Archive for the ‘Education’ Category

ISS 24-7 Live Stream

In case you didn’t know this existed for your viewing pleasure, ISS live streams on YouTube 24/7 … www.youtube.com/watch?v=UGPuEDyAsU8

Why I love Maria Cantwell even though I’m not a Democrat

So I’m sure than anyone who reads me here knows that Net Neutrality is a subject near and dear to my heart … and that I think it should be near and dear to yours too.  I’ve signed lots of petitions, reached out to my state government, put a banner up on this very blog all […]

Announcing TED-Ed

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Camp designed to win girls over to technology

 I would have loved a camp like this growing up … and we have to stop treating girls like science & technology careers are not suited to them. We know it’s not true anymore that guys outperform girls in the sciences & math … and these kinds of camps show off technology as fun & […]

Privates! The 1st Vagina-base Video Game

This is the funniest, dorkiest, most incredible bit of game AWESOME that I’ve seen in ages. I got crappy, uncomfortably worded books and a health teacher with less than stellar personal hygiene standards. This is so much WIN it’s not even funny. Now I can’t wait until my niece is a pre-teen & I offer […]

On the way: Nation’s first tech-literacy exam

Considering how pervasive technology is in day to day living … it’s about damn time! On the way: Nation’s first tech-literacy exam: “by eSchool News For the first time ever, technological literacy will become part of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), also known as the Nation’s Report Card, the test’s governing board has […]