Megan Kress

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Scientific research shows gender is not just a social construct

When my colleague Corinne Purtill bought her doll-loving daughter an engineering kit, she had to laugh when the then-three-year-old used the present as a hairbrush. For all Corinne’s efforts at gender-neutral parenting, her daughter clearly enjoyed some traditionally feminine toys.<p>A study published …

Social Sciences

23 Spine Chilling Documentaries To Watch In October That'll Make This The Scariest Halloween Ever

October is nearly here, which means colder weather, pumpkin spice lattes, and the spookiest day of the year: Halloween. Many people like to celebrate …

Affirmative action got me into MIT. The cycle that disadvantaged me continues.

<i>Rod Newhouse lives in Reston, Va.</i><p>I am a black man. In 1992, I was valedictorian at a primarily black high school in Flint, Mich., and I went on to study aerospace engineering at MIT. I studied hard in high school, but when I got to college, I discovered that I didn’t speak the same language as my …

College & University

A Reminder That Carrie Fisher Was An O.G. Mental Health Hero

She spoke out against stigma for years.<p>Carrie Fisher was a total badass.<p>The actress spoke out on mental illness many times during her life ― something almost unheard of in Hollywood at the time she began sharing publicly.<p>She gave honest testimonies of the trials and triumphs of battling addiction …

Mental Health

Microsoft hopes computer users show some love for Windows 10

Know someone required to use<p>Microsoft Windowsat work but who uses a Mac at home? Probably so.<p>As Apple has hopped from a global afterthought to the world's fifth-largest computer maker, Microsoft's Windows operating system has endured on its status as a must-have work tool, not something a user …

Magic

5 Math Apps for Middle School Students

For those parents and teachers looking for apps for middle-schoolers, check out the five apps below that feature everything from Mayan numbers to …

10 Great Tools to Integrate with your Google Docs

This is how to install apps below in your Google drive :<br>Head over to your Google Drive, click on create, then click on " connect more apps", then …

Adaptive learning application lets parents track what kids have learned

A new feature released Tuesday from children’s app maker Kidaptive lets parents track the progress of what their children are learning inside the company’s first story and game application.<p>Leo’s Pad has been out for a year, releasing short story and game content it calls “appisodes.” The new …

With Google Play For Education, Google Looks To Challenge Apple’s Dominance In The Classroom

Google I/O, the company’s sixth annual developer conference, got officially underway in San Francisco on Wednesday, and it was an eventful day. It took the company every minute of its epic three-hour keynote to unfurl a laundry list of announcements and updates, seemingly across every product …