Posts tagged News for kids
Daisy, I was happy to see you blogging again! I liked reading about other kids across the country doing amazing things! Since you know how much I love chocolate, I was very interested in what you found about about Milton Hershey.
Here is an example of a kid who started playing around with technology at the age of 2, and now in 7th grade he won the MIT App Inventor Award!
S.Arjun created a Bus Locator app because his parents were worried when his school bus was late one day. “Their being worried disturbed him and he wanted More >
Hi everyone! Sorry I haven’t written here in awhile, but I got caught up in writing a story the last several months and that has taken up all my free time.
But I became very inspired when my parents took me to Hershey Park for Spring Break. We had never been there before and even though I’ve heard of Mr. Hershey, and of course have eaten the yummy chocolate bars he created, I really didn’t know his story.
Milton Hershey was an amazing man! He was a true entrepreneur who started with nothing, and even went broke four times More >
In previous posts I have highlighted adults who are making a difference, and in this post I wanted to share information about Barrington Irving. He became the youngest person and first African American to go around the world by flight. The difference is he did it in a plane which he built himself from donated parts — at 23 years old!
Years later he has founded a non-profit called Experience Academy, where Mr. Irving is teaching young people to accept “no limitations.” His 4 year old program encourages students to follow their interests in science, math, engineering and technology. More >
Basil, speaking of cool camps, I thought you might find this camp interesting!
An organization called Active Learning is creating Computer Enrichment Camps around the country this summer. These Game Builder Creation Camps will have kids actually designing, developing and creating one of a kind computer games. They were developed to teach introductory programming skills and encourage creative thinking.
There are 4 types of camps for kids ages 8 – 14 to choose from: Introductory Video Game Creation, Video Game Creation – The Sequel, Animation Creation, and Learn to Fly — a camp for kids who are interested in More >