EDUCATION

EDUCATION

Lord’s Prayer – Question Bowls Jeopardy Contestants

“Jeopardy!” fans were shocked recently when they observed that all three contestants failed to answer a simple question asking them to complete a line of the Lord’s Prayer, the most widely recited prayer in Christianity. The puzzle, worth $200, read, “Matthew 6:9 says, ‘Our Father, which art in heaven,’ This ‘be thy name.’” Contestants Suresh Krishnan, Laura Blyler, and Joe […]

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The Difference Between “Lets” vs. “Let’s”

Many people do not understand the difference between the words “lets” and “let’s”. Meghan Jones writing in the Readers Digest explain the terms thus: “Let’s” and “lets” are fairly similar in meaning, since they’re versions of the same verb, “to let,” whose primary meaning is “to permit or allow.” But they are used in slightly different contexts and are definitely […]

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Teachers Encouraged To Embrace Artificial Intelligence

Jamaica’s Minister of Education and Youth, Hon. Fayval Williams, has called on teachers to embrace the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the teaching and learning process in the classroom. She noted that although there is the notion that AI software is poised to automate a number of jobs globally, it is unlikely that the technology will replace teachers. “Artificial […]

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AI — The New Big Thing

More and more people are cashing in on the act of using Artificial Intelligence to do all manner of deeds. In fact, AI is dubbed as the new big thing — the ‘woke’ in technology. Shying away from its use is not kosher. Consequently, people are encouraged to embrace its use in education and across industries. So, here I am […]

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Putting AI To The Test

Today, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the new big thing, and more and more people are seeking to capitalize on its use. My curiosity got the better of me, so I asked it to write a cute story about the adventures of a puppy. Below is what bing.com AI submits, and it’s left up to you to do the grading: Spot […]

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UN Permanent And Non- Permanent Members

The Council is composed of 15 Members: Five permanent members: China, France, Russian Federation, the United Kingdom, and the United States, and ten non-permanent members elected for two-year terms by the General Assembly (with end of term year): Support The Readers Bureau Buy A T-Shirt Today (4 different colors)! click  https://www.bonfire.com/one-love-72/?fbclid=IwAR2bod-XSyrCPutOwG_SMnKiInk6Bqe2kCtjBsAFISqHluQcujrF2UUkFew Readers Bureau, Contributor Edited by Jesus Chan Do you want to add feedback to this […]

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Jamaica — Education Gets 22 Percent Of Recurrent Budget

Education received the largest share of the 2023/24 Budget for recurrent programs outside of debt payments and compensation of employees. A sum of $142.9 billion is earmarked for the sector in the upcoming fiscal year, representing approximately 22 percent of the $657.2 billion for non-debt recurrent expenditure. Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Dr. the Hon. Nigel Clarke, provided […]

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Climate Change — The New Armageddon?

We have seen it all in the last decade — hotter temperatures where the temperature had before been mild. In fact, the last decade is said to be the warmest on record. It will also interest you to know that each decade has been progressively warmer since the 1980s. How about more severe, more intense, more destructive storms? In the […]

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Gov’t Focused on Expanding Tertiary Education

The Education and Youth Ministry is placing focus on expanding the tertiary education sector with options for students to access financing. Portfolio Minister, Hon. Fayval Williams, told JIS News that the objective is to ensure that a “higher percentage of our population is educated at higher levels.” She said statistics indicate that enrolment of students in tertiary institutions remains low […]

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10 Insightful Quotes On Education

“Labor for learning before you grow old; For learning is better than silver or gold. Silver and gold will vanish away, But a good education will never decay.” The above poem is one that has been recited by children all over the world throughout the ages and for generations. The fact is education is part of one’s human capital or […]