Making a Difference West Edition

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: STEAM:Coders provides opportunities for at-risk students

LOS ANGELES — Not all schools in Los Angeles are created equal. Raymond Ealy noticed that was true when it came to low-income, underrepresented students learning about science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM). So he decided to change that. In July 2014, Ealy launched STEAM:Coders in Pasadena to provide STEAM learning opportunities for kindergarten Read More…

Book Corner Entertainment

BOOK CORNER: Author analyzes outbreak narratives in new book

“Going Viral: Zombies, Viruses, and the End of the World,” by pop culture critic, writer, and educator Dahlia Schweitzer, explores the depictions of outbreak narratives in film, television and a variety of other media, putting them in conversation with rhetoric from government authorities and news organizations that have capitalized on public fears about this changing Read More…