Colby Samide created “Desks for Distance” to help kids who may not be able to afford their own workspace while learning remotely. He raised $4,000 in under two weeks and built 100 desks with help from volunteers.
With so many students expected to work from home this coming school year, Good Housekeeping’s chief technologist, Rachel Rothman, is sharing what parents should look for when choosing a laptop.
It can be scary for you and your little ones to overcome separation anxiety but this video will help to prepare for your child’s first time going to school.
Teens are sharing their experiences with racism that they say they’ve faced at elite private and prep schools.
Physics professor Rhett Allain breaks down amazing feats of physics from superheroes in movies and television and explains how accurate their depictions really are. How realistic are “superhero” landings? Is the kinetic energy suit from “Black Panther” possible? Even with superpowers, is it physically feasible for Superman to lift a large building? Rhett Allain is an Associate Professor of Physics at Southeastern Louisiana University.
Dr. Daniel Amen uses the power of Twitter to answer the internet’s burning questions about how the human brain works. Why do we sometimes completely forget common words? Why does our brain seem to work best in the shower? Why is our anxiety through the roof during quarantine? Dr. Amen answers all these questions and much, much more!
Jen Welter, the first female coach in the NFL, talks to the 3rd hour of TODAY’s Sheinelle Jones about the children’s books she wrote to help kids understand social distancing. She also comments on the NFL player’s powerful video calling on the NFL to recognize systemic racism and honor players rights to peacefully protest.
NBC’s Cynthia McFadden shines a light on Jacqueline Dungey, an extraordinary school principal in Detroit going above and beyond to keep tabs on every one of her students while school is closed. At New Paradigm Loving Elementary, all students are eligible to receive free breakfast and lunch, and Principal Dungey is determined to help every child in need.
After supporting each other through medical school and graduating at the same time, Dr. Cynthia Kudji-Sylvester and daughter Dr. Jasmine Kudji were shocked and excited to find out they would be reuniting when they both matched with Louisiana State University Health to complete their residency training.
In a private commencement, Kennett High School’s class of 2020 graduated at Cranmore Mountain in North Conway, New Hampshire.