Posts Tagged ‘Internet’

A good value: Get your child off to a great start with Reading Kingdom!

As a Mom, you’re always looking for the best deals. “Spend a little, get a lot!” is blogger Jenny Richards’ philosophy, and she was impressed by the quality and value of the Reading Kingdom program. She found the program to be a colorful, fun, and well-designed resource for you and your developing reader. “Modeling (reading to your kids) is an…

My Heart is Not So Scalable

The L.A. Times just published an article profiling School on Wheels, and their south L.A. learning center that I wrote about in this blog a few months ago. The article states that in “the Los Angeles Unified School District, the nation’s second-largest, nearly 13,500 students were identified as homeless in the 2009-10 school year.” School on Wheels serves more than…

Tim Berners-Lee on the Semantic Web

Watch this video for an introduction to the semantic web, an extraordinary innovation. “20 years ago, Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web. For his next project, he’s building a web for open, linked data that could do for numbers what the Web did for words, pictures, video: unlock our data and re-frame the way we use it together.”

Dance in the Internet Age

Extraordinary street dance and the globalization of dance culture.

The Last Mile

The “last mile” is a term used by telecommunications industry to describe the final leg in the journey to connect a person to a network. I’m experiencing my own last mile with Victor. Since the school year began we haven’t been doing the Reading Kingdom, because Victor doesn’t have internet access in his living quarters. Many other supportive conditions are…