The media has a profound impact on the way we see the world, how we interpret news events, and the way we respond to these events. This is especially true in the wake of natural disasters, shootings, bombings, and ... Read More
I attended two live sessions of the Student Technology Conference today. First one: Design, Physics, and Social Justice by Nora Fitzgerald and Gabby Lennon, seniors at Marymount School of New York. Second one: Say it with Social Media by Isabelle Fitzgerald and Lillian Kennedy, both of Marymount. I highly recommend listening to each of these. Links to recordings here. And link to students bios in comment. http://studenttechnologyconference.com/page/recordings2015
What do Tennessee fainting goats, Florida cracker sheep, and Jacob lambs have in common? The new issue of Science News for Students tells you in the lead article. (Science News for Students is a project of the non-profit Society for Science & the Public---or SSP--another one of their projects is the Intel International Science and Engineering Festival.) https://student.societyforscience.org/sciencenews-students
Join us to "TalkAbout" our new Fall online programs for teens--Solutions Journalism program featuring SoJo Studio and Data Lab, and Algebra & Programming. Thursday, May 14, 4 pm PDT, 7 pm EDT. Hangout/Twitter.
Oculus Rift made headlines this year with a development kit for its affordable virtual reality head-mounted display, which comes equipped with sophisticated software that prevents the “simulator sickness” that was so common on earlier models.