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Museum Hack leads unconventional tours of the World’s best museums in New York, San Francisco, Chicago, and L.A. Beyond Boring Art Beginning at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, Museum Hack leads tours that showcase "un-highlights" of museums, putting an alternative spin on the standout pieces in their collections. The tours feature the unt...
Artsy seeks to make all the world’s art accessible to anyone with an Internet connection. With this as their mission, they aim to be a tool that not only educates people about art, but also enables them to collect it. Auction Paddles Not Necessary To connect with art lovers online, Artsy partners with leading galleries and institutions. The we...
Alive Studios is an evidence-based approach to teaching early mathematics and literacy to pre-K and kindergarten students. The studio sells various reading, math, and interactive augmented reality story bundles. Alive Studios kits include: posters, cards, videos and storybooks to develop themes around math and reading that cut across curriculum subjects. Pros: The curriculum goals are intended to help pre-K an...
Sci-Fi visions of the future often show robots assisting humans in ways that make our day-to-day lives easier. These robots disrupt that fantasy since they’re designed to annoy humans. The designer of this series of misbehaving of robots, Nicole Perez, believes that robots should be more like their human counterparts and less like mechanical servants. She believes that artificial companions cannot be simply pleasing, but much like humans, should also m...
Observing Arctic animals forage for food or whales swim in the Pacific ocean has captivated people’s imaginations for many years, and with increased access to natural events through photography and video, humans are more curious than ever. While it has long been thought that nature inspires a sense of awe and wonder, new quantitative research examined the effects of watching nature documentaries on viewers’ e...
40Mee uses a combination of bluetooth connected bracelets and a smartphone app to help organizers keep track of individuals in large groups. Doing away with complicated checklists, 40Mee gives an instant roll call with a single tap. (About 40Mee) Track, Tally, and Lead Trips with Ease For teachers or tour guides, managing large groups can be a cha...
"Echo360 turns classrooms and events into collaborative communities of learning and success by combining industry-leading video, engagement and analytics into one unified experience." (About Echo360) Creating Interactive Lecture-Captures With the size of undergraduate classrooms growing, colleges and universities know they need to find new ways to connect to lecture hall...
Quick Key is a mobile grading app that allows educators and administrators to measure student progress both instantly and over time. Quick Key describes itself as formative assessment supercharged. (About Quick Key) Appealing to Teachers and Administrators Quick Key ...
Another digital divide, the so-called ‘grey digital divide’, may prevent older segments of the population from getting online. Previous research has shown that older people prefer to acquire necessary computer skills through self-study or informal assistance. Non-professional educators then, have a significant role to play in providing technology training for adults. New research examined how 14 untrained teenage tutors ...
Schools face a unique set of difficulties in preparing students with special needs for college and careers. Students with disabilities have lower employment rates, are unemployed more often, and when employed, tend to earn lower wages than their peers without disabilities. Students with disabilities also face unique struggles in post-secondary settings. These difficulties indicate that transition services for students with disabilities may ...