What does Hermione from Harry Potter and a fairy have to do with flying an airplane? Well, you probably won’t find them in a cockpit anytime soon. But Massachusetts Institute of Technology students are using characters like these to teach K-12 students science concepts. In a new project called MIT+K12, college students have made more than 30 online videos that teach important STEM topics from the Doppler Effect to chlorophyl.
Students in the Boston Herald StoxSmart competition might be investing virtual dollars, but yesterday they received a very real reward. All eight participants were given brand new iPads courtesy of Suffolk Construction. Now it will be even easier for competitors to research stocks using their new tablets.
The Boston Herald StoxSmart competition is on! Eight students from Boston area schools have partnered with financial experts to test their skills at picking profitable stocks.
This week Team JLS Rising Stox from Josiah Quincy Upper High School in Chinatown is in the lead. Find out where team members Liyi Ye and Steven Julien-Stewart spent their investment dollars, and follow the progress of other teams by reading the Boston Herald article Stock pros team with Hub students. You can also stay updated by checking out the StoxSmart Blog.