Education

Snaglearning is an Educational Tool

K12, Inc is an online education company that serves k-12 students.  Working there lets me develop new ideas and products in an emerging market that really impacts actual families. And I am so lucky because I get to talk to the families and interact with more »

Free Museum Day 2010 on Friday September 25, 2010

September 25, 2010 is… Museum Day 2010 | Smithsonian.com. Find a participating museum and plan a family outing! Museum Day is an annual event hosted by Smithsonian Media in which participating museums across the country open their doors for free to anyone presenting a Museum more »

Teaching Girls Programming

Here’s a pic of Hannah and her partner working on a small basic training module on Sunday.  I wrote about it last week: Teaching Kids Programming Event. Although I think Hannah was a bit younger than the ideal age to introduce some of the concepts, more »

Teens Experiencing Facebook Fatigue

Teens Experiencing Facebook Fatigue [STUDY]. Online gaming site Roiworld surveyed 600 teens ages 13 to 17 in late April and found that teens spend two hours per day online on average, 80% of which is spent using a social network. These same teens are, however, more »

It’s going to end up biting us in the ass

Rachael Ray Lobbies Capitol for School Lunch Bill – NYTimes.com. Instead, she grimaced, leaned in and sounded off about the federal Child Nutrition Act and what she considers to be the government’s stingy reimbursement rates for school lunches. “Ridiculous,” she said. Rachel Ray also has more »