Schools

 
  • What, if anything, can be done to stop ‘sexting’?

    What, if anything, can be done to stop ‘sexting’?

    There's a rather sad story out of Cincinnati where a high school girl hanged herself because a nude photo she sent to her boyfriend via cellphone ended up spreading around the school, if not the town itself. It's called “sexting,” and it's apparently a big deal on high school campuses. And because of this legitimate tragedy‐why on Earth would kids tease this girl to the point where… Read More

  • Going Back to School: Picking Up Where Facebook Left Off

    Going Back to School: Picking Up Where Facebook Left Off

    Back when Facebook was a social network only for college students, one of the most popular features was the ability to see not only who was in your class, but who else was taking the same courses as you. (It must have been great for coming up with insightful pick-up lines). Facebook did away with that feature as it broadened beyond the college market. But now another startup is looking to fill the… Read More

  • Schools Use DDR to Cure Fat Kids

    Schools Use DDR to Cure Fat Kids

    Kids are fat these days. Kids also like to play video games more than they like to play regular teams sports like basketball or football. Light bulb! By getting kids to play Dance Dance Revolution at schools across the country, physical education teachers are helping the younglings lose weight. More than 1,500 schools are poised to have installed the game before the end of the decade, which… Read More