Byrd Pinkerton is a summer intern in the WNYC/NYPR Archives.
Byrd Pinkerton appears in the following:
He's Brilliant, She's Lovely: Teaching Computers To Be Less Sexist
Friday, August 12, 2016
#NPRreads: These 3 Stories Are A Real Catch
Saturday, July 30, 2016
The Uppermost Aristocracy of the Hoverfly Society
Saturday, July 23, 2016
Green Eggs, Ham And Metaphysics: Teaching Hard Ideas With Children's Books
Saturday, June 04, 2016
The Ultimate Latin Dictionary: After 122 Years, Still At Work On The Letter 'N'
Saturday, May 14, 2016
Through The Looking Glass: How Children's Books Have Grown Up
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Andy Warhol and Norman Rockwell Have a "Conversation"
Wednesday, May 04, 2016
What Special Ed Teachers and Parents Need To Know About Social Media
Thursday, April 07, 2016
Wax Tablets, Chicken Rustling And The Medieval Roots Of The Modern University
Tuesday, April 05, 2016
A College Education Costs Even More Than You Thought It Did
Friday, March 11, 2016
Yes, You Can Still Teach Kids To Love Books
Tuesday, March 08, 2016
The Internet has not killed the book.
For film critic David Denby, this wasn't immediately obvious. He would watch young people hunched over their phones — on the subway, in coffee shops, walking down the street — and wonder: Are kids still learning to read books?
Denby, who is best ...
More Color In Kids' Lit: Your Best Picks
Saturday, March 05, 2016
Last week, Morning Edition's David Greene asked 11-year-old Marley Dias about her quest to find more children's books about black girls.
Her campaign to collect #1000blackgirlbooks has been a big success: Marley now has more than 4,000 books in her library.
Our readers suggested many more titles to ...
Fixing A Broken Freshman Year: What An Overhaul Might Look Like
Thursday, February 25, 2016
When Taevin Lewis first arrived at Harris-Stowe State University in St. Louis — a long plane ride from her native Tennessee — she was a little lost.
"I didn't know where to go," remembers the sophomore biology major. "I didn't know where a lot of the offices were."
And it ...
Should Computer Education Cover More Than Just Coding?
Monday, February 15, 2016
President Obama wants kids to learn to code. So much so, he's pledged billions of dollars to teach them.
"Now we have to make sure all our kids are equipped for the jobs of the future – which means not just being able to work with computers, but developing the ...
Fifth-Graders Revisit King's 'Dream' Speech At The Lincoln Memorial
Monday, January 18, 2016
On Friday, the fifth-graders from Watkins Elementary School in Washington, D.C., gathered at the Lincoln Memorial to recite Martin Luther King Jr.'s 1963 "I Have a Dream" speech. Each student delivered one line at a small lectern, and then the class sang songs from the civil rights era. This is ...