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Teachers Learn to Use 3D Printers

Who would have ever thought the Department of Defense would have a workshop to teach the nuts and bolts of 3D printing to a group of teachers?

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April 11, 2014 1:15 PM | 1 Comment

On the next edition of MetroFocus, New York State Commissioner of Education John King makes the case for the Common Core standards and testing.

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April 9, 2014 12:32 PM | Comments

On this edition of MetroFocus: Common Core education standards and testing, The One Club’s Creative Bootcamps, rooftop garden solutions, and more.

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Marisa Wong  |  April 9, 2014 12:32 PM | Comments
The One Club, a nonprofit that promotes and celebrates excellence in advertising, is working to open doors for college students from diverse backgrounds. VIDEO
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Tracy Wholf, PBS NewsHour Weekend  |  April 9, 2014 12:31 PM | Comments
At P.S. 333 on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, students are studying science in their very own rooftop greenhouse -- one of 12 built as part of an initiative to put 100 greenhouse labs in New York City schools by 2020.VIDEO
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Lauren Wanko, NJTVNews  |  April 9, 2014 12:31 PM | Comments
The program’s trainees includes everyone from those looking for a career change to former inmates, like Hussen Moore who struggled to find work after he was released from prison.VIDEO
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Esha Ray  |  April 9, 2014 12:30 PM | 1 Comment
Clara Hemphill, founding editor of Insideschools.org, and José Vilson, a New York City math teacher explore the controversy surrounding the Common Core state education standards.VIDEO
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April 9, 2014 12:30 PM | Updated: April 23, 2014 12:00PM | 6 Comments
Join the follow-up discussion from our broadcast segment on Common Core education standards and testing here.
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April 4, 2014 4:03 PM | Comments

On the next edition of MetroFocus: Common Core education standards and testing, The One Club’s Creative Bootcamps, rooftop garden solutions, and more.

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April 2, 2014 11:53 AM | Comments

Albany Public TV’s Jenna Flanagan takes us to SUNY New Paltz where 3D printing is breaking new ground, PBS NewsHour Weekend’s Hari Sreenivasan talks to Lewis Cullman about his Chess-in-the-Schools program, host Rafael Pi Roman meets two stars of PBS Nature’s new documentary “My Bionic Pet” & more.

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Jenna Flanagan, NY Now  |  April 2, 2014 11:53 AM | Comments
Albany public TV's Innovation Trail reporter Jenna Flanagan takes us to upstate SUNY New Paltz as well as a Long Island City jewelry company to see how 3-D printing technology is being used.VIDEO
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