Aug 2

Physics for Babies? Starting Kids Early on the Hard Subjects

August 2nd, 2017 by Austin Butler

Colin Carlson graduated from the University of Connecticut with a degree in ecology and environmental biology when he was 15. At age 16 he had earned his Master’s degree in the same subjects, and by 22 he completed his Ph.D. from the University California, Berkeley. He wants to use his degrees to study parasites and the impact that climate change...

Jul 18

How Your Students Can Benefit from Computational Thinking

July 18th, 2017 by Austin Butler

With each subject we learn, we also learn a different way of approaching problems. Studying English, we learn to look for the subtext, what lies below the obvious. In Math, we learn to rationally break down problems. In Social Studies, we learn to make connections between a collection of situations and events. Each and every one of these disciplines is...