Category: EDUCATION

Five Dearborn Seniors Place 2nd In Michigan in ES Sports High School League

Star International Academy’s 12th grade senior boys (Bahaa Al-Sultani, Waseem Alward, Nader Baaghil, and Wali Fardin) placed 2nd in the state of Michigan for the 2019 State Champs ES Sports High School League Series. They dominated playoffs and made it to the super bowl vs. Troy Athens High School. They fell short by just a ...

​Novelist Mark Haddon Quit Twitter. Not Because It’s Terrible, But Because It Prevents Him From Being Great by Cal Newport

Source: Novelist Mark Haddon Quit Twitter. Not Because It’s Terrible, But Because It Prevents Him From Being Great May 18, 2019 Photo by Luis Marina. Last week, the British novelist Mark Haddon wrote an essay for the Financial Times about his recent decision to take a break from Twitter. What I liked about this piece ...

GenEd: Dumb Kids

Stop telling kids they're dumb by not telling kids they're dumb.

​A Novel We Can All Relate To–The Other Americans, by Laila Lalami– by B Nimri Aziz. May 15, 2019

America is still discovering itself. The rise of Donald Trump alerted those citizens who held that they alone defined our culture and values to the existence of a significant population holding very different views-- and the will to back a candidate who might speak for them. (Thus, the most unlikely candidate entered the White House.) ...

​State Board Appoints Michael Rice As Next State Superintendent

May 7, 2019 LANSING – The State Board of Education today selected Dr. Michael Rice to be Michigan’s next State Superintendent. Following a full day interviewing three finalists, the State Board voted 5-3 to appoint the 56-year-old Rice, over the other candidates: Wayne RESA Superintendent Randy Liepa, and Ann Arbor Public Schools Superintendent Jeanice Swift. ...

ديربورن تستقبل الشاعر العربي الكبير شوقي بزيع يوم الجمعة

https://www.facebook.com/freethinkingsociety/videos/401030420737287 تقوم الندوة (مؤسسة الفكر الحر) بإعلان انطلاقتها في أمسية شعرية تستضيف فيها الشاعر العربي و اللبناني الكبير شوقي بزيع.ـ الندوة شوقي بزيع شاعر لبناني معاصر ولد في الجنوب اللبناني، في العام 1951 ميلادي. أنهى دراسته الابتدائية في مدرسة القرية, والثانوية في صور. حصل على شهادة الكفاءة في اللغة العربية وآدابها من كلية التربية الجامعة ...

Cal Newport ​On the Utility Fallacy

But as I’ve learned in my years thinking and writing about such issues, when it comes to consumer-facing technologies, the more important story is almost always how they end up mutating our socio-cultural dynamics.

المنتدى الثقافي في ديربورن – الأستاذ نبيل الشعار: أبعاد الاغتراب الجغرافي و الاغتراب العقلي

كلمة السيد وسام شرف الدين في تقديم الأستاذ نبيل الشعار:ـ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZdF9VRig_ps نص التقديم:ـ التمسّك بالهوية العربية – افتتاحية وسام شرف الدين للمنتدى الثقافي في ديربورن في الأول من أيّار الأستاذ نبيل الشعّار مهندس ولد في مدينة دمشق، و درَس كما درّس علوم اللغة العربية وعلم الكلام في مساجد دمشق و باحاتها، و درس الفلسفة وعلم ...