National K-12 Education Writer, USA Today
USA Today's natl K-12 education & demographics writer. Interested in tech & how videogames are changing school. Links/RTs not endorsements. firstname.lastname@example.org
venturebeat.com — Thanks to technology, we're watching a revolution happen in education right now. From the explosion in popularity of language learning apps like Mindsnacks to the media furor about the rise of massive open online courses (MOOCs), companies are being built around the idea that technology can radically reshape our relationship with education.
nbcnews.com — 8 minutes ago When self-driving cars reach the masses, thanks may be due to a 19-year-old high-school student from Romania who developed an artificial intelligence that slashes the cost of the technology. He took top prize - a $75,000 scholarship - Friday at an international science and engineering fair.
latimes.com — When New York pastry chef Dominique Ansel created the cronut, a croissant-donut hybrid that looks like a deep fried croissant on steroids, he created a new medical condition: cronut fever. We want that fever and we want it bad. There is a little mayhem in New York City over the cronut.
aintitcool.com — Hey Yo! Draven here. Coming Soon is reporting that the ASSASSIN'S CREED film adaptation will be hitting theaters May 22, 2015, so just two short years away. (Man, what a summer 2015 will be if all of these films stick around.)
chicagotribune.com — Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis , an often controversial leader who took on Mayor Rahm Emanuel in a strike last fall and has been leading the fight against the district’s plan to close schools, was reelected to a second three-year term Friday, according to preliminary and still unofficial results released by the district.
usatoday.com — After only four months, the first lady has returned to her softly layered, um, roots. First lady Michelle Obama delivers the commencement speech during the Bowie State University graduation ceremony at the Comcast Center on the campus of the University of Maryland on May 17.
kickstarter.com — Amanda Seewald, M.Ed. is raising funds for Bring MARACAS La Clase del Mundo Animated Series to Life on Kickstarter! MARACAS is ready to bring full Spanish immersion learning to an animated interactive series that will engage children and families.
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