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The Vialogue below is a continuation of my after-school programs series. The Girls Education Program is a program that focuses on teaching of life skills to girls in Tanzania. In the video, one of the students, Rehema, shares her experiences as a member of the program. Comment and share your thoughts about the video and feel free to keep the discussion going on Vialogues.
This is my second Vialogues on the series I am doing about after-school programs. The video highlights one of the most talked about after school programs in the city, YMCA. In the video, students and instructors, talk about the benefits of joining the program. This program does a great job incorporating a learning environment as well as a playful atmosphere. Feel free to comment about the program on Vialogues.
I started a new series of videos related to After School programs around the world. This video shows an after school program in Ghana. The students there explain the importance of the after school program and how it's helping to bring the community together. What are your thoughts about the video? Feel free to keep the discussion going on Vialogues.
Today, Apple officially released the iOS 7 for its iPhone users. The new software comes with more tools to help make life easier. These are some of the features that caught my eyes: The Control Center is a new feature for the iOS 7 and gives you quick control to your most used apps, which can be viewed by just swiping up from the bottom of the screen. AirDrop is another new feature and allow users to share photos, contacts and videos at a faster rate all by just clicking on AirDrop. I love this feature because it's a faster way to share than previous methods such as email o...
Afterschool programs across the country are in danger of shutting down due to budget cuts. Afterschool programs benefit a lot of inner city students who may not have a lot of guidance or support at home. Afterschool Alliance states that students who don't attend afterschool programs are three times more likely to skip classes and three times more likely to smoke cigarettes or use drugs such as marijuana. This video shows the reaction from parents and students regarding the ca...
During my first two weeks of New York City College Technology, I've been learning basic topics in various classes. I'm currently majoring in Communications, though from there I plan on branching off and pursuing a degree in marketing. The one thing I've noticed during the course over the first several weeks is the importance of taking several different classes as it helps balance out my overall schedule and also helps those who are yet undecided about a major finally pick one based on a core class. So far, Introduction to Psychology has been one of favorite classes as it allows me to see h...
Sports has always been a big part of my life. Growing up a lot of my peers wanted to take the next step and play professionally. Some of them were good enough to have that chance, but because they played on a small team or didn't play in a big name school, they were not able. They didn't get the opportunity to receive the necessary exposure for recruiting. This was one of the things that fueled me to create a business that will give high school athletes the exposure they need to take their game to the next level. I created a proposal for this during my junior year called High School Sports. Th...
Student Technology Council is an after school program that links students, technology and education together STC.The program allows students to have insight on current and emerging technologies while also connecting with their communities. The program is located in various regents, including California. I worked on a proposal to implement a STC in New York City when I worked at the Department of Education. The project wasn't finalized but may be a possibility in the future. I find STC interesting because there's no discrimination as students join beca...
Are you a Teachers College student, and, if so, what are you studying? No, I graduated from Berklee College of Music, where I was a student supervisor at the library and media center for two years. Where’s your hometown? Rockville, Maryland, which is right next to the border of Washington, D.C. What did you want to be when you grew up? A veterinarian, before I realized I am too grossed out by blood. Then an actress, and then a writer, ...
The technology that we use daily reflects the growth of our economy. The article Upcoming Technology talks about some of the new technologies that will impact the future. One of these new technologies is Google Driver-less Car, a car created by Google that is powered to drive on its own. When I look at these different tools and devices, it allows me to see that technology will continue to improve society.