention Preferential attention Poor use of unstructured time Poor use of unstructured time Seasonal Learning The Nature of Schooling (Entwisle, Alexander, and Olson) View afterschool as a similar avenue ♣ “When schools were open, poor children gained just about as much as better-off children did” (Entwisle, Alexander, and Olson) ♣ “When schools were open, poor children gained just about as much as better-o... “Children’s differential growth in summer is the major source of the differences in achievement between children of different socioeconomic levels” (Entwisle, Alexander, and Olson) “Children’s differential growth in summer is the major source of t... Afterschools could mediate this relationship. By not utilizing this time, there is a missed opporuinty Afterschools could mediate this relationship. By not utilizing this ti... Examples Examples 2/28 “Mrs. Mel (teaching assistant, white) has snack outside on the playground whenever she can, it gives them more time outside the classroom where she doesn’t have to provide them with instruction” 2/28 “Mrs. Mel (teaching assistant, white) has snack outside on t... 2/23 “When I arrived, the children were playing in the gym. They were doing free play and all of the teaching assistants were sitting in chairs against the wall.” 2/23 “When I arrived, the children were playing in the gym. They were doing fr... There is a missed opportunity for these teachers to level the achievement gap between students. There is a missed opportunity for these teachers to level the achievement g... Schools, as institutions, are reproducing social inequality by not utilizing unstructured time in afterschool as an opportunity to level the playing field between the disadvantaged and advantaged. Conclusion Conclusion

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Transcript: egypt Egypt-- colonized by Britan, 1882-1956 Resource Egypt - Natural Resources. In addition to the agricultural capacity of the Nile Valley and Delta, Egypt's natural resources include petroleum, natural gas, phosphates, and iron ore. Crude oil is found primarily in the Gulf of Suez and in the Western Desert. resource-- Britan didn't have natural resources like Egypt did. Events The history of Egypt under the British lasts from 1882, when it was occupied by British forces ... Britain went to war against Egypt over the Suez Canal in late 1956, but with ... In turn, European and foreign finances took control of the treasury of Egypt, ... and deported to the island of Malta, a huge uprising occurred in Egypt. events-- When british forces took over. south Africa- colonized by Britain, 1652-1910 south africa Resource resorces-- Gold The British wanted to control South Africa because it was one of the trade routes to India. However, when gold and diamonds were discovered in the 1860s-1880s their interest in the region increased. This brought them into conflict with the Boers. The Boers disliked British rule. events-- dominion was created Following the defeat of the Boers in the Anglo-Boer or South African War (1899–1902), the Union of South Africa was created as a dominion of the British Empire in terms of the South Africa Act 1909, which amalgamated the four previously separate British colonies: Cape Colony, Natal Colony, Transvaal Colony, and Orange ... Events Congo-- ColOnized by Belgium, 1885-1960 congo resource-- Rubber Belgium realized Congo had a lot of rubber for automobiles, So they thought they could export it to other countries. Resources Events-- King going overboard The King, not the Belgian government, effectively owned and controlled the Congo. Leopold administered the Congo in a notoriously brutal manner, using it to augment his own personal wealth. events India- was colonized by britain in 1858-1947 india resources resources- spices, jewels, and textiles As well as spices, jewels and textiles, India had a huge population. Soldiering was an honourable tradition in India and the British capitalised on this. They regimented India’s manpower as the backbone of their military power. events-- The queen ueen Victoria's Proclamation – November 1, 1858. On November 1, 1858, a grand Darbar was held at Allahabad. Here Lord Canning sent forth the royal proclamation which announced that the queen had assumed the government of India. This proclamation declared the future policy of the British Rule in India. events china- was colonized by britain in 1841-1997 CHina resources resources- tea, silk, and porcelain. There was a high demand for Chinese tea, silk and porcelain in the British market. However, Britain did not possess sufficient silver to trade with the Qing Empire. Thus, a system of barter based on Indian opium was created to bridge this problem of payment. The subsequent exponential increase of opium in China between 1790 and 1832 brought about a generation of addicts and social instability. events- The arrow Chinese seizure of British Vessel “The Arrow” in suspect of piracy. he Anglo-Chinese Opium Wars were the direct result of China's ... By the late 1830s, foreign merchant vessels, notably those of Britain and the United ... to negotiate a compromise, in June Lin ordered the seizure another 20,00 ... Arrow, which they suspected of involvement in both smuggling and piracy. events

