Today's Cool Site of the Day is the Beam Center and their quest to get a new Van. So, what's the Beam Center, you ask? Well, it's a super groovy educational program that helps hundreds of students and teachers in NYC. The Center was started by a friend, Brian Cohen, who also created the incredible Beam Camp in 2005. As they put it: Beam Center is a Brooklyn-based community of learning where artists guide young creators aged 6 to 18. Our hands-on programs in technology, imagination and craft help young people build their character, courage to think for themselves, and capacity for collaboration and invention. The reason I'm featuring them
Today's Cool Site of the Day is Gapminder, a remarkable site devoted to making statistics cool and useful. Gapminder World shows the world’s most important trends about health, wealth, the environment, and a lot more. The man behind Gapminder is Hans Rosling, you may know him from this INCREDIBLE video '200 Countries, 200 Years': Add this page to your ‘education’ related bookmarks. And see and vote for today’s site here (on the day of this post) and give it a ‘thumbs up’…and, of course, SHARE THIS POST (links below)! To find all previous cool sites since 1994, visit our archive.
Today's Cool Site of the Day is the #xPrize Global Learning initiative. Not so much an educational website for kids but a HUGE program to help educate kids all over the world. (@xprize - spread the word and get people to 'thumb up' this post!) $15 million in prize money
Today's Cool Site of the Day is Curated Quotes (@cuquotes), a site filled with great quotes from famous folks. -- YES! @cuquotes YOU are today's Cool Site of the Day! The site features quotes by category such as 'The 75 Best Quotes About Coffee' Add this page to your 'useful links' related bookmarks. And see and vote for today's site here (on the day of this post) and give it a 'thumbs up' above
Today's Cool Site of the Day is the Center for MIT Entrepreneurship (#EshipMIT). The Center for MIT Entrepreneurship provides the expertise, support and connections needed for MIT students to become effective entrepreneurs. Although the site serves all MIT students, anyone with an interest should follow this one closely -- bookmark it to your business related 'top websites'. See it and vote for it here (on the day of this post) and give it a 'thumbs up' above