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Verizon Innovative Learning App Challenge Deadline Is Approaching

The fifth annual Verizon Innovative Learning app challenge—the no-coding-skills-required competition for middle and high school students—is accepting submissions now until November 18,...

October 19, 2016

The Point Of Polls | Diet Science | College Athletes & Mental Health

The presidential race is in full swing in Iowa on Monday as that state hosts the first-in-the-nation caucuses of the 2016 race. Undoubtedly, polling has become a central part of our election process...

February 1, 2016

GPB Sports App promo

Two years ago, staff members Carl Zornes, Jeremiah Bratton and myself developed GPB’s first app for the Apple iPhone and iPad, GPB Sports: Football. After a blisteringly hot week at Banning Mills...

August 13, 2013

How to Talk to Your Kids about Disasters

It’s hard to see images and videos of the tornado damage in Oklahoma and Texas and not think about what that would be like closer to home. So many of my family and friends are educators and I...

May 22, 2013

PBS Parents Learn and Play App

There’s a new app out and it’s available for free on Apple and Android devices! Also, the app is bilingual for English/ Spanish. PBS Parents released their app Play and Learn. I thought it was...

May 2, 2013

Keeping Your Passwords a Secret

We’re back with another app recommendation. I first heard about this one from a girlfriend who loves it. She started talking about it in our occasional conversation about how our husbands would be...

April 16, 2013

Spaced Out with Solar Walk 3D

So while Jeremiah has been pumping out posts, I've been procrastinating kind of spaced out... with Solar Walk 3D! It's been a while since I attended high school, but I do remember learning about our...

February 26, 2013

Safeguarding Your iPhone

The iPhone has quite a few built-in safety features. If you’ve given a dependent an iPhone and are now worried about keeping your checking account solvent or if you are concerned about privacy...

February 25, 2013

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