For children to develop nuanced social skills, they need to practice being astute observers. They must engage with all types of people, including kids with special needs and those from different cultural, ethnic, racial and socioeconomic backgrounds. Confident, secure kids will approach everyone, including quirky loners, with kindness and a spirit of inclusivity.
You can zumba at home with the help of DVDs, but nothing beats going to class. The party mood is evident as people of all ages swivel their hips and shimmy to the upbeat tempo. The camaraderie is electrifying as you work out a sweat and you don’t even mind it.
SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileLady Gaga has worn blood (see: 2009 VMAs) and fake animals (bejeweled lobsters, Kermit the Frog heads), but in this month’s issue of Vogue Hommes Japan, she takes her outfit insanity to another level: she wears a meat bikini.The barely there bodice, which is made completely of uncooked beef, is perhaps her most controversial outfit yet. PETA is naturally up in arms about the edible ensemble, which echoes ones they called out last year on America’s Next Top Model. The animal rights group previously supported Gaga’s garish garb, asking the faux fur wearing pop star to pose nude for them in their “I’d Rather Go Naked Than Wear Fur” campaign.This outfit, however, doesn’t meat, er, meet their standards.The organization’s president, Ingrid Newkirk, told the New York Daily News, “Lady Gaga’s job is to do outlandish things, and this certainly qualifies as outlandish because meat is something you want to avoid putting on or in your body.”Maybe it’s just us, but this seems like the nicest PETA statement ever.
It is based on readers’ responses).Internet freedom: Should government have the ability to shut down the internet?The Egyptian government shut down access to the internet and the country’s cellphone data network early Friday, according to media reports. Internet and cellphone data service was unavailable throughout the country, making it impossible for news of the protests. Continue reading this postAccess to information: Does Canada need to be more open with data?TTC bus driver: Do you often see your local drivers texting?The Toronto Sun on Thursday published a picture sent by a reader of a TTC bus driver driving while texting on a mobile device.
4 SpainHow can we not include Spain? The World/European Cup champions. Spain has been dominating world soccer for the past 6 7 years and that is in part because of the huge progress that Bracelona FC has had on club level. The Spanish team includes some of the best players of our generation including Ramos, Casillas, Torres, Mata, Xavi, Iniesta and so many more.