Education

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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September 25, 2013 3:20 PM | Comments
On this edition of MetroFocus: an in-depth look at the Affordable Care Act, chronicles of the history of Brooklyn, displaced NJ residents, Arne Duncan and the New York Times Schools for Tomorrow conference, American Graduate Day.VIDEO
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Marisa Wong  |  August 7, 2013 3:40 PM | Comments
Google's first Geek Street Fair turned Chelsea’s 14th Street Park into a veritable smorgasbord of science, technology, engineering and math.VIDEO
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Chantel Simpson  |  July 24, 2013 4:01 PM | 2 Comments
On this week's Listening In segment, we take you to United Nations headquarters where Pakistani student and activist Malala Yousafzai gave a speech to the UN Youth Assembly on the importance of girls education on July 12.VIDEO
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Marisa Wong  |  July 24, 2013 3:39 PM | Updated: August 19, 2013 10:00AM | 1 Comment
Cornell NYC Tech's $2 billion campus may be no more than a collection of architects' renderings, but preparations for the awaited applied sciences school have continued to progress behind the scenes.VIDEO
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May 8, 2013 3:07 PM | Comments
You may have heard versions of the story of the O.K. Corral, but have you heard the story of the woman behind the story? VIDEO
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Esha Ray  |  May 1, 2013 3:18 PM | 2 Comments
The new National Museum of Mathematics at Madison Square Park hopes to teach students, parents, and teachers about the wonders of math.VIDEO
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Kirsti Itameri  |  May 1, 2013 3:17 PM | 1 Comment
The Nature Conservancy's New York Executive Director Bill Ulfelder discusses the ways in which the Conservancy is adapting to a changing world.VIDEO
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April 3, 2013 10:02 AM | Comments
In this edition of MetroFocus an inside look at different approaches to saving failing schools. Rafael Pi Roman interviews Cuban blogger, Yoani Sánchez. And Dr. Robert Darnell talks about new developments from the New York Genome Center.VIDEO
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Liz Robbins, The New York Times  |  April 3, 2013 9:47 AM | Comments
Adlai E. Stevenson High School used to be one of the most dangerous in New York City. Today, it is home to nine small high schools that teach the same people, and each school has different results.VIDEO
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Mike Schneider, NJ Today Managing Editor  |  April 3, 2013 9:46 AM | Comments
NJ Today Managing Editor Mike Schneider sat down with University of California-Berkeley professor David Kirp on one of the unsung success stories in public education and it’s taking place in Hudson County’s Union City schools.VIDEO
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