Online learning provider Everfi makes $100 million commitment for curriculum that pushes for social change

Education has been a hot topic lately. There are questions about the impact remote learning will have on kids, and controversy swirling around President Donald Trump’s recent calls to end racial sensitivity training across federal agencies and clamp down on a New York Times initiative called the 1619 Project, used by some schools to teach the history of slavery and its far-reaching consequences. In short: There’s lots to talk and worry about. 

To be sure, this is also an opportunity to rethink and revamp how and what we teach, for those who seize it. Online learning platforms are seeing a boom, and technology in general is being incorporated in unprecedented ways, which is actually helping to broaden the reach of educators in some regions of the world. What’s more, despite the rhetoric from the White House, the current racial reckoning is leading many in the private sector to up their

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“Queer Eye’s” Tan France Teaches “Style for Everyone” in His New MasterClass

Photo credit: MasterClass
Photo credit: MasterClass

From House Beautiful

This article was originally published on 4/14/2020. It has been updated to reflect new information.

Earlier this year, you may have seen the SNL skit that teased a fashion MasterClass taught by Timothée Chalamet and a bike riding MasterClass led by Tiger King’s Carole Baskin. While the skit was complete satire (if only!), the platform MasterClass is no joke when it comes to learning a new skill. This reputable online education platform hosts a range of courses instructed by well-known professionals ranging from your favorite celebrities to revered public figures. I mean, if you’ve ever wanted to take vocal lessons, you might as well take them from Christina Aguilera, right?

Instructors include Kelly Wearstler, who teaches interior design; Gordon Ramsay, who teaches cooking; Penn & Teller, who teach magic; and so much more. The platform offers over 80 unique classes designed for students

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How Having A Second Child Transformed Me (In A Good Way)

Here’s a parenting confession for the ages. I used to actively avoid reading articles on Scary Mommy when I was pregnant with my first child. I wish I was making this shit up, but I’m not. The writer whose words you are reading right now on the very website I love with my whole fucking heart used to steer clear of it.

Courtesy of Lindsay Wolf
Courtesy of Lindsay Wolf

Allow me to explain.

During those blissfully ignorant nine-ish months, I obsessed over living in a cute little bubble filled with all of my fluffy hopes and dreams of becoming the ultimate Pinterest-worthy mom. I was much too busy aspiring to be a “happy mommy” to spend my time preparing to openly vent about the complete and utter sucker-punch that is motherhood. Thanks to being totally exhausted since I’m now neck-deep into parenting, I can’t remember exactly why I was so adamant back then

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The 15 best places to buy curtains online

The 15 best places to buy curtains online
The 15 best places to buy curtains online

— Recommendations are independently chosen by Reviewed’s editors. Purchases you make through our links may earn us a commission.

Everyone should have curtains. They’re great as decorations and for establishing some semblance of privacy. Yet they aren’t frequently thought of as necessities.

If you Google “why don’t people hang curtains anymore,” the results page is a troubling number of essays bemoaning the lack of curtains in their neighborhoods. Which is fair, I don’t want to look into anyone’s house because they have bare windows and I don’t want anyone looking into mine either.

For anyone who doesn’t have curtains, it’s time to buy some. For anyone who has curtains, it’s time to buy new ones.

And there’s no better places to get them than the 15 best online curtain sellers.

1. Wayfair

Wayfair is your one-stop-shop for pretty much anything home related.
Wayfair is your one-stop-shop for pretty much anything home related.
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The pandemic techno-future that wasn’t

Exactly six months ago today, while Americans were still conflating Corona beer with coronavirus, I found myself suddenly, guiltily, free. It was March 15, and my governor, New York’s Andrew Cuomo, had just asked all businesses in the state to voluntarily close to stop the spread of COVID-19; five days later, the order would be mandatory for non-essential businesses, and additionally ban gatherings of any size for any reason. As a citizen, I was terrified; as an introvert, though, I confess I was giddy about the excuse-free cancelation of all foreseeable plans and obligations.

For some, though, the past half year has accelerated the nightmare that science-fiction has been warning about for decades: the future in which we work virtually, go to school virtually, have virtual movie nights and happy hours and concerts and gym sessions and church services, even date virtually. The pandemic represents, in other words, an

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How Many Different Jeep Wranglers Can They Make, Anyway?

