“Portland boasts a cluster of companies that plays a starring role in the evolution of how people interact with money bit.ly/UsLBxH
CBS Evening News: Chinese tourists flock to Maine’s Bar Harbor as direct Boston flight brings them to “Vacationland” cbsn.ws/1r7nEGJ
“Students in the REAL School, an alternative high school in Maine, make lunch for the school three days a week.” bit.ly/1njau9X
Richard Gold, founder of the Pongo Teen Writing Project, is keynoting at the Positive Youth Development Institute. bit.ly/1nh3jPF
David Budbill: What do we have to do to help young people stay in Vermont, especially teachers and their children? bit.ly/1wSAzOs
Neelu Sinha, Fairbeigh Dickinson. Liberal arts college changed focus from computer science to mobile app development #MITAppInvSummit
Scott: Working to make CS the fourth mainstream science in Scotland. This is the “new industrial revolution” #MITAppInvSummit
Jeremy Scott (RSE): Scotland’s new curriculum has computer science/computational thinking in its core. #MITAppInvSummit
PUNYA = PUnya is Not Your average App - integrates cloud messaging, linked data, sensor, maps right into @MITAppInventor blocks. Cool!
@kernkelley: Are your students going to enter the Verizon App Challenge? Do you have any questions for the Verizon/MIT teams? Talking now.
Of Verizon Innovative App Challenge winners: 59% girls, 86% interested in CS courses, 60% likely to pursue STEM career. #MITAppInvSummit
@FairPoint I’ve been trying to get through to customer service repeatedly for over a week. On hold for 10 minutes each time. Gave up.
University of Oxford provides 8 country-specific admissions microsites. bit.ly/1tI0Vqj via Bob Johnson
PPH: Maine to offer database showing earnings of recent graduates from Maine schools, by major. bit.ly/U3N258