Tigard after-school program embraces digital classroom, video games

TIGARD TIMES TODAY--In Pam Simon’s classroom in Tigard, there are a few simple rules: “No yelling, no name calling,” a sign reads. “No Trolling. No deleting worlds.” Simon is the co-founder of Fidgets2Widgets, a new after-school program along Southwest Sequoia Parkway that aims to give area middle school students a place gather after school. ...See … Continue reading Tigard after-school program embraces digital classroom, video games

Screens will make you lose your sight and get hairy knuckles

When I grew up it was considered bad to read too much. Being a book worm was a very bad thing and I was warned about the harm I would do reading and straining my eyes in the evening. Barbie dolls were too sexy and not appropriate for little girls. Conversely, playing cowboy and jail … Continue reading Screens will make you lose your sight and get hairy knuckles

Minecraft & STEM Summer Camps 2016

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