So I got my Chromebook, now what? This is a common phrase immediately after receiving a school sanctioned device.
When the Olympics ended on Sunday so did a multi-million dollar assault on democracy. From the start of the games in Rio to the closing ceremony, television viewers in Massachusetts had been bombarded with a $2.3 million ad campaign funded by Wall Street.
Increasing your likelihood of implementing a successful mentorship program at your university becomes much greater when you understand the desires of your students (mentees) and alumni (mentors).
As August wanes, and schools open, perhaps we need to prioritize our school supply lists, and realize that the most critical supplies are needed now, and throughout the school year.
Over the next few weeks, millions of children across the country will spontaneously take part in a quiet, private ritual. Just before bedtime on their last night of summer vacation these students, like generations before them, will carefully select and lay out their first-day-of-school outfit.
What lessons that you learned as a youngster have stuck with you? What do you wish your parents or teachers had focused on all those years ago? Share them here so we can all learn from each other!
Supply and demand tells us that rising demand will lift prices, but that's not what we're seeing in many markets. Instead we're seeing low inventories creating competition among buyers, and this lifts prices.
Excellence is excellence and anybody with half a brain knows a rock star when they see one. Sure. That's why all elections in this country are settled quickly and easily and everyone listens to the same music and watches the same movies and tv shows-- because excellence is something that we all totally agree on.
It's difficult enough raising a child in a world ravaged by war, disease, poverty and hate, but when you add the police state into the mix, it becomes near impossible to guard against the growing unease that some of the monsters of our age come dressed in government uniforms.
The gross underrepresentation of women in computer science is not just a problem for the girls who are left out. It's a problem for all of us, because we're not benefitting from the creativity girls have to offer.
Apps can have very meaningful impact on student learning. It's just not always that easy to figure out which ones really work. Having lived through what it takes to create an app with real learning value, we have a few suggestions and tips for parents as they are thinking about getting the most out of their children's limited screen time:
To all my teachers, you have done enough.