Do you remember what you did the summer before you started the 9th grade? It’s a bit hazy for me, but it probably involved a lot of whiffle ball, riding bikes, and going to the beach with my friends. I’m sure I had loads of fun, but would I call it a productive use of time? Well, maybe not.
Everyone benefits from a better-educated nation. How can we achieve it? If you’re a data expert, we’re challenging you: Experiment with public data sets and demonstrate insights that will help boost graduation rates.
Bill Nye, the Science Guy, is helping Verizon to encourage students nationwide to join the Verizon Innovative App Challenge - the no-coding-skills-needed contest that gives middle and high school students a chance to bring their problem-solving app ideas to life.
Bill Nye, the Science Guy, helps Verizon uncover the next world-changing app idea; Tablets, $20,000 and more for winning teams
August 13, 2015 /3BL Media/ The Verizon Innovative App Challenge - the no-coding-skills-needed contest that gives middle and high school students a chance to bring their problem-solving app ideas to life - is back! In its fourth year, the App Challenge calls students to gather teams, dream up ideas, and create concepts for mobile apps that could solve problems in their schools and com
At just 9 years old, Justina Nixon-Saintil emigrated with her family from the island country of Dominica to the South Bronx. The youngest of five children, she and her siblings were frequent witnesses to rampant crime.
The only bright spot, Nixon-Saintil said, was the educational opportunities provided at the Catholic school in Harlem, where her mother was a teacher.
July 23, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Minority middle school boys in four cities across the country are gaining hands-on learning experience this summer with advanced technology that is opening their eyes to many of the exciting professional possibilities that STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and entrepreneurship skills can offer.