Ebola Warriors – Robots?

The worst Ebola epidemic in history continues to strike fear into every nation in the world. The raging virus that has run rampant through Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia has stretched menacingly into Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Spain, and even here in the United States. The West African countries of Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia are […]

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Chicks who Code

What careers are interesting to you? What subjects do you enjoy the most? If you are a girl, you most likely did not respond computer coding, and computer science. Google hopes to change your mind. Last month, Google announced a three-year, $50 million initiative to attract girls to computer science. Come learn more about women […]


Watching Television in the Cloud

The world is a changin’. You need only to look at your television–it doesn’t even have to be turned on–to see the changes. Back in the day, the only television was the boxy one with rabbit ears and you could count the number of channels available on one hand. Today, televisions are flat,  and cable […]


The Future of Medicine: Digital Health Care

Mobile devices and apps make it possible to do most things from any where and at any time. You can listen to music, shop, watch shows, check bank accounts, connect with friends, or play games on the bus in the morning, at the park after class, or at the movie theater at midnight. Combining mobile […]


Celebrating Winter Holidays around the World (Wide Web)

Winter is upon us (well, even though temperatures outside in many areas dip in to the teens, technically the winter solstice does not begin until December 21).  So with winter almost here, children of all ages (and that includes high school students) are eager and excited for the winter holidays. Are you looking to hit […]


K-12 Meets MOOC (Massive Open Online Courses)

If you have not had the opportunity to learn about and work with a MOOC, now is the right time to take advantage of advancing your learning in a digital environment that works with your schedule. What is a MOOC? Massive Open Online Course is any free course available in an online university environment with […]

Rocking the SAT Writing Section Essay

With three SAT test dates coming up (March 9, May 4, June 1), high school juniors feel the pressure while keeping up with regular busy academic and extracurricular schedules. Hopefully students have had the opportunity to explore the variety of free tutorials and practice tests offered online in order to prepare for this mega, almost […]


You Can Run a Science Fair – Online Tools and Resources

By upper elementary, most students have had the experience of working though a science fair project. Learning the basics of the scientific method and following a plan of research are essential skills that students must take from their science education experience. By the middle grades, many school science fairs take a turn for the more […]


Head in the Clouds – Digitally Speaking

Just like the rapid billowing clouds of a swift winter storm, recently, a new type of cloud seems to have swept through the digital world in a powerful way. The ‘cloud’ has become synonymous for the Internet. It is the latest metaphor to describe the World Wide Web. It is the newest and most efficient […]

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