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Transcript: Navigating new software SalesForce, Tiger Pistol, Sharepoint Think outside of the box septic tanks, hydraulic press, toy trains Tailoring posts to clients specific needs Strict attention to detail Grammar Organizational Evaluation: Program, Environment, Training, Employees Most Valuable Internship Responsibilities Graduate in May! Peace Corps or job in Sports Marketing Live in South Africa Work for NHL or MLB Social media focus for specific teams Madison Dreyer Personal Background Penn State University - marketing/IB France, Italy, Thailand The Daily Collegian - promotions State College, PA Focus Pointe Global - social media Philadelphia, PA Pi Beta Phi - leadership roles Greek Sing Chair, Social Chair Working with other interns Having open chat with department if anyone needs help Monday meetings Shadowing different team members Consolidate training 1 on 1s to get some form of feedback Give us project to work on in down time Work on job description accuracy: Assist with in-bound emails or work on social ad campaigns Work with escalations teams to resolve complaints Have to investigate & resolve issues in QA process QA work done by offshore team Interact with clients Effect of Internship: How it helped me Challenges Social Coordinator Internship: Gaining experience in professional setting Quantity vs. Quality based evaluation Forced me to be creative Outlook/Salesforce proficiency Non-verticals: difficult accounts for which articles are scarce (toy trains, bulk soap, game processing) solution: get creative Social Classics and Pluses Not having access to Photo Library - solution: asking Emily for assistance Tiger Pistol crash - solution: writing posts in Word doc and copying/pasting them once it worked again Not being sent a list of accounts - solution: asking various department members if they had extra to give to me Skills Learned How Hibu Can Improve Internship My Future Plans Curated Posts Non-vertical (2/hour) article search following requirements content writing Vertical (2.5/hour) content writing relate articles in Sharepoint Training - Could be shortened to 1 day 30 sheets of paper/person Learned information we did not use Program - Could be given long list in morning to reduce downtime Environment - Organized when all systems are running efficiently Employees - Everybody is professional Enjoyed Monday meetings Not aligned to same standards

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Transcript: 14th Week Consulting interns can be expensive Time and Money Personal Experience Preliminary Design Stage NFPA 101 and NFPA 13 New and Existing Education, Business, and Mercantile Definition of Project This app would be used to provide interns and recent graduates with an outline of guidelines for how to design and review designs of specific occupancies. With the given time frame, I will be writing the information that will go into the app Begin parametric study: Speak with my mentor and Jason to understand more about what critical variables I could concentrate on for this app. Choose those parameters and begin my study Gather information from NFPA 101 and NFPA 13 for new and existing education, business, and mercantile occupancies. By: Breanne Thompson Next Steps (Continued) Finish preparing for Draft of Analysis Pull together and discuss results of project Draw my conclusions and state future work needed Turn in Final Paper! 10th and 11th Week Turn in my parametric study Begin draft of analysis Map out the process of the app for the key elements 15th Week References Next Steps 7th Week Prepare for Final Presentation Summarize my draft of analysis into presentation Work on how to incorporate a live demonstration for my presentation App Development Background Information 8th-9th Week Continuous Process Objective-C for Apple products Java for Android products 6 months of studying Places to Learn: Codecademy, iOS Dev Center, Android Developers Training Hire App Developer will cost thousands Prepare Final Paper Dive into Shark Tank! 1. http://lifehacker.com/5401954/programmer-101-teach-yourself-how-to-code 2. http://www.bluecloudsolutions.com/blog/cost-develop-app/ 6th Week Background Presentation 12th-13th Week

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Transcript: Real action and accountability Amnesty International Non-state actors/ Rebel Groups?? ...and what about men?? ignoring male rape victims? would rape exist without a man? Weapons of War: Rape UN as an Arena - NGO's - Discussion and dialogue Arena Instrument Actor Critical Thinking Weapons of War: Rape UN as an instrument UNSC Resolution 1820 (2008) UN as an Actor - UN Action Against Sexual Violence in Conflict Weapons of War: Rape Problems with 1820 "Roles and Functions of International Organizations" "Sexual violence, when used as a tactic of war in order to deliberately target civilians or as a part of a widespread or systematic attack against civilian populations, can significantly exacerbate situations of armed conflict and may impede the restoration of international peace and security… effective steps to prevent and respond to such acts of sexual violence can significantly contribute to the maintenance of international peace and security" (UNSC Resolution 1820, p. 2)" http://www.stoprapenow.org/uploads/advocacyresources/1282164625.pdf Background Presentation- Kristin Mann Weapons of War: Rape Brief Insight - used to manipulate social control - destabilize communities - weaken ethnic groups and identities Examples: - Sudanese Militia - Rwanda Genocide - DRC Critical Thinking http://www.womenundersiegeproject.org/blog/entry/the-need-for-numbers-on-rape-in-warand-why-theyre-nearly-impossible-to-get Critical Thinking Increased Data Collection by international organizations - determine humanitarian responses - ensures justice and reparation - provides recognition and dignity

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