Photo credit: FCA US LLC
Photo credit: FCA US LLC

From Autoweek

There’s no question Jeep is the one thing keeping Fiat Chrysler Automobile (AKA Stellantis) afloat now. Okay, Ram is doing its share, too. But with Jeep accounting for almost half of FCA’s sales last year, and with a quarter of the division’s total sales, or 228,032 last year, being Wranglers, the sturdy 4×4 is carrying more than its share of the market.

The foundation of Jeep is definitely the Wrangler. That’s the model that traces its roots directly back to the WWII “General Purpose ¼ Ton” of 1941. Who knew there were a dozen different models of Wrangler right now? And that’s just Wrangler. Add the Wrangler 4xe coming in 2021 and you have 13, a baker’s dozen. There could be more afoot.

In addition to class-leading off-roadability, diversity is what Wrangler offers. Starting with the entry level “Sport” model at $33,545, you

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Thinking About Adopting the Neighborhood Stray Cat? We Asked a Vet For Advice!

British Shorthair cat lying on the gray chair. Copy-space
British Shorthair cat lying on the gray chair. Copy-space

As someone who has taken in five stray cats over the last decade, I’m aware of how deeply rewarding the process can be. Although adopting a wayward kitty might seem like a tall order at first, people are often surprised at just how quickly they assimilate in their new surroundings. Currently, approximately 3.2 million cats in the United States need forever homes, which means there’s no shortage of four-legged friends to love.

Obviously, families who are considering taking in the neighborhood stray should be certain it’s not someone else’s pet first. Thankfully, there are a few easy ways to tell if the kitty already has an owner. “Not all outdoor cats will wear a collar, but many will,” Zay Satchu, DVM, Bond Vet’s cofounder and chief veterinary officer, told POPSUGAR. “You can also look at their physical appearance. Do they look

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Trump Campaign’s ‘Support Our Troops’ Ad Features Photo of Russian Fighter Jets

An online ad released by President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign purports to show support for American troops but actually depicts Russian jets and weapons instead.

The artwork features the silhouettes of servicemembers who are seen walking forward as fighter jets fly overhead.

“That’s definitely a MiG-29,” Pierre Sprey, an expert who helped design types of aircraft for the U.S. Air Force, told Politico. “I’m glad to see it’s supporting our troops.”

The ad also features an AK-74 assault rifle, according to Ruslan Pukhov, director of the Centre for Analysis of Strategies and Technologies in Moscow.

Also Read: ‘The View’ Hosts and Sarah Huckabee Sanders Spar Over Report Trump Disparaged Troops: ‘It Seems Like Something He Would Do’ (Video)

The Trump Make America Great Again Committee, which fundraises with support from Trump’s campaign and the Republican National Committee, released the ad asking viewers to “support our troops” last week.

A representative

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16 Sturdy & Stylish Hiking Boots Online-Shoppers Swear By

Welcome to Hype Machine, our hit-list of the top reviewed products across the web — according to a crowd of die-hard shoppers. Call this your 4-star & up only club, with entry granted by our devoted-to-the-goods shop editors.

When it comes to hiking boots, we don’t go by looks alone (as much as we really, really want to). These performance-grade kicks need to hold up to a host of elements — rain, snow, sleet, mud, and more than a little sweat — while supporting our feet and ankles over oftentimes unpredictable terrain. So, when shopping for a pair, there are lots of boxes to check off: are they waterproof? Lightweight? Deeply treaded? Equipped with enough cushioning for a day’s worth of comfy hoofing? And, finally, are they cute?!

Given the sky-high standards required of this workhorse outdoor footwear, there are enough reviews to fill an encyclopedia of online feedback

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7 Tips to Keep Your Kids Safe Online During Remote Learning

You can’t supervise them 24/7. Here are easy ways to make sure they’re protected on their own.

Boy on Laptop
Boy on Laptop

Virtual learning means more time on the web, which means a greater need for cyber safety lessons.

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This back-to-school season looks a little different in much of the country. With over 6 million kids distance learning, working families are met with an entirely new set of challenges. With kids on the computer for several hours a day—and working parents not able to give their full supervision—cyber safety is a concern now more than ever. Here are seven top tips on how to keep your child safe online from cybersecurity company NortonLifeLock.

Check your surroundings: With children remotely attending school through Zoom and the like, families now have multiple surveillance cameras throughout the house, potentially making their homes far less private than they might otherwise be. If your child

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