TechnologyWomen Matter

Irene Loilot-Curie and Gender Equality

Throughout the years women have fought hard for gender equality. This is one the the most crucial discussions we are having as a society today. It takes courageous women to break barriers and fight for the love of science. Women like Irene Joliot-Curie have paved the way for women throughout…
Daniela Zapata
September 12, 2018
Technology

A Brief History of the Endangered Species Act

The Endangered Species Act: The ESA was passed in 1973 with the goal of protecting and recovering populations of species in danger of extinction, as well as the habitats in which they live. Five threat factors are listed in Section 4(a) of the act as qualifications for listing: (A) the…
Austin Horne
August 29, 2018
Energy

The Opportunities from Florida’s 2016 Solar Energy Amendment

With a nickname like “The Sunshine State”, it’s no surprise that solar power is very feasible in Florida due to the amount of sunshine the state receives. Though Florida is uniquely positioned for solar power generation, current state law has only recently allowed Third Party Owners (TPO) to sell, lease, or…
Austin Horne
August 20, 2018
Energy

Benefits of Switching to Renewable Energy

Solar panels and wind turbines are known to produce less carbon dioxide than power plants that burn fossil fuel. Less carbon dioxide is not the only benefit produced by these technologies and they need to be noticed. Switching to solar panels and wind turbines can create a vast amount of…
Daniela Zapata
August 13, 2018
Education

Surviving Your Childs Math Class

Math seems to be taught different these days. The simplicity of 2 oranges + 2 oranges = 4 oranges problem has been dissected and taught in what seems a much more intricate way. Now, children are most likely learning to solve real problems like figuring out how many oranges they…
Daniela Zapata
July 25, 2018
Women Matter

Fight For Gender Equality

Women like Sheryl Sandberg, who have built a reputation by telling women to just “lean in” to get what we want at work has helped pave the way for gender equality. By now, many of us know that the gender pay gap is a real and ongoing issue. Women are…
Daniela Zapata
July 23, 2018
Education

Strategies for Teaching Students With ADHD

Many parents and teachers who have and teach children with ADD/ADHD know the difficulties that come with it. Issues like distractibility, hyperactivity, frustration are issues that tend to hinder their ability to learn in the traditional way. This is why teachers and parents need to come up with new adaptive…
Daniela Zapata
July 2, 2018
EducationTechnology

Facing Education in Urban Schools

In urban public schools, many students and their families are living with severe economic disadvantages. There is more than 68% of students receiving free or reduced lunch in high-poverty public schools. The conversations about the increased challenges facing students in these areas need to focus on the fact that these…
Daniela Zapata
June 29, 2018
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