Tag Archives: education

5Qs with Martha Tejada From IEEE

At South by Southwest this year we had the opportunity to meet and chat with Martha Tejada, Digital Community Manager at the Institute of Electrical… more

PelotonU offers alternative to Starbucks’ online education

By Hudson Baird, Executive Director of PelotonU Popular opinion suggests the overwhelming priority for Latinos is immigration reform. Yet a study from the Pew Research… more

6 reasons to donate to DIY Girls

DIY Girls is a non-profit aimed at helping girls become excited about engineering before they hit junior high and encourage them to become engineers and… more

Carlos Guerra Scholarship awarded to 8 students

The Carlos Guerra Memorial Scholarship at Texas A&M University – Kingsville was awarded to 8 students this year, each in the amount of $500. Guerra… more

Latino kids more likely to ask about online privacy

Up to 70% of teens from 12-17 years old seek out advice about online privacy, according to a study from the Pew Internet Center. They… more

Microloan service Vittana helps students pay for school

A microloan program, Vittana, works to make financing education easier for students in less developed countries by allowing people in other parts of the world… more

SwivetZone YouTube series promotes STEM for minorities, women

Pink Castle Pictures and the International Center for Professional Development (ICPD) have come together to produce a new web series aimed at getting teenagers interested… more

Silicon Valley schools are failing Latinos

Latino students in environments built on tech and information growth are being failed by educational systems, creating a group of students who struggle with algebra… more

LanguageTwin uses tech to teach Spanish

Language teachers commonly say that you should listen to music or television shows in the language for the exposure, but the usefulness of that is… more

Latino, black boys score lowest on math, science tests

A new study published in Psychology of Women Quarterly found that Latino and African American males scored the lowest on 10th grade math and science… more

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