Alexa in the Classroom

Teacher’s Aide or Surveillance Nightmare? Alexa Hits the Classroom By Benjamin Herold on June 26, 2018 4:10 PM For better or worse, a new technology is making its way from consumers’ homes into America’s classrooms: voice-controlled “smart speaker” systems from companies such as Amazon and Google. The internet-enabled devices listen to what users say, send […]

Students from around the world are creating Mars Clocks

What is a Mars Clock?  It is a hands-on STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) project to get kids excited about space mathematics.  Bob Barboza is the founder/director of the Barboza Space Center in Long Beach, California.  He trains Jr. astronauts, engineers and scientists for the “Occupy Mars Learning Adventures  International Fellowship Programs.”  His passion […]