Smartphones have revolutionized the way we communicate, do business, exercise, and so much more. It is hard to imagine a world without these amazingly connected, helpful devices.
As opportunities in STEM careers have grown, school districts across the U.S. are embracing STEM learning by integrating concepts into the curriculum and providing hands-on experiences. Find out what a few area schools are doing to give students a real-world experience in the medical field. ...Read more 0
The holidays have passed and sooner or later, the gifts that were so shiny and new will begin to lose some of their appeal. This can lead to the dreaded "What can we do?" question. These sites provide engaging activities for children that use the digital world to alleviate that real-world boredom by blending the two. ...Read more 0
October has been a busy travel month for me. This month, I traveled to Disney with my family and then went to a conference in Las Vegas. As I was
Choosing the right college or university is only part of the journey. Students still need to complete a rigorous application process and many have to figure out how they plan to fund their education. High school counselors can provide some guidance; however, students and parents also may want to consider outside support like these apps and websites. ...Read more 0
As automated technology may replace part of the traditional workforce, schools must teach students the skills they need to be successful in jobs that do not even exist yet. Makerspaces provide a space for students to learn those skills. Learn what these inventive spaces offer, as well as how to provide these learning opportunities at home. ...Read more 0
The rise of smartphones and social media pushes today's teens to be full-time brand managers who strive for likes, comments, upvotes, emojis and hashtags regarding how they present themselves. Unfortunately, this strengthens the perception that image is everything, and getting likes is the key to happiness. Anxiety, depression and self doubt all rise when teens measure their worth by the number of likes they receive. ...Read more 0