March 15, 2013
Fandom Goes To The Beach: 10 Gloriously Geeky Swimsuits
Now that spring break (and Spring Breakers!) is upon us, we’ve been fantasizing about the beach. What could be better than wading through the water with an air of calm gracing our once-fevered brow? Well, how about doing all of that with the uniform…
Should We Be Playing Video Games In The Classroom?
The Sunday Times wonders if learning experiences that prioritize fun teach kids about the real world: "Do we want children to â€œbarely noticeâ€ when they develop valuable skills? Not to learn that hard work plays a role in that acquisition? Itâ€™s important to realize early on that mastery often requires persevering through tedious, repetitive tasks and hard-to-grasp subject matter."
LGBT Education Group Denied Spot In Cincinnati St. Patrick's Day Parade
Out gay councilman Chris Seelbach and others withdrew from the Cincinnati Parade when members of GLSEN were excluded. "We are horrified by the message this sends to LGBT youth, who suffer constant bullying and discrimination, that they are not welcome in Cincinnati," a GLSEN official says.