Following Up: Digital Education, and "Slaterisms"
Friday, August 13, 2010
It's not just Friday, it's "Follow-Up Friday"! Mark Malaspina, the Chief Officer of Operations & Strategic Partnerships at Computers for Youth, follows up on a story about broadband access to disadvantaged areas by discussing his organization's efforts to help low-income children perform better in school and how they can leverage technology to improve their learning environment at home. Then, Ben Zimmer, "On Language" columnist for the New York Times, discusses the various phrases that have come into the lexicon as a result of flight attendant Steven Slater's quitting-by-emergency-slide.