Before I had my son, I never thought I would be a fan of using apps, video, or computer games as learning tools. I just thought electronic games were just passive forms of entertainment that really couldn’t teach my child the way I would. My opinion changed, however, when I started reading more about the […]
Credit: Horia Varlan Madonna is in hot water again and this time the star is under fire for using the “n” word in a tweet to her son. Interestingly, was Madonna’s close relationship with her son Rocco, the subject of the tweet, that made talk show host, Wendy Williams break down crying on her show […]
(Image credit: used with permission of The Mississippi Link) Although almost 40% of the citizens of Mississippi are black, not one black girl took the Advanced Placement (AP) computer science last year. I was dismayed when I heard the story but after doing some digging, I don’t think the statistics are as alarming as the […]
Credit: Lab Science Career I came across another science summer program, and of course, it’s free! GlaxoSmithKline, a multinational health care and pharmaceutical company, sponsors a science summer program in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Washington, DC, Baltimore, and North Carolina. The program, which is hosted at various organizations including the Boys and Girls club and local libraries, […]
Credit: KzAkabueze – ONEin12 I was searching for a picture of a black child with glasses for a blog post and came across this startling article, “Black Kids With Diabetes Less Likely to Get Eye Exams“. Juvenile or Type 1 diabetes occurs when the body does not make enough insulin. The side effects of not […]
Credit: SmartSignBrooklyn A Canadian teen-aged girl has been found guilty of distributing child pornography. The teenager was convicted of “sexting” or sending naked pictures of her boyfriend’s ex-girlfriend to a friend. She was 16 years-old at the time the texts were sent, the same age as the victim.