Making is envisioned as a new way to merge the knowledge economy with manufacturing. Sustainable success requires the merger of pre-existing know-how, local skillsets, new techniques, and access to global production. Libraries are ideal hubs to bring together manufacturers, youth, entrepreneurs, and organizations. We’ll partner with libraries to support bottom-up technology innovation and creativity in underserved Michigan communities. Through workshops and educational programs across the state
"We employ students working during break to help pay tuition, retirees seeking to remain active, and individuals from many walks of life wanting to supplement their income," Macy's chairman and chief executive Terry J. Lundgren said in a written statement.
I always think of my mother around this time of year. She was a woman whose idea of cleanliness meant that my sister and I spent every Saturday polishing the candlesticks and ornaments with brass and silver polish, thoroughly dusting the furniture and polishing all of it with furniture polish, wiping the woodwork at the bottom of every wall with a damp rag, dusting the walls and more.
This article is a response submitted for our series about critical digital pedagogy. See the original CFP for details. Poetry is a way of knowing, like numbers, like facts, like photographs and video....
Switching over to standards based grading or no grading at all in a system that values the grade above all else can be a daunting endeavor, but that doesn't mean we shouldn't attempt it. After two weeks of school, the conversation has shifted in my classroom and I'm eager to continue my work with throwing out grades altogether.
Most Washington scandals that end up on Capitol Hill tend to end the same way: with an apology. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson will face lawmakers Tuesday for the first public accounting of the details surrounding an embarrassing and worrisome security breach at the White House earlier this month that, according to a congressman, was worse than the Secret Service has publicly acknowledged.
On a mural-lined corner of Echo Park, a dozen people gather around a tricycle painted a summery yellow. But even more eye-catching than the color is its main feature: a triple-decker shelf filled with books.
When a class involves discussion, we owe it to our students to not know what’s going to happen, lest we start dictating what we want them to think. To truly engage another in a conversation, we respond to the ideas that develop organically