Tuesday, Aug 25 2009

Behind the Scenes at .ORG

Have you ever wondered about the three-letter tag that follows the "dot" in website names? "Dot-coms" are commercial businesses and "dot-orgs" are non-profits, right? Not necessarily. Tech Tuesday explores the .org domain and reveals some...

Tuesday, Aug 25 2009

Computer Games: Can Learning Be Fun Too?

Every parent wonders the same thing: Why aren't there more educational computer games that appeal to kids just as much as the violent ones? We'll meet two entrepreneurial parents who took up that challenge and created new games that aim to...

Tuesday, Aug 25 2009

School Leaders’ Roundtable

We talk with leaders from three very different school systems about the big issues facing teachers, students and families in our region and beyond.

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